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Name: Meesai Murugesan
DOB: January 13,1930
Birth Place: Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu, India
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No of Movies: 8

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Recently Released Tamil Movies

Ruthravathi 16-Jun-2019
Vaan 14-Jun-2019
Kallapart 14-Jun-2019
Adutha Saattai 14-Jun-2019
Zombie 14-Jun-2019

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Gurkha 28-Jun-2019
Adithalam 01-Jul-2019
Aruvam 05-Jul-2019
Thumbaa 05-Jul-2019
Kaalidas 05-Jul-2019

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Became a thorough professional with the movie Pirivom Santhippom(1985).


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Full Biography of Actor Meesai Murugesan

Meesai Murugesan was a veteran actor and musician who appeared in Tamil-language films. He starred in more than 100 films and has done supporting roles in various films.

He started his career by playing the 'Kottankuchi' (coconut shell), alongside great musicians like K. P. Sundarambal, M. K. T. Bhagavathar, T. M. Soundararajan and Seerkazhi Govindarajan. He was popular for creating shrill sound effects in Nenjam Marappathillai and footfall of the horse in "Rajavin Paarvai Raniyin Pakkam" song in MGR-Saroja Devi's Anbe Vaa.  He has played instruments for music directors like M. S. Viswanathan, Ilayaraja and Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan.

He was a carnatic artist and had learned to play over 25 instruments. He also ran a one-man band "Apoorva Thalavaithiyangal" and held several concerts across the world including Europe, Canada, the United States and Russia.

Film career

His career spans over 100 films and he is famous for his roles in Vijay's Poove Unakkaga, Kamal Hassan's Unnal Mudiyum Thambi, Sathyaraj's Amaidhi Padai, Pandiarajan's Aan Paavam and much more. He earned the name "Meesai Murugesan" after sported a thick moustache in his first film Sugamana Raagangal.


He was conferred Kalaimamani by the Tamil Nadu State government for his contribution to the cinema.

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