Manobala

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Manobala
Born Manobala
(1953-12-08) 8 December 1953 (age 63)
Marungur, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor, Director, Producer
Years active 1979-present
Spouse(s) Usha Mahadevan
Children Harish Manobala

Manobala (born 8 December 1953) is a Tamil director, producer and comedian actor who predominantly plays supporting roles. He has appeared in nearly 700 films.[1][2] Manobala has directed 40 films, 19 television serials and 9 tele-films during his career as a director.[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role
1979 Puthiya Vaarpugal
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal
1980 Kallukkul Eeram
1981 Tik Tik Tik
1982 Gopurangal Saivathillai
1994 Thai Maaman Guest Appearance
1994 Thozhar Pandian
1995 Gangai Karai Paattu
1997 Nesam
Nandhini
Pagaivan
Ratchagan
1998 Natpukkaga
Thalaimurai
1999 Chinna Raja
Minsara Kanna
Taj Mahal
Sethu Tamil Teacher
2000 Annai Moses
James Pandu
Samudhiram
2003 Nala Damayanthi Passport Officer
Ice
Diwan
Three Roses
Pithamagan Surya's uncle
Soori Container passenger
Kadhal Kirukkan Doctor
2004 Perazhagan Nair
Arul
Campus
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi Vivek's father
Attahasam Semi Joseph
2005 Aayudham
Ji
Kodambakkam
Thaka Thimi Tha
Chandramukhi Priest
Priyasakhi
6'2
Anniyan TTR
Ghajini Ad Director
Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu
2006 Thambi
Thirupathi
Thalainagaram
Parijatham
Naalai
Kusthi
Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikesi Kollan
Dharmapuri
Varalaaru
Vathiyar Ayyanar's father
2007 Muruga
Malaikottai
Pasupathi c/o Rasakkapalayam Constable Naidu
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan TTR
Kannamoochi Yenada Senthilkannu
Polladhavan
Nee Naan Nila
2008 Maanavan Ninaithaal
Pirivom Santhippom
Vambu Sandai
Yaaradi Nee Mohini Project Manager
Santhosh Subramaniam Bank Manager
Arai En 305-il Kadavul
Kuselan Sub-Inspector
Dhanam
Sila Nerangalil
Suttapazham
Seval
Panchamirtham
Vaitheeswaran Dhanasekaran's Henchman
Abhiyum Naanum Walking Vardarajan
Silambaattam
Dindigul Sarathy
2009 Guru En Aalu Traffic Inspector
Thoranai Ganesan
Anjathe
Maasilamani
TN 07 AL 4777
Indira Vizha
Ninaithale Inikkum Class Teacher
Oru Kadhalan Oru Kadhali
Aarumugam
Sirithal Rasippen
Aadhavan Tara's Uncle
Vettaikkaaran Reporter
Kanden Kadhalai Mayilvahanam
2010 Thamizh Padam Siddharth
Rettaisuzhi
Goripalayam
Mandabam
Kattradhu Kalavu
Singam
Thillalangadi Saamiyar
Baana Kathadi
Puzhal
Drohi Raghu
Neeyum Naanum
Siddhu +2
Chikku Bukku
Agam Puram
2011 Siruthai Bhoom Bhoom
Thambikottai Puli
Payanam Narayana Shastry
Bhavani IPS
Appavi
Maappillai Astrologer
Eththan
Aanmai Thavarael
Udhayan
Doo
Kanchana Priest
Mudhal Idam
Kasethan Kadavulada Balram Naidu
Vellore Maavattam
Sadhurangam
Konjam Veyil Konjam Mazhai
Mambattiyaan Annachchi's Accountant
Ramanathapuram
Madhuvum Mythiliyum
Mahaan Kanakku
2012 Vilayada Vaa Kothandam
Adhi Narayana
Nanban Bose
Kalakalappu Marudhamuthu
Kondaan Koduthaan
Oru Nadigaiyin Vaakkumoolam
Sooriyanagaram
Saguni Induratagaval
Thuppakki Kajal Agarwal's father
Akilan
2013 Kurumbukara Pasanga
Alex Pandian Captain Divakaran
Puthagam Kalyanasundaram aka Kallis
Sillunu Oru Sandhippu
Naangaam Pirai
Onbadhula Guru Bun Rotti Babu
Chennaiyil Oru Naal Sathyamoorthy
Vetkathai Kettal Enna Tharuvaai
Ethir Neechal Gunasekara Raja
Masani
Thillu Mullu Sounderrajan
Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru Pencil Mama/ Cone Ice
Thulli Vilayadu
Neram Doctor
Pattathu Yaanai
Sonna Puriyathu Rajesh Kanna
Thalaivaa Viswa's Follower
Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu Yoga Instructor
Raja Rani Ramamoorthy
Vanakkam Chennai Constable
Ragalaipuram Inspector
Maayai
Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham Naradhar
Kolaakalam
2014 Ninaivil Nindraval
Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum Chetan
Tenaliraman Education Minister
Damaal Dumeel
Thalaivan
Enna Satham Indha Neram
Ramanujan Krishna Rao
Anjaan Director
Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani Soori
Jamai
Aranmanai Eshwari's husband
Irumbu Kuthirai Pizza Shop Manager
Kalkandu
Velmurugan Borewell
Lingaa Train Driver
Vellaikaara Durai
2015 Vettaiyadu
Aambala Police Commissioner
Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum Swaminathan
Kaaki Sattai Jyothi Lingam
Ivanuku Thannila Gandam Dr. Markandeyan
Nannbenda Senthamarai
Kanchana 2 Arnold
Vai Raja Vai Mano
India Pakistan Idichapuli
Masss Arnold
Soan Papdi
Palakkattu Madhavan
Aavi Kumar
Idhu Enna Maayam
Kalai Vendhan
Savaale Samaali Manobala
Maanga Rengasamy Nagarajan
10 Endrathukulla Road Transport Officer Manikandan
2016 Karai Oram
Peigal Jaakkirathai
Rajini Murugan Kunjithapatham
Aranmanai 2 Komalam's brother
Kanithan Anu's father
Pokkiri Raja Raghav
Sowkarpettai
Mapla Singam
Thozha Old Age Home Warden
Theri School principal
Unnodu Ka Traffic police
Pandiyoda Galatta Thaangala
Vellikizhamai 13am Thethi
Nayaki
Kadalai Businessman
Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru Pesuvadhellam Unmai show director
Kavalai Vendam Pattai Babu
Virumandikkum Sivanandikkum
Parandhu Sella Vaa
Andaman
2017 Jomonte Suvisheshangal
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva
465
Vaigai Express
Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen
Thirappu Vizha

Director[edit]

Year Film Cast Language
1982 Agaya Gangai Karthik, Suhasini
1985 Naan Ungal Rasigan Mohan, Raadhika
1985 Pillai Nila Mohan, Nalini
1986 Paaru Paaru Pattanam Paaru Mohan, Ranjini
1986 December 31 Vishnuvardhan, Urvashi Kannada
1987 Sirai Paravai Vijayakanth, Raadhika
1987 Dhoorathu Pachai Karthik, Suhasini
1987 Oorkavalan Rajinikanth, Raadhika
1989 En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan Vijayakanth, Suhasini
1989 Moodu Mandhiram Prabhu, Rekha
1989 Thendral Sudum Nizhalgal Ravi, Raadhika
1990 Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai Jeetendra, Rekha Hindi
1990 Mallu Vetti Minor Sathyaraj, Seetha
1991 Vetri Padigal Ramki, Nirosha
1991 Moondrezhuthil En Moochirukkum Vijayakanth, Rupini
1992 Shenbaga Thottam Selva, Rohini
1993 Mutrugai C. Arunpandian, Bhanupriya, Ranjitha
1993 Karuppu Vellai Rahman, Sukanya
1993 Paarambariyam Sivaji Ganesan, B. Saroja Devi
1997 Nandhini Prakash Raj, Suhasini
2000 Annai Bhanupriya, Nassar
2001 Siragugal Vikram, Raadhika Telefilm
2002 Naina Jayaram, Manya

As producer[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
2014 Sathuranga Vettai Natraj, Ishara Nair SIIMA Award for Best Debut Producer
2017 Paambhu Sattai Bobby Simha, Keerthy Suresh
2017 Sathuranga Vettai 2 Arvind Swamy, Trisha Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vaiyapuri - The reel music director - Tamil Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 2008-07-14. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  2. ^ "Tamil movies : Director manobala going great guns as comedian". Behindwoods.com. 2005-10-26. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  3. ^ "Cinema Plus / Columns : Grill Mill". The Hindu. 2009-07-17. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Always in reckoning". The Hindu. 2011-01-09. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 

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