Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Welfare Minister M. Kandasamy garlanded the MGR statue on behalf of the territorial administration on the occasion.
AIADMK legislature party leader and party East Secretary A Anbazhagan and party functionaries garlanded the MGR statue at the party headquarters at Uppalam and later took out a silent procession and garlanded the statue in front of the new bus stand to mark the occasion. Both AIADMK and DMK leaders and cadres also garlanded the statue to mark the occasion.
The creators of Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi presented Arvind Swami’s first teaser look to be seen in the iconic role of MGR. Kangana Ranaut stars as J Jayalalithaa and the directors shared the first picture featuring the two actors together.
Kangana shared the video on his social media pages with a caption reading: “Here is a tribute to legend #MGR on his 104th birthday, the revolutionary leader of Tamil Nadu and a true mentor of #Thalaivi, the emblematic leader! “