Elango Kumaravel

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Elango Kumaravel
Born (1965-02-17) 17 February 1965 (age 53)
Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 2001–present

Elango Kumaravel (Born 17 February 1965) (Tamil: இளங்கோ குமரவேல்) is an Indian film and theatre actor and writer. He is also a co-founder of the Chennai based theatre group "Magic Lantern".[1][2][3][4] He is an alumnus of Pondicherry University's Sankaradas Swamigal School of Performing Arts and the Chennai-based theatre workshop koothuppattarai.[5][6] He has also worked as a casting assistant for the 2007 film Loins of Punjab Presents and wrote the script for the 2008 film Kattradhu Kalavu.[7] He was involved in the production of "Ey Aa O!" a musical fusion work of collaboration between Indian folk and classical musicians.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2001 Maayan Tamil
2002 Azhagi Tamil
2004 Azhagiya Theeye Gopi (Chithappa)[9] Tamil
2005 Ponniyin Selvan Tamil
2007 Mozhi Ananthakrishnan Tamil Voice actor only (dubbed for Brahmanandham)
2008 Velli Thirai Hamid Mustafa[10] Tamil
2008 Abhiyum Naanum Ravi Shasthri[11] Tamil
2008 Mudhal Mudhal Mudhal Varai [12] Tamil
2010 Madrasapattinam Tamil Taxi driver
2010 Kattradhu Kalavu Tamil story writer only
2011 Gaganam Subash Telegu
2011 Payanam Subash Tamil
2011 Vaagai Sooda Vaa Kuruvikaarar Tamil
2013 Gouravam Maasi Tamil
2013 Baachi Telugu
2013 Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam Constable Tamil
2014 Un Samayal Arayil Tamil
2015 Dharani Mahesh Tamil
2015 Ivanuku Thannila Gandam James Tamil
2015 Uppu Karuvaadu Manja alias Karnan Tamil
2017 Kurangu Bommai Sekar Tamil A local smuggler in Royapuram, Chennai
2017 Richie 'Kaaka' Peter Tamil

Plays[edit]

Writer[edit]

  • Vaali Vadham (2006)
  • Bheeshma (2007)
  • Ravana (2008)
  • Kurukshetra (2009)
  • Raghuvamsam (2010)
  • Krishna the Soul Seeker (2011)
  • Sundara Kaandam (2012)
  • Chakravyuh (2013)
  • Hanuman (2014)

Other including roles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The stage is his world The Hindu, 27 February 2009
  2. ^ "A studio for actors". The Hindu. India. 2 July 2001. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  3. ^ A glorious riot of colours, The Hindu 21 October 2002 Archived 26 June 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Culture, with pleasure The Hindu 25 October 2002
  5. ^ "(in Tamil) 5 July 2009". Puducherrynews. 7 May 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "I want challenges in life too: Actor Pasupathy The Hindu 29 December 2006". The Hindu. India. 29 December 2006. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kumaravel Elango filmography, The New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. 18 January 2007. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Coming together for a musical dialogue The Hindu, 23 June 2008". The Hindu. India. 23 June 2008. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  9. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (6 August 2004). "Azhagiya Theeyae ..." The Hindu. Retrieved 28 March 2018. 
  10. ^ "Velli Thirai movie review". Thenisai.com. 1 October 2006. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  11. ^ Saravanan, T. (3 July 2014). "For the love of theatre". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 28 March 2018. 
  12. ^ Super Admin (24 April 2009). "Tamil Film wins award at New York Festival". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 

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