Vadivelu

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Birthday
10, 1960
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
India

About

Notable for his comedic roles in numerous Tamil movies, he is perhaps most well known for his Tamil Nadu State Film Award-winning performances in Kathavarayan; Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi; Thavasi; Vetri Kodi Kattu; and Kaalam Maari Pochu. He is also famous for his Filmfare Award-winning performance in Chandramukhi.

Before Fame

Before making his cinematic debut in the 1991 feature En Rasavin Manasile, he worked in a frame shop and struggled to make ends meet.

Trivia

A singer as well as an actor, he contributed to the soundtracks of films such as Manaivikku Mariyadhai, Bhagavathi, and Looty.

Family Life

His marriage to Sarojini Vadivelu resulted in four children.

Associated With

A vocal supporter of India's Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party, Vadivelu spoke out harshly against opposing politician and fellow film actor Vijayakanth.