Karunanidhi on cinema

Cinema for a cause

Print edition : August 31, 2018

September 27, 1998: At a function in recognition of his 52 years of service to the industry, representatives of the South Indian Film Industry presenting M. Karunanidhi a life-size silver statue and a 52 sovereign gold chain. Karnataka Chief Minister J.H. Patel, Pondicherry Chief Minister R.V. Janakiraman and Tamil film thespian Sivaji Ganesan look on. Photo: PTI

With M.G. Ramachandran in Salem Modern Theatres, Salem. Karunanidhi joined Modern Theatres in 1949 on a monthly salary of Rs.500. Photo: The Hindu Archives

With Sivaji Ganesan on the sets of "Rangon Radha". Photo: The Hindu Archives

The article M. Karunanidhi wrote for the Frontline issue dated October 18, 2013, commemorating 100 years of Indian cinema.
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