Chelladurai was an Indian comedian who works in Tamil-language films. He has acted in over 350 films.

Died7 February 2015 (aged 74)
Years active1982–2015


Chelladurai made his film debut with Thooral Ninnu Pochchu (1982). He is known for his comic sequences with actor Vadivelu.[1]

He became famous for his role in Shree (2002) as the owner of a wine shop named Prabha. In the scene, Marimuthu (Vadivelu) calls the owner and asks when the shop will open. The owner tells him that the store closed. Vadivelu drinks alcohol and repeatedly disturbs the shop owner during the night.[2]


Chelladurai was admitted to Keezhpakkam Government Hospital in Chennai due to kidney issues on 8 February after having problems for several months. He died on 7 February 2015 due to high blood pressure.[1]




  1. ^ a b "காமெடி நடிகர் செல்லத்துரை மறைவு". Hindu Tamil Thisai.
  2. ^ "List of Tamil Film Images | prabha wine shop comedy Comedy Images with Dialogue | Images for prabha wine shop comedy comedy dialogues | List of prabha wine shop comedy Funny Reactions | List of prabha wine shop comedy Tamil Movie Images -".