Death Place Matching "Madras, India" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. M.G. Ramachandran
Actor | Kudiyiruntha Koyil
M.G. Ramachandran (1917-1987), popularly known as MGR, dominated like no other, the films and politics of India's Tamil Nadu state. A charismatic actor and philanthropist, he commanded the idolatrous adulation of millions of Tamilians and became Tamil Nadu's chief minister. His achievements in 3 ...
2. Silk Smitha
Actress | Kiraathakudu
Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, also known as Silk Smitha, is an Indian actress and dancer who worked in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi films. Her first Tamil film was Vandichakkaram (1980), where she played the role of Silk, a bar girl. The film gained immense popularity, thus earning her ...
Director | Prayanam
Bharathan was born on November 14, 1947 in Vadakkancheri, Trichur, Kerala, British India. He was a director and art director, known for Prayanam (1975), Thevar Magan (1992) and Thakara (1979). He was previously married to K.P.A.C. Lalitha. He died on July 29, 1998 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
4. S.V. Ranga Rao
Actor | Chadarangam
S.V. Ranga Rao was born on July 3, 1918 in Nuziweedu, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an actor and producer, known for Chadarangam (1967), Mayabazar (1957) and Bandhavyalu (1968). He was previously married to Leelavathi. He died on July 18, 1974 in Madras, India.
Actor | Puthiya Velicham
Jayan was born on July 25, 1939 in Kollam, Travancore, British India. He was an actor, known for Puthiya Velicham (1979), Sarapanjaram (1979) and Angaadi (1980). He died on November 16, 1980 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
Actor | Bharya
Sathyan was born as Sathyaneshan Nadar in a Christian family to Cheruvilakathuveettil Manuel and Lilly Amma. He had served as Viceroy's Commissioned Officer and later joined the Travancore State Police as a Police Inspector.
Sathyan made his debut on the tinsel screen in the 1952 Malayalam movie ...
7. S.R. Puttana Kanagal
Director | Ranganayaki
S.R. Puttana Kanagal was born in 1933 in Kanagal, Karnataka, India. S.R. Puttana was a director and writer, known for Ranganayaki (1981), Dharmasere (1979) and Maanasa Sarovara (1982). S.R. Puttana died on June 5, 1985 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
8. Chittor V. Nagaiah
Actor | Thyagayya
Chittor V. Nagaiah was born on March 28, 1904 in Repalle Taluk, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an actor and composer, known for Thyagayya (1946), Ramadasu (1964) and Naa Illu (1953). He died on December 30, 1973 in Madras, India.
9. P.J. Anthony
Actor | Nirmalyam
Malayalam actor who had his roots in theatre. A major actor-playwright in the post-WW2 era with more than 90 plays. He ran the Pratibha Arts Club, an influential theatre group based in Ernakulam. In cinema, he was famous for playing villains. He has also directed, scripted and provided lyrics for ...
10. Major Sundarrajan
Actor | Nenjalgal
Major Sundarrajan was born in 1936 in Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India. He was an actor and director, known for Nenjalgal (1982), Andha Oru Nimidam (1985) and Indru Nee Nalai Naan (1983). He died on February 28, 2003 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
11. Annie Besant
Self | Congress Session in Bombay
Annie Besant, English writer, socialist and feminist activist, was born in 1847, the only daughter of William B. P. Wood, a non-practicing physician, and the former Emily Morris. Both were Anglo-Irish Protestants. Annie was raised a devout Anglican, and religion remained an important factor ...
12. A. Bhimsingh
Director | Joroo Ka Ghulam
A. Bhimsingh was born on July 15, 1924 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a director and writer, known for Joroo Ka Ghulam (1972), Bhagapirivinai (1959) and Sadhu Aur Shaitaan (1968). He was previously married to Sukumari. He died on January 16, 1978 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
Producer | Unniyarcha
Kunchacko was born in 1912 in Alleppey, India. Kunchacko was a producer and director, known for Unniyarcha (1961), Mainatharuvi Kola Case (1967) and Umma (1960). Kunchacko was previously married to Annamma Chacko.
14. Srinivasa Ramanujan
Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on December 22, 1887 in Erode, Madras Presidency, British India [now Tamil Nadu, India]. He died on April 26, 1920 in Kumbakonam, Madras Presidency, British India [now Tamil Nadu, India].
15. B. Vittalacharya
Director | Rajakota Rahasyam
B. Vithalacharya or B. Vittalacharya (18 January 1920 - 28 May 1999) was an Indian film director and producer known for his works in Telugu cinema and Kannada cinema. He was known as Jaanapada Brahma in the Telugu film arena. Vittalacharya formed his film production company Vittal Productions, ...
16. Diane Ellis
Actress | Chain Lightning
Diane Ellis was born Jeanne Diane Ellis on December 20, 1909 in Los Angeles, California. He father Walter Ellis was a butcher. After her mother died Diane was raised by her grandparents. She attended Virgil Junior High and Fairfax High School. The beautiful blonde got a job working as a secretary ...
17. Swami Satchidananda
Actor | Chappaqua
H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda, famously referred to as the "Woodstock" Guru, is the founder of the Integral Yoga Institutes, International, and Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville. He is considered by many to be one of the most revered Spiritual Masters of our time. Award Winning Producer Director ...
18. Adi Narayana Rao
Composer | Suvarna Sundari
Indian musician, composer and film producer, born in Kakinada, Godavari, India, on the subcontinent's eastern shore in 1915. His first work was composing songs and music for theatrical events. In 1946, he served as composer and musical director for the film Palletoori Pilla, and married its star, ...
19. B.N. Reddi
Director | Vande Mataram
B.N. Reddi was born on November 16, 1908 in Kothapalli, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a director and producer, known for Vande Mataram (1939), Swargaseema (1945) and Raja Makutam (1959). He died on November 8, 1977 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
20. Bellari Raghava
Actor | Draupadi Manasamrakshanam
Bellari Raghava was born on August 2, 1880 in Bellary, British India. He was an actor, known for Draupadi Manasamrakshanam (1936), Raitu Bidda (1939) and Chandika (1940). He died on April 17, 1946 in Madras, [now Tamil Nadu], British India.
21. P.S. Ramakrishna Rao
Director | Kanal Neer
P.S. Ramakrishna Rao was born on October 12, 1918 in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India. P.S. Ramakrishna was a director and producer, known for Kanal Neer (1961), Laila Majnu (1949) and Grihalakshmi (1967). P.S. Ramakrishna was previously married to Bhanumathi Ramakrishna. P.S. Ramakrishna died on ...
22. Adurthi Subba Rao
Director | Milan
Adurthi Subba Rao (16 December 1912 - 1 October 1975) was an Indian film director, cinematographer, screenwriter, editor and producer known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, Bollywood, and Tamil cinema. Rao is widely regarded as the intellectual fountainhead of Indian drama films. He ...
23. Chittajalu Pullayya
Director | Lava Kusa
Chittajalu Pullayya was born in 1898 in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, British India [now India]. Chittajalu was a director, known for Lava Kusa (1963), Bala Nagamma (1942) and Bhuvana Sundari Katha (1967). Chittajalu was previously married to Shanta Kumari. Chittajalu died on October 6, 1967 in Madras,...
24. T. Prakash Rao
Director | Suraj
T. Prakash Rao was born on November 24, 1924 in Krishna, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a director and assistant director, known for Suraj (1966), Uttama Puthiran (1958) and Pitchi Pullaiah (1953). He died on July 1, 1992 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
25. Raja Sandow P.K.
Director | Peyum Pennum
Raja Sandow P.K. was born in 1894 in Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was an actor and director, known for Peyum Pennum (1930), Anadhai Penn (1930) and Karna (1922). He was previously married to leelabai. He died in 1942 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, British India [now India].
26. S.S. Vasan
Director | Gharana
S.S. Vasan was born on March 10, 1903 in Thiruthuraipundi, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a director and producer, known for Gharana (1961), Insaniyat (1955) and Bahut Din Huwe... (1954). He died on August 26, 1969 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
27. A.V. Meiyappan
Producer | Vedhala Ulagam
A.V. Meiyappan was born on June 28, 1907 in Karaikkudi, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a producer and director, known for Vedhala Ulagam (1948), En Manaivi (1942) and Veera Thirumagan (1962). He died on August 12, 1979 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
28. Serukalathur Sama
Actress | Thiruneelakantar
Serukalathur Sama was born on June 26, 1904 in Serukalathur, Thanjavur district, Madras State, India. She was an actress, known for Thiruneelakantar (1939), Burma Rani (1944) and Raja Mukthi (1948). She died on January 11, 1963 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
29. K.B. Sundarambal
Actress | Mahakavi Kalidasu
K.B. Sundarambal was born in 1908 in India. She was an actress, known for Mahakavi Kalidasu (1960), Thiruvilayadal (1965) and Kandan Karunai (1967). She died in October 1980 in Madras, India.
30. Raghupati Surya Prakash Naidu
Director | Tara Sasankam
Raghupati Surya Prakash Naidu was born in 1901 in Madras, Madras Presidency, British India. He was a director, known for Tara Sasankam (1941), Chandika (1940) and The Catechist of Kil-Arni (1923). He died on May 28, 1956 in Madras, Madras State, India.
31. T.R. Sundaram
Director | Maya Rambha
T.R. Sundaram was born on July 16, 1907 in Tiruchengodu, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a director and producer, known for Maya Rambha (1950), Alibabhavum Narpathu Thirudargalum (1956) and Dewan Bahadur (1943). He died on August 30, 1963 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
32. C.R. Rajagopalachari
Self | Congress Session in Bombay
C.R. Rajagopalachari was born on December 10, 1878 in Salem, Madras Presidency, British India. He died on December 25, 1972 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
33. Y.V. Rao
Director | Satyabhama
Y.V. Rao was born on May 30, 1903 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, British India [now India]. He was a director and actor, known for Satyabhama (1942), Malli Pelli (1939) and Tahsildar (1944). He was previously married to Kumari Rukmini and Rajam. He died in 1973 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
34. Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy Pathy
Director | Colonial Exposition, Paris
Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy Pathy was born on June 1, 1906 in Madras, Madras Presidency, British India. Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy was a director, known for Colonial Exposition, Paris (1934), Paris by Night (1934) and Indian Screen Gazette (1938). Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy died on...
35. James Hodgetts
Director | Half Hour Story
James Hodgetts was born in 1934 in Kensington, London, England, UK. He was a director and actor, known for Half Hour Story (1967), The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968) and Treasure Hunt (1982). He was previously married to Sheila Stevens. He died in 2014 in Madras, Chennai, India.
36. Bhaskar Bhattacharyya
Great Railway Journeys of the World
Bhaskar Bhattacharyya was born on June 4, 1950 in Darjeeling, India. He was an assistant director, known for Great Railway Journeys of the World (1980), The Jewel in the Crown (1984) and Bénarès: Les Pèlerins du Raga (1979). He was previously married to Rohini Pathania. He died...
37. Lawrence Hope
Soundtrack | Tolkien
Lawrence Hope was born on April 9, 1865 in Stoke Bishop, Bristol, England, UK. He was a writer, known for Tolkien (2019), The Indian Love Lyrics (1923) and Less Than the Dust (1916). He died on October 4, 1904 in Teynampet, Chennai Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
38. Tyagaraya Swamy
Music Department | Nari Nari Naduma Murari
Tyagaraya Swamy was born on May 4, 1767 in Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Maratha Kingdom. Tyagaraya was a composer, known for Nari Nari Naduma Murari (1989) and Thyagayya (1981). Tyagaraya died on January 6, 1847 in Thiruvayaru, Tanjore district, Madras Presidency, British India.