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Vadivelu is a Tamil comedian film actor. Post-2000, he has dominated Tamil films as a comedian in Kollywood, along with comedian Vivek. During his career, Vadivelu has won several Filmfare Awards and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

Born in the southern city of Madurai, Vadivelu is nicknamed Vaigai Puyal (the Vaigai storm, after the river Vaigai, which flows through the city; Puyal could be symbolic of his ability to 'bring down anything like a storm'). Starting as a sidekick to the famed Goundamani-Senthil comedy duo, he rose to prominence after his role in Kadhalan.


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Pet Names Of Tamil Actors
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Vadivelu Rajinikanth Combo Return With Lingaa
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Critics' Reviews: Thenaliraman (Tenaliraman)
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Critics Reviews Thenaliraman Tenaliraman
Thenaliraman Tenaliraman Movie Review
Thenaliraman (Tenaliraman) Review
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Thenaliraman (Tenaliraman) Fans' Reviews
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Madras Hc Dismisses Petition Against Vadivelu Thenaliraman
Madras HC Dismisses Petition Against Thenaliraman
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Vivek Wishes Thenaliraman Vadivelu
Vivek Wishes Good Luck For Vadivelu's Thenaliraman
Vivek, who is considered as arch rival to Vadivelu, has surprisingly wished him. As the latter's film Thenaliraman is getting ready for the release, the former took to Twitter to pray for the success of the Tamil flick. "Gm ...
Vadivelu's Thenaliraman Based On Fictional Stories
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Telugu Group Unhappy With Vadivelu Thenaliraman
Telugu Group Unhappy With Vadivelu's Thenaliraman
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I Made A Blunder And I Dealt With It: Vadivelu
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Vadivelu Clash With Rajinikanth
Vadivelu's Clash With Rajinikanth
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