Bollywood The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies  

Reference
7.1k votes 1.6k voters 118.1k views 75 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sivaji Ganesan movies?" and "What are the greatest Sivaji Ganesan roles of all time?"
1
328 70
Ranker Video
Karnan N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri, Sivaji Ganesan
Karnan is a 1964 Indian Tamil mythological epic film produced and directed by B. R. Panthulu. It features Sivaji Ganesan as the eponymous character, leading an ensemble cast consisting of N. T. ...more
2
302 62
Ranker Video
Nagesh, Manorama, Sivaji Ganesan
Thillana Mohanambal is a 1968 Indian Tamil musical drama film written, directed, distributed and produced by A. P. Nagarajan. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Padmini and T. S. Balaiah in the lead ...more
3
241 47
Ranker Video
Sukumari, Gemini Ganesan, Sivaji Ganesan
Veerapandiya Kattabomman is a 1959 Indian Tamil historical film directed by B. R. Panthulu. The film's screenplay was written by Ma. Po. Sivagnanam while its story and dialogue were written by ...more
4
239 48
Ranker Video
Nagesh, Manorama, Savitri
Thiruvilaiyadal is a 1965 Indian Tamil devotional mythological film written, directed, produced and distributed by A. P. Nagarajan. The film features Sivaji Ganesan and Savitri in the lead roles ...more
5
207 38
Deiva Magan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies
Jayalalithaa, Sivaji Ganesan, M. N. Nambiar
Deiva Magan is a 1969 Tamil language film starring Sivaji Ganesan in a triple role. Sivaji Ganesan enacted three roles for the second time in his career after Bale Pandiya. He acted as a father ...more
6
141 20
Ranker Video
Jayalalithaa, Nagesh, Manorama
Galatta Kalyanam is a 1968 Indian Tamil-language film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalitha, K. A. Thangavelu, Cho Ramaswamy, A. V. M. Rajan, Nagesh, V. Gopalakrishnan, VS Raghavan, Senthamarai, ...more
7
165 28
Ranker Video
Kamal Haasan, Nassar, Revathi
Thevar Magan is a 1992 Indian Tamil drama film produced by, written by and starring Kamal Haasan in the title role. It was directed by Bharathan and also stars Sivaji Ganesan, Nassar, Revathi ...more
8
141 22
Navarathri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies
Navarathri Nagesh, Manorama, Savitri
Navarathri is a 1964 Tamil Drama film by A. P. Nagarajan. The film is well known for starring Sivaji Ganesan in nine distinct roles getting connected in nine nights within the film, thus the ...more
9
163 29
Ranker Video
Sivaji Ganesan, K. Balaji, Devika
Bale Pandiya is a 1962 Tamil comedy film directed by B. R. Panthulu. Starring Sivaji Ganesan, M. R. Radha and Devika in the lead roles, the music was scored by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy. It is the ...more
10
156 27
Ranker Video
Aalayamani Sivaji Ganesan, Chittor V. Nagaiah, B. Saroja Devi
Aalayamani is a 1962 Tamil language drama film directed by K. Shankar. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, S. S. Rajendran, B. Saroja Devi, C. R. Vijayakumari and M. R. Radha in lead roles. The ...more
11
140 24
Ranker Video
Paar Magale Paar Manorama, Sivaji Ganesan, Cho Ramaswamy
Paar Magale Paar is a 1963 Tamil directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, M. R. Radha, Sowcar Janaki and C. R. Vijayakumari in lead roles. The film, produced by V. C. ...more
12
105 14
Ranker Video
Sivaji Ganesan, Sivakumar, Shavukaru Janaki
Uyarntha Manithan is a 1968 film directed by R. Krishnan and S. Panju.
13
194 44
Ranker Video
Sridevi, Nagesh, Sivaji Ganesan
Vasantha Maligai is a 1972 Tamil film, directed by K.S. Prakash Rao, starring Sivaji Ganesan and Vanisri, a remake of the 1971 hit Telugu film, Prem Nagar. Vasantha Maligai was a blockbuster, ...more
14
121 19
Ranker Video
Prem Nazir, Manorama, Sivaji Ganesan
Paalum Pazhamum is a 1961 Tamil-language film directed by A. Bhimsingh and featuring Sivaji Ganesan, M. R. Radha, B. Saroja Devi and Sowcar Janaki. The film, produced by G. N. Velumani under ...more
15
146 27
Pava Mannippu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies
Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, Sivaji Ganesan
Pava Mannippu is a 1961 Tamil language drama film directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, M. V. Rajamma, Devika and M. R. Radha in lead roles. The ...more
16
167 38
Ranker Video
Thanga Pathakkam Sivaji Ganesan, K. R. Vijaya , Sreekanth
Thanga Pathakkam is a 1974 Tamil film directed by P. Madhavan and written by Mahendran. Produced by Shanthi Narayanaswamy and T. Manohar, the film stars Sivaji Ganesan, K. R. Vijaya, and ...more
17
111 18
Ranker Video
Sridevi, Jayalalithaa, Manorama
Kandan Karunai is a Tamil film, which was released in 1967 and was directed by A.P. Nagarajan. It starred an ensemble cast including Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Sivakumar, Savithri, ...more
18
105 18
Ranker Video
Gnana Oli Sharada, Sivaji Ganesan, Major Sundarrajan
Gnana Oli is a 1972 Tamil movie directed by P. Madhavan, written by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram, starring Sivaji Ganesan in the lead role.
19
119 23
Ranker Video
Nagesh, Manorama, Gemini Ganesan
Saraswati Sabatham is a 1966 Indian Tamil mythological film written and directed by A. P. Nagarajan. It stars Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, Devika, Padmini, K. R. Vijaya, Manorama and ...more
20
135 31
Puthiya Paravai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sivaji Ganesan Movies
Nagesh, Manorama, Sivaji Ganesan
Puthiya Paravai is a 1964 Indian Tamil romantic thriller film directed by Dada Mirasi. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, B. Saroja Devi, M. R. Radha and Sowcar Janaki in the lead roles, with V. ...more
21
90 15
Ranker Video
Kamal Haasan, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri
Paarthaal Pasi Theerum is a Tamil language film directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, Sowcar Janaki and B. Saroja Devi in lead roles. The film, ...more
22
104 20
Ranker Video
The Relationship Is Up to Ooty Nagesh, Sivaji Ganesan, T. S. Balaiah
Ooty Varai Uravu is a 1967 Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan, R. Muthuraman, K.R. Vijaya and L. Vijaylakshmi in the lead roles. It was directed by C. V. Sridhar. The film was L. Vijaylakshmi's ...more
23
97 19
Ranker Video
Manohara Sivaji Ganesan, Pasupuleti Kannamba, Pandari Bai
Manohara is a 1954 Tamil language historical fiction film starring Sivaji Ganesan, S. S. Rajendran, P. Kannamba, T. R. Rajakumari and Girija in the lead roles. The film was based on a play of ...more
24
68 10
Ranker Video
Green Lantern Nagesh, S. V. Ranga Rao, Sivaji Ganesan
Pachai Vilakku is a 1964 Indian Tamil film, directed by A. Bhim Singh and produced by Rama. Arangannal, A. R. Hassan Khan and T. S. Aadhi Narayanan. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, C. R. ...more
25
82 15
Ranker Video
Sorgam Nagesh, Gemini Ganesan, Sivaji Ganesan
Sorgam is a 1970 Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Manohar, K. R. Vijaya, Rajasree, Nagesh and Balaji in the lead roles. The film was written by Sakthi T. K. Krishnasamy and directed by T. R. ...more