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He was the King of Romance

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March 22, 2005 15:05 IST

Indian cinema has lost one of its enduring icons.

Gemini Ganesan, called Kadhal Mannan or King of Romance, passed away at his Chennai residence on Tuesday after suffering from a prolonged illness.

Ganesan, 84, is survived by a son and seven daughters, among them actress Rekha.

In a career spanning over five decades, the southern superstar acted in over 200 films.

Share your memories of a truly great actor, and post your condolences.

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