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Vadivelu (Actor) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 14, 2021

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Short Biography

Vadivelu (Contractor Nesamani) was born on 12-09-1960 in Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Comedian & Playback Singer who is known for his work in Tamil cinema.

Other Name: Vaigai Puyal, Vadivel, Contractor Nesamani
Other Professions: Comedian Playback Singer Singer Dancer
Appearance: Tamil

Vadivelu Complete Bio & Career

Vadivelu is often referred to as Vaigai Puyal. He started off his career as a side hero and was used in the films as a comedian. He rose to prominence after his splendid work in the film Kadhalan. His Tamil accent helped him create a niche for himself in the Tamil film industry.
In almost all his films, he lands into trouble due to a situation and in that situations, his slapstick comedy and puns have made him one of the most sought-after comedians in the Tamil film industry. His performances in movies such as Vetri Kodi Kattu, Bharathi Kannamma, and Winner among various others have won him a lot of acclaims. Many filmmakers to cash in on his huge fan following cast him in the lead role in the cult classic comedy Tamil film titled Imsai Arasan 23 am Pulikesi. The movie was a smash hit and was heavily praised for its clean comedy. He played a dual role in this film. In addition to acting, he has also sung numerous songs and most notable of them being "orendu onne", "Kundakka Mandakka", and "Ettana Irundha" among others.
After a lot of controversies, he finally made his foray into politics and campaigned extensively for Karuna Nidhi’s party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in the 2011 Tamil Nadu state elections. He was recently seen as a lead actor in the Tamil film Tenaliraman. He has last seen in Atlee's action thriller Tamil film titled Mersal which released in 2017.

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Vadivelu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Natrajapillai and Vaitheeswari. He is married to Saroja. Together the couple is blessed with two sons named Manoj and Subramaniam and a daughter named Kavya.

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Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Madurai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing and Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil -En Thangai Kalyani (1988)
Telugu - Aaro Pranam (1996)
Best Movies Kaalam Maari Pochu (1996), Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000), Thavasi (2001), Winner (2003), and Chandramukhi (2005) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q3


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Jayalalithaa
Favorite Film Director Atlee

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vadivelu

  • He is a vocal supporter of India's Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party, Vadivelu spoke out harshly against opposing politician and fellow film actor Vijayakanth.
  • Prior to entering acting, he worked as a Stage performer and drama artist.
  • His wife Sarojini Vadivelu is a Teacher.
  • In addition to acting and singing, he is also a brilliant dancer.
  • Dialogues served as an inspiration for trolls and memes in social media.

Vadivelu Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

63 years, 8months, 9 days old age Vadivelu will turn 64 on 12 September, 2024. Only 3 months, 21 days, 19 hours,47 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Vadivelu has celebrated the total number of 64 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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