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Jayalalithaa and Sasikala shared an enigmatic relationship and the latter district collector of Cuddalore, Chandralekha, handpicked by MGR. I would say it is apparent that MGR had a relationship with Jayalalitha in their acting days. Here are my supporting reasons: 1. When Jaya acted with MGR she . The lady with power and charisma is Jayalalitha Jayaram, who has loyal followers that only a few jayalalitha-childhood--with-mgr-first-song.
When it was complete, the entire film industry turned up for the house-warming function except for MGR. Everyone was surprised at his absence because rumours about their liaison abounded. She boards the plane and finds MGR in the next seat! The two locations were 40 miles apart. But after reaching Kashmir MGR took her along with him and would send her to her shooting location 40 miles away. Jayalalithaa could have had no say in the matter.
If MGR says something, it had to be done.
He started controlling all her activities including the clothes she wore. He even took control over her finances and she had to depend on his good mood for its release. She felt stifled and wanted to break free. A major clash occurred between the two when she refused to go with him to Singapore. She had prepared a very ambitious dance drama named Kaveri Thantha Kalaichchelvi, which was so popular that she had 29 invitations to perform it from all over the world.
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She made plans for a world trip and gave dates to everyone. At that time there was a world Tamil conference organised in Singapore. MGR was the chief guest, and he asked Jayalalithaa to go with him, suggesting that she could proceed on her world trip from there.
MGR insisted that she go with him and defied her to go on the world trip without his permission.
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She was so upset and so angry that she cancelled the entire trip and paid all the artistes their dues. I never said a word, but MGR must have sensed my agony. He suddenly came from behind and swept me up in his arms.
He is a hero off screen too. After a bout of drastic dieting Jayalalithaa fainted at home. Her manager contacted MGR, who arrived promptly and arranged for her to be taken to a nursing home. The departure was delayed as everyone was waiting for Jayalalithaa's aunts who were staying in her house to accompany her to the hospital. MGR went in and found them in her bedroom fighting over who would take control of Jayalalithaa's keys.
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MGR took the keys away from them - and handed them to a groggy Jayalalithaa when she recovered consciousness in the nursing home. While the incident which revealed that she could not trust her own family members was a psychological blow, MGR's tender concern for her well-being touched her deeply, all the more so because her mother had died, leaving her feeling alone and orphaned at the age of twenty-one.How MGR Breaks Jayalalitha and Sobhan Babu Love Affair? - Day To Day Telugu News
When she had to travel by road at night MGR would arrange for an escort vehicle. After a stonethrowing incident at Jayalalithaa's house, he is said to have ordered a special contingent of security personnel to be posted at her house. The tumultuous ups and downs in her relationship with MGR started in the early s when MGR increasingly began to act with younger heroines like Latha and Manjula, thanks to the dogged perseverance of RMV.
Then serious differences arose between him and Karunanidhi, but according to RMV even this was because of Jayalalithaa's influence. MGR and Karunanidhi had once been close. Annadurai died Nedunjezhian, the senior-most, was expected to succeed him.
But MGR strongly recommended Karunanidhi's name and through his influence over party workers got him elected to the post. Karunanidhi, however, threatened by MGR's popularity, cleverly excluded him when he formed the cabinet and made him the treasurer of the DMK party.
She would go for an hour and come back. When it was complete, the entire film industry turned up for the house-warming function except for MGR. Everyone was surprised at his absence because rumours about their liaison abounded.
Anandan said, 'Next morning she had to go to Kashmir for shooting.
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She boards the plane and finds MGR in the next seat! The two locations were 40 miles apart. But after reaching Kashmir MGR took her along with him and would send her to her shooting location 40 miles away. Jayalalithaa could have had no say in the matter.