Delhi Ganesh is a veteran Tamil actor born in Tirunelveli, who mostly acts in supporting roles and is perhaps best known for his role in Kamal Hassan comedies and films like Nayagan and Michael Madana Kama Rajan. He has acted in more than 400 films from 1976 to present. He was a member of the 'Delhi' drama troupe called Dakshina Bharata Nataka Sabha (DBNS),. Ganesh worked in the Food Corporation of India from 1964 to 1974 before quitting in favour of films.
He was introduced to Tamil Film Industry by Mr. K. Balachander in the film Pattana Pravesham (1976). His most popular roles have been as a supporting actor or a comedian but he has done villainous roles in films like Apoorva Sagodharargal (as Francis).
His most notable films are Sindhu Bhairavi, Nayagan, Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Aahaa and Thenali.
He is also a prominent Tamil teleserial actor who has acted in more than 8 major serials and is recently acting in fatherly roles in serials like Vasantham and Kasthuri in Sun TV.
His Latest appearance is in Hindi movie Chennai Express. He also made an appearance in the short film What if Batman was from Chennai as a version of Alfred Pennyworth.
In 2015, he launched his first production venture, Ennul Aayiram (2016) which would star his son Maha in the leading role.