Ganapathi S Poduval

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Ganapathi S Poduval is an Indian 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
Born (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 26)
Alma materPayyannur College
Years active2007–present

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 Ganapathi English
2007 Vinodayathra Ganapathi Malayalam
2007 Ali Bhai Ganapathi
2008 Chithrasalabhangalude Veedu Muththu
2008 Innathe Chintha Vishayam Kamala's brother
2008 Lollipop (film) Young Franko
2008 Pakal Nakshatrangal Junior Aadi Sidharthan
2009 Samayam Appu
2010 Pranchiyettan & the Saint Pauly
2010 The Waiting Room Hindi
2011 Achan Appu Malayalam Short film
2012 Spirit
2012 Mallu Singh Hari
2013 Black Butterfly Sameer
2013 August Club Benny
2015 Tharakangale Saakshi Freddy
2016 Kammati Paadam Charlie
2016 Kavi Uddheshichathu..? Shukkoor
2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Jithin(Jini's Lover)
2017 Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Freddy
2017 Honey Bee 2.5 Himself
2017 Georgettan's Pooram Kichu
2017 Puthan Panam Shine
2017 Chunkzz Riyas
2018 Uncle Sam
2018 Padayottam Salaman
2018 Govinda Madhava Soothradharan Dance drama
2018 Vallikudilile Vellakkaran Sam Joseph
2019 Mr & Mrs Rowdy Asif
2020 Onnu Chirikku N/A Short film as Director
2020 Instagramam Web Series
  Thattaassery Koottam Filming
  Thattum Vellattam Filming
2021 Salute Filming


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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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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