Dulquer had performed the function of the legendary actor within the super-hit Savitri biopic ‘Mahanati’
On the centenary beginning anniversary of the legendary film icon Gemini Ganesan, actor Dulquer Salmaan posted a tribute to him on social media. Ganesan was born on 17 November 1920.
Dulquer, who had performed Gemini Ganesan within the super-hit Savitri biopic Mahanati / Nadigaiyar Thilagam, wrote, “Although I may by no means match his appeal, appears or performing abilities, I think about it a privilege and honour to have been in a position to play the function of Gemini Ganeshan on display screen. Other than leaving a legacy that has impressed a technology of film lovers, he had a larger-than-life character that at this time is the stuff of legend. Right here’s remembering the one and solely Gemini Ganesan on his centennial beginning anniversary.”
The biopic starred Keerthy Suresh (who gained the Nationwide Award) within the function of Savithri, and was directed by Nag Ashwin. Dulquer gained quite a few awards for his portrayal of the ‘Kadhal Mannan.’
Thought of one of many all-time greats of Tamil cinema together with the likes of MG Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan made his debut with Miss Malini in 1947. His breakthrough function as a lead actor got here in Manam Pola Mangalyam (1953), directed by P. Pullaiah, that additionally featured Savithri as the feminine lead.
A recipient of the Padma Shri in 1971, Ganesan’s profession spanned over 5 many years, and greater than 200 movies. He handed away at his residence in Chennai on 22 March 2005, on the age of 84.