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Name: Vadivelu
DOB: October 10,1960
Birth Place: Madurai,Tamil Nadu, India
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No of Movies: 121


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Recently Released Tamil Movies

Vaa Deal 26-Mar-2017
Maragadha Naanayam 26-Mar-2017
Kolanji 24-Mar-2017
Veera Dheera Sooran 24-Mar-2017
Kadugu 24-Mar-2017

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Attu 01-Apr-2017
Veruli 07-Apr-2017
Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan 14-Apr-2017
Shivalinga 14-Apr-2017
Thala 57 14-Apr-2017

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Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka
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Other Works:

Became a thorough professional with the movie Pavithra(1990).

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

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    [2017-03-26 16:31:00]
    Dhanush's directorial venture Power Paandi is hitting the screens on 14 April. Interestingly Raghava Lawrence starrer Shivalinga...
  • Destination France for Vijay
    [2017-03-23 16:05:00]
    Actor Vijay will be off to France next month to shoot some important scenes for his movie to be directed by Atlee...
  • Latest update on Vijay 61
    [2017-03-13 18:17:00]
    Director Atlee is busy shooting the second schedule of his film starring Vijay. Sources say thaty plans are on to release the movie later this year...
  • What special for Vijay-Atlee movie
    [2017-03-02 17:11:00]
    Director Atlee has completed the first schedule of his upcoming movie tentatively titled Vijay 61. The crew will soon start touring France and US for the second schedule....
  • More about Vijay 61
    [2017-02-28 19:56:00]
    Vijay61 is on the floors and director Atlee has already completed the first schedule. Buzz is that portions involving Vijay and Nithya Menen have been...
  • 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...

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