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Biography of famous tamil hero Gemini Ganesan personal details career Information affairs
Gemini ganesan, the Tamil hero, fondly named as kadahl mannan by is fans; who started his career as a lecturer and turned as an actor and came to be known as one among the muvendhar of Tamil cinema industry. Want to know more about him. Then this resource is for you. I tried to provided as much as information I can. Hope this will interest you.
Biography of famous Tamil hero Gemini ganesan(1920-2005)
Gemini ganesans real name was ramaswamy ganesan. He was born in an orthodox Brahmin family lived in puttukoddai, Tamil nadu. His father name was ramasamy, mother gangamma. His grand father name narayana sami and grand mother bagirathi.
Education of Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan
While he was studing in sixth class his grand father passed away after in a short period his father too. Then he, his mother and grandmother moved to his aunt muthulasmi's house that lived in madras now Chennai. However gangamma was not happy with the city life and went back to putukkodai leaving ganesan in madras. He was sent to sri Ramakrishna mission by his aunt to study Sanskrit, Vedas, bhagavat gita, and yoga. He learned well and become a yoga expert. He wished to be with his mother and could not tolerate the separation from her. He was sent back to pudukkottai and joined a high school and continued his study. Then he joined the maharaja college there.
Marriage details of Kollywood actor Gemini ganesan
After graduating B.sc from madras Christian college, tambaram, Tamil nadu, in 1940 he went to see his uncle in trichy to study medicine. His uncle promised to get him a medical seat on a condition to marry his daughter alamelu. Immediately ganesan accepted this proposal. In 1940 june he married alamelu ammal. They had four daughters. Among them three were doctors and one journalist
Ganesans fate played a major role here, which is bad for him and favor for Tamil cinema industry. Within the month of marriage, alamelu lost his father and her elder sister. Ganesans dream to become a doctor, had no chance to turn in to reality. Now he was in a position to support family.
Gemini Ganesan as Madras Christian college lecture
Some how, he got a job in the madras Christian college, Tamil nadu, as a lecturer in chemistry department. He was a good cricket player; in his school days he was captain for his school team. Here he played for his college cricket team. In the evening he was use to act in small roles in English plays. He was suggested by one of his friends to get into Tamil cinemas.
Gemini Ganesan as a Cast director in Gemini studios
Ganesans granduncle was father in law of s.s.vasan the owner of Gemini studios. Through this connection he got a job as a casting director, interviewing actors for the cast. He interviewed many artists who later become great artist. Some among them are, s.v.ranga rao, pushpavalli, savithri, Chandra babu.
Gemini Ganesan second marriage
Here he met his second wife Pushpavalli who was heroine for Gemini flims. Fall in love with her and married, had two childerns, bhanureka alias Rekha, become a great heroine in Bollywood and Radha who settled in USA. After some years Pushpavalli went to Bombay to act in Hindi films.
Ganesans first film and how title as "Gemini" came to his name
In Gemini studios one man noticed, a great actor hidden in Ganesan he was k.ramnoth a controller of production in Gemini studios, later he become great director. In 1947 miss malini film was produced by Gemini flim and K.ramnoth introduced ganesan in a minor role in this film. This was his first film. While working in this film the title Gemini was added to his name.
Gemini Ganesan third marriage
In film missiamma, his pair was savithri, then a new comer, later he married her and had two children, a daughter viajya chamundeesvari and a son satish kumar.
Gemini Ganesan career in 1953
In 1947 august 15, K.ramnoth left Gemini studios and directed a film thai ullam. In which he gave ganesan an anti-hero role. By this film he was seen as a good actor by public. In 1953 was a remarkable in ganesan life. Manpol magangaliam was released which made him to be known become one among the mevendhar (meaning three kings; one m.g.r, the other sivaji ganesan and Gemini ganesan) in tamil cinema industry in future. Successively he gave many hits and became famous Tamil hero, also reached the heights of fame.
Life style of Great actor Gemini Ganesan
Kadhal mannan and saambaar titles given by his fansBeing a soft spoken, charming face, twinkling eyes and with a romantic look, he was offered more love stories. In his whole acting career he did many romantic hero characters. Hence, made him to be known as, kadahl mannan, and saambaar (a tamil vegetarian main dish) by his fans. He is not only did romance roles in films, but also in real life he had many affairs. At the age of seventy plus he married a women for fourth time, who was 50 years younger than him, named Juliana.
Great personality Gemini Ganesan traits
Unlike other heroes he never had fans clubs; never entered politics but had politician friends. Once he was offered rajya sabha seat by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and he refused it. He was a lover of sports like cricket, tennis, boxing and bridge. He was very jovial person. His knowledge breath was amazing.. He was affectingly called as Gemini mama, gemeni and R.G
Hit movies in Gemini Ganesans career
He acted more than 200 films including telugu hindi Malayalam and kannada. The most notable films are missiamma in 1947, manam pol maangalyam in 1953, kanavaney kan kanda deivam in 1955, vanji kottai vaalibam in 1958, and so on.
He died on March 22 2005 13.30, in his daughter's residence in nungambakkam chennai, Tamil nadu, at the age of 84.
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