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Krishnan-Panju: R. Krishnan(b. 1909) and S. Panju (b. 1915)

Duo of Tamil melodrama directors and producers. Krishnan was born in Madras, Panju in Umayalapuram, Thanjavur. Krishnan began as a laboratory assistant in 1934 while Panju assisted Duncan on Sati Leelavathi (1936). Both left Duncan for Premier Cinetone in Coimbatore, where Panju also worked independently as an editor. They made their joint début in Coimbatore (Poompavai). Their third film was for N.S. Krishnan with S.V. Sahasranamam’s script (Paithiakaran), followed by Krishnan’s major DMK Film, Nallathambi, and the even more significant Parasakthi. Mainly associated with the AVM Studio, directing some of its main Hindi hits, e.g. Bhabhi, Barkha, Bindiya, Shadi etc. Also worked in Telugu.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1944: Poompavai; 1946: Pankajavalli; 1947: Paithiakaran; 1949: Nallathambi; Ratnakumar; 1952: Parasakthi; 1953: Kangal; 1954: Ratha Kanneer; 1955: Sant Sakhu; 1956: Kuladaivam; 1957: Bhabhi; Pudhuvayal; 1959: Barkha; Mamiyar Meetriya Marumagal; 1960: Bindiya; Daiva Piravi; Thilakam; 1961: Suhaag Sindoor; 1962: Manmauji; Shadi; Annai/Penchina? Prema; 1963: Kumkumam; 1964: Mera Kasoor Kya Hai; Server Sundaram; Vazhkai Vazhvadarke; 1965: Kuzhanthiyum Daviamum; 1966: Laadla; Letamanasulu; Petral Than Pillayya; 1968: Do Kaliyan; Uyarntha Manithan; 1969: Annaiyum Pithavum; 1970: Anadhai Anandan; Engal Thangam; 1971: Main Sundar Hoon; Ranga Rattinam; 1972: Akka Tammudu; Idaya Veenai; Pillaiyo Pillai; 1973: Pookkari; 1974: Shandaar; Kaliyuga Kannan; Pathumatha Bandham; 1975: Kashmir Bullodu; Anaya Vilakku; Vazhanthu Kattukiran; 1976: Enna Thavam Saithen; Ilaya Thalaimurai; Vazhvu En Pakkam; 1977: Chakravarthi; Sonnathai Seivan; 1978: Annapoorni; Pare Solla Oru Pillai; 1979: Nadagame Ulagam; Neela Malargal; Velli Ratham; Nenjukku Needhi; 1980: Mangala Nayaki; 1985: Malarum Ninaivugal.

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