Shivaji Ganeshan

Shivaji Ganeshan

Shivaji Ganeshan (1928-2001) is a Kannada Actor known for the movies School Master(1958), Makkala Rajya(1960), Modala Thedi(1955)

NameShivaji Ganeshan (சிவாஜி கணேசன்)
TitlesNadigar Thilagam
Other NamesViluppuram Chinnaiahpillai Ganesan, Vettaithidal Chinnaiah Ganesan
Date Of Birth1 October 1928
Age(Age at Death: 72 years 9 months 20 days)
Place Of BirthVilluppuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Date Of Death21 July 2001
Place Of DeathChennai, Tamil Nadu
WifeKamala Ganesan(m. 1952–2001)
SonsPrabhu Ganesan , Ramkumar Ganesan
DaughtersShanthi Ganesan , Thenmozhi Ganesan
In a career spanning close to five decades he has acted in nearly 300 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Received Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil 3 times in 1973, 74, 86
  2. He received several major awards like Padma Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, NTR National Award, Chevalier
  3. He received Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1997
  4. Ganesan has won the President's Award for more than 12 times for his performance in various films

Shivaji Ganeshan: Filmography (3)

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1960 Makkala Rajya[Actor]
1958 School Master[Actor]
1955 Modala Thedi[Actor]