Top 10 M.K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar Movies

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This List shows the Best Movies of Tamil Cinema's First Super Star Thyagaraja Bhagavathar.

The Top Ten

1 Haridas Haridas

Haridas is a 1944 Tamil language film directed by Sundar Rao Nadkarni and starring M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, T. R. Rajakumari and N. C. Vasanthakokilam. It ran for 3 years continuously (1944-1945-1946).

It holds the record of being the first film to run continuously for 110 weeks at a single theatre. Across theatres it had an uninterrupted theatrical run of 133 weeks.

Bhagavathar became the Tamil cinema industry's highest paid star and was offered a salary of ₹1 lakh per film

IBN Live included Haridas in its list of 100 greatest Indian films of all time - mpKarthik

2 Ambikapathy Ambikapathy

The film was released on 11 December 1937 and was a big box office success. It ran for 52 weeks and made him the "first superstar of Tamil cinema" - mpKarthik

3 Chintamani Chintamani

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Serugulathur Sama and Aswathamma

Verdict: Blockbuster

It was the first Tamil film to run for a year in a single theatre. - mpKarthik

4 Pavalakkodi Pavalakkodi

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

Verdict: Super Hit

The single remaining print of this film has been preserved at National Film Archives, Pune - mpKarthik

5 Ashok Kumar Ashok Kumar

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Chittor V. Nagaiah, P. Kannamba, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, M. G. Ramachandran and Ranjan

Verdict: Blockbuster - mpKarthik

6 Sivakavi Sivakavi

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, S. Jayalakshmi, Serukulathur Sama, Thripuramba, T. R. Rajakumari, N. S. Krishnan and T. A. Madhuram.

Verdict: Blockbuster

The film was a grand success and ran for a prolonged period even in non-Tamil speaking areas in the Madras Presidency. - mpKarthik

7 Thiruneelakantar Thiruneelakantar

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

Verdict: Blockbuster - mpKarthik

8 Naveena Sarangadhara Naveena Sarangadhara

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

Verdict: Hit - mpKarthik

9 Sathyaseelan Sathyaseelan

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

Verdict: Hit - mpKarthik

10 Raja Mukthi Raja Mukthi

Starring: M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

Verdict: Average

Raja Mukthi was not a success and marked the beginning of the end for M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar. - mpKarthik

The Contenders

11 Amarakavi Amarakavi

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12 Syamala Syamala
13 Puthu Vazhvu Puthu Vazhvu
14 Sivagami Sivagami
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