Parents Kandasamy Mudaliar
Died August 29, 1985
Name M. Radha
|Born 20 November 1910 (1910-11-20) Madras, Madras Presidency, British India|
Movies Chandralekha, Bahut Din Hue, Ambikapathy, Vanangamudi, Avvaiyar
Similar People S S Vasan, G Ramanathan, Kothamangalam Subbu, Ellis R Dungan, S Rajeswara Rao
Padmashree M.K.Radha's Filmography
M. K. Radha (20 November 1910 - 29 August 1985) was an Indian actor who worked mainly in Tamil cinema. He was born in Chennai and took up acting in Tamil stage at the age of 7. He was tutored by his father Kandasamy Mudaliar a famous drama teacher at that time. His career spanned for almost 25 years in Tamil drama as a lead actor during India´s pre-independence days and he was a popular social hero in various patriotic dramas.
Awards and honours
In 1973, he received the Padma Shri Award for his contribution to performing arts from President V.V. Giri.
In July 2004, the Indian Postal Service special postal envelope in his memory.
A neighbourhood in Teynampet, Chennai is named M.K. Radha Nagar in his honour.