MGR's popular film Thirudathey' completed 50 years on the mega screen.
A grand function was organised on Sunday in which veteran film personalities gathered to relive the past. The event had some interesting moments, including an exhibition of rare photographs of MGR.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, actor Saroja Devi recalled her experiences with MGR during film shootings. Stating that the former Chief Minister was a person with helping tendency, she said, 'MGR is a god. He was a man who knew the pulse of his fans.'
When Saroja Devi, who acted with MGR in 26 movies, said that she was seeing MGR in the faces of his fans, it evoked a huge applause from the audience.
In her speech, actor Jayachitra underlined that there was no match for MGR. Thirudathey was one of super hit movies of MGR. The film ran for about 25 weeks in the cinemas.