Biography

Vivek is an Indian film actor, comedian, television personality, playback singer and activist working in the Tamil film industry. Introduced in films by director K. Balachander, he has won 3 times the Filmfare Award for Best Comedian – Tamil for his performances in movies such as Run (2002), Saamy (2003), Perazhagan (2004) and 5 times for Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian as Unnaruge Naan Irundhal (1999), Run (2002) Parthiban Kanavu (2003), Anniyan (2005) and Sivaji (2007). He has acted more than 220 films.

In 2009, Government of India awarded Vivek with the Padma Shri award for his contribution to the arts.[2] Sathyabama University has conferred actor Vivek with an honorary doctorate for his contribution to the society through cinema. As a television personality, Vivek has hosted a number of events and has interviewed media personalities, notably A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

Vivek is an Indian film actor, comedian, television personality, playback singer and activist working in the Tamil film industry. Introduced in films by director K. Balachander, he has won 3 times the Filmfare Award for Best Comedian – Tamil for his performances in movies such as Run (2002), Saamy (2003), Perazhagan (2004) and 5 times for Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian as Unnaruge Naan Irundhal (1999), Run (2002) Parthiban Kanavu (2003), Anniyan (2005) and Sivaji (2007). He has acted more than 220 films.

In 2009, Government of India awarded Vivek with the Padma Shri award for his contribution to the arts.[2] Sathyabama University has conferred actor Vivek with an honorary doctorate for his contribution to the society through cinema. As a television personality, Vivek has hosted a number of events and has interviewed media personalities, notably A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 184

Birthday -

Place of Birth Sankarankovil, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Vivekanandan
  • விவேக்
  • विवेक
  • വിവേക്
  • వివేక్
  • Padmashri Vivek

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hero
2019 Bigil
2019 Vellai Pookal as Rudhran
2019 Viswasam as Kesavan
2018 Ezhumin as Vishwanathan
2017 Sakka Podu Podu Raja as Delhi
2017 Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 as Azhagu Sundaram
2017 Meesaya Murukku as Ramachandran
2017 Brindavanam as Himself
2017 Muthuramalingam
2017 Rum as Raj
2016 Padam Pesum
2016 Machan as Animal Arasu
2016 Kaashmora as Kaashmora's Father
2016 Manithan as Surya
2016 Thozha as Lawyer Lingam
2015 Sakalakala Vallavan as Vettaiyan/Pasupathy (Guest Appearance)
2015 Palakkattu Madhavan
2015 Buddhanin Sirippu as Economic Teacher / Shop Keeper
2015 Budhanin Sirippu
2015 Vai Raja Vai as Pandian (Panda)
2015 Ennai Arinthaal as 'Revolver' Richard
2015 Killadi as Arnold
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari as Azhagusundaram
2014 Naan Than Bala as Bala
2014 Chandra as Yuvaraj Sukumar
2014 Ninaithathu Yaaro as Special Appearance
2013 Singam II as Yettu Erimalai
2013 Pathaayiram Kodi
2012 Murattu Kaalai as Saroja
2011 Vedi as Varun Sandhesh
2011 Mappillai as Child Chinna
2011 Bhavani IPS as Ghirivalam
2011 Seedan as Gumbidi Samy
2010 Uthama Puthiran as 'Emotional' Ekambaram
2010 Vaada as Annamalai
2010 Bale Pandiya as London
2010 Pen Singam as Thirupathi
2010 Singam as Yettu Erimalai
2010 Magane En Marumagane as Singapetti Sringaram
2010 Thambikku Indha Ooru as 'Cola' Kumar
2009 Pattasu
2009 Anthony Yaar? as Kingfisher
2009 Ainthaam Padai
2009 Indira Vizha
2009 Guru En Aalu as Azhagappan
2009 1977
2009 Perumal
2009 Padikathavan as Assault Arumugam
2008 Durai
2008 Dhanam
2008 Jayam Kondaan as Gopal
2008 Ayutham Seivom
2008 Bommalattam as Madurai
2008 Kuruvi as Ops
2008 Sandai as Mani / Nattamai
2008 Singakutty
2008 Thoondil as Mac
2007 Veerappu
2007 Kireedam as Shaktivel's Brother-in-Law
2007 Sivaji: The Boss as Arivu
2007 Aalwar as Pons
2006 Jambhavan
2006 Madrasi as Pandi
2006 Madhu
2006 Thiruttu Payale as Manohar
2006 Kalvanin Kadhali as Sathya's friend
2006 Saravana as V C Damodaran (VCD)
2006 Aadhi as Bullet
2006 Paramasivan as Agniputra
2005 Vanakkam Thalaiva
2005 Anniyan as Chari Singari
2005 Kana Kanden as Comedian
2005 Thaka Thimi Tha
2004 Arasatchi as Prakash
2004 Chellamae as Harichandra
2004 M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi as Ganesan
2004 Aethiree as 'Auto' Sampath
2004 Perazhagan as Kuzhandhai
2004 Udhaya as Bashir
2003 Joot: Are You Ready
2003 Enakku 20 Unakku 18 as Kapali (Kapil)
2003 Thirumalai as Ezhumalai
2003 Boys as Mangalam
2003 Thennavan as Mani
2003 Alai
2003 Ice
2003 Whistle as Sahadevan
2003 Parthibhan Kanavu as Mano
2003 Lesa Lesa as Chandru
2003 Saamy as Venkataraman Iyer
2003 Anbe Anbe
2003 Kadhal Sadugudu as 'Super' Subbu
2003 Thithikudhe
2003 Pop Corn
2003 Dhool as Narayana Swamy
2002 Kadhal Virus
2002 Shakalaka Baby
2002 University as Althotta Bupathi
2002 Namma Veetu Kalyanam
2002 Youth as Kandhasamy
2002 Yey! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke
2002 Thenkasi Pattanam
2002 Devan
2002 Run as Shiva's Friend
2002 Thamizhan as Nandakumar
2002 Sudhandhiram
2002 Roja Koottam as Auto Arumugam
2002 Azhagi
2002 Vivaramana Aalu
2001 Majunu as Mano
2001 Paarthale Paravasam as Dr. Putham
2001 Shahjahan
2001 Manadhai Thirudivittai as Valaiyapathi
2001 Poovellam Un Vasam
2001 Kutty as Owner of provision store
2001 Viswanathan Ramamoorthy as Ramamoorthy
2001 Alli Thandha Vaanam
2001 12-B as Madhan
2001 Dhill as erial Mahadevan
2001 Lovely
2001 Badri
2001 Dumm Dumm Dumm as Jim
2001 Minnale as Chockalingam
2001 Engalukkum Kaalam Varum as Santosh
2001 Middle Class Madhavan as Manimaran
2000 Palayathu Amman as Kalyanaraman
2000 Priyamanavale
2000 Budget Padmanabhan as Krishnan
2000 Doubles
2000 Pennin Manathai Thottu
2000 Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai as Dhandapani
2000 Kushi as Vicky
2000 Kandha Kadamba Kathir Vela
2000 Sanditha Velai
2000 Alaipayuthey as Sethu
2000 Good Luck
2000 Eazhaiyin Sirippil as Arasu
2000 Mugavari as Ramesh
2000 Thirunelveli
2000 Thai Porandaachu
1999 Aasaiyil Oru Kaditham
1999 Thirupathi Ezhumalai Venkatesa
1999 Unnaruge Naan Irundhal
1999 Mugam
1999 Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga as Madhi
1999 Viralukketha Veekkam as Ramanathan
1999 Oruvan
1999 Vaali as Vicky
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam
1999 Unnai Thedi as Vivek
1999 Ninaivirukkum Varai as Vinod
1998 Unnudan
1998 Kannedhire Thondrinal
1998 Kannethirey Thondrinal
1998 Kadhal Mannan as Oyya
1998 Marumalarchi as Nagaraj
1998 Kaadhale Nimmadhi as Panchu
1998 Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar
1997 Nerrukku Ner
1997 Pagaivan
1997 Harichandra
1997 Pongalo Pongal as Pazhanisamy
1997 Sishya
1997 Dhinamum Ennai Gavani as Inspector Balram
1997 Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga
1996 Enakkoru Magan Pirappan as Raja
1996 Minor Mappillai as Kicha
1995 Mayabazar as Kuppu
1995 Gandhi Pirantha Mann
1995 Nandhavana Theru
1995 Thottil Kuzhandhai
1994 Vanaja Girija as Appu
1994 Pudhiya Mannargal as Araitchi Ariandndham, Ex-Finance minister
1994 Athaanda Ithaanda
1994 Namma Annachi
1994 Veera
1993 Enga Muthalali
1993 Pass Mark
1993 Uzhaippali as Tamilarasan's Friend
1991 Putham Pudhu Payanam
1991 Idhaya Vasal
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal as Vittal Manibharathi's Personal Assistant
1987 Manathil Uruthi Vendum

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