R. Nataraja Mudalier

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[1] Mr.R.Nataraja Mudalair: Builder of the first studio in South India Mr R.Nataraja Mudaliar made the first silent feature film in South India. .His first film 'Keechaka Vadam ' was a super-hit in year 1917.He constructed ,the first studio in South India at Chennai.His other notable films are ,Lavakusa(1919),Rukmini satyabama(1920), Markandeya(1922) .He was the one who laid strong base for film industry in South India.