The Lesser Known Facts About Gemini Ganesan Life Story

Gemini Ganesan

Gemini Ganesan is one of the yesteryears South Indian Cinema big names after M.G. Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan. He was referred fondly as ‘King of Romance’ and was paired with top-rated heroines including Saroja Devi, Vyjayantimala, Devika, and Sowkar Janaki.

Early lifeGemini Ganesan children

Gemini Ganesan was born in the year 1919 on November 16. He completed his graduation and belonged to an orthodox Brahmin family. He initiated his career in the Madras Christian College as a lecturer and began working from 1947 as an executive in Gemini Studios. Thus, from Ramaswamy Ganesan his original became, he got the name as Gemini Ganesan. By the age of 30, he came as a film hero introduced by AVM Productions and acquired the star status. In fact, between 1950 and 1978, he acted and also gave several hits in the box-office.

Personal life

Gemini Ganesan married Alamelu at 19 and she was the first Gemini Ganesan spouse. Later, after getting into the film world, he married सावित्री, though he stayed married to Alamelu, as well. Of course, he also had many other affairs. Gemini Ganesan spouse

Gemini Ganesan children were seven daughters with a son. Ganesan and Alamelu had four daughters, and also they were Revathi, Kamala, and Jayalakshmi. All the three daughters are doctors, while the fourth daughter Narayani is with The Times of India as a journalist. There are two more Gemini Ganesan daughters, Rekha and Radha, with Pushpavalli. Rekha is a Bollywood actress and Radha acted in Tamil films for a very few films, and then preferred migrating to the U.S. after marriage.

Ganesan and Savitri have two children Vijaya Chamundeswari, daughter and Satheesh Kumar, a son. He was a boastful father having a son and seven daughters. His daughters, Rekha is Bollywood mega-star Rekha, while Ji Ji, his second daughter also was into Tamil films. One of his daughters, Kamala Selvaraj, is a Chennai-based prominent gynecologist.Gemini Ganesan daughters

Ganesan never entered the political arena and also did his films in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. In his mid-ages, he did father roles till the late 1990s. however, his acting with different languages in all accounts to 200 numbers.

Awards and Accolades

  • Gemini Ganesan in 1971 was the Padmasree recipient.
  • He also won MGR Gold Medal, Kalaimamani, and screen lifetime achievement awards.

After several months he passed away at the age of 84. He suffered from bad health and on 22 March 2005 he passed away at his home.

Movie Name                                                      Hero & Heroine
Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar (1998)        Prabhu Deva, Meena
Avvai Shanmugi (1996)                                 Kamal Hassan, Meena
Bhamane Satya Bhamane (1996)                Kamal Hassan, Meena, Gemini Ganesan, Nasseer, Heera Rajgopal
Mettukudi (1996)                                            Karthik, Nagma
Rudra Veena (1988)                                       Chiranjeevi, Sobhana, Gemini Ganesan
Unnal Mudiyum Thambi (1988)                 Kamal Hassan, Seetha Parthiban
Sri Kanchi Kamakshi (1980)                        Gemini Ganesan, Sujatha
Allauddin Adhbhuta Deepam (1979)          Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth
Shiv Doot (1977)                                             Tikrusha, Raghavan
Sreemurukan (1977)                                      Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair, Raghavan
Swamy Ayyappan (1975)                               Gemini Ganesan, Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair
Devi Kanyaakumaari (1974)                         Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair, Balachandran T K
Naan Avanillai (1974)                                    Gemini Ganesan, Kamal Hassan
Agathiyar (1972)                                             T S Balaiah, Chandrababu
Enna Muthalali Soukkiyama (1972)           Gemini Ganesan, K R Vijaya
Kurathi Magan (1972)                                   Gemini Ganesan, Kamal Hassan
Velli Vizha (1972)                                           Gemini Ganesan, Vanisri
Annai Velankanni (1971)                              Gemini Ganesan, Kamal Hassan
Punnagai (1971)                                              Gemini Ganesan, Jayanthi
Kan Malar (1970)                                           Gemini Ganesan, Saroja Devi
Kaviyath Thalaivi (1970)                               Gemini Ganesan, Showkar Janaki
Malathi (1970)                                                 Gemini Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Iru Kodugal (1969)                                         Gemini Ganesan, Showkar Janaki
Poova Thalaya (1969)                                    Gemini Ganesan, Nirmala
Thanga Malar (1969)                                     Gemini Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Chakkaram (1968)                                         Gemini Ganesan, A V M Rajan
Sati Sumati (1967)                                         Kantha Rao, Anjali Devi
Mugaraasi (1966)                                          M G Ramachandran, Gemini Ganesan
Saraswathi Sabatham (1966)                      Shivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan
Hello Mister Zamindar (1965)                    Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Veera Abhimanyu (1965)                             A V M Rajan, Kanchana
Ayiram Roopai (1964)                                   Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Karpagam (1963)                                           Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Bandha Pasam (1962)                                  Shivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan
Parthal Pasi Theerum (1962)                      Gemini Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Patha Kaanikai (1962)                                 Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Bhagya Lakshmi (1961)                               Gemini Ganesan, Showkar Janaki
Kappallotiya Tamizhan (1961)                   Shivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan
Kappalottiya Thamizhan (1961)                Gemini Ganesan, Shivaji Ganesan
Nazrana (1961)                                              Raj Kapoor, Vyjayanthimala
Pasamalar (1961)                                          Gemini Ganesan, Shivaji Ganesan
Ellarum Innattu Mannar (1960)               Gemini Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Kalathur Kannamma (1960)                      Gemini Ganesan, Kamal Hassan, Savitri
Parthiban Kanavu (1960)                            Ashokan, Gemini Ganesan
Bhagya Devathai (1959)                               Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Kalyana Parisu (1959)                                  Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, B Saroja Devi
Penn Kulathin Pon Vilakku (1959)            Gemini Ganesan, MN Rajam
Vazha Vaitha Daivam (1959)                      Gemini Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Veerapandiya Kattabomman (1959)         Gemini Ganesan, Shivaji Ganesan
Bhuloka Rambha (1958)                             Gemini Ganesan, Anjali Devi
Pathi Bhakthi (1958)                                   Shivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan
School Master (1958)                                  Shivaji Ganesan, B Saroja Devi
Karpurakarasi (1957)                                  Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Manalaney Mangayin Baggiam (1957)    Gemini Ganesan, Anjali Devi
Maya Bazaar (1957)                                     NTR, S V Ranga Rao, Savitri, ANR
Maya Bazaar (Old) (1957)                          NTR, S V Ranga Rao, Savitri, Gemini Ganesan
Devta (1956)                                                 Gemini Ganesan, Anjali Devi
Gunasundari (1955)                                    Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Missiamma (1955)                                      Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Avvaiyyar (1953)                                         Gemini Ganesan, Kushala Kumari
Chakradhari (1948)                                    Gemini Ganesan, Chittor V Nagaiah
Mata Velankanni ( )                                    Gemini Ganesan, Sundarrajan

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