Delhi Ganesh

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Delhi Ganesh

(1944-08-01) 1 August 1944 (age 74)[1]
OccupationActor, Film producer
Years active1976–present

Delhi Ganesh is an Indian film actor who mostly acts in supporting roles Tamil cinema. He has acted in more than 400 films from 1976 to present. Before films, he was a member of the Delhi-based drama troupe, Dakshina Bharata Nataka Sabha. Ganesh served in the Indian Air Force from 1964 to 1974 before quitting in favour of films.[2] He was given the stage name Delhi Ganesh by K. Balachander.[3]


He was introduced to Malayalam 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). Ganesh played the hero in the 1981 film Engamma Maharani.[4]

His most notable films are Sindhu Bhairavi, Nayakan, 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. He also made an appearance in the short film What if Batman was from Chennai as a version of Alfred Pennyworth.[5] In 2016 he did a brief role as Sriman (the man who lodges complain about his missing son, only later to find out that his son is dead) in Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru under Karthick Naren's direction alongside Rahman.[6][better source needed] In 2015, he launched his first production venture, Ennul Aayiram (2016) which would star his son Maha in the leading role.

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Dubbing artist[edit]

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


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  2. ^ "Delhi Ganesh as an actor". Retrieved 9 September 2016.[dead link]. Chennai Online
  3. ^ Raman, Mohan V. (2014-11-08). "What's in a name?". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  4. ^ 'குருவி' (1997-09-07). "குருவியர் பதில்கள்". Dina Thanthi.
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  6. ^ Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru

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