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The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies

Updated January 27, 2020 6.5k votes 1.9k voters 125.1k views75 items

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List of the best Sivaji Ganesan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sivaji Ganesan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Sivaji Ganesan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sivaji Ganesan movies will be at the top of the list. Sivaji Ganesan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sivaji Ganesan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sivaji Ganesan films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Sivaji Ganesan role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Sivaji Ganesan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has everything from Padithal Mattum Pothuma to Pachhai Vilakku.

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    52

    Thillana Mohanambal

    Nagesh, Manorama
    Thillana Mohanambal is a 1968 Indian Tamil musical drama film written, directed, distributed...  more
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    277
    73

    Karnan

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri
    Karnan is a 1964 Indian Tamil mythological epic film produced and directed by B. R. Panthulu....  more
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    189
    41

    Thiruvilaiyadal

    Nagesh, Manorama
    Thiruvilaiyadal is a 1965 Indian Tamil devotional mythological film written, directed,...  more
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    177
    40

    Veerapandiya Kattabomman

    Sukumari, Gemini Ganesan
    Veerapandiya Kattabomman is a 1959 Indian Tamil historical film directed by B. R. Panthulu....  more
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    172
    39

    Deiva Magan

    Jayalalithaa, Sivaji Ganesan
    Deiva Magan is a 1969 Tamil language film starring Sivaji Ganesan in a triple role. Sivaji...  more
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    156
    41

    Vasantha Maligai

    Sridevi, Nagesh
    Vasantha Maligai is a 1972 Tamil film, directed by K.S. Prakash Rao, starring Sivaji Ganesan...  more
  • 7
    119
    23

    Aalayamani

    Sivaji Ganesan, Chittor V. Nagaiah
    Aalayamani is a 1962 Tamil language drama film directed by K. Shankar. The film features...  more
  • 8
    127
    29

    Thevar Magan

    Kamal Haasan, Nassar
    Thevar Magan is a 1992 Indian Tamil drama film produced by, written by and starring Kamal...  more
  • 9
    121
    26

    Navarathri

    Nagesh, Manorama
    Navarathri is a 1964 Tamil Drama film by A. P. Nagarajan. The film is well known for starring...  more
  • 10
    124
    27

    Bale Pandiya

    Sivaji Ganesan, K. Balaji
    Bale Pandiya is a 1962 Tamil comedy film directed by B. R. Panthulu. Starring Sivaji Ganesan,...  more
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    120
    25

    Puthiya Paravai

    Nagesh, Manorama
    Puthiya Paravai is a 1964 Indian Tamil romantic thriller film directed by Dada Mirasi. The...  more
  • 12
    100
    16

    Palum Pazhamum

    Prem Nazir, Manorama
    Paalum Pazhamum is a 1961 Tamil-language film directed by A. Bhimsingh and featuring Sivaji...  more
  • 13
    125
    33

    Thanga Pathakkam

    Sivaji Ganesan, K. R. Vijaya
    Thanga Pathakkam is a 1974 Tamil film directed by P. Madhavan and written by Mahendran....  more
  • 14
    104
    19

    Paar Magale Paar

    Manorama, Sivaji Ganesan
    Paar Magale Paar is a 1963 Tamil directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features Sivaji Ganesan,...  more
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    113
    27

    Galatta Kalyanam

    Jayalalithaa, Nagesh
    Galatta Kalyanam is a 1968 Indian Tamil-language film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalitha, K....  more
  • 16
    94
    18

    Saraswati Sabatham

    Nagesh, Manorama
    Saraswati Sabatham is a 1966 Indian Tamil mythological film written and directed by A. P....  more
  • 17
    86
    14

    Gnana Oli

    Sharada, Sivaji Ganesan
    Gnana Oli is a 1972 Tamil movie directed by P. Madhavan, written by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram,...  more
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    84
    17

    Kandan Karunai

    Sridevi, Jayalalithaa
    Kandan Karunai is a Tamil film, which was released in 1967 and was directed by A.P. Nagarajan....  more
  • 19
    77
    18

    The Relationship Is Up to Ooty

    Nagesh, Sivaji Ganesan
    Ooty Varai Uravu is a 1967 Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan, R. Muthuraman, K.R. Vijaya and...  more
  • 20
    69
    15

    Parthal Pasi Theerum

    Kamal Haasan, Gemini Ganesan
    Paarthaal Pasi Theerum is a Tamil language film directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features...  more
  • 21
    72
    21

    Andavan Kattalai

    Sivaji Ganesan, Major Sundarrajan
    Aandavan Kattalai is a 1964 Tamil film from the house of P.S. Veerappa released in 1964....  more
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    91
    37

    Uyarndha Manidhan

    Sivaji Ganesan, Sivakumar
    Uyarntha Manithan is a 1968 film directed by R. Krishnan and S. Panju....  more
  • 23
    73
    27

    Rajaraja Cholan

    Lakshmi, Sivaji Ganesan
    Rajaraja Cholan is a 1973 Tamil film about the life of the Chola king Rajaraja Chola. The film...  more
  • 24
    63
    19

    Sorgam

    Nagesh, Gemini Ganesan
    Sorgam is a 1970 Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Manohar, K. R. Vijaya, Rajasree, Nagesh...  more
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    108
    60

    Pava Mannippu

    Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
    Pava Mannippu is a 1961 Tamil language drama film directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features...  more