- Prabhu Ganesan
name = Prabhu Ganesan
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A native of
Tamil Nadu, he is the son of veteran actor Dr. Sivaji Ganesan. He has an elder brother Ramkumar who is a director.
Prabhu has appeared in over 125 films. He is the first generation actor in Tamil cinema. After his debut in the film "Sangili" in 1982, he made several hit films during the '80s. Apart from taking the lead role, he has acted in several types of roles, including comedian roles and antagonistic roles. Prabhu frequently appeared alongside
Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, and his father, Sivaji Ganesanduring this time period. All of his movies alongside Rajinikanth like " Guru Sishyan", and " Chandramukhi" were super hits except " Dharmathin Thalaivan".
He received a Best Actor Award in 1991. His film "Chinna Thambi" broke existing box office records in 1991. He also appeared in the multi-starrer and record-breaker film "
Suyamvaram". After not having much fame during the late 80s and early noughts, he appeared alongside Rajinikanthin "Chandramukhi" in 2005 in which his role was admired by many fans. His dialogue "Enna Kodumai Saravanan" became a rage all over Tamilnadu and was even parodied all through the movie Chennai 600028The dialogue which was supposed to convey anguish rather unexpectedly evoked laughter from the audience ever since it was first heard in various theatres screening the film Chandramukhi. The dialogue even became a houseold term for quite sometime till the hype surrounding the movie slowly settled down. His role as sidekick Vaddi to Vasool Raja in Vasool Raja MBBSwas also well received by the audience.
* [http://www.tamilthirai.com/biodata/prabhu/prabu.htm All about Prabhu (non-English)]
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