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     1'''ARUL SUSAI ANTHONY SAMI (B. 1915)''' 
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     4Tamil director born and educated in Colombo, 
     5Sri Lanka; son of a theatre contractor. Quit his 
     6job as university lecturer in Colombo to move 
     7to Madras, where his play Bilbana, originally 
     8written for the radio and later performed with 
     9great success by M.K. Thyagaraja 
     10Bhagavathar and by the TKS Brothers, went 
     11on to become a major film hit produced by TKS 
     12(1948) Sami. who scripted the film, got a job at 
     13Jupiter Studio, Coimbatore, where he wrote 
     14e.g. Sundarrao Nadkarni's Valmiki(l946), A 
     15Kasilingam's Ahhimanyu 0948, with 
     16Karunanidhi) and the story of Lanka 
     17Sathyam's Mohini (1948). His debut as director, 
     18Rajakumari, an Arabian Nights movie he also 
     19scripted, is MGR's first hit in a lead role and put 
     20Sami m the front -line ot Tamil directors. His 
     21second film, Velaikkari, is a DMK Film 
     22propaganda classic written by Annadurai His 
     23sole Hindi film, Maya Sundari. is largely 
     24dubbed from the Tamil hit Karpurakarast, 
     25but includes a new dance number sung by 
     26Geeta Dutt with music by Bulo C. Rani 
     27(uncredited). Later worked as Head of the 
     28Direction department of the Tamil Nadu Film & 
     29TV Institute, Madras. 
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     31 
     32'''FILMOGRAPHY''': 1947: RaJclkumari; 1949 
     33Velaikkari; 1950: Vijyakumari; 1951: 
     34Sudarshan; 1953: Ponni; 1954: Thuli Visham: 
     35: 1955: Neethipathi; 1957: Karpurakarasi; 
     36' 1959: Kalyanikku Kalyanam: 
     37Tbangapathumai; 1960: Kaidhi Kamiiyiram; 
     381961: Arasilankumari; 1962: i'vleri Bahen; 
     39Muthu/vfandapam; 1963: Arzanda]yoti; Asai 
     40Alaigal; Kaduvulai Kandan; 1964: Vazhi 
     41Pimnthadu; 1967: Maya Sundari; 1971: 
     42Tnimmagal 
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     44[[Director]] 
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     46[[Writer]]