M. G. Ramachandran

1917 - 1987

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Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran (17 January 1917 – 24 December 1987), also popularly known as M.G.R., was an Indian politician, actor, philanthropist and filmmaker who served as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu from 1977 till his death in 1987. He was the founder of AIADMK and mentor of J. Jayalalithaa. On 19 March 1988, M.G.R. was posthumously honoured with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. In his youth, M.G.R. and his elder brother M. G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of M. G. Ramachandran has received more than 8,930,160 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). M. G. Ramachandran is the 3,301st most popular actor (up from 3,608th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Sri Lanka (up from 21st in 2019) and the most popular Sri Lankan Actor.

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Among actors, M. G. Ramachandran ranks 3,301 out of 10,030Before him are Dennis Franz, Michael Stuhlbarg, Ray Romano, Bérénice Bejo, Grant Imahara, and Lesley Ann Warren. After him are Steve Harvey, Rachael Harris, Cole Sprouse, Warwick Davis, Edward Hardwicke, and Joachim Fuchsberger.

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Among people born in 1917, M. G. Ramachandran ranks 178Before him are Yuri Lyubimov, Larry O'Brien, Betty Holberton, Marsha Hunt, William H. McNeill, and Otto Glória. After him are Adolfo Consolini, Torsten Lindberg, Johannes Bobrowski, Henry Carlsson, Fadwa Tuqan, and Asima Chatterjee. Among people deceased in 1987, M. G. Ramachandran ranks 143Before him are Aldo Boffi, Charles Malik, Arturo Torres Carrasco, Hermann Lang, Jaroslav Bouček, and Arne Brustad. After him are Paul Janes, Heðin Brú, Kristjan Palusalu, Chögyam Trungpa, Robert Preston, and Ralph Nelson.

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In Sri Lanka

Among people born in Sri Lanka, M. G. Ramachandran ranks 19 out of 39Before him are Chandrika Kumaratunga (1945), S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike (1899), J. R. Jayewardene (1906), D. S. Senanayake (1883), John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher (1841), and Gotabaya Rajapaksa (1949). After him are Maithripala Sirisena (1951), Malcolm Ranjith (1947), William Gopallawa (1896), Ranasinghe Premadasa (1924), Ratnasiri Wickremanayake (1933), and Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (1916).

Among ACTORS In Sri Lanka

Among actors born in Sri Lanka, M. G. Ramachandran ranks 1

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