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"Senthil" redirects here. For other uses, see Senthil (disambiguation).
Senthil at Producer AL Alagappan & Valliammai 60th Wedding Day Function.jpg
Birth name Senthil
Born (1951-03-23) 23 March 1951 (age 65)
Ilanjambore, India
Spouse Kalaiselvi
Children Dr. Manikanda Prabhu and Hemachandra Prabhu

Senthil is an actor from Tamil Nadu, India. He is notable for his comedian roles along with fellow actor Goundamani.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Acting career[edit]

He has acted in many popular movies with several of the leading actors and comedians in the south Indian cine industry. His first movie was Pasi (1979) in which he played a non-comedic role. He usually appears in films with Goundamani in a slapstick double act. Together they have formed a comic pair in many Tamil films. Recently, Senthil has started acting in Tamil teleserials.

He along with Koundamani was known as the Laurel and hardy of Tamil Cinema.

Personal life[edit]

He was born on 23 March 1951 in a small village called Ilanjambore near Mudukulathur in Ramanathapuram District. His parents were Ramamoorthi and Thirukammal. He ran away from his village at the age 12 due to his father's scolding. He first joined an oil mart, then a private wine shop as bar attender and then landed up in drama where he started developing his skills. He slowly entered the Tamil film industry in small characters and finally landed a good role in the movie Malayoor Mambattiyan. He married Kalaiselvi on May 14, 1984.[8] He has two sons, Dr. Manikanda Prabhu and Hemachandra Prabhu.



External links[edit]

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Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 05:45:48 -0800

CHENNAI: Tamil film and TV serial actor R Selvakumar died in a road accident at T Nagar in Chennai on Thursday night. He was 59. Recommended By Colombia. Police said Selvakumar, a resident of T Nagar, was returning home after a programme when ...

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:31:22 -0800

It's known that the team of Ethir Neechal — director Durai Senthil, actor Sivakarthikeyan and producer Dhanush — is all set to reunite for a project. Now, the latest is that the team has approached Sridivya to play the lead in it. A source close to ...

Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:45:00 -0700

Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan cast their ballot here today. Other actors who also voted include Ajith Kumar, Jiiva, Khushbu Sundar, Prasanna Venkatesan and Senthil.Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan voted along with his live-in partner Gauthami, while ...

Times of India

Times of India
Sat, 13 Dec 2008 05:00:36 -0800

When Senthil appears on screen, the audience comes alive. He receives a hero's welcome replete with whistles and claps. And, when he pairs up with Koundamani, the cheering only gets louder. Considered the Laurel and Hardy of Kollywood, Koundamani ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2013 02:22:30 -0700

Popular comedian Senthil recently reached a personal landmark as he celebrated his 'Aruvathaam Kalyanam'. The actor has been married to Kalaiselvi since 1984 and they have two successful children. The ceremony took place in the auspicious temple ...

Super Good Movies

Super Good Movies
Sun, 22 May 2011 22:34:11 -0700

Popular comedian Senthil, who recently campaigned for the AIADMK combine in the State Assembly elections, has been admitted to a private hospital. Sources said he developed uneasiness and and was rushed to the hospital. He is undergoing treatment ...

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