Postage stamps flaunting veteran actors to be released

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Monday, Jun 17, 2013

Postage stamps flaunting veteran actors to be released

On eve of centenary of Indian cinema, postage stamps flaunting veteran actors are to be released. 

Bhanumathi, actor Nagesh, Prem Nazir, SV Rangarao, director Sridhar, Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan, lyricist Kannadasan, producer TR Sundaram, Allu Ramalingaiah are to figure in postage stamps. 

Bhanumathi was lead actress in Tamil during decades as 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s.  Banumathi paired with MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, PU Chinnappa, MK Radha.  Also, Bhanumathi did numbers in her own voice.  The Central Government presented her the Padma Bhushan award in 2003. 

Nagesh was lead comedy actor in Tamil cinema.  Lyricist Kannadasan had written many lyrics for Tamil movies.  He wrote many lyrics for movies starring MGR and Sivaji. 

Director Sridhar had directed many hit movies as Kalyaana Parisu, Then Nilavu, Kaadhalikka Neramillai, Nenjam Marappathillai, Nenjil Or Aaalayam, Vennira Aadai, Ootty Varai Uravu, and Nenjirukkum Varai.  Prem Nazir was superstar in Malayalam cine field.  Vishnuvardhan was lead hero in Kannada cine field. 

L Suresh, secretary for South Indian Film Chamber of commerce, spoke to Malai Malar reporter: -
‘On eve of centenary of Indian cinema, we have sent letter to Central Government and postal department to release postage stamps figuring these noted icons.

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