Actor Vadivelu

Vadivelu
Vadivelu
10/10/1960
Madurai, TamilNadu, India
147
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Actor Vadivelu Movies List

Showing 1 to 10 of 147 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 147 movies
Kulasekaranum Koolippadayum
Director: G.Siva
Music Director: Ilayaraja
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Neeyum Naanum Naduvula Peyum
Artist: RK , Vadivelu
Director: S.N.Sakthivel
Music Director: N/A
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Imsai Arasan 24am Pulikesi
Artist: Vadivelu , Parvathy Omanakuttan
Director: Simbudevan
Music Director: Gibran
Release Status: Unconfirmed
Mersal
Mersal ( Tamil )
Director: Atlee Kumar
Music Director: AR. Rahman
Release Date: 18-10-2017
Shivalinga
Shivalinga ( Tamil )
Artist: Raghava Lawrence , Ritika Singh , Shakthi , Vadivelu , Radha Ravi
Director: P.Vasu
Music Director: Thaman S
Release Date: 14-04-2017
Kaththi Sandai
Kaththi Sandai ( Tamil )
Artist: Vishal , Tammanna , Vadivelu , Soori
Director: Suraj
Music Director: Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Release Date: 23-12-2016
Eli
Eli ( Tamil )
Artist: Vadivelu , Pradeep Rawat , Sada , Adithya , Raj Kapoor
Director: Yuvaraj
Music Director: Vidyasagar
Release Date: 19-06-2015
Tenaliraman
Tenaliraman ( Tamil )
Director: Yuvaraj
Music Director: D.Imman
Release Date: 18-04-2014
Medhai
Medhai ( Tamil )
Artist: Ramarajan , Kavusika , Vadivelu
Director: Saravanan N.T.G
Music Director: Dhinna
Release Date: 15-01-2012
Mambattiyan
Mambattiyan ( Tamil )
Director: R.Thyagarajan
Music Director: Thaman S
Release Date: 16-12-2011
Showing 1 to 10 of 147 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 147 movies

Popular Vadivelu Songs

Aalaporan Tamizhan ( Mersal )
Singers: A.V. Pooja , Deepak , Sathya Prakash , Kailash Kher
Lyricist: Vivek
Duration: 5:48 Minutes
Neethanae ( Mersal )
Singers: AR.Rahman , Shreya Ghoshal
Lyricist:
Duration: 4:27 Minutes
Macho ( Mersal )
Singers: Sid Sriram , AR.Rahman , Swetha Mohan
Lyricist:
Duration: 4:45 Minutes
Kattu Vazhi Remix ( Mambattiyan )
Singers: Naveen Madhav
Lyricist: Vairamuthu
Duration: 03:37 Minutes
Naan Konjam Karuppu Thaan ( Kaththi Sandai )
Singers:
Lyricist: Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Duration: 4:30 Minutes
Mersal Arasan ( Mersal )
Singers: Sharanya Srinivas , Naresh Iyer , G.V.Prakash
Lyricist:
Duration: 4:06 Minutes
Rangu Rakkara ( Shivalinga )
Singers: Anirudh
Lyricist:
Idhayam Idhayam ( Kaththi Sandai )
Singers: Kharesma Ravichandran
Lyricist:
Duration: 3:12 Minutes
Sirika Vechu ( Shivalinga )
Singers: Ramya Behara , Vijay Yesudas
Lyricist:

Actor Vadivelu Biography

Vadivelu is a Tamil film actor and playback singer. Post-2000, he has dominated Tamil films as a comedian in various Tamil films. During his career, Vadivelu has won several Filmfare Awards and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. He is renowned for his slapstick comedies.

Born in the southern city of Madurai, Vadivelu is popularly known as (Vaigai Puyal - meaning the storm from the Vaigai River, which flows through the city for his high sense of humor). 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 Madurai, a district in Tamil Nadu) is born to a father who was extremely poor and worked in a glass factory in Madurai. This forced Vadivelu to seek help from actor Rajkiran who was also from the same place as him. Actor Rajkiran taking pity on him brought him to Chennai, and made him an office boy in his studio. This soon caught the attention of one of the versatile actors of Indian Cinema Kamal Hassan, who was fascinated by the antics of this man and offered roles to him in his future movies like Devar Magan and Singaravelan. These movies catapulted Vadivelu to instant stardom, making him hard to ignore. Post Devar Magan it is said that Tamil film Stalwart and Legend Sivaji Ganesan had predicted that this guy would become a great actor that people would find it hard to ignore him. This was purportedly told to Prabhu Ganesan his son also an actor. Also Superstar Rajinikanth was so impressed by him that he personally asked makers of Chandramukhi to sign him, describing him as Charlie Chaplin of the Tamil Comedy Industry. This Vadivelu claimed as a great honor bestowed upon him of a legend by a legend.

In most movies, Vadivelu plays a simpleton with good intentions but lands in trouble because of circumstances or eccentricities of the people he comes across. These roles involve heavy use of slapstick and puns, which has led him to being typecast. His comedy sequences typically end with him getting soundly trashed and a closing one-liner from him bemoaning his situation or antagonists. "Aaha oru guruppa thaaanya alayaraanga" (this roughly translates to: These people seem to roam around in groups to pick on him), "vanduttangayya, vandutanngya" (In Tamil this announces the arrival of his soon-to-be tormentors).

His part in movies like Friends, Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu and Winner and Chandramukhi, Aadhavan are typical of his performances that have brought him laurels and accolades from the Tamil movie-goer. Apart from acting, he has also lent his voice to songs in his movies. Some of his popular songs are "Ettana Irundha", "Orendu Onne" and "Kundakka Mandakka".
,br>Cashing in on his popularity, he starred in the lead role of the historical comedy spoof, Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi. The movie was declared a blockbuster and was widely acclaimed for its clean comedy. The movie features Vadivelu in a dual role, playing twin brothers. As can be expected in such plots, one of them is a laidback, cowardly king and the other is his brother, who grows up away from the palace into a well-informed and brave rebel, only to exchange places later. His next venture as lead star was in the movie Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan which flopped in the box-office. His comedy flick from the movie "Marudhamalai", has acquired him laurels for his excellent hilarious play. The phrases from this movie are very famous among his fans and people in Tamil Nadu. To name a few, "Naan Appdiye Shock Ayitten!!" (I got completely shocked) and his butler English phrases like "Chut up youvar blady mauth and releasemm immediaatlee" (Shut your bloody mouth and release him immediately), adds another feather to his hat. His funny body language and the comical gestures are his big assets.
,br>He is also a very good singer who often renders traditional Tamil village singing and dappan koothu. He is very famous for his songs "Ettana Eruntha", "Oonam Oonam" (a song that inspires the physically challenged) and the hilarious "Alwa Kudukuran."

List of awards & nominations received by Vadivelu

Vijay Awards
Best Comedian
Award : Vijay Awards in 2007
Movie : Marudhamalai
Year : 2007

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Best Comedian
Award : Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2006
Movie : Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei
Year : 2006

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Best Comedian
Award : Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2000
Movie : Vetrikodi Kattu
Year : 2000

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Best Comedian
Award : Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 1999
Movie : Mudhalvan
Year : 1999

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Best Comedian
Award : Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 1996
Movie : Kalam Maaripotchu
Year : 1996

Popular Co-Stars of Vadivelu

Manivannan
15 Movies
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15 Movies
Kovai Sarala
12 Movies
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12 Movies
Vijay
11 Movies
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Vadivelu Fans Reviews (54)

Sir we love ur comedy, u r one and only comedy king of our generation. Pl accept as many as films, money is to u, ur comedy for us for years, pl don't give respect to money.

Lakshman kumar , BANGALORE on 01-10-2017

PLEASE FORGET THE PAST FEW YEARS

JAYARAJ G A, PALAKKAD on 27-10-2016

vadivel sir i like very much for your comedy. please come back tamil cinema.your filim kaththi sandai intro nerupuda your only nerupuda.

GUNASEKARAN.N, mylapore on 26-10-2016

sir, you is the one and only great,best,nonimagineable comedian in Tamil cinema. Man must able to control fan But no one able to control air you is fresh air sir

Kayalvizhi, Allinagaram,theni on 12-10-2016

Sir, you are the role model for all peoples in everyday life and getting free from any harm so welcome back and be king

Shanmugam, Chennai on 15-09-2016

Vadivel Sir mis u lot lot lot

Mugil , srimushnam on 12-08-2016

I DON'T SEE ANY FILM ,BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT IN FILM.

R PANNEERSELVAM, CHENNAI on 29-06-2016

vadivelu sir plsss come back,miss u sooo much sir and ur comedy also...me and my families are ur true fan..unga comedy ah pathu kavalai maranthu sirippom,neenga thirumpavum vanthu engalukaga cinima la innoru time kalakkanum,u r the legend of comedy in kollywood..miss u a lot sir...pls come back

veerakavimathi, periyakulam,theni on 20-05-2016

vadivelu sir i like ur comedy so much

jayaprakash m.p., tiruppur on 10-05-2016

Sir I like your comedy a lotplz do come work in all thecinemas as before you didyou are great comedian

jayaraj, thanjavur on 28-04-2016

Nice fantastic comedy

k.ranjith, nagai on 28-04-2016

I miss u a lot. Please sir come and make everyone happy. I don't want to say anything . I love u sir. Everyone knows ur values

sasikumar, sriperumbudur on 22-04-2016

Nice Sir

Ramakrishna GL, Bangalore on 30-03-2016

Welcome back comedy king vadi

chandran, Singapore welcone on 21-03-2016

Sir I like your comedy a lot plz do come work in all the cinemas as before you did you are great comedian

Nizam, Hyderabad on 12-01-2016

Vadivelu sir you must come back to silver screen again i and my family like you very much

madhusudanan, Hyderabad, on 06-01-2016

he is a great comedy actor in tamil nadu

gokul rao, chennai on 23-11-2015

Every man has some ups and down. We know the reason why you are not visible in big screen. We are sorry for what we have not done to be on screen. We welcome you and request you to entertain as before and also we won't let it happen again to you.

Stuart, Nagercoil on 03-11-2015

Vadivel sir please don't think of anything u r the best comedian person in the film industry..Please don't have any ego pls accept movies like before and ur comeback career soon .....As we all are awaiting for u to see on the screen .....thank you

Praveen, vellore on 16-10-2015

sir i'm yours fan i hope you that, you will come to the fielde and i pray for you to sign like before . Sir yours fans that we are requesting you again we don't need politics. Thank you sir very soon we will meet you. :-):-):-):-):-):-):-)

P. Marisamy, Sankarankovil on 27-09-2015

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