Prabhu Ganesan is a well known actor in the South Indian film industry. He has received huge recognition for his versatility and his grip over diverse genres, particularly comedy. He acts in Tamil movies and gets acting in legacy from his father the veteran actor Sivaji Ganesan. Prabhu started his career in 1982 and is still going strong.
Here is a list of top 10 best movies of Prabhu Ganesan:
One of the most widely acclaimed performances of the actor came in the 2007 Tamil release called “Billa”, which is based on the Hindi gangster movie called “Don”. The movie had Ajith Kumar and Nayantara as lead actors while Prabhu Ganesan featured in a prominent role.
9. Arangetra Velai
“Arangetra Velai” is another noted work of Prabhu Ganesan. The Tamil film was made in 1990 and cast Revathi and V K Ramaswamy, along with Prabhu Ganesan. It was a remake of a Malayalam movie called “Ramji Rav Speaking”.
8. Kaala Pani
The next name on the list of top 10 best movies of Prabhu Ganesan is that of “Kaala Pani”. The epic movie, which released in 1996, narrated the story of pre independence era imprisonment at the prison in Andaman Nicobar islands, which was known as Kala Pani. The film had veteran actors like Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Annu Kapoor, Tabu and Prabhu Ganesan.
7. Vetri Vizha
One of the earlier films of Prabhu Ganesan, which earned him name and fame, is the 1989 Tamil release called “Vetri Vizha”. The super hit movie starred Kamal Haasan in the lead role and Prabhu Ganesan, Sasikala, Amala and Kushboo Sundar featured as the supporting star cast.
6. My Dear Marthandan
Next on this list is the 1990 Tamil release called “My Dear Marthandan”, in which Prabhu Ganesan was paired opposite Kushboo. It also cast Kamal Haasan in a guest appearance. The movie was a remake of a Hollywood movie called “Coming to America”.
Another movie regarded as one of the best works of Prabhu Ganesan is “Duet”, a musical film which came to the silver screen in 1996. The Tamil movie had Prabhu paired opposite the popular actress of the yesteryears, Meenakshi Sheshadri.
Prabhu Ganesan gave one of the most outstanding performances of his career in the 2010 Tamil thriller called “Raavanan”. Despite the presence of big names like Vikram, Aishwarya Rai and Prithviraj in the movie, Prabhu was able to make his presence felt in his supporting role. The movie was remade in Hindi as “Raavan”.
3. Vasool Raja MBBS
The remake of the Bollywood super hit called “Munna Bhai MBBS”, “Vasool Raja MBBS” comes ahead as one of the best movies of Prabhu Ganesan. While the title role was played by Kamal Haasan, the rest of the star cast including Prabhu Ganesan, Sneha, Prakash Raj and Nagesh, did full justice to their characters in the movie.
2. Agni Natchathiram
Featuring next on the list of top 10 best movies of Prabhu Ganesan is the 1988 Tamil movie called “Agni Natchathiram”. The blockbuster hit was directed by Mani Ratnam and had prabhu and Karthik in the main roles.
1. Chinna Thambi
“Chinna Thambi”, a 1990 Tamil movie can be undoubtedly regarded as the gem of the career of Prabhu Ganesan. The film featured a poor boy rich girl love story, with Prabhu and Kushboo in lead roles. It was one of the biggest blockbusters of its times and was later remade into different languages, including “Anari” in Hindi.
All these films have been acclaimed as the best performances of the actor and have proved his talent and versatility to the world.