Gemini Ganesan

Indian Actor
Born Nov 17, 1920

Ramaswamy Ganesan, better known by his stage name Gemini Ganesan, was an Indian film actor who worked mainly in Tamil cinema. He was nicknamed "Kadhal Mannan" for the romantic roles he played in films. Ganesan was one among the "three biggest names of Tamil cinema", the other two being M. G. Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gemini Ganesan.


1920 Birth Gemini Ganesan was born Ganapathi Subramania Sarma in 1920. … Read More


1940 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Ganesan's dream was to become a doctor. In April 1940 he went to Trichy to see T.R. Alamelu. … Read More


Gemini Ganesan made his debut with Miss Malini in 1947, but was noticed only after his villainous performance in Thai Ullam in 1953. … Read More


1953 32 Years Old It was not until 1953, when he played a villainous role in the film Thai Ullam opposite R. S. Manohar, did people take notice of him as an actor. … Read More
1960 39 Years Old 1 More Event
The film was selected for the Afro-Asian Film Festival in 1960.


1961 40 Years Old His 1961 film Then Nilavu was the first Tamil film to be shot extensively in Jammu and Kashmir, and became a great success at the box office. … Read More
1963 42 Years Old …  The only time he got anywhere near politics was, when he organised a function for poet Subramania Bharathi at Ettayapuram in 1963. … Read More


2005 84 Years Old 1 More Event
After a prolonged illness caused by renal failure and multiple organ failure, Gemini Ganesan died surrounded by Bobji and their daughters at his residence on 22 March 2005, 13:30 IST. … Read More
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