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Gemini Ganesan passes away

March 22, 2005 08:50 IST

"Gemini" Ganesan, a popular south Indian film hero of yesteryear, died at his residence in Chennai early on Tuesday after prolonged illness, family sources said.

Ganesan, 84, is survived by seven daughters and a son. Popular Hindi actress Rekha is one of his daughters. Ji Ji, another daughter, has also acted in a couple of Tamil films.

He passed away at 1.30 am.

Ganesan, in his long film career spanning over five decades, acted in more than 200 films, including Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films.

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How come you could not locate a photograph of this great evergreen hero of the 50s and 60s.

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