Kalaivanar & T A Mathuram

Filmography

As a team N S Krishnan and T A Mathuram stand unrivalled in tamil comedy field.

Here is the partial list of movies they have acted together.

  • 1935
    • 1. Menaka
  • 1936
    • 2. Sathileelavathi
    • 3. Vasantha Sena
  • 1937
    • 4. Ambikapathy
    • 5. Baktha Thulasidas
    • 6. Chandra Kantha
    • 7. Balamani
  • 1938
    • 8. Dakshayagna
    • 9. Krisgna Toodhu
    • 10.Anandashramam
  • 1939
    • 11. Thiruneelakandan
    • 12. Manikkavasagar
    • 13. Maya Machindra
    • 14. Sri Math Ramalinga Swamigal
    • 15. Madurai veeran
    • 16. Pommi Kalyanam
    • 17. Rambaiyin Kathal
    • 18. Prahalatha
    • 19. Kalamegam
  • 1940
    • 20. Sirikkathe -Consist of five stories under one single title (an innovative idea in those days) the titles where: Adanka pidari, Puli vettai, Poli panchali, Malai kkannan, Yama vathanai
    • 21. Uthama puthiran
    • 22. Naveena Tenali raman
    • 23. Chandraguptha chanakya & Tharuthalai Thangavelu
    • 24. Naveena vikramatityan & Puthiman Balavan Aavan
    • 25. Sathi Murali
    • 26. Poologa Rambai
    • 27. Manimekalai or Bala Saniyasi(In those days there were movies that had 2 titles)
    • 28. Parasuraman
    • 29. Sakunthalai
  • 1941
    • 30. Alibabavum nanpathu thirudarkalum
    • 31. Aryamala
    • 32. Asokh Kumar
    • 33. Elandha Kadhal
    • 34. Chandra hari
    • 35. Vedha vathi or Seetha Jananam
    • 36. Iru Nanbargal
  • 1942
    • 37. Aarayichi mani or Manuneethi Cholan
    • 38. Krishna Pidaran
    • 39. Kannagi
    • 40. Sivalinga Satchi
    • 41. Thasippen or Kilattu Mappillai
    • 42. Panchamirtham or Thiruvalathan
    • 43. Prithiviraj
    • 44. Manonmani
    • 45. Kathambam
    • 46. Emantha Sonagiri
  • 1943
    • 47. Arunthathi
    • 48. Kubera Kuchela
    • 49. Sivakami
    • 50. Mangamma sapatham
    • 51. Hari Cchandra
    • 52. Bakya Lakshmi
    • 53. Aswini
    • 54. Ilandha Kathal
    • 55. Prabhavathi
  • 1944
    • 56. Jagathala Prathaban
    • 57. Panthru hari
    • 58. Poompavai
    • 59.Haridoss (For the first time in tamil cinema history, Haridoss ran successfully for 110 weeks in ‘Chennai Broadway Talkies. Was screened from 16.10.1944 to 22.11.1946)
    • 60. Valmiki
    • 61. Raja Rajeshwari (it had T A Mathuram only)
  • 1945
    • 62. Salivahanam
    • 63. Chow Chow - Kalikala minor, School Drama, Soora Puli
    • 64. Baktha Kalathi
    • 65. Burma Rani
    • 66. Maha maya
  • 1946
    • 67. Deva dasi
    • 68. Arthanari
  • 1947
    • 69. Kannagi
    • 70. Krishna Pakthi
    • 71. Pankaja valli
    • 72. Brahma Rishi Vishvamitra (The film was first released and did not perform well in box-office, then the comedy track was added)
    • 73. Pavalakkodi
    • 74. Payithiyakkaran
    • 75. Sri Valli
  • 1948
    • 76. Samsara Nonga (only T A Mathuram acted)
    • 77. Chandra lekha
  • 1949
    • 78. Nallathambi
    • 79. Mangaiyarkkarasi
    • 80. Thambi durai
    • 81. Macha Rekai
    • 82. Kalvanin Kathali
    • 83. Inba Valli
    • 84. Pavakkodi
    • 85. Ratna Kumar
    • 86. Viswamitra
  • 1950
    • 87. Parijatham
    • 88. Manamagal
  • 1951
    • 89. Vana Sundari
  • 1952
    • 90. Ragasiyam
    • 91. Thottakkaran
    • 92. Manathodu Vazh
  • 1953
    • 93. Amarakavi (Telgu film)
    • 94. Panam
    • 95. Nadigan
    • 96. Mudhal thethi
    • 97. Thalapathi
  • 1954
    • 98. Nalla kalam
  • 1955
    • 99. Kaveri
    • 100. Doctor Savithri
    • 101. Kudumba Villakku
    • 102. Nam Kulandai
    • 103. Governors Cup (Telgu)
    • 104. Nan Nambikka
    • 105. Maha Sakthi
    • 106. Pudhu Vazhvu
    • 107. Paditha Muttal
    • 108. Athiroopa Amaravathi
    • 109. Chakravarthi Thirumagal
    • 110. Sri Ratna (Kannada)
    • 111. Kannin Manigal
    • 112. Kalacharam
  • 1956
    • 113. Rangoon Ratha
    • 114. Madurai Veeran
    • 115. Thanga Pathumai
    • 116. Arasilam kumari
    • 117.Laila Majnu
    • 118. Raja Rani
    • 119. Asai
    • 120. Ambikapathy
    • 121. Balya Chakram
    • 122. Manimekalai
    • 123. Yar paiyan
  • 1959
    • 124. Tholan (This movie was released after the death of N S Krishnan)
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