Jai Ganesh (Tamil: ஜெய்கணேஷ்) was an Engineer who mostly acted in supporting roles and was perhaps best known for his role in films like Aval Oru Thodar Kathai and Attukara Alamelu. His most popular roles have been as a supporting actor or even as a villain in films like Thaayillamal Naanillai, Athisaya Piravi and few more. He was born in 1946.
He was introduced into the film industry by director K. Balachander in Aval Oru Thodar Kathai. From then on, he acted in many films as hero and also as character actor. Some of his famous films in 70s are Neeya, Pilot Premnath, Vattathukkul Sathuram and Vanakathukuriya Kathaliyae.
Jai Ganesh died of cancer on February 11, 2001 at the age of 54. He acted in lot of movies as hero as well as in supporting roles with famous actors like Sivaji Ganesan, Jaishankar, Sivakumar, Muthuraman, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijayakanth, Sathyaraj, Karthik Muthuraman, Vijay and Ajith Kumar.
- Aval Oru Thodar Kathai (1974)
- Attukara Alamelu (1977)
- Neeya (1979)
- Raja Chinna Roja (1989)
- Athisaya Piravi (1990)
- Maharaasan (1991)
- Murai Maman (1995)
- Poove Unakkaga (1996)
- Ullathai Allitha (1996)
- Unnai Thedi (1999)
- Chinna Veedu (1985)
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