Shivaji Ganesan, the great entertainer

Shivaji Ganesan, the great entertainer

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Shivaji Ganesan Interesting facts:  One day in the city of the United States mayor, Sita role, the role of the unfulfilled who wanted to play.

The century-long history of Tamil cinema cannot be written without actor Shivaji Ganesan. His acting, story characters, and verses will make a place for him then and today. Today is his 93rd birthday.


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Here is a summary of some interesting information about actor Shivaji Ganesan.

  • Shivaji Ganesan’s first play ‘Ramayana’ was very much interested in stage drama. Shivaji played the role of Sita.
  • Ganesha Murthy through ‘Shivaji Kanda Hindu Rajyam’, his first film ‘Parasakthi‘ was released in 1952 after ‘Shivaji’ became Ganesan. The verses in which the artist speaks Shivaji while standing in the court cage became his hallmark in the introductory film.
  • Many of his films like ‘Parasakthi’, ‘Pasamalar’, ‘Karnan’, ‘Dillana Mohanampal’, ‘Veerapandiya Kattabomman’, ‘Kappalottiya Tamilan’ and ‘Manogara’ are proof of his acting ability. Even more recently, 48 years after the release of ‘Karnan’, the film has been digitally re-released in theaters.  Moreover, the fans well received the film.
  • It is noteworthy that when Shivaji Ganesan toured the United States in 1962 as a special guest.  He was announced and honored as the one-day mayor of the city of Niagara.
  • ‘Koondukkili’ is the only film in which MGR and Shivaji co-starred, who were the two inevitable poles in Tamil cinema.
Man of the dream of the last century Shivaji.
Man of the dream of the last century
  • Actor Tilak Shivaji Ganesan welcomed Kamal Abdel Nasser. Similarly, he entertained President Kamal Abdel Nasser when he arrived in India. This credit goes to him only.
  • Shivaji Ganesan, who is very fond of elephants, has given elephants to Tirupati, Thiruvanaikaval, and Thanjavur Mariamman temples.
  • Shivaji Ganesan did not fail to enter the political arena at a time when actors from the film industry were colossal in the political arena. He started a party called ‘Tamil Progressive Front. But the political arena did not lend a hand to the success in the field of cinema.
  • Shivaji has received many awards including Kalaimamani Award, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Chevalier Award, Dada Sahib Phalke Award.
  • The great leader is very fond of Kamaraj.
  • From the role of Veerapandiya Kattabomman to Sita of ‘Ramayana’, he has acted in many roles as ‘Mahabharata’ Karna. But do you know which character Shivaji wanted to play? It is the role of Father Periyar who gave Shivaji Ganesan the name ‘Shivaji’. But, it didn’t happen until the last.

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