Best Stand up Comedians in Tamil Cinema
Here we rated the best comedy stars in Tamil cinema of all times are as follows
Sivakarthikeyan was born on 17 February 1985 at Singampuneri located in Sivgangai District. He was introduced in a movie Marina directed by Pandiraj and then he played a notable role in movie 3 with Dhanush. Previously he was a anchor for a comedy shows in Star Vijay channel. His best comedy movies are Varuthpadadha Valibar Sangm, Manam Kothi Paravai and Edhir Neechal. He is a good Stand-up comedian and also a mimicry artist. Now he is an upcoming Star in Tamil cini industry and rated fifteen in our countdown.
14. Shiva (Agila Ulaga Super Star)
Shiva was born on 10th December 1982 and his birth place is Chennai. His first film was Chennai 600 028 and played hero role in a full length comedy movie Tamizh Padam and it was a most successful movie and this movie made him as a well humored actor and his well known movies are Saroja, Vanakkam Chennai, Kalakalappu and remake of Rajinikanth’s Thillu Mullu. Sudhish Kamath of The Hindu praised Shiva “Nobody makes silly jokes work with a straight face like Shiva does". Before cinema he was a radio jockey in Radio Mirchi. Shiva placed at fourteenth in our countdown.
13. Soori (Parotta Soori)
Soori was born on 27 August 1977 at Madurai. His first appearance was the movie Ninaivirukkum Varai as Prabhudeva's friend and he became a good comedian in Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu directed by Sushindran, in this movie his parotta comedy is unforgettable. His most successful movies are Kalavani, Naan Mahaan Alla, Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga, Varuthpadadha Valibar Sangm, Manam Kothi Paravai, Jilla, Nimirndhu Nil, Poojai and Vellaikaara Durai. His pair with Actor Sivakathikeyan and actor vimal is the most successful ones. He comes at thirteenth in our competition of best comedian.
12. Suruli Rajan
Sankaralingam Ponnaiya Pillai (suruli Rajan) was born on 14 january 1938 at Periyakulam, near Theni District. His first appearance was in the movie Iravum Pagalum (1965) and other important movies are Kaadhal Paduthum Paadu, Naan, moondrezhuthu, Aadhi Parasakthi and his remarkable movie was Maandhoppu Kiliye is a comedy blockbuster in the year 1971. He created a record of more than 50 movies in a single year 1980. He won Tamil Nadu State Government's Comedian Award for the year 1981-82 and he was died on 5 December 1980 after his last movie Pillayar. He wins the twelfth place in our rating.
Janagaraj gave a tough copetition to the famous comedy pair Goundamani-Senthil in 1980s. his first significant role was in Sevuppu Villu. His famous movies are Mann Vasanai, Aan Paaam, Padikkadhavan, Nayagan, Apporva Sagodharargal, Rajathi Raja, Siva, Vaigaasi Porandhachi and Guna. His last film was Thavam (2007). Before came to cinema, he was worked as Junior Division Clerk and part-timely acted as a Theatre artist. He formed successful pair with Rajinikanth, Sathya Raj and kamal Haasan in many movies. He comes at eleventh in our countdown.
10. Thengai Srinivasan
Srinivasan was born on 21 Octoer 1937.He started his career at Integeral Coach Factory in Chennai and his first film was the suspense thriller Oru Viral in 1965 but before that his first stage appearance was Galatta Kalyanam with his father. Once he played a role of Coconut vendor, so that he was named as Thengai Srinivasan. His famous movies are Kasedhan Kadavulada, Thillu Mullu, Kalyana Raman, Priya, Billa, Kazhugu, Ram Lakshmanan, kai Kodukkum Kai, Padikkadhavan and Naan Adimai Illai. He was died at his age of 51 on 9 November 1988 at Bangalore. He was rated at tenth in our countdown.
9. Thambi ramaiah
Tambi Ramaiah hails from Rarapuram, a village in Pudhukottai District. He started his career as lyricist and Assistant Director, and then he played his first role with Goundamani in the movie Malabar Police in the year 1999. He made a successful pair with Vadivelu and Santhanam in many movies. his well known movies are mynaa, Jore, Indiralogathil Na Azhagappan, Vaagai Sooda Vaa, Osthi, Raajapaatai, Kazhugu, Kumki, Veeram , Jilla and Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam. He Won National Award for the movie Mynaa and also won SIIMA and Filmfare award for Kumki as a Best Comedian. He wins the ninth place in our rating.
N.Santhanam was born on 21 January 1980 at Polichalur, Chennai. First he was acing in a Telivision Programmes in Sun tv, Star Vijay and Win tv and he did a role in Manmadhan which was his first film. He form a successful pair with many upcoming young heroes like Silambarasan, Aarya, Dhanush, Udhayanithi Stalin and Kaarthi and also plays major role in the films of M.Rajesh, A.L.Vijay, Siva and Sundar C. His famous movies are Siva Manasula Sakthi, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Siruthai, Vaanam, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru and Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru. He won SIIMA Award for the movie Vaanam and also won Edison Award for Boss Engira Bhaskaran. He rated eighth in our comedian countdown.
7. Kovai Sarala
Kovai Sarala was born on 7 April 1962 in coimbatore and she belongs to Malayali family.She mostly plays comedy and supporting roles in Tamil and Telugu films.Her first film was Velli Ratnam when she was studying ninth standard. Her famous films are Aval Varuvala, Kaalam Maari Pochu, Sadileelavadhi, Viswanathan Ramamoorthi, Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai, Thirupathi Ezhumalai Venkatesa, Muni, Muni 2, Muni 3 and Kanna Ladu Thinna Aasaiya. She forms successful pair with Koundamani, Senthil and Vadivelu and she won many awards as the best female comedian. She rated at seventh place in our countdown.
6. Kamal Haasan (Ulaga Naayagan)
Dr. Padma sri Kamal Haasan was born on 7 October 1954 at Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu. He is a film actor, producer, director, screenplay writer, playback singer, lyricist, choreaographer and very good comedian. His first film was Kalathur Kannama when he was studying his school. His famous comedy films are Vasul Raaja MBBS, Mumbai Express, Singara Velan, Panja Thandhiram, Auvvai Shanmugi, Manmadhan Anbu, Thenali and Kaadhala Kaadhala, etc. His life time achievement is huge and he placed at sixth in our rating.
5. RajiniKanth (Super Star)
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad wa sborn on 12 December 1950 at Bangalore, Karnataka. He started acting in dramas while he was working as a bus conductor at Bangalore. His first film was Bairavi in which he did a negative role. His famous comedy films are Thillu Mullu, Padikkadhavan, Panakkaran, Raajadhi Raaja, Annamalai, Padayappa, Arunachalam, Uzhaipaali, Guru Sishiyan, Thambiku Endha OOru, Veera and Chandramoogi, etc. He forms successful Pair with Koundamani, Senthil, Vadivelu and Vivek and he rated at fifth in our countdown.
Senthil was born on 23 March 1951 at Ilanjambore village near Mudukulathur in Ramanadhapuram District. First he was acting in dramas by also working as a attender in a private bar. His first film was in the movie Malayoor Mambattiyan. He forms a successful pair with Koundamani which is well known comedy pair in Tamil cinema. They became an Uncrowned Kings of Tamil cinema during 20th centuary. His super hit comedy movies are Arunachalam, Muthu, Indian, Padayappa, Jeans, Nattamai, En Rasavin Manasile, Karakatakkaran, Indru Poi Naalai Vaa, Poovizhi Vasalilye and Namma OOru Nalla OOru, etc. he rated at fourth in our countdown.
3. Vivek (Chinna Kalaivaanan)
Vivekh was born at Sankaran Kovil, Tamil Nadu. He won Padmashri in 2009 and Doctorate in the year 2015. His first film was Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal and he forms separate track for his comedy in many of his film and especially in his comedy there must be a message. He won Edison Awards and Filmfare awards as the best comedian for many movies. His famous movies are Run, Saamy, Perazhagan, Unnarugye Naan Irundhal, Parthiban Kanavu, Anniyan, Boys, Padikkadhavan, Mapillai, Uthama Puthiran, Kuruvi, Velai illa Pattadhari, Sivaji and also won International Tamil Film Award, Variety Cinema Award and Tamil Nadu state Award. He forms successful pair with Rajinikanth, Dhanush, Vijay and Ajith. He placed third in our comedy countdown.
Nageshwaran Ceiur Krishna Gundu Rao was born at Dharapuram, Tamil Nadu. Before came to cinema he was worked as a Clerk in the Indian Railway and then he played various roles in dramas. His first film was Manamulla Marudhaaram and his most important break in his career was Nenjil Or Aalayam.The most successful films for Nagesh are Server Sundaram, Thiruvilayadal, Kaadhalika Neramillai, Anbe Vaa, vietnaam Veedu, Pattanathi Bhoodham, Thillana Mohanambal, Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Nammavar, Avvai SHanmugi and Panchathandhiram. He paired with Manoramma which was unbeatable in 1970's. He died at his age of 75 on 31 January 2009 because of diabetes. He won National Award and Kalamamani as the best comedian. He placed at second in our best comedian countdown.
1. Vadivelu(Vaigai Puyal)
In our countdown two legends occupy first place in our countdown and one of those legends is Vaigai Puyal Vadivelu. He was born on 10 October 1960 at Madurai, Tamil Nadu. His debut movie was En Rasavin Manasile and Rajkiran was the hero of this movie who introduced vadivelu and then he acted few films with combination of Koundamani- Senthil. His famous films are Friends, Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Vinner, Giri, Thalainagaram, Marudhamalai, Chandramuki,Kaalam Maari Pochu, Thavasi, Kathavarayan, AAdhavan, Villu, Kovai Brothers, Jore, Majaa, Vetrivel Sakthi vel, London, Manathai Thirudivittai, Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi, Thenali Raaman and Eli. He won Tamil Nadu State Film Award and Filmfare Award. He mainly make a separaste track for comedy with his supporting actors and also forms good pair with heroes especially Rajinikanth, Vijay, Arjun, Prasanth, Vivek, Sundhar C, Vikram and Sathyaraj. His body language is excellent and makes many fans for him from six to sixty ages.
Another legend who becomes first in our countdown is Goundamani. Subramani Karuppaiya is his actual name and he was born on 25 May 1939 at Kannampalayam, Coimbatore district. He is well known for his comic duo partnership with Senthil which is unforgettable by the Tamil fans. His first film was Annakili and 16 Vayadhunile made a breakthrough in his cinema carrer. His famous films are Vaidehi Kathirundhal, Japanil Kalyanaraman, Kanni Rasi, Chinna Goundar, Malaiyoor Mambattiyan, Karagattakkaran, Nadigan, Cheran Pandiyan, Pangali, Singaravelan, Mannan, Koyil Kaalai, Gentleman, Kadhalar Dhinam, Jai Hind, Nattamai, Karnaa, Chakravarthy, Murai Maaman, Coimbatore Maaple, Avathara Purushan, Tata Birla, Malabar Police, Baba, Sooriyan, Pangali and Rikshaw Mama. He forms successful pair with Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sathyaraj, Ramarajan, Vijay, Ajith and also paired with Kovai Sarala in many films.
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