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Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards were given for excellence in Tamil cinema in India. They were given annually to honour the best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the South Indian
South Indian
film industry by the Government of Tamil Nadu.[1] The awards were decided by a committee headed by a Judge. The awards were first given in 1967 and discontinued after 1970. The awards were given again in 1977 and continued till 1982. The awards were not given in the years 1971 to 1976. However in the year 1977, the awards for Best Actress and Best Actor were announced for the years 1971 to 1976 by way of honorary certificates by the government led by the then chief minister M.G.Ramachandran
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Cinema Of Tamil Nadu
Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
is Indian motion pictures produced in the Tamil language. Based in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu,[3] the hub of the Tamil film industry is in the Kodambakkam
Kodambakkam
neighbourhood of Chennai. Kollywood is a colloquial term used to describe this industry, the word being a portmanteau of Kodambakkam
Kodambakkam
and Hollywood.[4][5][6] The first Tamil silent film, Keechaka Vadham, was made by R. Nataraja Mudaliar in 1918
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R. B. Choudary
R. B. Choudary is an Indian film producer who has done many multilingual films in 4 languages, namely Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Malayalam
and Hindi. He is the head of the production house, Super Good Films. He won 3 Filmfare Awards for Tamil and Telugu films
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South Indian
Most populous cities (2011)Chennai Bengaluru Hyderabad Trivandrum Coimbatore Madurai Mysore Ernakulam VisakhapatnamArea • Total 635,780 km2 (245,480 sq mi)Population • Total 253,051,953 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)Official languagesTelugu Tamil Kannada Malayalam Urdu Tulu South India
South India
is the area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and Telangana
Telangana
as well as the union territories of Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep
and Puducherry, occupying 19.31% of India's area (635,780 km2 or 245,480 sq mi)
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Film Industry
The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, animation, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution; and actors, film directors, and other film crew personnel. Though the expense involved in making films almost immediately led film production to concentrate under the auspices of standing production companies, advances in affordable film making equipment, and expansion of opportunities to acquire investment capital from outside the film industry itself, have allowed independent film production to evolve. Hollywood
Hollywood
is the oldest film industry of the world,[1] and the largest in terms of box office gross revenue
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Government Of Tamil Nadu
The Government of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
is the governing authority for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is seated at Fort St George, Chennai. The legislature of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
was bicameral until 1986, when it was replaced by a unicameral legislature, like most other states in India.[1]Contents1 Structure 2 Officials 3 Administrative divisions 4 E-governance 5 Council of Ministers 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksStructure[edit] The Governor is the constitutional head of state while the Chief Minister heads the council of ministers
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Vishal (actor)
Vishal Krishna (born 29 August 1977)[1] is an Indian film actor and producer who works in the Tamil film industry. Most of his films are dubbed into his native language Telugu. The younger son of film producer G. K. Reddy, Vishal studied Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai. He produces films under his production company, Vishal Film Factory. He made an entrance into the film industry as an assistant director for Arjun
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India
India
India
(official name: the Republic
Republic
of India;[19] Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya) is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[d] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar
Myanmar
to the east
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Tamil Nadu State Television Awards
Tamil Nadu State Television Awards were given for excellence in Tamil television soap opera in India
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Cinema Of India
The cinema of India
India
consists of films produced in the nation of India.[7] Cinema is immensely popular in India, with as many as 1,600 films produced in various languages every year.[8][9] Indian cinema
Indian cinema
produces more films watched by more people than any other country; in 2011, over 3.5 billion tickets were sold across India, 900,000 more than Hollywood. Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore
Bangalore
and Hyderabad
Hyderabad
are the major centres of film production in India. As of 2013, India
India
ranked first in terms of annual film output, followed by Nollywood,[8][10] Hollywood and China.[11] In 2012, India
India
produced 1,602 feature films.[8] The Indian film
Indian film
industry reached overall revenues of $1.86 billion (₹93 billion) in 2011
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Prakash Raj
Prakash Raj
Prakash Raj
(born Prakash Rai; 26 March 1965) is an Indian film actor,[4] film director, producer, thespian and television presenter who is known for his works in the South Indian film
Indian film
industry,[5] and Hindi films.[6] He acted in back-to-back stage shows for ₹300 a month in the initial stages of his career, when he joined Kalakshetra, Bengaluru, and he has 2,000 street theatre performances to his credit.[2] After working in the Kannada television industry and the Kannada cinema for a few years, he made his debut in Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
through Duet (1994), by K. Balachander, and has since been a commercially successful film star in Tamil
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Radha (actress)
Udaya Chandrika, better known by her screen name Radha
Radha
(born 3 June 1965),[1] [2] is an Indian film actress known mostly for her work in Tamil and Telugu films, though she also acted in Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She was one of the top heroines in the South Indian film industries for over a decade from 1981 to 1991. Radha
Radha
is arguably the most successful of the "Kallara Sisters", the three sisters (Radha, Ambika, Mallika) in the art scene hailing from Kallara in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala. Ambika was also a highly successful actress in Tamil and Malayalam. Ambika and Radha acted together in a number of films, during the peak of their careers. They also co-owned a movie studio called "ARS Studios", which was later (2013) converted into a hotel complex
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P. Vasu
P. Vasu
P. Vasu
(born Vasudevan Peethambharan) is an Indian director, writer and actor who works in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam
Malayalam
films. In a career spanning three decades, Vasu has directed over 50 films.[2]Contents1 Personal life 2 Career 3 Style of Working 4 Accolades 5 Filmography5.1 As director 5.2 As an actor 5.3 As a writer 5.4 As producer6 ReferencesPersonal life[edit] P. Vasu's father, Peethambaran Nair, worked as a make-up man for M.G.R. and N.T.R. in their films during his time.[3] He was one of the leading make-up artists during his period and was elected as the president of the make-up union Tamil Nadu for 30 years. He later went on to become a producer. He produced about 25 films in Tamil and Telugu and became one of the leading producers in the south. He produced with his brother M.C. Sekhar, who was a cinematographer. M.C. Sekhar had worked as a cinematographer for more than 150 films
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K. Balachander
Kailasam Balachander (9 July 1930 Nannilam, Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
– 23 December 2014 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) was an Indian filmmaker and playwright who worked mainly in the Tamil film industry. He was well known for his distinct film-making style, and the Indian film industry knew him as a master of unconventional themes and hard-hitting contemporary subject matter. Balachander's films are well known for their portrayal of women as bold personalities and central characters. Popularly referred to as Iyakkunar Sigaram (lit
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Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(born as Parthasarathi on 7 November 1954)[5][6] is an Indian actor, politician, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Kamal has won awards including three National Film Awards, the second-most by any Indian actor, and nineteen Filmfare Awards. His production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. He started as a child artist in the 1960 Tamil language
Tamil language
film Kalathur Kannamma, for which he won the President's Gold Medal. He met director Vaaranam Vijay who is frequently credited for shaping Kamal's acting skills. His breakthrough as a lead actor came in the 1975 drama Apoorva Raagangal, directed by K.Balachander, in which he played a rebellious youth who falls in love with an older woman
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