Delhi Ganesh

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Delhi Ganesh
Born Ganesan
(1944-08-01) 1 August 1944 (age 70)
Tirunelveli
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present

Delhi Ganesh a veteran Tamil Actor born in Tirunelveli, who mostly acts in supporting roles and is perhaps best known for his role in Kamal Hassan comedies and films like Nayagan and Michael Madana Kama Rajan. He has acted in more than 400 films from 1976 to present. He was a member of the 'Delhi' drama troupe called Dakshina Bharata Nataka Sabha (DBNS),. Ganesh worked in the Food Corporation of India from 1964 to 1974 before quitting in favour of films.[1]

He was introduced to Tamil Film Industry by Mr. K. Balachander in the film Pattana Pravesham (1976). His most popular roles have been as a supporting actor or a comedian but he has done villainous roles in films like Apoorva Sagodharargal (as Francis).

His most notable films are Sindhu Bhairavi, Nayagan, Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Aahaa and Thenali.

He is also a prominent Tamil teleserial actor who has acted in more than 8 major serials and is recently acting in fatherly roles in serials like Vasantham and Kasthuri in Sun TV.

His Latest appearance is in Hindi Movie Chennai Express.

Awards Received

1. He received "Tamil Nadu State Government Best Actor" for the film PASI(1979) from then Chief Minister Shri M.G.Ramachandran (MGR).

2. He received "Kalaimamani" Award of Tamil Nadu State Government from Chief Minister J.Jayalalitha

Filmography[edit]

TV serials[edit]

  • Marmadesam
  • Kasturi
  • Porantha Veeda Pugantha Veeda
  • Pallankuzhi
  • Vasantham
  • Manaivi
  • Enge Brahmanan
  • Chellame
  • Ippadikku Thendral
  • Thirupaavai
  • Manithargal
  • Dinesh Ganesh
  • Veettuku Veedu Lootty
  • Aahaa
  • Thennilavu
  • Sondha Bandham

Dubbing artist[edit]

  • Vishnuvardhan (Mazhalai Pattalam)
  • Chiranjeevi (47 Naatkal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delhi Ganesh as an actor at the Wayback Machine (archived September 3, 2010). Chennai Online

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