Peeli Sivam

Peeli Sivam (P. L. Chinnappan) (5 July 1938 – 25 September 2017) was an Indian actor who featured in Tamil-language films and plays from the 1970s to the 2010s. He has featured in more than 200 films such as Muhammad bin Tughluq (1971) Malligai Poo (1973), Doorathu Idi Muzhakkam (1980), Mundhanai Mudichu (1983), Imaigal (1983). He has also acted in television shows. In 1995, he won the Kalamamani Award from the state of Tamil Nadu for best actor in the field of drama.

Peeli Sivam
Born
P. L. Chinnappan

5 July 1938
Died25 September 2017
OccupationFilm Actor, Television Actor, Stage Actor
Years active1970-2010
TelevisionKana Kaanum Kaalangal
Uravugal

Early lifeEdit

Beginning his career as a drama artist, he has also starred in films such as MGR and Sivaji Ganesan. Peeli Sivam belongs to the generation of actors who hailed from the Tamil theater. He has acted in many stage plays.[1]

CareerEdit

FilmsEdit

He has appeared in over 200 films as a supporting actor, villain role and minor roles. he had been acting on a few tamil serials. He has also acted in many films with Captain Vijayakanth including the latter's debut directorial venture Virudhagiri.[citation needed] He was close friend of actor Goundamani.[citation needed]

TelevisionEdit

Peeli Sivam also ventured into television and acted in the TV serial, Idhu Oru Kadhal Kathai (2005). He was also cast on STAR Vijay’s drama soap, Kana Kaanum Kaalangal (2006). He portrayed the role of Annamalai in the Tamil soap opera, Uravugal (2009), which was aired on Sun TV.[2]

AwardsEdit

He is the recipient of the 2009 Tamil Nadu Government Lifetime Achievement Award. He won the Kalamamani Award from the State of Tamil Nadu for best actor in the field of drama in 1995.[3]

DeathEdit

Peeli Sivam had been ill for few days, was admitted to private hospital in Vellore in intensive care. He died on 25 September 2017, at the age of 80.[4][5]

FilmographyEdit

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Films

1970sEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1970 Ethiroli Doctor Debut movie
1971 Muhammad bin Tughluq Ibn Battuta/Raghavan
1973 Malligai Poo
1973 Deivamsam Union Leader
1974 Netru Indru Naalai
1974 Sirithu Vazha Vendum Vigilance officer
1975 Ninaithadhai Mudippavan Police senior officer
1975 Idhayakkani
1975 Eduppar Kai Pillai
1975 Naalai Namathe
1976 Neethikku Thalaivanangu
1976 Thunive Thunai Station master
1976 Mogam Muppadhu Varusham Vimala's Husband
1976 Kumaara Vijayam
1977 Navarathinam
1977 Indru Pol Endrum Vaazhga
1977 Sri Krishna Leela
1978 Shankar Salim Simon Razak Bhai

1980sEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1980 Doorathu Idi Muzhakkam Maari
1980 Rishi Moolam
1981 Anicha Malar
1981 Nenjile Thunivirunthal
1981 Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo Police Inspector
1982 Hitler Umanath
1982 Poi Satchi
1983 Mundhanai Mudichu Doctor
1983 Imaigal
1983 Samayapurathale Satchi
1984 Naan Mahaan Alla Gopinath lawyer
1984 Nandri
1984 Ninaivugal
1985 Pillai Nila
1986 Muthal Vasantham
1987 Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu
1988 Paarthal Pasu
1988 Oorai Therinjikitten Muthu
1989 Manasukketha Maharasa

1990sEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1990 Pulan Visaranai Sivaguru
1991 Captain Prabhakaran Raja
1991 Azhagan
1992 Singaravelan Inspector
1992 Nadodi Pattukkaran
1992 Ellaichami
1993 Idhaya Nayagan
1993 Thanga Pappa
1993 Rajadurai
1994 Sindhu Nathi Poo
1994 Ilaignar Ani
1994 Veeramani
1994 Periya Marudhu Police Inspector
1995 Karuppu Nila
1995 Gandhi Pirantha Mann
1996 Vetri Vinayagar Lord Indran/Devendran
1996 Aavathum Pennale Azhivathum Pennale
1996 Thayagam
1997 Abhimanyu
1997 Ganga Gowri
1997 Pasamulla Pandiyare
1999 Dhinamum Ennai Gavani
1999 Mugam

2000sEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2000 Vallarasu Police Commissioner
2006 Dharmapuri
2008 Ezhuthiyatharadi Devi's father

2010sEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Virudhagiri Virudhagiri's father Last Movie
Television Serials

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actor Peeli Sivam passed away - Tamil News". IndiaGlitz.com. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Tamil Tv Actor Peeli Sivam Biography, News, Photos, Videos". nettv4u. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  3. ^ "தமிழ் சினிமா மூத்த நடிகர் பீலி சிவம் காலமானார்..!". vikatan (in Tamil). Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  4. ^ Akilan, Mayura (25 September 2017). "கோவை கொண்டுவரப்பட்டது மறைந்த நடிகர் பீலிசிவம் உடல்...பொதுமக்கள் அஞ்சலி!". oneindia.com (in Tamil). Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  5. ^ "பிரபல நடிகர் பீலி சிவம் காலமானார்!". nakkheeran. Retrieved 23 January 2020.