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Shivaji Ganesan (Villupuram Chinnaiahpillai Ganesan)

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Biography

Sirkali, Tamil Nadu, India
Tamil superstar from a poor family in Tamil Nadu, India. His father worked on the railways.

On the day of his birth his father, Chiniah Pillai, follower of Mahatma Gandhi, was jailed for participating in the Independence movement in Nellikuppam (Tamil Nadu, India). He was frequently in and out of jail, and was raised by his mother, Rajamani Ammal.

He joined theatre groups when he was young. He earned his screen name 'Sivaji' after acting in C.N. Annadurai's play 'Sivaji Kanda Indhu Rajyam', a historical play on the Maratha Emperor Shivaji. Read more...

Actor

Character: Intro

Rakhi 1962

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Character: Karna

Karnan 1964

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Character: Padaiyappa's Father

Padaiyappa 1999

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Character: Anantha Subramaniam

Oru Yaatra Mozhi 1997

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Character: Durairasu Thevar

Pasumponn 1995

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Character: Peria-thevar

Thevar Magan 1992

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Character: Malaichami

Muthal Mariyathai 1985

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Character: Prestige Padmanabha Iyer

Vietnam Veedu 1970

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Character: Sikkil Shanmughasundaram

Thillana Mohanambal 1968

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