N. S. Krishnan biography

N. S. Krishnan

Playback Singer, Film director

1908 – 1957

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Who was N. S. Krishnan?

Nagerkoyil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan, popularly known as Kalaivanar and also as 'NSK' was a leading Nagercoil Tamil film comedian, drama artist, playback singer and writer in the early stages of the Tamil film industry – in the 1940s and 1950s.

Born in Ozhuginachery, Nagercoil, in the princely state of Travancore, India on 29 November 1908, his stage and cine-screen comedy performances were unique and always carried a message for the people. 'Kalaivanar' N. S. Krishnan died at the age of 49, on 30 August 1957.

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Born
Nov 29, 1908
Nagercoil
Also known as
  • Kalaivanar
  • நாகர்கோயில் சுடலைமுத்து கிருஷ்ணன்
  • Nagerkoyil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan
  • NSK
  • 'Kalaivanar' N. S. Krishnan
Spouses
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Died
Aug 30, 1957
India

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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