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     1'''R. Padmanabhan (b. 1896)''' 
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     4One of the pioneer Tamil producer-directors. 
     5Son of a Sivagangai-based lawyer, entered 
     6films as distributor (1926) of Indian and 
     7imported films and retailer of cinema 
     8equipment. Set up the Madras-based 
     9Associated Films Studio (1928) with financial 
     10support from K.S. Venkatramani Iyer (fatherin- 
     11law of K. Subramanyam). The studio’s 
     12early work includes Raja Sandow’s first films. 
     13In the silent era, run by technicians imported 
     14from Bombay, it was the biggest South Indian 
     15production centre after General Pics. With 
     16the coming of sound, Padmanabhan first 
     17returned to distribution; then director for 
     18Oriental Films, a partnership involving 
     19Ramalinga Mudaliar. 
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     21 
     22'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1935: Maya Bazaar; 
     23Dhruva; Nalla Thangal; Subhadra Haran; 
     241936: Nalayini; Garuda Garvabhangam; 
     251937: Setu Bandhanam; Asai; 1940: 
     26Meenakshi Kalyanam; 1941: Maya Jyothi; 
     27Appothi Adigal; 1943: Devakanya; 1945: 
     28Bhakta Kalathi; 1946: Setu Bandhanam; 
     29Sakata Yogam; 1949: Raksharekha; 1952: 
     30Kumari; Rajeshwari; 1955: Ellam Inbamayam; 
     311962: Indra En Selvam. 
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     33[[Producer]] 
     34 
     35[[Director]]