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    Vadivelu

    Actor/Singer/Lyricst
    Born : 12 Sep 1960
    Birth Place : Madurai
    Vadivelu is a Tamil comedian film actor. Post 2000, he has dominated Tamil films as a comedian in Kollywood, along with comedian Vivek. During his career, Vadivelu has won several Filmfare Awards and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Born in the southern city of... ReadMore
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    Vadivelu is a Tamil comedian film actor. Post 2000, he has dominated Tamil films as a comedian in Kollywood, along with comedian Vivek. During his career, Vadivelu has won several Filmfare Awards and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Born in the southern city of Madurai, Vadivelu is nicknamed Vaigai Puyal (the Vaigai storm, after the river Vaigai, which flows through the city; Puyal could be symbolic of his ability to 'bring down anything like a storm'). Starting as a sidekick to the famed Goundamani-Senthil comedy duo, he rose to prominence after his role in Kadhalan.

    His Madurai Tamil accent (Tamil spoken in southern Tamil Nadu) is usually a perfect foil for his roles in Tamil movies with a village background or a simpleton in a city. Vadivelu has distant Tamil Sri Lankan ancestry. In most movies, Vadivelu plays a...
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