M. R. R. Vasu
எம். ஆர். ஆர். வாசு
29 May 1942
Trichy, Tamil Nadu
|Died||20 March 1984 41) (aged|
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Occupation(s)||Stage actor, Actor|
|Parent(s)|| M. R. Radha (father) |
Saraswathi Ammal (Mother) 
|Family|| Radha Ravi (brother)|
Vasu Vikram (son) 
Vasu Sathish (son)  
Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan Vasudevan was an Indian actor who was active in Tamil cinema and theatre during the latter half of the 20th century. He was known for playing negative roles, but he was also a successful character actor.  He acted in over 75 movies in Tamil. He is the eldest son of yesteryear actor M. R. Radha, father of Vasu Vikram and half-brother of Radha Ravi, Raadhika and Nirosha.    
|1962||Thayai Katha Thanayan|
|Poova Thalaiya||Hotel Manager|
|Then Kinnam||Kanakasabai's Assistant|
|Veettukku Oru Pillai||Sittrambalam|
|1972||Avasara Kalyanam||Robbery Gang Leader|
|Enna Muthalali Sowkiyama|
|Kasethan Kadavulada||insane Rama's father|||
|Rani Yaar Kuzhanthai|
|1973||Bharatha Vilas ||Narasimma Naidu|
|Ponnukku Thanga Manasu|
|1974||Avalum Penn Thaane|
|Engal Kula Deivam|
|Kai Niraya Kaasu|
|Enakkoru Magan Pirappan|
|Paattum Bharathamum||Kuduvancherry Kuppusamy|
|Avalukku Aayiram Kangal|
|Ennai Pol Oruvan||Namachivayam|
|Sri Kanchi Kamatchi|
|1980||Naan Potta Savaal||Arthanari|
Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan was an Indian actor and politician active in Tamil plays and films. He was given the title "Nadigavel" by Periyar E. V. Ramasamy. He mostly played villain roles, but had also acted in several films as comedian.
Anbe Vaa is a 1966 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film written and directed by A. C. Tirulokchandar. The film stars M. G. Ramachandran and B. Saroja Devi, with S. A. Ashokan, Nagesh, T. R. Ramachandran, P. D. Sambandam, Manorama and T. P. Muthulakshmi in supporting roles. Based on the 1961 American film Come September, it follows JB, a wealthy industrialist who goes on vacation to his bungalow in Shimla, only to discover that his caretaker and his wife have left for Kasi after renting the bungalow to a family. The rest of the film revolves around JB's response to this situation.
Baghdad Thirudan is a 1960 Indian Tamil-language swashbuckler film produced and directed by T. P. Sundaram. The film stars M. G. Ramachandran and Vyjayanthimala, with M. N. Nambiar, T. S. Balaiah, T. R. Ramachandran, S. A. Ashokan, M. N. Rajam, A. Sandhya and S. N. Lakshmi in supporting roles. It is a remake of the 1924 American film The Thief of Bagdad and was inspired by 1951 film The Prince Who Was a Thief. The film was released on 6 May 1960.
Nadodi Mannan is a 1958 Indian Tamil-language action adventure film directed by M. G. Ramachandran in his debut as a filmmaker. He stars in dual roles alongside P. Bhanumathi, M. N. Rajam and B. Saroja Devi. P. S. Veerappa, M. N. Nambiar, M. G. Chakrapani, T. K. Balachandran and Chandrababu play supporting roles. The film revolves around a king being replaced by a look-alike after getting abducted on the eve of his coronation. The look-alike begins to implement social and economic reforms to uplift the poor which irks the kingdom's high priest, who has kidnapped the very person the look-alike resembles. The rest of the film shows how the look-alike saves the man he impersonates and defeats the high priest.
Panathottam is a 1963 Indian Tamil-language action drama film directed by K. Shankar. The film stars M. G. Ramachandran and B. Saroja Devi. It was released on 11 January 1963.
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Ratha Kanneer is a 1954 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by Krishnan–Panju, and written by Tiruvarur K. Thangaraj. Based on Thangaraj's play of the same name, the film stars M. R. Radha, Sriranjani and S. S. Rajendran, with Chandrababu, M. N. Rajam and S. R. Janaki in supporting roles. It revolves around a returned-from-abroad, westernised rich man who shows arrogance and contempt towards anything part of Indian culture and anyone below his social standards.
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Bhaaga Pirivinai is a 1959 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by A. Bhimsingh, starring Sivaji Ganesan, M. R. Radha and B. Saroja Devi. The film was released on 31 October 1959. It was remade in Hindi as Khandan (1965), in Telugu as Kalasi Vunte Kaladu Sukham (1961), in Kannada as Muriyada Mane (1964), and in Malayalam as Nirakudam (1977).
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M.R.R. Vasu also gave a fine performance in his usual way