Thursday, 9 August 2018


DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi.

Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and legendary Script Writer M. Karunanidhi is no more!
Script Writer M. Karunanidhi.

DMK patriarch Muthuvel Karunanidhi was also an eminent writer and contributed to Tamil literature a lot through stories, poems, novels & plays!

M. Karunanidhi wrote film 'Parasakthi' (1952).
At young age Karunanidhi started working as a script writer in Tamil Film Industry and in 1947 he wrote his first film 'Rajakumari' for 'Jupiter Pictures'. Actor of that film was famous M. G. Ramachandran who then acted in most of the films Karunanidhi wrote like 'Abhimanyu' (1948) and 'Modern Theatres' super hit 'Manthiri Kumari' (1949).

Famous Tamil Actors Kamal Hassan & Rajinikanth 
with legendary Script Writer M. Karunanidhi.
Karunanidhi wrote notable film was 'Parasakthi' (1952) which introduced two more prominent actors of Tamil Cinema..Sivaji Ganesan and S. S. Rajendran! He mostly focused on the social issues (untouchability & religious hypocrisy) and gave messages (widow remarriage) in his films writings. 

Karunanidhi wrote almost 40 films and received high admiration. In 2011 he wrote last film 'Ponnar Shankar'!

Humble Homage!!

- Manoj Kulkarni
['Chitrasrushti', Pune]

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