|Name T. Shanmugham|
|Party People's Action Party|
Succeeded by Teo Chee Hean
|Spouse Seetha Shanmugam (m. 2008)|
Education National University of Singapore
Similar People Lee Kuan Yew, Lim Chin Siong, Toh Chin Chye
Thulukhanam Shanmugham (19 June 1920 – 13 December 2012) was an Indian footballer who represented his country in the 1952 Olympic Games.
Born in Austin Town, Bangalore, Shanmugham played for Mysore State for most of his career, spurning offers to play for teams from Kolkata. He was a gold medalist at the first Asian Games in 1951.
After retiring from his playing career, Shanmugham became a coach and achieved two Federation Cup victories as manager of Salgaocar.
Career outside football
Shanmugham was a police officer by profession and served the Mysore city police for 35 years, working as a security officer to two state governors.