Kumarimuthu

Kumarimuthu (1940 – 28 February 2016) was a Tamil film character actor, comedian and politician of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). He was known for his unique comical laugh.[3][4]

Kumarimuthu
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Born(1940-12-20)December 20, 1940[1]
Died28 February 2016(2016-02-28) (aged 75)[2]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationActor
Years active1980–2016
ChildrenElizabeth (daughter)

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Kattuputhur in a Tamil Christian family.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

Kumarimuthu starred in more than 100 films in his career spanning over three decades. He usually played comic roles and was known for his trademark laugh. He was a member of the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).[5] Kumarimuthu was also a member of Nadigar Sangam and was involved in a controversy where he was expelled from the Nadigar Sangam over allegations of speaking negatively about the association, after he questioned the intent behind the land lease and building demolition.[6][7]

DeathEdit

He died at the age of 75 on 28 February 2016 due to age-related ailments.[8][9]

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1979 Uthiripookkal
1980 Kaali
1980 Johnny
1980 Poottaatha Poottukkal
1980 Nenjathai Killathe
1981 Nandu
1982 Metti
1982 Mullillatha Roja
1982 Parvaiyin Marupakkam
1982 Kozhi Koovuthu
1984 Madurai Sooran
1984 Vellai Pura Ondru
1984 Kai Kodukkum Kai
1985 Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri
1986 December Pookal
1986 Oomai Vizhigal
1986 Pudhiya Poovithu
1986 Aruvadai Naal Lotha
1986 Oru Iniya Udhayam
1987 Cooliekkaran Police constable
1987 Veeran Veluthambi
1987 Anand
1987 Parisam Pottachu
1987 Manaivi Ready
1988 Chinna Poove Mella Pesu
1988 Manasukkul Mathappu
1988 Idhu Namma Aalu
1988 Oorai Therinjukitten Mental
1988 Sahadevan Mahadevan
1989 Mounam Sammadham Munusamy
1989 Pongi Varum Kaveri
1990 Pondatti Thevai
1990 Pudhu Vasantham
1990 Erikkarai Poonkatre
1991 Nanbargal
1991 Irumbu Pookkal
1991 Cheran Pandiyan
1991 Sendhoora Devi
1991 Pondatti Pondattithan Pitchaimuthu
1991 Idhayam
1992 Thangarasu
1992 Naangal
1992 Enga Veetu Velan
1993 Pettredutha Pillai
1993 Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda
1994 Indhu
1994 Sakthivel
1994 Vaanga Partner Vaanga
1995 Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari
1995 Aanazhagan
1995 Thamizhachi
1995 Marumagan Arumugam
1995 Thedi Vandha Raasa
1995 Chakravarthy
1995 Rajavin Parvaiyile
1995 Vishnu
1995 Mannukku Mariyadhai
1995 Muthu
1995 Thotta Chinungi
1996 Mahaprabhu Gnana Kannan
1996 Nattupura Pattu
1996 Meendum Savithri
1996 Vaazhga Jananayagam
1996 Vishwanath
1996 Take It Easy Urvashi
1997 Nattupura Nayagan
1997 Kadhal Palli Kirupakaran
1999 Ninaivirukkum Varai Astrologer
1999 Ethirum Pudhirum
1999 Viralukketha Veekkam House owner
1999 Suyamvaram Compounder
1999 Pudhu Kudithanam
1999 Nee Enthan Vaanam
2000 Kannukku Kannaga Perumal
2001 Ullam Kollai Poguthae Annachi
2002 Thenkasi Pattanam
2002 Namma Veetu Kalyanam
2002 Andipatti Arasampatti Arasampatti's father
2004 Jananam
2005 Mannin Maindhan Police Constable
2005 Kaatrulla Varai Muthu
2009 Villu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.cinemalead.com/news-id-comedian-death-comedian-death-rumour-22-12-134127.htm
  2. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/actor-kumarimuthu-dead/article8295354.ece
  3. ^ B. Kolappan (29 March 2011). "Quest for star power". The Hindu.
  4. ^ S.R. Ashok Kumar (6 May 2005). "Telefilm 'Engey Avan,' a laugh riot". The Hindu.
  5. ^ https://www.indiatoday.in/movies/regional-cinema/story/tamil-comedian-kumarimuthu-passes-away-311013-2016-02-29
  6. ^ "Nadigar Sangam demands explanation from Kumari Muthu, kumari muthu, nadigar sangam". www.behindwoods.com. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  7. ^ "Kumari Muthu expelled from Nadigar Sangam - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  8. ^ "Tamil Comedian Kumarimuthu is Dead". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  9. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movies/news/Tamil-actor-Kumarimuthu-is-dead/articleshow/51188361.cms