R. S. Manohar

Other names of R. S. Manohar: Lakshmi Narashiman,Ramasamy Subramania Manohar
Birthday: 29-06-1925
Date of death: 10-01-2006
Star sign: Cancer

R. S. Manohar was an Indian artist who played roles varying from hero to anti-hero to comedic fellows. Born at Namakkal in 1925. He performed in over 200 movies. He is known for his adaptability and controlling character. Also recognized as Nadaga Kavalar for his affection of stage the at resending his undeterred desire in continuing to stage mythical plays almost his whole life. Manohar born by the name of Lakshmi Narasimhan on 29 June 1925 at Namakkal as to father Subramania Iyer and mother, Rajalakshmi Ammal. He got the forename Manohar after playing the principal role in the play Manohara during school days. He did his graduation from Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai. According to movie historian Randor Guy, he got an advance in pictures with Rajambal (1951) when, as anex-student, he engaged himself in the Mailing Department.

Producer R. M. Krishnaswamy reserved him for the central role in this flick. As his forename was not filmi, R. S. Manohar altered his name. While in university, Manohar used to do the at replays. After graduation, he entered in movies. His initial exertion was Rajamabal, produced by Aruna Films. His initial unforgettable roles were in pictures such as Vannakkili, Vallavan Oruvan, and Iru Vallavargal. But Manohar will forever be recalled for the evil roles, particularly while tackling off with M. G. Ramachandran in movies such as Ayirathil Oruvan, Adimai Penn, Kaavalkaaran, and Idayakkani. After Nawab Rajamanikkam, it was Manohar who took theatre to a superior level. Most of the 31 dramas in which he performed were played 7,950 times these were versions or clarifications of ancient incidents or fabled stories.

Well-known among Manohar's dramas were Indrajith, Sukrachariyar, Naragasooran, Ilangeswaran, ChanakkiyaSabadam, Soorapadman, Sisupalan, and Thirunavukkarasar. He was an innovator in presenting 'drama scope' with a sound scheme, split-second makeover of acts and pyro techniques to characterize battle scenes. He obtained many prizes for his influence on drama and cinema, containing a 'Nadaka Kavalar' honor from MGR in 1970. Manohar performed in some theatres. Some of the famed ones are Ilangeswaran, Naragasooran, ChanakkiyaSabadam, Soorapadman, Sisupalan, Indrajith, Sukrachariyar, and Thirunavukkarasar. He was also participating in the production of an English drama, Last Tango in Heaven. Later created as a Flick God Only Knows. At the age of 80, R.S. Manohar passed away. Family informers said he was hospitalized for cardiac difficulties on December 22 and was bedridden since then. Manohar operated in over 200 films and his wife, Sita Lakshmi Manohar is still alive.



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