G. Venkateswaran

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G. Venkateswaran
Born Gopalaratnam Venkateswaran
January 13, 1948
Madurai, Tamilnadu
Died May 3, 2003(2003-05-03) (aged 55)
Chennai, Tamilnadu
Occupation film producer

G. Venkateswaran (13 January 1948 – 3 May 2003), popularly known as G.V., was an Indian film producer and a highly qualified Chartered Accountant from the Prestigious ICAI, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was the older brother of acclaimed director and screenwriter Mani Ratnam and G. Srinivasan. Venkateswaran was the promoter of G.V. Films, one of the first movie companies in India to raise capital through the stock market. As an actor, he played a cameo in Pagaivan and played himself in Prabhu starrer Raja Kaiya Vacha.


Venkateswaran produced several acclaimed feature films including:

Films produced after GV's death


According to The Hindu (Chennai) on May 3, 2003, G.V., aged 55, committed suicide at his residence. He is survived by his wife and two children [1][2]


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