by great Rationlist,Thanthai Periyar E.V.R.Ramasamy
Nadikar thilagam, Nadippu chakravarthy
a small town in South Arcot district, in Tamilnadu, India
P.Chinniah Mandraayer(Freedom fighter)
Mother: Rajamani Ammal
Sons: Ramkumar and Prabhu
Daughters: Shanthi and Thenmozhi
- Make-up Aptness and Physical Fitness
- Infinite Variety In Acting And Dialogue -Delivery
performance on stage
|| At the age of 9yrs he
was so interested in stageplays and ran away from home. So his
mother joined him in a famous drama troupe
& turning point
of films acted
300 movies including 9 Telugu
movies, one Malayalam movie and two Hindi movies.)
of his famous films
, Pempudu Koduku, Manohara , Kalvanin Kadhali , Tenali
Raman, Rangoon Radha , Makkali Petra Maharasi , Maragatham
, Motor Sunderam Pillai , Pasumponn, Thiruvilayaada, Thiruvarutchelvar,
Veerapaandiya Kattabomman, Kappalotiya Thamizhan, Karnan,
Navarathiri, Thillana Mohanaambhal
- The Best Actor Award
won in Afro- Asian Film Festival held in Gairo,
Egypt in 1960.
- Padmasri Title - 1966.
- Padmabhushan Title -
- Chevalier Award of France
- Dadha Saahib Paalkhe
Involvement in politics
- Till 1955 he was a staunch
D.M.K. party sympathiser
- 1961 he become a strong
supporter of Congress Party
- In 1982 Mrs.Indira Gandhi
made him the Rajya sabha M.P
- After 1987 came out of
Congress and floated his own Political Party
- 2 years latter became
President of Tamilnadu faction of Janata Dal.
Honours bestowed Upon him
- In 1962 Sivaji Ganesan
toured America as its Special Guest. There, he was given
one of the highest honours of being the Mayor
of Niagara City for one day. After Prime Minister
Nehru, Sivaji was the only Indian to get this honour.
- In Hollywood he
met world famous actors like Marlon Brando and
some leading Cinema technicians.
- Egyptian President Naasar,
Singapore former Prime Minister, Ceylon President Chandrika,
Indian former Prime Ministers Nehru, Indra Gandhi, V.P.
Singh, former President Dr. Radhakirishnan, former Governer
-General Rajaji, former Chief Ministers Kamarajar and
Annadurai, Present Chief Minister Kalaignar Karunanidhi,
Ex-Chief Ministers M.G.R., RamaRao and Jayalalitha were
not only his associates but his very great admirers
- Actors' association president
Vijaykanth said that October 1, Sivaji Ganesan's birthday,
would be observed as Actors' Day.
the statue of Kattabomman at Kayatharu.
Donated amount for erection of Sivaji Maharaj statue
July 21, 2001 because of a prolonged heart ailment.