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G. Venkateswaran (13 January 1948 – 3 May 2003), popularly known as G.V., was an Indian film producer and a chartered accountant. He was the elder brother of director and screenwriter Mani Ratnam and G. Srinivasan. Venkateswaran was the promoter of G.V. Films, one of the first movie companies in India to raise capital through the stock market and Sujatha Productions. As an actor, he played a cameo in Pagaivan and played himself in Prabhu starrer Raja Kaiya Vacha.

G. Venkateswaran
Gopalaratnam Venkateswaran

13 January 1948
Madurai, Tamilnadu
Died3 May 2003(2003-05-03) (aged 55)
Chennai, Tamilnadu
Occupationfilm producer
RelativesMani Ratnam, G. Srinivasan (brothers)



Films produced after GV's death


On 3 May 2003, G.V., aged 55, committed suicide at his residence. He is survived by his wife and two children [1][2]


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