Jai Ganesh

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Jai Ganesh
Years active1974–2000

Jai Ganesh (Tamil: ஜெய்கணேஷ்) was an Indian Tamil film actor, 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 Naan Illai, Athisaya Piravi and few more. He was born in 1946.[1]

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 1970s are Neeya, Pilot Premnath, Vattathukkul Sathuram and Vanakathukuriya Kathaliyae& Azhage unnai Aradhikkiren.

Jai Ganesh died of cancer on 11 February 2001, at the age of 55.[2] He acted in lot of movies as hero as well as in supporting roles with famous actors including Sivaji Ganesan, Jaishankar, Sivakumar, Muthuraman, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijayakanth, Sathyaraj, Karthik, Ajith Kumar and Vijay.[3]

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  2. ^ "Actor dead". The Hindu. 13 February 2001. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  3. ^ "List of Films acted by Jai Ganesh | Filmography of Actor Jai Ganesh | 600024.com | Tamil Movie Database". En.600024.com. Retrieved 21 February 2011.