A commemorative postage stamp on “Kadhal Mannan” Gemini Mama, one of the three biggest names of Tamil cinema :
Issued by India
Issued on Feb 25, 2006
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 500 Paise
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nashik
Name : Ganapathi Subramania Sarma
Born on Nov 17, 1920 at Pudukkottai, Madras Presidency, British India [now in Tamil Nadu, India]
Died on Mar 22, 2005 at Chennai, India
- Gemini Ganesan, the eternal romantic of the silver screen, a charmer, and an actor par excellence, was one of the most adored icons of the Indian film industry.
- Gemini Ganesan who was named earlier Ramaswami Ganesan was born on 17th November 1920 in Pudukottai of Tamilnadu. After initial studies at Ramakrishna Home, Chennai and Maharajah’s College, Pudukottai, Ganesan graduated from Madras Christian College, Tambaram and started his career as a lecturer in this College. But soon he joined Gemini Studios as a Production Assistant.