Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Sivaji Ganesan On 93rd Birth Anniversary
Google celebrates Sivaji Ganesan on his 93rd birth anniversary with doodle. Check it out.
V. Chinnaiya Manrayar Ganesamoorthy, better known by his stage name Sivaji Ganesan, was an Indian actor and producer. He was active in Tamil cinema during the latter half of the 20th century.
He was known for his versatility and the variety of roles he depicted on screen, which gave him also the Tamil nickname Nadigar Thilagam. He is remembered as an iconic figure of Tamil cinema. In a career that spanned close to five decades, he had acted 288 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi.
Today marks his 93rd birth anniversary, on this occasion, Google has paid tribute to the legendary thespian Sivaji Ganesan by coming up with a Doodle on him. The doodle has been illustrated by Bengaluru-based artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi.
Sharing the doodle, “🎥 One of India’s 1st method actors 🏆 1st Indian to win Best Actor at an international film festival 🎬 300+ films Sivaji Ganesan earned the reputation as one of Indian cinema’s top entertainers #GoogleDoodle 🎨 by guest artist Noopur Choksi→ https://goo.gle/3kkgNy6,” captioned the official Twitter handle.
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🎥 One of India's 1st method actors
🏆 1st Indian to win Best Actor at an international film festival
🎬 300+ films
— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) October 1, 2021
Sivaji Ganesan was suffering from respiratory problems and was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai on 1 July 2001. He also had been suffering from a prolonged heart ailment for about 10 years. He died at 7:45 pm on 21 July 2001 at the age of 72 just three months prior to his 73rd birthday for which he had special plans. His funeral was telecasted live on Sun TV and was attended by thousands of viewers, politicians, and personalities from the South Indian film fraternity.
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