Ganapathi S Poduval

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Ganapathi S Poduval is a Malayalam film actor who entered the Malayalam film industry as a child actor. He is well known for his roles in the movies Vinodayathra and Pranchiyettan & The Saint. He also played a major role in the movie Chithrasalabhangalude Veedu.[1]

Ganapathi S Poduval
Other namesMaster Ganapathi
Alma materPayyannur College
Years active2007 – present
Parent(s)Satheesh Poduval, Aparna

Film careerEdit

Ganapathi started his film career by doing dubbing for Santhosh Sivan’s movie Anandabadram.[2] Later, Santosh Sivan introduced him as a child actor through the Bilingual film Before The Rains.[3] He got a breakthrough in his acting career after appearing in the film Vinodayathra, written and directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.[4]

He also got the starring role in the children's film Chithrashalabhangalude Veedu, directed by Krishnakumar and branched out into Hindi with The Waiting Room, directed by Maneej Premnath.[5]

He essayed brilliant roles as child artist in various movies like Pranchiyettan & The Saint, Mallu Singh and Alibhai. After doing various character roles in movies like Kamattipaadam, Puthan Panam' and Chunkzz, he went on to do the lead role in the Malayalam movie titled Vallikudilile Vellakkaran.[6][7]

He was later seen in Mr. & Ms. Rowdy, directed by Jeethu Joseph.[8] He will be next seen in Mridul Nair’s Malayalam web series titled Instagraamam along with Deepak Parambol.[9]


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2007 Before the Rains English
2007 Vinodayathra Ganapathi Malayalam
2007 Ali Bhai Ganapathi Malayalam
2008 Chithrasalabhangalude Veedu Muththu Malayalam
2008 Innathe Chintha Vishayam Kamala's brother Malayalam
2008 Lollipop (film) Young Franko Malayalam
2008 Pakal Nakshatrangal Junior Aadi Sidharthan Malayalam
2009 Samayam Appu Malayalam
2010 Pranchiyettan & the Saint Pauly Malayalam
2010 The Waiting Room Hindi
2011 Achan Appu Malayalam Short film
2012 Spirit Malayalam
2012 Mallu Singh Hari Malayalam
2013 Black Butterfly Sameer Malayalam
2013 August Club Benny Malayalam
2015 Tharakangale Saakshi Freddy Malayalam
2016 Kammati Paadam Charlie Malayalam
2016 Kavi Uddheshichathu..? Shukkoor Malayalam
2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Jithin(Jini's Lover) Malayalam
2017 Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Freddy Malayalam
2017 Honey Bee 2.5 Himself Malayalam
2017 Georgettan's Pooram Kichu Malayalam
2017 Puthan Panam Shine Malayalam
2017 Chunkzz Riyas Malayalam
2018 Uncle Sam Malayalam
2018 Padayottam Salaman Malayalam
2018 Govinda Madhava Soothradharan Malayalam Dance drama
2018 Vallikudilile Vellakkaran Sam Joseph Malayalam
2019 Mr & Mrs Rowdy Asif Malayalam
  Charlies Angels Malayalam Filming
  Khuboos Malayalam Pre Production


Year Award Category Film Result
2007 Asianet Film Awards Best Child Artist (Male) Vinodayathra Won


  1. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (22 September 2010). "Learning curve". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  2. ^ "ഇമ്മിണി ബല്യ നായകൻ! അന്യഭാഷയിൽ അരങ്ങേറ്റം കുറിക്കുന്ന ഗണപതിയുടെ വിശേഷങ്ങൾ | Actor Ganapathy Interview in Vanitha". Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^ sreekumar, priya (8 February 2017). "Each movie, a learning process". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  4. ^ newsdesk (23 February 2018). "Ganapathi to make his debut as a hero with Vallikudilile Vellakkaran!". Lifestyle Entertainment & Sports. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  5. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (22 September 2010). "Learning curve". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Ganapathi to debut as hero in upcoming family entertainer". OnManorama. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  7. ^ S, Gautham (13 November 2018). "Enjoying the new phase". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  8. ^ "'Mr & Ms Rowdy': A comic drama on quotation teams". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Instagraamam will have high production value: BTech fame Mridul Nair". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 May 2019.

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