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Date of Birth July 2, 1977
Place of Birth India
Age 43 years old
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Ganesh (actor)

Ganesh is an Indian actor and television presenter known for his work in Kannada cinema. Through his career in films and television shows, he has become one of the most popular celebrities and highest-paid actors in Kannada cinema. He is the recipient of several awards, including two Filmfare Awards. He became famous after starring in the film Mungaru Male. Ganesh shot to fame with the film Mungaru Male, which set a record in Kannada cinema. In theatres, it collected ₹75 crore by the end of its record-breaking 865-day theatrical run. It was the first movie to be screened continuously for one year in a multiplex in any language in India. The success of Mungaru Male brought Ganesh the nickname, "Golden Star". Ganesh won two consecutive Best Actor awards at Filmfare for portraying a sincere lover in the comedy-drama Gaalipata and in the romantic drama Maleyali Jotheyali. His other major success was Cheluvina Chittara after Mungaru Male.

Born: Ganesh Kishan, July 2, 1978, Adakamaranahalli, Bangalore Rural, Karnataka, India
Occupation: Actor, film director, producer, television presenter
Years active: 2001–present
Children: 2
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About Ganesh

Indian actor most famous for his portrayal of Preetam in the hit Kannada film Mungaru Male. He is also notable for his Filmfare Award-winning performances in the movies Gaalipata and Maleyali Jotheyali. Also a television personality, he attracted numerous fans as the host of the series Comedy Time.

Before Fame

In 2006, he starred in his first film, Chellata.


He won a Udaya Film Award for his performance in the 2007 feature Cheluvina Chittara.

Family Life

His marriage to Shilpa Ganesh began in 2008. He and his brother, Krishna Mahesh, were raised in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


He and V. Ravichandran both appear in the 2005 Kannada movie Aham Premasmi.

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Latest information about Ganesh updated on January 15, 2021.

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