Sivaji Ganesan

1928 - 2001

Sivaji Ganesan

Villupuram Chinnaiya Manrayar Ganesamoorthy, better known by his stage name Sivaji Ganesan, (1 October 1928 – 21 July 2001) was an Indian actor, and producer. He was active in Tamil cinema during the latter half of the 20th century. He was known for his versatility and the variety of roles he depicted on screen, which gave him also the Tamil nickname Nadigar Thilagam (transl. the pride of actors). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sivaji Ganesan has received more than 3,018,824 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,519th most popular actor.

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  • 3.64

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Among actors, Sivaji Ganesan ranks 4,486 out of 8,832Before him are Jack Pickford, Harry Shum Jr., Charlie Murphy, Joe Alaskey, H. B. Warner, and Georgia Engel. After him are Gordon Liu, Dave Coulier, Proof, Débora Falabella, Pat O'Brien, and Evan Rachel Wood.

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Among people born in 1928, Sivaji Ganesan ranks 350Before him are Fritz Herkenrath, Tom Lantos, Cy Young, Joseph Kruskal, Gerino Gerini, and Douglas Rain. After him are Jeanne Cooper, Vic Damone, Tommy Docherty, Earl Holliman, Martin Davis, and George Deukmejian. Among people deceased in 2001, Sivaji Ganesan ranks 193Before him are Michael Dertouzos, Christl Haas, Dipendra of Nepal, Bruce Halford, Carroll O'Connor, and Otto Stuppacher. After him are Kim Stanley, Pavel Sadyrin, Ashok Kumar, Larry Adler, Rufus Thomas, and Dale Earnhardt.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sivaji Ganesan ranks 476 out of 848Before him are Janaki Ammal (1897), Rambhadracharya (1950), Homi K. Bhabha (1949), Wasim Sajjad (1941), Manohar Parrikar (1955), and S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940). After him are Priya Anjali Rai (1977), Rahul Gandhi (1970), Paddy Ashdown (1941), Indra Nooyi (1955), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), and Jagjit Singh (1941).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Sivaji Ganesan ranks 71Before him are Roshan Seth (1942), Spike Milligan (1918), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Jeetendra (1942), Zeenat Aman (1951), and Kamal Haasan (1954). After him are Ashok Kumar (1911), Shabana Azmi (1950), Farida Jalal (1949), Parveen Babi (1949), Mira Nair (1957), and Tanuja (1943).