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Full Name  Sadagopan
Role  Screenwriter
Name  Chitralaya Gopu

Years active  1959-1990
Occupation  Writer, director
Spouse  Kamala Gopu
Chitralaya Gopu

Born  June 30, 1931 (age 84) (1931-06-30)
Movies  Kasethan Kadavulada, Vasanthi, Pyar Kiye Jaa, Galate Samsara, Athaiya Mamiya
Similar People  Venniradai Moorthy, Thengai Srinivasan, C V Sridhar, S S Chandran, Sachu

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Chitralaya Gopu is an Indian screenwriter and director who works in the Tamil cinema. He has written nearly 60 films, and directed 27 of them. He scripted sentimental stories such as Moondru Dheivangal and Shanti Nilayam and comedies such as Kadhalikka Neramillai, Galatta Kalyanam and Utharavindri Ullae Va.

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Career

C. V. Sridhar and Sadagopan were childhood friends since their schooldays in St. Joseph's High School, Chengalpattu. Both were playwrights; Sridhar wrote stage plays and played the hero while Sadagopan wrote the humorous parts and played the comedian. Later, when Sridhar had the opportunity to direct a film, he asked Sadagopan to join him and produce the comedy track. The film Kalyana Parisu (1959) was a hit and Sridhar started his own production house, Chitralaya Pictures. Sadagopan became popularly known as 'Chitralaya' Gopu.

He received the Kalaimamani Award from Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa in 1992.

He directed and acted in television forays, such as Washingtonil Thirumanam, which was shot in the U.S. and was also successful.

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Chitralaya Gopu Wikipedia