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10 Landmarks in the History of Tamil Cinema

Tamil (Southern Indian Language) is one of the most important film industry of India. These are the milestones in the history of Tamil Cinema.

1

1918-First Movie

1918-First Movie

Keechakavadham
Directed by R.Nataraja Muthaliar

2

1931-First Talkie Movie

1931-First Talkie Movie

Kalidas
by H.M.Reddy
Produced by Imperial MOvie Tone

3

1932-First Complete Tamil Talkie Movie

1932-First Complete Tamil Talkie Movie

Kalava **
Directed by **P. P. Rangachari

Produced by Saagar Films

4

1937-Fist Children's Movie

1937-Fist Children's Movie

Balayogini
Directed by K. Subramanyam
Produced by Madras United Artists Corp

5

1948-First National Success

1948-First National Success

Chandralekha **
Produced and Directed by **S.S.Vasan

6

1951-First Adult Certificate Movie

1951-First Adult Certificate Movie

Mamayogi
Directed by Ramnoth
Produced by Jupiter Pictures

7

1960-First International Film Festival Award

1960-First International Film Festival Award

Sivaji Ganeshan
win a "Best Actor" award in an *International film festival, the Afro-Asian Film Festival * held in Cairo, Egypt in 1960

8

1977-Actor as Chief Minister

1977-Actor as Chief Minister

M. G. Ramachandran
became Chief Minister in 1977

9

1990-First National Award for Best Film

1990-First National Award for Best Film

Marupakkam
Directed by K.S. Sethu Madhavan
Produced by Indira Parthasarathy

10

2010-Highest Budget Movie

2010-Highest Budget Movie

Enthiran
Directed by Shankar
Budget INR1.32 billion (US$21 million)

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    Born and brought up in Kerala, India. Now in Mumbai, India doing first year of my Masters in Film Studies (M.A)..

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