A commemorative postage stamp on “Kadhal Mannan” Gemini Mamaone of the three biggest names of Tamil cinema :

Kadhal Mannan Gemini Mama (ஜெமினி கணேசன்)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

About : 

  • 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 CollegePudukottai, 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.