Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, India
|Occupation||Film actor, producer, Writer|
Ganesh Janardhanan, also known by his stage name VTV Ganesh, is an Indian actor, comedian and film producer. He is best known for his hoarse voice, and his appearances in films featuring Silambarasan. He had made his debut in Tamil movie Red directed by Singampuli.
Ganesh made his breakthrough with a role in his home production Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (2010) directed by Gautham Menon featuring Silambarasan and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles. His portrayal of Ganesh, the fictional cinematographer of Kaakha Kaakha (2003) won plaudits from critics and eventually led to him changing his name by adding a prefix with the initials of the film (VTV). He went on to play a comic role in the anthology film, Vaanam (2011) which he also produced, portraying the character of "Bajanai" Ganesh who assists Cable Raja played Silambarasan. Ganesh also acted in Osthe (2011) featuring Silambarasan in a role as the heroine's father. He was one of the lead characters in Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham (2013).
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