Redin Kingsley (born 16 April 1987) is an Indian actor and comedian who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry.[1] He is best known for his loud style of speech in films.

Redin Kingsley
Born (1987-04-16) 16 April 1987 (age 36)
Years active2018–present

Career edit

Redin initially was a dancer and a featured in a song in the film Aval Varuvala (1998). He was also an event organizer for government exhibitions in Chennai and Bangalore before entering into the film industry as an actor.[2] His debut film, a 2016 project called Vettai Mannan featuring Silambarasan directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, was shelved.[3][4] Later in 2018, he appeared in Nayanthara's Kolamaavu Kokila, again directed by Nelson.

After appearing in minor roles in a few films, Kingsley rose to fame[5] following roles in Netrikann and Doctor in 2021.[1][6] He has also starred in Rajinikanth's Annaatthe (2021) and in Vijay's Beast (2022), both produced by Sun Pictures.[7] He also starred in Vadivelu's comedy film Naai Sekar Returns.[8][9]

Filmography edit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
1998 Aval Varuvala Dancer in 'Rukku Rukku' song Uncredited role[2]
2018 Kolamaavu Kokila Tony Debut film
2019 LKG Ramraj Pandian's Younger Brother
Gurkha Hacker
A1 Mani
Jackpot Tumbler
2021 Netrikann Babu
Doctor Bhagath Won—SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Annaatthe Pulipandi
2022 Idiot Burfi
Beast Jack
Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal Arnold
The Warriorr Prisoner Billingual film; Telugu and Tamil
Repeat Shoe Maari's sidekick
Coffee with Kadhal Vichu
Agent Kannayiram Medical Shop Staff
Kaari Sethu's friend
Gatta Kusthi Temple donation group chief
Dha Dha
Naai Sekar Returns Raakozhi
2023 Ghosty Mental hospital patient
Pathu Thala Kuttapare
Soppana Sundari Vijith
Rudhran Sketch
DD Returns Benny
Jailer Divya Nathan
Partner Narrator voice role
Mark Antony Maserati
80s Buildup
Annapoorani Chinto Chin
Va Varalam Va

Upcoming films edit

Film Role Notes
Kanguva TBA Filming
Conjuring Kannapan TBA Filming
Vasco Da Gama TBA Filming[10]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Doctor: From Redin Kingsley to Yogi Babu, 6 actors who shine in Sivakarthikeyan-starrer". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 12 October 2021. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b "சிம்பு நினைச்சா மட்டும்தான் அது நடக்கும்..! - 'கோகோ' ரெடின்". Ananda Vikatan (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 1 August 2019. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Redin Kingsley discusses the humour of 'Doctor' and why he felt validated when Vadivelu called him for 'Naai Sekar'". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 10 November 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Sivakarthikeyan was part of Simbu's shelved 'Vettai Mannan'". The Times of India. Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. Retrieved 30 April 2022.
  5. ^ "வடிவேலு நேரில் அழைத்துப் பாராட்டினார்: ரெடின் கிங்ஸ்லி பேட்டி". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 12 November 2021. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  6. ^ "ரெடின் கிங்ஸ்லி: 'டாக்டர்' தந்த நம்பிக்கை... அடுத்த நட்சத்திர நகைச்சுவை நடிகர் ரெடி!". Puthiya Thalaimurai (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 18 October 2021. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  7. ^ "பீஸ்ட்' படத்தை தொடர்ந்து சூர்யாவின் 'எதற்கும் துணிந்தவன்' படத்தில் இணைந்த ரெடின் கிங்ஸ்லி". Puthiya Thalaimurai (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 15 October 2021. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  8. ^ "When Vadivelu appreciated Redin Kingsley!". Sify. Archived from the original on 16 November 2021. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  9. ^ "'நாய்சேகர் ரிட்டர்ன்ஸ்' படத்தில் இணைந்த 'டாக்டர்' பட பிரபலம்". Maalai Malar (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 17 October 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  10. ^ World of VASCODAGAMA - Official Glimpse | Nakkhul | RGK | Dato B.Subaskaran | #VascodagamaTheMovie, retrieved 25 June 2022

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