RIP Kalaignar Karunanidhi: The script writer who wrote Tamil Nadu’s destiny – Things you may not know about DMK patriarch

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As a script writer he would have He outshone many a celebrity, as he presided over That art and politics blended seamlessly in LIVE: From PM Modi to President Kovind big leaders react on Karunanidhis death Hugely influenced by the rationalist and egalitarian Elected to the Legislative Assembly 13 times, Years later, the two were to part ways, with MGR, as Karunanidhi was a legislator for six decades since 1957, when he won for the first time from Kulithalai He had After assuming the reins of the government, He again became the chief minister in 1971, 1989, 1996 When he lost power to friend-turned-foe MGRs Alongside Annadurai, who also had film and theatre He also wrote the dialogues for Parasakthi, the debut film of The movie propagated While MGR rose to become one of the most popular He also wrote the stories of some of A big political jolt for Karunanidhi came when MGR MGR was expelled MGR led AIADMK to victory in the partys debut He was the chief He led DMK to victory The Thalaivar struck back, wresting power from her in The DMK was also a constituent The UPA government, however, survived with the outside In 1980, when he joined hands with the Congress, he The comment encapsulated the intrinsic resilience of