The company was started as a proprietary firm with an objective of bridging the gap between South Indian film Industry and south Indian movie fans in northern and western regions of India.
From its humble beginning to a LTD company today, Ganesh Films has evolved into a formidable distribution out let for Southern language movies in west and north territories, commonly known in the film industry as the North Indian territory.
The complete dominance of Ganesh films in this business can be seen from the manner in which it has successfully distributed a whopping 400 movies till date.
In the year 1991 Ganesh films promoted and distributed the Rajinikanth- Mamooty starrer Thalapathy, directed by Mani Rathnam. The movie went on to create many records by running to packed houses for more than 100 days . Ganesh Films was the first company to introduce the simultaneous release of South Indian language films in the Northern territory.