Ishari K. Ganesh

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Ishari K Ganesh
Ishari K. Ganesh in Rap Rakesh Audio Launch at Vels University.jpg
Ishari K. Ganesh with Rap Rakesh Sethulingam and Sivamani at Vels University
BornOctober 7th, 1966
OccupationChancellor / Chairman of the Vels University
Spouse(s)Aarthi Ganesh
Parent(s)Ishari Velan and Pushpa Velan

Ishari K Ganesh is the founder, chairman and Chancellor of Vels University in Chennai, India.[1] He founded the Vael's Educational Trust in 1992 in the memory of his late father Isari Velan, a former minister in the state government of M. G. Ramachandran.

He is the president of the Pachaiyappa's Trust board.[2]

He is the secretary of the consortium of colleges affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.[3]

Ganesh is also the founder of Vels Film International, which produces films in Tamil cinema. Ganesh himself appeared in a supporting role in S. Shankar’s 2.0 (2018).


  1. ^ "Rs.686 crore for conservation, protection of natural resources". The Hindu. Dec 28, 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-09.
  2. ^ "Madras varsity VC opposes Foreign Universities Bill". The Times of India. Mar 25, 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-09.
  3. ^ "3000 take health sciences CET". The Hindu. Aug 29, 2005. Retrieved 2011-03-09.

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