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Ganesh is a Kannada film actor. He was Born on July 2, 1977 in Bangalore, Karnataka.

Ganesh is the eldest son of his Family. He was born in Adakamaranahalli near Nelamangala town in Karnataka. His father's name is Kishan and mother Sulochana. He has two brothers his younger brother Mahesh and his youngest brother Umesh.  The acting bug had bitten him from the childhood days. He has earned a Diploma in Electornics in Nelamangala. He married his maternal relative Shilpa Barkur on February 11, 2008.  The couple have one daughter called  Charithriya.

Ganesh started of as a junior film artist in the industry assaying small insignificant roles. He acted in several TV serials, including Yadva Tadva, Vataara Directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar and Pa Pa Pandu Directed by Sihi Kahi Chandru. As a TV artist he popularised the television program Comedy Time. The program was telecasted on Udaya TV from Monday-Friday at 5PM-5.30PM Following the success of this TV show, fans started to call him "Comedy Time" Ganesh.  Ganesh's first feature wide-release film, Chellata, was a moderate success and ran up to 125 days in some theatres. Chitra Rekha, who had already acted in quite a few films, acted opposite Ganesh in this film.

Ganesh shot to popularity with the 2007 blockbuster film Mungaru Male, which became one of the biggest hits in Kannada cinema. The film was directed by Yograj Bhat. Yograj had narrated the script to Puneeth Rajkumar, who rejected it. Ganesh had been involved in the script development process and was curious to act in the movie.  Mungaru Male opened to a good response among audiences and went on a record-breaking spree. The film garnered over Indian Rupee 75 crores at the box office.  It released with 150 prints all over Karnataka, and was the only film that ran to packed houses on weekdays in PVR Multiplex for 400 days.
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