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M G Ramachandran: The first film actor to become Chief Minister in India

New Delhi: M G Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR, was first film actor to become Chief Minister of any state in India.Starting off his career as an actor in Tamil films, MGR joined politics later

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Updated on: November 10, 2013 6:30 IST



MGR was born in a Malayali family in Nawalapitiya near Kandy, Sri Lanka on 17 January 1917 to Melakkath Gopala Menon a Palakkad Nair and Maruthur Satyabhama.