M. S. Viswanathan

  • Music

Jun 24, 1928  in Palakkad, Kerala, India

Also Known as: Mellisai Mannar, MSV, Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan

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BIOGRAPHY

M. S. Vishwanathan, also known as Mellisai Mannar, is an Indian music director born in Ellapuli, Palakkad district, Kerala, on 24 January 1928. His first work in the film industry was as a child artist in a Tamil movie, Kannagi. He has been given the title of Thirai Isai Chakravarthy (“The Emperor of Cine Music”) by J Jayalalithaa. His famous works include movies like Balaji Mahima, Zulm Ki Zanjeer, Afsana Do Dilon Ka and Pyaara Tarana.

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