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G. Srinivasan (23 September 1958 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 27 May 2007) was an Indian film producer who founded the independent production company Madras Talkies, with his elder brother, the director and screenwriter Mani Ratnam.

G. Srinivasan
Gopalaratnam Srinivasan

23 September 1958
Chennai, Tamilnadu
Died27 May 2007(2007-05-27) (aged 48)
Chennai, Tamilnadu
Occupationfilm producer

He produced acclaimed films such as Iruvar (1997), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Aayitha Ezhuthu (2004), Yuva (2004) and Guru (2007 film), which was nominated for Apsara award and Popular award in 2008. He was a practising Chartered Accountant.


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He was the brother of film director Mani Ratnam and film producer G Venkateswaran. He is survived by his daughters - Shreya and twins Divya and Akshaya and wife Sandhya.


Srinivasan died in an accident while he was trekking in a tourist resort in Manali along with his wife and elder daughter on Sunday, 27 May 2007. Srinivasan slipped and fell into a 100-foot-deep gorge.[1]


  1. ^ "Film producer G. Srinivasan dead". The Hindu. 28 May 2007. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2 September 2016.

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