Name             : Dr.M.G.Ramachandran
 
Lovingly called : MGR, 
                       Yezhai Pangalan
                       Puratchi Nadigar by Karunanidhi
                       Ponmanachemmal by Kirupanda variar
                       Makkal Thilagam by Thiru Tamilvannan
                       Kalaivendhan by Singapore fans
                       Nruthiya Chakravarthi by Sri Lankan fans
                       Puratchi thalaivar, vaathiyar – by his fans

Profession       : Politician, Actor, Producer, Director, philanthropist

Date of Birth    : 17th January, 1917

Birth Place       : Kandy, Sri Lanka

Died                : Dec 24, 1987 

Family             : Father: Marudhar Gopalan Menon
                       Mother: Satyabhama
                       Brother: M.G. Chakrapani
                       Sisters: Kamalakshi,  Sumitra
                       Brother: Balakrishnan

Wives              : Bargavi (a) thangamani – She died early due to illness.
                        Sathanandavathi also died soon of TB
                        V.N.Janaki  

Education        : upto third standard