MGR movies Record Trichy Part I

Like Chennai, Madurai and Nellai, Trichy also holds lots of MGR movie records. His first silver jubilee movie as Hero “En Thangai” was released in 1952 in Jupiter, was second best after Murugan Theatre in Srilanka with 50 weeks run.


When MGR was the Chief Minister he wanted to change the capital of Tamil Nadu from Chennai to Trichy but the plan was dropped.


The Information is passed by MGR Devotee K.Krishnan from Trichy. Movies that are over 100 days are given below.


From Rajakumari





Theater Name


1 Rajakumari 168 Wellington 1947
2 Manthiri Kumari 146 Star 1950
3 Marma Yogi 151 Wellington 1951
4 Andaman Kaithi 133 Wellington 1952
5 En Thangai 182 Jupiter 1952
6 Malai Kallan 147 Wellington 1954
7 Kula Baghavali 166 Prabath 1955


MGR and Thangavelu in Thirudathae


No. Movie Days Theater Name Year
8 Alibabavum 40 Thirudargalum 158 Wellington 1956
9 Madurai Veeran 169 Jupiter 1956
10 Chakravarthy Thirumagal 140 Gaiety 1957
11 Nadodi Mannan 161 Roxy 1958
12 Thirudathae 140 Roxy 1961
13 Thai Sollai Thattathae 133 Jupiter 1961
14 Thayai Katha Thanaiyan 140 Palace 1962


Will be continued.

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