Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran (MGR) on the latter’s 107th start anniversary.
MGR, the matinee idol who later forayed into politics, was born on at the present time in 1917. He handed away on December 24, 1987.
He was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 1977 till his dying in 1987.
In put up on X written in Tamil, the Prime Minister stated: “Today we commemorate the nice MGR on his birthday and have a good time his life. He was a real icon of Tamil cinema and a visionary chief. The social justice and compassion that permeated his movies received hearts past the silver display screen.
“As a leader and Chief Minister, he worked tirelessly for the welfare of the people and had a lasting impact on the growth and development of Tamil Nadu. His work continues to inspire us.”
MGR, who was was a extremely standard Tamil actor, entered politics by changing into a member of the C.N. Annadurai-led DMK.
After variations cropped up with M.Karunanidhi, he walked out of the DMK and in January 1972 launched the AIADMK.