Komal Swaminathan is a Tamil Theater personality, and his work is commendable and highly appreciated among the people in the industry. During his earlier days, he was a congressional activist and later become a theater personality, journalist, and film director. He was born on 27th January 1935 at Karaikudi, Thanjavur district, in Tamil Nadu, India and died on October 1995 in Chennai located in Tamilnadu, India.

He did his schooling from S.V. Sahasranamam, and there he learned how to work as a playwriter and some stage techniques. In the year 1971, he created Stage Friends.

In Tamil stage, he acted as a dramatist and produced many remarkable shows. He in 1980 directed Thanneer Thanneer which brought him into the limelight, and also people appreciated his play. Mr. Komal Swaminathan also directed, staged, and scripted this play along with his Stage Friends. It got him so much recognition that the show staged for more than 250 times. The show revolves around the reality of water shortage in the rural areas, and the reason behind it was bureaucracy and laid back attitude of bureaucrats and politicians. It later became a film under the banner of K. Balachander in the year 1981 and later also received National Award and then International Acclaim. Mr. Komal Swaminathan has worked in total thirty-three plays.

Then he directed a motion picture called Oru Indhiya Kanavu aka An Indian Dream. In the year 1984, Mr. Komal received the title Best Regional Film under National Film Award. He also became the editor of a magazine called Subhamangala that was a Socio-Cultural, Literary Tamil monthly magazine. He received many recognition and awards during his lifetime, one such being Kalaimaamani award. He died in the year 1995. He was a part of many plays and later became a screenwriter. He received a lot of appreciation for the efforts he puts in while working.

He directed two movies during his lifetime, and these were Oru Indhiya Kanavu produced by T. P. Varadarajan and Vijayalakshmi Desikan. It was a critically acclaimed motion picture and received many awards. The total budget of the movie was $150,000,000. It starred actors namely Suhasini Maniratnam Suhasini Maniratnam was born on 15th August 1961 i >> Read More... Suhasini Maniratnam , Rajeev, Poornam Vishwanathan Poornam Vishwanathan was a Tamil actor who was see >> Read More... Poornam Vishwanathan , Lalitha, and Vathiyar Raman. The other film was Anal Katru released in the year 1983. The producer of the motion picture was Ramamurthy for Cine Friends and it had actors namely Vanitha Krishnachandran Vanitha Krishnachandran is another of Mollywood’s >> Read More... Vanitha Krishnachandran , Raveendran, and Rajesh in the major roles. The story was the adoption of Swaminathan's play Swarga Bhoomi.  

A. Bhimsingh

Born on October 15, 1924, in Rayalacheruvu, Andhra Pradesh, A. Bhimsingh was an Indian movie producer, editor, maker, and author who worked  in the Tamil cinema. He got hitched to Sona, who was the sister of Krishnan, in 1949. One of his eight kids, B. Lenin turned out to film editorial manager, and another child, B. Kannan is a cinematographer, known for his regular coordinated efforts with P. Bharathiraja. Bhimsingh, later on, got married to performing artist Sukumari (1959) and had a child with her. He was a well-known director, who made commercial movies in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam dialects. He is also known for directing TV serial Vizhudhugal. Bhimsingh started his vocation in Telugu magazine as a journalist. In the 1940s, he began his film career with the filmmaking pair Krishnan-Panju as an assistant editor. He, then, became assistant director and later on was promoted as director in 1950s. With Sivaji Ganeshan, he gave lots of hit movies and also with many other Tamil stars. Aside from it, he has also directed many memorable films in Bollywood such as Rakhi starring Ashok Kumar and Waheeda Rehman, Pooja Ka Phool with Ashok Kumar and Mala Sinha, Khandan with Sunil Dutt and Nutan and much more. Bhimsingh made many motion pictures such as Gopi and Aadmi with Bollywood superstar Dileep Kumar. He was nominated as best director for film Meharbaan by Filmfare Award. He is known in Tamil movie industry for making long series films with Sivaji Ganeshan, with all of which motion pictures names began with the Tamil syllable ‘pa.’ Pava Mannippu film got him a National award for being the best regional movie in Tamil dialect. Most popular among this series were Paalum Pazhamum with the banner of Saravana Films, Pazhani with Bharatha Matha Pictures, Padithaal Mattum Podhuma with Ranganathan Pictures, Pasamalar with Rajamani Pictures and Paarthaal Pasi Theerum with AVM. Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy gave music for many of these motion pictures . The Tamil actress Lakshmi won National award for Best Actress for the movie Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal, which was directed by A. Bhimsingh in 1975. His adaptation of Jayakanthan novels, which won Jnanpith Award stands out. Later on, he began Buddha Pictures, his production company and made movie Padhi Bhakti. In the mid-60s, Bhimsingh framed another production firm called Sunbeam Productions and made his associates Thirumalai - Mahalingam guide some low budget motion pictures with innovative ideas and refreshingly unique stories. He left the world on January 16, 1978.

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A. Bhimsingh Tamil Actor