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A. G. Rathnamala
|Birth name||A. G. Rathnamala|
Madras Presidency, British India
|Died||3 July 2007 75–76) (aged|
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
|Genres||Film music (playback singing)|
A. G. Rathnamala (Tamil : ஏ. ஜி. ரத்தினமாலா) (1931 – 3 July 2007) was an Indian stage drama artist and playback singer who has recorded over 500 songs in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada language films.
When she was in the drama troupe of M. G. Ramachandran, she acted as his pair of in the drama named Inba Kanavu. Apart from this she acted along with T. R. Mahalingam in the drama Or Iravu. She was also acted with K. R. Ramaswamy's drama troupe.
En Thangai was based on T. S. Natarajan's play of the same name.Sivaji Ganesan is the hero in the stage drama and she performed as his younger sister. Later she joined Sivaji Ganesan's drama troupe and enacted the role of Jakkamma in the drama Veerapandiya Kattbomman.
She had many solo songs but also sang with other singers. She was very popular with comedy songs. She sang immemorable duets mostly with S. C. Krishnan. She also sang with all the comedian singers such as J. P. Chandrababu, Thiruchi Loganathan, K. R. Chellamuthu, A. L. Raghavan, C. S. Pandiyan, S. V. Ponnusamy, K. Sarangapani, V. T. Rajagopalan, C. Thangkappan, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao & K. H. Reddy. Others are T. M. Soundararajan, Seerkazhi Govindarajan, C. S. Jayaraman, C. R. Subburaman, V. J. Varma, S. V. Ramanan and G. K. Venkatesh.
She also sang duets with female singers with most notably with K. Jamuna Rani, A. P. Komala & P. Leela. Others include M. L. Vasanthakumari, Jikki, M. S. Rajeswari, T. V. Rathnam, K. Rani, T. S. Bagavathi, Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi, Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi, P. A. Periyanayaki, N. L. Ganasaraswathi, U. R. Chandra, S. J. Kantha, G. Kasthoori, Sundaramma, Kamala, Gomathi, Udutha Sarojini & M. S. Padma.
The singing actors she sang with were T. R. Mahalingam, J. P. Chandrababu, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram. C. S. Pandiyan, P. Bhanumathi and K. Sarangapani.
|1950||Digambara Samiyar||Tamil||Kaakka Vendum Kadavule Nee||G. Ramanathan & S. M. Subbaiah Naidu||U. R. Chandra|
|1950||Macha Rekai||Tamil||Nilaiyillatha Ulagamithe||C. R. Subburaman|
|1951||Devaki||Tamil||Hello My Dear Hello||G. Ramanathan||Thiruchi Loganathan|
|Tea Tea Soodaana Tea||Jikki|
|1951||Rajambal||Tamil||Oru Dhinusaa Irukudhu||M. S. Gnanamani||K. Sarangapani|
|1952||Andhaman Kaidhi||Tamil||I Love You.... Aasaiyaanene Un Mele||G. Govindarajulu Naidu||J. P. Chandrababu|
|1952||Athinti Kapuram||Telugu||S. Dakshinamurthi|
|1952||Dharma Dhevadhai||Tamil||Anbaai Odi Vaadaa Aaanandha Krishnaa||C. R. Subburaman||C. R. Subburaman & Jikki|
|1952||En Thangai||Tamil||Good Luck Good Luck||C. N. Pandurangan||C. S. Pandiyan|
|1952||Mappillai||Tamil||Dosu Kodukka Venum||T. R. Pappa & N. S. Balakrishnan||Thiruchi Loganathan|
|1952||Velaikaran||Tamil||Maane Marikozhundhe||R. Sudarsanam||T. S. Bagavathi, Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi & Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi|
|1953||Asai Magan||Tamil||Akkam Pakkam||V. Dakshinamoorthy||Thiruchi Loganathan|
|1953||Jatagam||Tamil||Aandavan Namakku||R. Govardhanam||G. K. Venkatesh|
|1953||Jenova||Tamil||Seiyaamale Seiven Endru||T. A. Kalyanam, M. S. Gnanamani|
& M. S. Viswanathan
|1953||Marumagal||Tamil||Aaanukkoru Pennpillai|| G. Ramanathan, C. R. Subburaman &|
|P. A. Periyanayaki & A. P. Komala|
|1954||Naalvar||Tamil||Agapattu Kondaayaa||K. V. Mahadevan||U. R. Chandra|
|1954||Pona Machaan Thirumbi Vandhan||Tamil||Pennai Veettil Pootti||C. N. Pandurangan & M. S. Viswanathan||P. Leela|
|Kodutthudu Neeyaa Kodutthudu||K. R. Chellamuthu|
|1954||Pudhu Yugam||Tamil||Jaadhiyile Naanga Thaazhndhavanga||G. Ramanathan||Jikki, A. P. Komala & N. L. Ganasaraswathi|
|1954||Thuli Visham||Tamil||Manamillaa Malarukkor Magimai Illai||K. N. Dandayudhapani Pillai||P. Leela|
|1954||Raja Garuvu||Telugu||Yevaroyi Veeru Yevaroyi||K. N. Dandayudhapani Pillai||V. J. Varma|
|Aa Dhaivamu Karunaanidi|
|1955||Doctor Savithri||Tamil||Maayi Mahamaayi.... Aadhi Parameswariye||G. Ramanathan||T. M. Soundararajan|
|1955||Gulebakavali||Tamil||Paaraanda Mannar Ellam.... Achu Nimirndha Vandi||Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||J. P. Chandrababu|
|1955||Kaveri||Tamil||Kaaveri Thanneer Pattaal Kanniyar Meni Thangam||G. Ramanathan & Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||P. Leela|
|Ezhettu Naalaagathaan||N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram, A. P. Komala, Jikki & S. J. Kantha|
|1955||Maheswari||Tamil||Sonnaa Podhum Kannaale||G. Ramanathan||S. C. Krishnan|
|Janakku Janakku Jinjanakku||S. C. Krishnan|
|Mundhi Mundhi Vinaayagane||S. C. Krishnan|
|Aagaaya Veediyile Annaandhu Paathapadi||S. C. Krishnan|
|Ulagatthu Naauagiye Engal Mutthu Mariyammaa|
|1955||Mangaiyar Thilakam||Tamil||Purindhu Kollavillai Innum||S. Dakshinamurthi||S. C. Krishnan|
|1955||Nalla Thangai||Tamil||Maappillai Makku Maappillai||G. Ramanathan||P. Leela|
|1955||Nalla Thangal||Tamil||Komala Sezhunthaamarai Ezhil Meviye||G. Ramanathan||P. Leela, A. P. Komala, T. V. Rathnam & Udutha Sarojini|
|1955||Ulagam Palavitham||Tamil||Ulagam Palavitham Ayya||N. S. Balakrishnan||P. Leela & K. Rani|
|1956||Ellam Inba Mayam||Tamil||Vande Nee Vaa Vaa||Ghantasala|
|1956||Kannin Manigal||Tamil||Edhukkum Rendu Thevai||S. V. Venkatraman||Udutha Sarojini|
|1956||Moondru Pengal||Tamil||Saalaiyile Rendu Maram||K. V. Mahadevan|
|1956||Naane Raja||Tamil||O Amma Josiyam...Elelangadi||T. R. Ramanathan|
|1956||Rambaiyin Kaadhal||Tamil||Kattivellam Neeye Katterumbu Naane||T. R. Pappa||K. H. Reddy|
|1956||Rangoon Radha||Tamil||Naatukkoru Veeran||T. R. Pappa||Seerkazhi Govindarajan|
|1956||Sadhaaram||Tamil||Enggum Oli Veesudhe Ennai Thedi||G. Ramanathan||P. Bhanumathi & A. P. Komala|
|Annaiye Kaaliyamma Eeswari||T. M. Soundararajan, V. T. Rajagopalan & A. P. Komala|
|1956||Thaaikkuppin Thaaram||Tamil||Vittadhadi Aasai.... Eravittu Eni Edukkum||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|Thandhaavaram Thandhaaluvaan Thiruchendhooril||S. C. Krishnan|
|1957||Aaravalli||Tamil||Idhu Sengkamma Adhu Angkamma||G. Ramanathan||Seerkazhi Govindarajan & Thiruchi Loganathan|
|Kummaalam Pottadhellaam Adangiyadhaa||T. V. Rathnam|
|1957||Kadan Vaangi Kalyaanam||Tamil||Kaasikku Ponene Raamaahari||S. Rajeswara Rao||S. C. Krishnan|
|Akkaa Magale....Thootthukkudi Saatthukkudi||S. C. Krishnan|
|1957||Karpukkarasi||Tamil||Nal Vaakku Nee Kodadi||G. Ramanathan||S. C. Krishnan|
|Ellai Meerudhe Manam Thulli Odudhe||A. P. Komala & K. Jamuna Rani|
|1957||Mahadhevi||Tamil||Un Thirumugathey Oru Mugamaa Thiruppu||Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||J. P. Chandrababu|
|Thanthana Taalam Poduvom||J. P. Chandrababu|
|1957||Makkalai Petra Magarasi||Tamil||Adi Thaaraapuram Thaamburam||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|O Malliyakkaa O Rojaakkaa||Jikki & K. Jamuna Rani|
|Senthazham Poovai Poi||K. Jamuna Rani|
|1957||Manamagan Thevai||Tamil||Pottaane Oru Podudhaan||G. Ramanathan||K. Jamuna Rani & A. P. Komala|
|1957||Mudhalali||Tamil||Enga Mudhalali Thanga||K. V. Mahadevan||V. N. Sundaram, S. V. Ponnusamy & G. Kasthoori|
|Chikkanama Vaazhanum||G. Kasthoori|
|1957||Pudhumai Pithan||Tamil||Aiyya Yaarukku Venum Indha||G. Ramanathan|
|1957||Rani Lalithangi||Tamil||Aadunga Paadunga Odureenga||G. Ramanathan||P. Leela|
|Bajanaikku Naazhigai||V. T. Rajagopalan|
|1957||Thangamalai Ragasiyam||Tamil||Kaattu Raajaa Aiyaa Kaattu Raajaa||T. G. Lingappa||K. Rani|
|Varavenum Varavenum||A. P. Komala & K. Rani|
|1958||Annaiyin Aanai||Tamil||Enna Saami Edhukku Summa Paarkire||S. M. Subbaiah Naidu||Seergazhi Govindarajan & S. C. Krishnan|
|Thandhaana Thaana Thaanaa.... Senthaazham Poo||Jikki|
|1958||Boologa Rambai||Tamil||Vanna Mayil Vel Murugan||C. N. Pandurangan||K. Rani|
|Om Endra Pranavatthin.... Kalli Malai|
|Thiruchi Loganathan, Jikki & S. C. Krishnan|
|1958||Bhooloka Rambha||Telugu||Loyalalo Mayakuni Koyakulam Maadi Koyalamma Maa Guruvu||C. N. Pandurangan||K. Rani|
|Dandakaavani Seethayu||M. Sathyam, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao & K. Rani|
|1958||Kaathavaraayan||Tamil||Kumkaara Kuppanna||G. Ramanathan||S. C. Krishnan, K. Jamuna Rani, K. Rani & Sundaramma|
|Sangili Jingili.... Vaarandi Vaaraandi Kutticchaatthaan||J. P. Chandrababu, S. C. Krishnan & T. M. Soundararajan|
|Vetrriye Arul Amma||A. P. Komala, K. Jamuna Rani, K. Rani & Sundaramma|
|1958||Kanniyin Sabatham||Tamil||Manmadhanai Sivaperuman||T. G. Lingappa||Seerkazhi Govindarajan|
|1958||Karthavarayuni Katha||Telugu||Poosey Malli Remma||G. Ramanathan & G. Ashwathama||A. P. Komala, K. Rani & Sundaramma|
|Meesala Rosayyo||Madhavapeddi Satyam|
|1958||Kudumba Gouravam||Tamil||Verum Vesham||Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||A. P. Komala|
|Kaatthirukkom||A. P. Komala|
|Chinaa Jappaan Rangoon||A. P. Komala|
|1958||Mangalya Bhagyam||Tamil||Anusooya Kadhaakaalatchebam||G. Ramanathan||Seerkazhi Govindarajan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, A. P. Komala & K. Jamuna Rani|
|Paadu Pattaale Machaan||A. P. Komala & K. Jamuna Rani|
|Ondre Maandhar Kulam||Seerkazhi Govindarajan & K. Jamuna Rani|
|Imaya Malaiyai Idadhu Kaiyaal||K. Jamuna Rani|
|1958||Maya Manithan||Tamil||Pokku Kaatti Poravale Ponnaammaa||G. Govindarajulu Naidu||A. L. Raghavan|
|1958||Neelamalai Thirudan||Tamil||Vetthala Paakku Sunnaambu Patthiri Elam Kiraambu||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|Onnukku Rendaachu Ubatthiravatthukku||S. C. Krishnan|
|1958||Neelavukku Neranja Manasu||Tamil||Singaara Sangeethame||K. V. Mahadevan||Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi & Jikki|
|1958||Petra Maganai Vitra Annai||Tamil||Dhil Rapsaa Panraango||Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||S. C. Krishnan|
|1958||Sampoorna Ramayanam||Tamil||Sree Ramachandiran Magudabishega Thirukkolam Kaanbathatkey||K. V. Mahadevan||A. P. Komala, K. Rani & Udutha Sarojini|
|Mannellaam Ponnaagum Raaman Varavaaley||A. P. Komala, S. C. Krishnan, K. Rani, Udutha Sarojini & M. S. Padma|
|1958||Sarangadhara||Tamil||Etti Etti Paarkudhadi Thoppile||G. Ramanathan|
|1958||Thirudargal Jakkirathai||Tamil||Jakkammaa Devi Sokkammaa||K. V. Mahadevan|
|1958||Thirumanam||Tamil||Vai Raajaa Vai||S. M. Subbaiah Naidu & T. G. Lingappa||Seerkazhi Govindarajan|
|1959||Abalai Anjugam||Tamil||Adichadhu Paar Onnaam Nambar||K. V. Mahadevan||A. L. Raghavan|
|1959||Arumai Magal Abirami||Tamil||Joraana Kattalagu Ponne||V. Dakshinamoorthy||K. Rani|
|Paaru Paaru Paaru Sirippaaru||K. Rani|
|1959||Engal Kuladevi||Tamil||Paalum Pazhamirukka Pakkatthile Naanirukka||K. V. Mahadevan|
|Chittang Chittang Kuruvi|
|1959||Jaya Veeran||Tamil||Thallaathe Bathil Sollaathe||K. V. Mahadevan||A. L. Raghavan|
|1959||Kalaivaanan||Tamil||Eppo Varuvaaro Solladi||Pendyala Nageswara Rao|
|1959||Kalyanikku Kalyanam||Tamil||Nee Anji Nadungathaedoi||G. Ramanathan||A. P. Komala|
|Thai Porandhaa Vazhi Porakkum||T. M. Soundararajan, V. R. Rajagopalan, P. Leela, A. P. Komala, K. Jamuna Rani & Kamala|
|1959||Manaiviye Manithanin Manickam||Tamil||Kaathiruppom Kai Pidippom Kanne||S. Hanumantha Rao||Thiruchi Loganathan|
|1959||Minnal Veeran||Tamil||Valaiyai Veesum||C. Thangkappan|
|1959||Pandithevan||Tamil||Kal Udaithu Malai Pilandhu||C. N. Pandurangan & Meenakshi Subramanyam||P. B. Sreenivas, T. V. Rathnam, S. V. Ramanan & Gomathi|
|1959||President Panchatcharam||Tamil||Chinna Ponnu Sirikudhu||G. Ramanathan||A. P. Komala|
|1959||Sumangali||Tamil||Akkaa Magale Chutti Ponne||M. Ranga Rao||S. C. Krishnan|
|1959||Thanga Padhumai||Tamil||Poomalai Pottu Pona Maamaa||Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy||S. C. Krishnan|
|1959||Uzhavukkum Thozhilukkum Vandhanai Seivom||Tamil||Kobikkiraappula Kobichukkaadhe Kannu||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|1959||Vannakili||Tamil||Saathukkudi Chaaru Thaana Paartthu Kudi||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|1959||Veerapandiya Kattabomman||Tamil||Aathukkulle Ootthu Vetti||G. Ramanathan||K. Jamuna Rani, V. T. Rajagopalan & Thiruchi Loganathan|
|Pogaadhe Pogaadhe En Kanavaa|
|1960||Chavukkadi Chandrakantha||Tamil||Aadchiyum Soozhchchiyum Sernthaal||G. Ramanathan||P. Leela|
|1960||Irumanam Kalanthal Thirumanam||Tamil||Pattu Seylai Vaangi Thaaren||S. Dakshinamurthi||S. C. Krishnan|
|1960||Kadavulin Kuzhandhai||Tamil||Palign Chadukudu||G. Ramanathan||K. Jamuna Rani|
|1960||Kuravanji||Tamil||Sengkayal Vandu Kalin Kalin Endru||T. R. Pappa||C. S. Jayaraman, P. Leela & A. P. Komala|
|1960||Sivagami||Tamil||Kottum Sootrtum Maatikkittu||K. V. Mahadevan||S. C. Krishnan|
|1960||Thozhan||Tamil||Arasala Pirantha Magarasi||G. Ramanathan|
|1961||Jagathalaprathapan||Tamil||Koonthal Mel Poovethamme||Pendyala Nageswara Rao||A. L. Raghavan|
|1961||Kumara Raja||Tamil||Angadikadai Veedhiyile||T. R. Pappa||Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi|
|1961||Mamiyarum Oru Veetu Marumagale||Tamil||Vetti Vambu Engalukkul||Pendyala Nageswara Rao||S. C. Krishnan|
|1961||Marutha Nattu Veeran||Tamil||Seikathoru Santhegam Kelu Kanmani||S. V. Venkatraman||A. L. Raghavan|
|1961||Thirudadhe||Tamil||Achchaa Baaguthachchaa||S. M. Subbaiah Naidu||S. C. Krishnan|
|Andhisaayum Neratthile||A. L. Raghavan|
|1962||Indira En Selvam||Tamil||Kaadhalukku Kaaleju Enge Irukku||C. N. Pandurangan & H. R. Padmanabha Sastri||S. C. Krishnan|
|1963||Kalai Arasi||Tamil||Kettaalum Kettadhu Ippadi Kettidak Koodaadhu||K. V. Mahadevan|
|1963||Konjum Kumari||Tamil||Thoppule Oru Naal Siritthaayadi||Vedha||Thiruchi Loganathan|
|1963||Kubera Theevu||Tamil||Kankanda Selvam Inge Paaru||C. N. Pandurangan|
|1963||Naan Vanangum Dheivam||Tamil||Veenaana Jaalangal Nee Seivathenadi||K. V. Mahadevan||K. Jamuna Rani & L. R. Eswari|
|1964||Chithraangi||Tamil||Oyyaari Baamaa Unakkaaga Vaamaa||Vedha||S. V. Ponnusamy|
|Unakku Onnu Enakku Onnu Irukkudhu Manasu||Thiruchi Loganathan|
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