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    Sivaji Ganesan

    Sivaji Ganesan

    Actor/Singer/Director
    Born : 01 Oct 1928
    Birth Place : Soorakkottai Village, Tanjore District, Tamil Nadu

    Viluppuram Chinnaiahpillai "Sivaji" Ganesan was an Indian film actor and one of the first method actors in India, active during the latter half of the 20th century. His fame came from his versatility and expressive prowess in Tamil cinema.

    He was the first South... ReadMore

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    Viluppuram Chinnaiahpillai "Sivaji" Ganesan was an Indian film actor and one of the first method actors in India, active during the latter half of the 20th century. His fame came from his versatility and expressive prowess in Tamil cinema.

    He was the first South Indian film actor who won a best actor award in an international film festival, the Afro-Asian Film Festival held in Cairo, Egypt during 1959. Sivaji's legacy of acting is still admired today, also being an influence to many other Indian film actors. Many contemporary actors in South India have confirmed that their acting styles were influenced by Ganesan.

    Acting career
    Debut as a lead artist
    Apart from his immense success and reception in Tamil cinema, he has also acted in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, and...

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