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Gemini Ganesan (1919–2005)


Known as one of the "big three" of South Indian Cinema of yesteryear (the other two being M.G. Ramchandran, and Sivaji Ganesan), Ramaswamy Ganesan had acted in several box-office hits between 1950 and 1978 as the lead hero. Born on November 16, 1919, he was a graduate from an orthodox Brahmin family, and had begun his career as a Lecturer in the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rudra Veena
Rudra Veena Bilahari Ganapati Sahastri
(1988)
Avvai Shanmugi
Avvai Shanmugi Vishwanathan Iyer
(1996)
Kandan Karunai
Kandan Karunai Lord Shiva
(1967)

Filmography

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 2002 Gemini
Special Appearance
 1999 Thodarum
 1996 Avvai Shanmugi
Vishwanathan Iyer
 1988 Unnal Mudiyum Thambi
Marthandam Pillai
 1988 Rudra Veena
Bilahari Ganapati Sahastri
 1980 Esthappan (as Ganeshan)
 1979 Alavuddinum Athbutha Vilakkum
Milka Sing
 1978 Bhrashtu
 1977 Sree Murugan
Bhagwan Shri Karthikeya
 1977 Dashavatar
 1976 Dashavatharam
 1976 Idaya Malar
 1976 Jai Balaji
 1976 Lalitha
 1976 Unakkaga Naan
 1976 Jai Jagat Janani
Shiva
 1974 Devi Kanyakumari
Vasudevar
 1974 Appa Amma
 1973 Ganga Gowri
 1973 Jesus
 1973 Nalla Mudiva
 1973 School Master
 1972 Agathiyar
Bhagwan Shri Shivji / Maheshwar / Bholeynath
 1972 Appa Tata
 1972 Daivam
 1972 Ellai Kodu
 1972 Kanna Nalama
 1972 Kurathi Magan
 1972 Professor
 1972 Shakti Leelai
 1972 Velli Vizha
 1972 Dheivam
 1972 Jadoo Nagari
 1971 Punnagai
 1971 Thirumagal
 1971 Therottam
 1971 Veguli Pen
 1970 Ethirkalam
 1970 Kanmalar
 1970 Malathi
 1970 Patham Pasali
 1970 Snehithi
 1970 Sorgam
 1970 Sangamam
 1969 Iru Kodagal
 1969 Kulavilakku
 1969 Manaivi
 1969 Poova Thalaya
 1969 Porsilai
 1969 Thanga Malar
 1968 Chakkaram
 1968 Panama Pasama
 1967 Maya Sundari
 1967 Padhyam
 1967 Pattathu Rani
 1967 Seeta
 1966 Muharassi
 1966 Ramu
Raja
 1966 Saraswathi Sabatham
Maalya
 1966 Thenmazhai
 1966 Annavin Asai
 1964 Ayiram Roopai
 1963 Idayathil Nee
 1963 Karpagam
 1963/I Lava Kusa
 1963 Pareeksha
 1962 Aadiperrukku
 1962 Bandha Pasam
 1962 Parthal Pasi Theerum
Velu
 1962 Sumaithangi
Balu
 1962 Swarnamanjari
 1961 Kappalottiya Thamizhan
Madaswamy
 1961 Nazrana
Shyam (as Gemini Ganesh)
 1961 Pangaligal
 1961 Panithirai
 1961/I Pasamalar
Anand
 1961 Pavamanippu
 1961 Saugandh
 1961 Thennilavu
 1960 Kairasi
 1960 Meenda Sorgam
 1960 Parthiban Kanavu
Vikraman
 1959 Amar Shaheed
 1959 Bandaramudu
 1959 Kalyana Parisu
Bhaskar
 1959 Nalla Theerpu
 1959 Veerapandiya Kattabomman
Vellayathevan
 1958 Manamalai
 1958 Pati Bhakti
 1958 Raj Tilak
Chander (as Gemini Ganesh)
 1958 School Master
 1958 Suhag
 1958 Thirumanam
 1957 Karpukkarasi
Veerapradapan
 1957 Mallika
 1957 Miss Mary
Arun (as Ganesh)
 1957 Saubhagyavati
 1957 Yar Paiyan
Sunderrajan
 1956 Asai
 1956 Bhale Ramudu
 1956 Charana Daasi
 1956 Devta
Vijay
 1956 Prema Pasam
 1956 Sadaram
 1955 Guna Sundari
 1955 Maheshwari
 1955 Maman Magal
 1955 Missiamma
 1955 Neethipathi
 1955 Rojulu Marayi
 1953 Avvaiyyar
 1953 Penn
 1952 Thayi Ullam
 1947 Miss Malini
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Trivia:

Father of Rekha

Nickname:

Kadhal Mannan

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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