His birth day. A man born in Kandy(Sri Lanka) to a Keralite parents and suffering in poverty studied only upto 3rd class. Came to Tamilnadu, earned his livelihood out of dramas in Boys' Companies. He started earning and a good amount was spent to the poor, since he knew the suffering of the poor. He played the good samaritan rollls in allhis films and earned both money and goodwill of the Tamls. He was the Chief Minister of TN and Bharath Ratna was conferred on him. Usng his name some people are amassing wealth now! Like Kamaraj, he is the leader of the masses buut with money.