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Vivek

General Profile of Vivek  -   Comedy

Vivek was born on 19 November 1961 in Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu, India (as Vivekananthan) is a Tamil film actor and comedian. He has won four Filmfare Best Comedian Awards for his performances in Run, Saamy, Perazhagan and Sivaji, respectively. He has started his career in the movie Manathil Uruthi Vendum in 1987. Later vivek played roles in Kushi, Minnale, Run and Saamy.

Vivek is an exceptional one when compared to other comedians. His way of acting in movies, delivering the dialogues  would make the audience to think deeply in a unique manner. The jokes of Vivek mainly deal with bribery, over pollusion, political corruption in a subtle way. He is most popular among comedy lovers. 


The best of Vivek`s films are Run, Namma Veetu Kalyanam, Dhool, M.Kumaran Son of  Mahalakshmi, Sivaji, Solli Adippen. He is now  Known as China Kalaivanar and Janangalin Kalaignan. He was working in Secretariat at Chennai for some time. His thirst of acting in movies came to light through. Director K. Balachander.

Films Acted

Manathil Uruthi Vendum
Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
Oru Veedu Iru Vasal
Pudhu Maappillai
Keladi Kanmani
Idhayavaasal
Putham Pudhu Payanam
Jenma Natchathiram
M.G.R Nagaril
Anbu Sangili
Idhaya Oonjal
Nanbargal
Vetrimugam
Urimai Oonjaladugirathu
Thambi Pondaatti
Kizhakku Veedhi
Kalikaalam
Pudhusa Padikkiren
Innisai Mazhai
Uzhaippali
Passmark
Pattukottai Periyappa
Veera
Pudhiya Mannargal
Watchman Vadivelu
Vanaja Girija
Vaa Magale Vaa
Vaanga Partner Vaanga
Namma Annaachi
Pongalo Pongal
Enga Mudhalaali
Nandavana Theru
Mayabazaar 1995
Thaayagam
Thottil Kuzhandhai
Muthu Kulikka Vaariyala
Ilaya Raagam
Gandhi Pirantha Man
Periya Idathu Maappillai
Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga
Minor Mappillai
Avathara Purushan
Enakkoru Magan Pirappan
Subhash
Nerrukku Ner
Dhinamum Ennai Gavani
Pagaivan
Sishya
Kaadhal Mannan
Marumalarchi
Kadhale Nimmadhi
Unnudan
Sollamale
Kannedhirey Thondrinal
Harichandra
Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar
Ninaivirukkum Varai
Poomagal Oorvalam
Vaali
Oruvan
Viralukketha Veekkam
Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga
Mugam
Athanda Ithanda
Thirupathi Ezhumalai Venkatesa
Unnarugey Nanirunthaal
Aasaiyil Oru Kaditham
Tirunelveli
Eazhaiyin Sirippil
Sudhandhiram
Thai Poranthachu
Mugavaree
Alaipayuthey
Sandhitha Velai
Kandha Kadamba Kathir Vela
Khushi
Karisakattu Poove
Pennin Manathai Thottu
Doubles
Unnai Kann Theduthe
Budget Padmanabhan
Kanden Seethaiyai
Palayathu Amman
Priyamanavale
Seenu
Looty
Nageswari
Minnale
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum
Kutti
Ullam Kollai Poguthae
Dumm Dumm Dumm
Super Kudumbam
Badri
Middle Class Madhavan
Lovely
Dhill
Kanna Unnai Thedukiren
Viswanathan Ramamurthy
Koodi Vaazhnthal Kodi Nanmai
Poovellam Un Vasam
Alli Thanda Vaanam
12B
Shahjahan
Manadhai Thirudivittai
Parthale Paravasam
Majunu
Vadugapatti Mapillai
Vivaramana Aalu
Azhagi
Rojakootam
Thamizhan
Kottai Maariyamman
Thenkasi Pattanam
Shakalaka Baby
Hey! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke
Youth
Run
Namma Veetu Kalyanam
University
Kadhal Virus
Kadhal Sadugudu
Pop Carn
Saamy
Anbe Anbe
Parthiban Kanavu
Lesa Lesa
Whistle
Ice
Kadhal Kisu Kisu
Thittikudhey
Three Roses
Thennavan
Dhool
Boys
Alai
Thirumalai
Ennaku 20 Unnaku 18
Joot
Udhaya
Aethiree
Perazhagan
Chellamae
Arasatchi
M. Kumaran son of Mahalakshmi
Thaka Thimi Tha
Kana Kandaen
Anniyan
Anbe Vaa
Vanakkam Thalaiva
Saravana
Aadhi
Paramasivan
Madrasi
Kalvanin Kadhali
Thiruttu Payale
Madhu
Nee Venunda Chellam
Jambhavan
Aalwar
Agaram
Sivaji
Thullal
Veerappu
Kireedam
Urchagam
Pasupathi c/o Rasakkapalayam
Thoondil
Sandai
Naattamai
Singakutty
Kuruvi
Aayudham Seivom
Jayamkondaan
Durai
Bommalattam
Padikathavan
Perumal
Indrasena Reddy
Paraman
Guru En Aalu
Indira Vizha
Aiyantham Padai
Anthony Yaar?
Thambikku Indha Ooru
Sivappu Mazhai
Magane En Marumagane
Singam
Pen Singam
Bale Pandiya
Vaadaa
Uthama Puthiran
Seedan
Bhavani IPS
Mappillai
Oru Nunakkatha
Vedi

 
Educational Qualification & Sports

Tamil actor Vivek was born in Thevar community (Kallar subcaste) from Tamil Nadu, India. Actor Vivek completed his Bachelor Degree of Commerce from  American College, Madurai.

 
Awards & Titles

Film fare award for Best Tamil Comedian for Run in 2002, Saamy in 2003, Perazhagan in 2004 & Sivaji The Boss in 2007

In 2009, Tamil actor Vivek received Asianet Film Award for Special Honour Jury Award.

In April 2009, Tamil actor Vivek received the Padma Shri award by the Government of India for his contribution to the arts.

Vijay Awards                     - All Time Favorite Comedian

Filmfare Awards                - Best Comedian 4 Times

State Government Awards - Best comedian 4 Times - Other Awards – 6  Times

Honors                              - Government of India`s Prestigious PadmaSri Award for the year 2009