Manivannan

Biography

S Manivannan Rajagopal or popularly known mononymously as Manivannan, was an Indian film actor and director. In a career spanning three decades, Manivannan went from being a story and dialogue writer for veteran director Bharathiraja from 1980–82 to a successful director who thrived in experimenting with different genres, before becoming an actor. With over 400 films to his name, Manivannan was one of the most experienced actors in the field and has directed exact 50 films.[4] Manivannan was mainly a supporting actor in films and often played the comedian or the villain's role.

During his lifetime, he supported various political parties, including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He later became affiliated with the Naam Tamilar Katchi and had long supported its ideology of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism.

S Manivannan Rajagopal or popularly known mononymously as Manivannan, was an Indian film actor and director. In a career spanning three decades, Manivannan went from being a story and dialogue writer for veteran director Bharathiraja from 1980–82 to a successful director who thrived in experimenting with different genres, before becoming an actor. With over 400 films to his name, Manivannan was one of the most experienced actors in the field and has directed exact 50 films.[4] Manivannan was mainly a supporting actor in films and often played the comedian or the villain's role.

During his lifetime, he supported various political parties, including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He later became affiliated with the Naam Tamilar Katchi and had long supported its ideology of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 149

Birthday 1953-07-31

Day of Death 2013-06-15

Place of Birth Sulur, Tamil Nadu, India

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Manivannan Rajagopal S

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal
2016 Madha Gaja Raja
2014 Sooran
2013 Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA as Manimaran
2013 Naan Rajavaga Pogiren
2011 Velayudham
2011 Sadhurangam
2010 Ballem
2010 Pollachi Mappiley
2008 Seval
2008 Raman Thediya Seethai as Manickavel
2008 Ayutham Seivom
2008 Bommalattam
2008 Kuruvi as Singamuthu
2007 Puli Varudhu
2007 Rameswaram as Jeevan's grandfather
2007 Cheena Thaana 001
2007 Sivaji: The Boss as Arumugam
2006 Sivappathigaram as Sathyamorrthy's Father
2006 Dharmapuri as Mokkayam
2006 Vathiyar
2006 Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum as JP
2006 Aadhi as Mani
2005 Majaa as Govindan
2005 Viswa Thulasi
2005 Thambi as Actor
2005 Chinna
2005 Ji as Kaasi
2005 London
2004 Arasatchi
2004 Madurey
2004 New
2004 Sullan
2004 Engal Anna
2003 Enakku 20 Unakku 18 as Preeti's Father
2003 Alaudin
2003 Priyamana Thozhi
2003 Parthibhan Kanavu as Sathya's father
2003 Anjaneya
2003 Kadhaludan as Ajmal
2003 Vaseegara
2002 Solla Marandha Kadhai
2002 Samasthanam
2002 Azhagana Naatkal
2002 Panchathantiram as Smuggling boss
2002 Red as Narayanan
2002 Phantom as Annachi
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam
2001 Paarthale Paravasam as Nellai Amaran (Azhagu's dad
2001 Kasi as Irulaandi
2001 Samuthiram
2001 Star
2001 Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala as Roja's Father
2001 Lovely as Mahadevan
2001 Dumm Dumm Dumm as Sivaji
2001 Piriyadha Varam Vendum
2000 Ennavale
2000 Vaanavil as Ramasamy
2000 Rhythm
2000 Budget Padmanabhan
2000 Kuberan
2000 Doubles
2000 Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven
2000 Kandukondain Kandukondain as Sivagnanam
2000 Mugavari as CD Shop Owner
2000 Thai Porandaachu
1999 Pattali
1999 Unnaruge Naan Irundhal
1999 Mudhalvan as Mayakrishnan
1999 Hello
1999 Minsara Kanna as Mani
1999 Kannodu Kanbathellam
1999 Sangamam as Aavudapillai
1999 Nenjinile
1999 Anandha Poongatre
1999 Rajasthan
1999 Nilavey Mugam Kaattu
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam
1999 Periyanna
1999 Padayappa
1999 Chinnadurai
1999 Chinna Raja
1999 Kallazhagar
1999 Thulladha Manamum Thullum as Mani
1999 Mannavaru Sinnavaru
1999 Thodarum
1998 Kadhal Kavithai as Vishwa's father
1998 Simmarasi
1998 Veeram Vilanja Mannu
1998 Desiya Geetham
1998 Unnudan
1998 En Aasai Rasave
1998 Poonthottam
1998 Sandhippoma
1998 Priyamudan
1998 Ninaithen Vandhai
1998 Veera Thalattu
1998 Swarnamukhi as Varadarajan
1998 Dhinamdhorum
1998 Udhavikku Varalaamaa
1998 Kaadhale Nimmadhi
1998 Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar
1998 Moovendhar
1997 Kaadhalukku Mariyaadai
1997 Janaki Raman
1997 Porkaalam
1997 Nerrukku Ner
1997 Nandhini
1997 Once More as Vijay's Uncle
1997 V.I.P as Auto Mechanic
1997 Suryavamsam as Chinnarasu's Friend
1997 Pistha
1997 Sishya
1997 Vallal
1997 Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga
1997 Pudhayal as Tiruchitrambalam
1997 Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen
1997 Nesam
1997 Dharmasakkaram
1996 Selva
1996 Gokulathil Seethai
1996 Nethaji as Mani
1996 Tata Birla as Ramanathan
1996 Metukudi
1996 Kadhal Kottai as Kaliyaperumal
1996 Avvai Shanmugi as Mudaliyar
1996 Ullathai Allitha as Viswanathan / Kasinathan
1996 Kalloori Vaasal
1996 Thirumbi Paar
1995 Murai Mappillai as Kai Ezhuthu Gounder, Raja's father
1994 Thai Maaman
1994 Deva as Periyavar
1994 Amaidhi Padai
1991 Pudhu Manidhan
1988 Kodi Parakuthu
1987 Theertha Karayinile
1980 Nizhalgal as Mani

Directing

2013 Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA … Director
1994 Amaidhi Padai … Director
1993 Moondravadhu Kann … Director
1991 Pudhu Manidhan … Director
1990 Sandhana Kaatru … Director
1989 Kaadhal Oyvathillai … Director
1988 Ullathil Nalla Ullam … Director
1987 Theertha Karayinile … Director
1987 Jallikkattu … Director
1987 Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi … Director
1987 Kalyana Kacheri … Director
1984 January 1 … Director
1984 24 Mani Neram … Director
1984 Nooravathu Naal … Director
1982 Gopurangal Saivathillai … Director

Writing

2013 Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA … Writer
1993 Moondravadhu Kann … Writer
1981 Alaigal Oyivadhilai … Dialogue
1981 Alaigal Oyivadhilai … Story
1980 Nizhalgal … Story
1980 Nizhalgal … Dialogue

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