Sivaji Biography


Sivajiganeshan
Profile of Padmabushan Dr Sivajiganeshan
Name Villupuram Chinnaiahpillai Ganesan
Popular Name Nadikar thilagam,  Nadippu chakravarthy Simmakkuralon
Mother Language Tamil
Native place Tamilnadhu
Date of birth 01 10 1927
Family

Father: P.Chinniah Mandraayer (Freedom fighter Mother:Rajamani Ammal Wife: Kamala  Sons: Ramkumar and Prabhu  Daughters: Shanthi and Thenmozhi

First film Parasaklthi  (Tamil) in 1952
Turning point Turning point: Parasakthi in 1952
No. of films acted More than 300 movies (including 9 Telugu , 1 Kannada, 2 Hindi)
Awards

National Awards

  • 1997 Dada Saheb Palke Award, the highest award in India for people involved in film industry
  • 1995 Chevalier awarded by the National Order of the Legion of Honour of France
  • 1984 Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
  • 1966 Padma Shri by the Government of India

State and other Awards

  • 1998 NTR National Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh  
  • 1997 Kalaimamani from the Government of Tamil Nadu 
  • 1993 National Film Award – Special Jury Award for Thevar Magan 
  • 1986 Honorary doctorate from the Annamalai University  
  • 1986 Best Actor Award for Muthal Mariyathai 
  • 1974 Best Actor Award for Gauravam  
  • 1973 Best Actor Award for Gnana Oli  
  • 1960 Best Actor Award at the Afro-Asian Film Festival for Veerapandiya Kattabomman 
Honours A statue of Ganesan was erected on Kamarajar Road in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to honour the actor and was unveiled by the then Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on 2006. The Government of Maharashtra has instituted a state award, in the name of Ganesan, which is given under the Best Actor category every year entited "Sivaji Ganesan Award".
Some famous films Tamil
1952 Parasakthi 1956 Amara Deepam,Tenali Raman,Rangoon Radha 1959 Veerapandiya Kattabomman 1960 Irumbu Thirai 1961 Kappalottiya Thamizhan, Pasamalar 1962 Alayamani 1963 Karnan 1964 Navarathri, Puthiya Paravai 1965 Thiruvilayadal 1969 Thillaanaa Mohanambal, Deiva Magan 1970 Vietnam Veedu 1972 Gnana Oli, Vasantha Maligai 1973 Gauravam 1979 Thiri Soolam 1985 Muthal Mariyathai 1992 Thevar Magan 1997 Once More
Death 21st July 2001