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Senthil (actor)

Birth name Senthil
Born (1951-03-23) 23 March 1951
Ilanjambore, India
Spouse Kalaiselvi
Children Dr. Manikanda Prabhu and Hemachandra Prabhu

Senthil is an actor from Tamil Nadu, India. He is notable for his comedian roles along with fellow actor Goundamani.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


  • Acting career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Filmography 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Acting career

He has acted in many popular movies with several of the leading actors and comedians in the south Indian cine industry. His first movie was Pasi (1979) in which he played a non-comedic role. He usually appears in films with Goundamani in a slapstick double act. Together they have formed a comic pair in many Tamil films. Recently, Senthil has started acting in Tamil teleserials.

He along with Koundamani was known as the Laurel and hardy of Tamil Cinema.

Personal life

He was born on 23 March 1951 in a small village called Ilanjambore near Mudukulathur in Ramanathapuram District. His parents were Ramamoorthi and Thirukammal. He ran away from his village at the age 12 due to his father's scolding. He first joined an oil mart, then a private wine shop as bar attender and then landed up in drama where he started developing his skills. He slowly entered the Tamil film industry in small characters and finally landed a good role in the movie Malayoor Mambattiyan. He married Kalaiselvi on May 14, 1984.[8] He has two sons, Dr. Manikanda Prabhu and Hemachandra Prabhu.



  1. ^ From scratch to success
  2. ^ Actor Senthil joins AIADMK
  3. ^ Senthil to play lead role
  4. ^ Andipatti witnesses `star wars'
  5. ^ Shot in the old world charm
  6. ^ Goundamani presides Senthil's son marriage!
  7. ^ Goundamani is back….Is Senthil hiding?
  8. ^ "Namma Veetu Kalyanam 10/25/14". Vijay TV. sec. 467. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 

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