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.
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.
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.
Special Cover on A V Meiyappan -Pioneers of Tamil Film Industry – 2000
Shri A V Meiyappan (1907-1979) was one of the Pioneer producer,director & studio owners of Tamil Film Industry.He introduced artists like Vijanthimala,Sivaji Ganesan ,Kamal Hassan to the films.He popularised songs of Mahakavi Bharathiar.He Founded the AVM studios/AVM Productions.