Sunday, January 29, 2012


Y.G.Mahendran has earned name and fame as a good businessman,Film Actor,Singer,Comedian,Dramatist,Playwright etc.He is in the acting field for a long span of four decades.His
Father,Y.G.Parthasarathy owned his own drama troupe in Chennai  and has contributed much for improvement
of modern drama.Y.G.Mahendran used to act in school plays  and was good at studies also.He has passed Chemical Engineering degree course and has also taken MBA.
He selected acting as the career and joined in the drama troupe of his father and acted in several dramas and
earned acclaim. He is the cousin of Film Star Vyjanthimala and also of Latha Rajani Kanth.
In 1971 he debuted in films by acting in K.Balachander film 'Navagraham'.
After acting in many films he was involved with a ceramic production plant which was running successfully.
Due to his love towards films and actin in 2001 he sold his business and returned to film field as a producer
and actor.His latest appearance in 'Kanthaswamy' also received much appreciation.
Y.G.Mahendran is also known as Y.Gee.Mahendra.He is still acting in dramas and very much interested to
act on stage.
Y.G.Mahendra keeps good relationship with Rajani Kanth and Kamal Hassan.He has acted in several pictures of both these superstars.He had acted with Sivaji Ganesan and Prabhu Ganesan also.He has also acted in Vijayakanth films.He is familiar to Keralites since he was in the main role of 1983 film 'Oomakkuyil'
in which Poornima Jayaram was the heroine.That film directed by Balu Mahendra was a block buster film.
Balu Mahendra handled cinematography also and it is considered as one of the best films of Y.G.Mahendran.
Selected Filmography
Annai Oru Aalayam
Manmadha Leelai
Athisaya piravigal
Miruthanga Chakravarthy
Sivappu Sooryan
Vamsa Vilakku
Nallavanakku Nallavan
Anbulla Appa
Annai En Daivam
Chinna Vadyar
Aduthethu Albert
Sri Raghavendra
Nalla Thambi
Padikkatha Pannaiyar
ZIndra Vizha
Kantha Swamy

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