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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Ramasamy Subramania Manohar or
Scissor Manohar was a well-known artist who was famous for his theatrical presence. He was also a versatile actor who performed all the roles, be it hero, villain and comical equally great. But he is still remembered for his acting as a villain. This legendary artist was born at Namakkal, Tamil Nadu on 29 June, 1925.
His love for acting started when he was in college. He used to perform in plays namely: Ilangeswaran, Chanakiya Sabadam, Soorapadman, Indrajith and many more. After graduating from Pachaiyappa’s college he tried his luck in films. He did over 200 films, some of them are:- Vannakili ,Pattanathil Bhootham, Kaidhi Kannayiram, Vallavanukku Vallavan, Vallavan Oruvan, Iru Vallavargal, Pallandu Vazhga, Adimaippenn, Kaavalkaaran, Idayakkani, Athisaya Penn. He held a crucial role for many changes in stage drama. ‘Dramascope’ was also introduced by him to show the battleground scenes more eye-catching.
Historical phenomena and mythological stories were the base for most of the plays done by him. He enacted in 31 plays that were showcased on stage for about 7950 times. He also came up with an idea of stereophonic sound system to make the experience of theatrical drama much bigger and better. His ideas took the whole theatre business to another level.
For his immense contribution towards theatre and films made him winner of many awards. One of them was ‘NADAKA KAVALAR’ from MGR IN 1970. This award denoted his passion towards theatre and love for acting. Initially, Manohar was not a part of his name but after doing a role in a play called ‘Manohara’ while he was in school, he got this name. He got married to