• Born date: 1917-01-17
  • Born in: Nawalapitiya
  • Death date: 1987-12-24
  • Death in: India
M. G. Ramachandran

Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran (Tamil: ம. கோ. இராமச்சந்திரன், Malayalam : മരത്തൂർ ഗോപാല രാമചന്ദ്രൻ,- 17 January 1917 – 24 December 1987), popularly known by his initials MGR, was an Indian film actor, director, producer, and politician who also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu successively for three terms.In his youth, MGR and his elder brother, M. G. Chakrapani became members of a drama troupe to support their family.