Special Cover Veerpandiya Kattabomman – 2009

Special Cover Veerpandiya Kattabomman – 2009

The Tamil Film Veerpandiya Kattabomman was released on 16 May 1959. It was based on life of one of the earliest freedom fighters. Dr Sivaji Ganesan was the lead actor in the film .This film became the first Tamil Film to win an international award .It was awarded the Best Film ,Sivaji Ganesan Best actor & G Ramanathan Best Music Director  at the Afro-Asian Film festival in Cairo in 1960.

A Special cover was released on 16 May 2009 at Chennai to mark Golden Jubilee of its release.

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SPECIAL COVER -GOLDEN JUBILEE VEERPANDIYA KATTABOMMAN -2009

Special Cover on Jai Shankar -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2010

Special Cover on Jai Shankar -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2010

Subramaniam Shankar (1938-2000) .A film actor he made his film debut in 1965. He was known as Friday Hero for his film releases almost every Friday

A Special Cover was issued on 01 Oct 2010 .It also marked the birthday of Sivaji Ganesan.

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SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA – JAI SHANKAR -2010

Special Cover on K V Mahadevan -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2009

Special Cover on K V Mahadevan -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2009

K V Mahadevan (1918-2001) was an Indian composer ,singer,song writer, music composer and musician in Tamil ,Telugu and Kannada Cinema, He composed music for more than 550 films.

A Special Cover was issued on 01 Oct 2009 .It also marked the birthday of Sivaji Ganesan.

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SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA -K V MAHADEVAN -2009

Travancore Sisters – Special Cover 2008

Travancore Sisters – Special Cover 2008

Three sisters from Travancore made remarkable contribution to Tamil and Indian Cinema and are known as Travancore Sisters. Lalitha (1930-1983),Padmini (1932-2006) and Ragini (1939-1974).They were disciples of noted dancers Guru Gopinath and Uday Shankar. They co starred with Sivaji Ganesan ,M G Ramachandran,N T Rama Rao,Raj Kapoor,Prem Nazir and Rajkumar. Padmini acted with Sivaji Ganesan in 60 Films.

A Special cover was released on Travancore sisters on 01 Oct 2008 -on 80th birthday of Sivaji Ganesan.

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SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA -TRAVANCORE SISTERS – 2008

Special Cover on J P Chandrababu -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2007

Special Cover on J P Chandrababu -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2007

J P Chandrababu (1927-1974). He made debut as an actor in 1947 in the film “Dhana Amaravathi” in a career spanning 25 years he made his mark not just as an excellent actor but also as a writer,singer,dancer,a producer and a Director. He has a carved a name for himself in Tamil Film Industry.

Special Cover issued to mark 6th Death Anniversary of Sivaji  Ganesan on 21 Jul 2007.

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SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA – J P CHANDRABABU -2007

Special Cover on Raja Sandow -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2000

Special Cover on Raja Sandow -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2000

A Special was issued on 10 Jul 2000 on  Raja Sandow and other film personalities.

Warwick’s Electric Theatre – It was the first Permanent structure built for exhibiting films.

Raja Sandow ( 1894- 1943 ) -He was one of the earliest actor/directors of silent films and later talkies both Hindi and Tamil.

Nataraja Mudaliar (1896-1972)- He can be called the founder of Tamil Cinema He produced the first Tamil Silent Film ‘ Keechakavadham’ in 1916.

Raghupaty Prakash (1901-1956)- He brought European trends in Indian Films .His father was first exhibitor in the south. A stamp has also been issued in his honour.

A Narayanan (1900-1939)- He brought the first ‘Talkie Studio’  (Sound City /Srinivasa Cinetone) to Madras and made the first Talkie in Madras -Sreenivasa Kalyanam

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SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA- RAJA SANDOW AND FILM PERSONALITIES -2000

Special Cover on K Subramanyam -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2000

Special Cover on K Subramanyam -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2000

Shri K Subramanyam (1904-1971) was one of the earliest film makers who laid emphasis on social reform and Freedom movement.He introduced artists like M S Subbalakshmi , S D Subbulakshmi ,Baby Saroja ,T R Rajakumari (all shown on Cover). He was one of the founders of South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce.

A Special was issued on 10 Jul 2000 on K Subramanyam.

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SPECIAL COVERS CINEMA- K SUBRAMANYAM -2000