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Name: Vadivelu
DOB: October 10,1960
Birth Place: Madurai,Tamil Nadu, India
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No of Movies: 98


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Recently Released Tamil Movies

Vizhithiru 24-Feb-2017
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Upcoming Tamil Movies

Aangila Padam 01-Mar-2017
Kavan 01-Mar-2017
4G 01-Mar-2017
Kuttram 23 02-Mar-2017
Vishwaroopam II 03-Mar-2017

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Other Works:

Became a thorough professional with the movie Pavithra(1992).

Height:

5.80 in Feet Inches

Full Biography of Actor Vadivelu

Vadivelu often referred to as Vadivel, is a Tamil film actor, comedian and playback singer. Since the 1990s, he has acted mainly as a comedian in 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 city of Madurai, Vannar Vadivelu is popularly known as Vaigai Puyal, meaning "the storm from the Vaigai River" (which flows through Madurai), for his high sense of humor. Before his film career, he was working in a small shop where glass frames for photos and paintings were made. He was struggling with his monthly income of just a few hundred rupees. His fortune improved when his film career took off. By 1994, he owned a Tata Sierra (which was then considered a luxury).and credit goes to Rajkiran who introduced vadivel in his film.

Starting as a sidekick to the famed Goundamani-Senthil comedy duo, Vadivelu rose to prominence after his role in Kadhalan (1994), although his debut movie was En Rasavin Manasiley (1989), directed by Kasthoori Raja. Some of his most famous movies are Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Winner and Chandramukhi. The actor played the lead in the blockbuster Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi where he played a dual role of twin brothers. His next movie in a lead role was Indiralogathil Na Azhagappan, which was however a big failure.

Vadivelu's roles involve heavy use of slapstick and puns, which has led him to be typecast. His comedy sequences typically end with him getting soundly thrashed and a closing one-liner from him bemoaning his situation or antagonists. Some of his famous lines are "Aaha oru guruppa thaaanya alayaraangaya" (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) and "aavana nee?!" (are you him?!). His popularity could be ascribed to the general audience being able to identify with him thanks to his rustic looks, accent and body language. This is unlike other actors, especially heroes, who are generally perceived as ideals, adored but not seen as the guy or girl next door. He has worked in over 350 films.

News About Vadivelu

  • Sivalinga from 14 April
    [2017-02-25 21:02:00]
    Raghava Lawrence starrer Sivalinga will be out 14 April. A remake of Kannada blockbuster titled the same...
  • Vadivelu-GVP project shelved?
    [2017-02-16 17:22:00]
    Director Ramabala of Lollu Sabha fame was all set to begin a movie starring Vadivelu and music composer G V Prakash...
  • Vadivelu And Kovai Sarala joining hands for Vijay 61
    [2017-02-16 12:34:00]
    Kovai Sarala and Validevu combination made audience to roll around the floor with laughter. Now it is time for them...
  • Sadha Back In Tamil
    [2017-02-13 16:42:00]
    Actress Sadha, who acted in films like Unnale Unnale and Anniyan, is making a comeback in Tamil cinema...
  • Vijay turns cop again
    [2017-02-13 15:19:00]
    Vijay and Atlee are coming together for a movie after Theri. The Vijay 61 to be produced by Sri Thenandal Films features Nithya Menen, Kajal Agarwal...
  • Thalapathy 61 shoots in ECR
    [2017-02-11 14:39:00]
    Actor Vijay has kick started the shoot for his movie (Vijay61) in East Coast Road at a huge studio. Remember it was at this studio that films...
  • Revealed! The real reason why Jyothika opted out of Vijay 61
    [2017-02-07 19:58:00]
    After the huge hit of Theri the team is joining again with big casting like Kajal, Samantha, Jyothika, Vadivelu, S.J.Surya, SathyaRaj ...
  • Famous Costume Designer for Vijay in Vijay 61
    [2017-02-02 17:42:00]
    Altee and Vijay flick's expectation is increasing day by day. The movie has 2 ladies Kajal and Samantha plaything the lead role and have Vadivelu...
  • Vijay begins shoot for Atlee's film
    [2017-02-01 18:01:00]
    After giving blockbuster hit with Theri, actor Vijay and director Atlee kick started their next together today. Vijay 61 went of floors...
  • Vijay 61 is set in 80's backdrop
    [2017-01-28 15:49:00]
    After the hit of Bairavaa Vijay with no wait started his next film with Atlee. The untitled flick will have a very big star cast like Sathyaraj,...

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