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January 1, 1928
|Died||December 6, 2003 75) (aged|
|Parent(s)||Father : Palakrishnan|
Mother : Radhamani
Palakrishnan Madhavan (1 January 1928 - 6 December 2003) was an Indian film director and producer in Tamil cinema in the 1960s and 1970s.Madhavan has directed 49 films and produced 39 films under the banner Arun Prasad Movies.
Madhavan started his career as an assistant to director T. R. Ragunath. He also worked as an associate director to C. V. Sridhar before becoming a full-fledged director. His notable films include Dheiva Thaai , Vietnam Veedu , Thanga Pathakkam , Kanne Pappa , and Kuzhanthaikkaga . He was also the first chairman and managing director of the M.G.R Film City and the State Film Development Corporation.He has also served as a chairman of the National Film Awards.
|1967||Penne Nee Vazhga||Tamil|
|1968||Enga Oor Raja||Tamil|
|1968||Kuzhanthaikkaga||Tamil||National Film Award for Best Child Artist by Baby Rani & National Film Award for Best Lyrics by Kannadasan|
|1970||Vietnam Veedu||Tamil||Based on stage play of same name|
|1970||Raman Ethanai Ramanadi||Tamil||National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil|
|1970||Nilave Nee Satchi||Tamil|
|1970||Aansoo Aur Muskan||Hindi||Remake of Kanne Pappa|
|1972||Gnana Oli||Tamil||Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil|
|1972||Pattikada Pattanama||Tamil||National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil|
|1972||Dil Ka Raja||Hindi||Remake of Tamil film Enga Thanga Raja|
|1973||Ponnukku Thanga Manasu||Tamil|
|1974||Murugan Kattiya Vazhi||Tamil|
|1974||Thanga Pathakkam||Tamil||Based on stage play of same name|
|1975||Manithanum Deivamagalam||Tamil||Remake of Telugu filmBuddhimanthudu|
|1975||Paattum Bharathamum||Tamil||25th Film|
|1976||Palutti valartha kili||Tamil|
|1976||Ennai Pol Oruvan||Tamil|
|1978||En Kelvikku Enna Bathil||Tamil|
|1978||Shankar Salim Simon||Tamil||Inspired from Amar Akbar Anthony|
|1979||Enippadigal||Tamil||Remake of Telugu film Seetamalakshmi|
|1979||Veettukku Veedu Vasapadi||Tamil||Remake of Telugu film Intinti Ramayanam|
|1985||Karaiyai Thodadha Alaigal||Tamil|
|1985||Ram Tere Kitne Nam||Hindi||Remake of Raman Ethanai Ramanadi|
|1987||Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu||Tamil|
He died on 16 December 2003 at the age of 75 in Chennai.
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