|Died||18 November 2004 (aged 60)|
|Cause of death||cardiac arrest|
|Occupation||medical practitioner, counselor, psychiatrist|
|Known for||sex education and counseling, film roles|
N. Mathrubootham (2 July 1944 – 18 November 2004) was an Indian psychiatrist, writer, film actor and director who was known for his work on sex education. He also acted as a comedian in some Tamil films.
Mathrubootham was born in an Iyer family in Tiruchirappalli on 2 July 1944. He had his early education in Tiruchirappalli and obtained his M. B. B. S. degree from the Stanley Medical College, Chennai in 1966. Mathrubootham went on to pursue his masters and obtained a doctorate in psychiatry. On completion of his doctorate studies, he joined Institute of Mental Health, Chennai as a lecturer.
Joining the Institute of Mental Health as a lecturer, Mathrubootham rose to become Professor of Psychiatry. He also served simultaneously as Psychiatry Professor at Kilpauk Medical College. Mathrubootham was awarded the Dr. Marfatia award by the Indian Psychiatrists Association for his research on alcohol addiction and the Pinnacle award for his multilingual sex education film Puthira Punithama.
|2001||Pennin Manathai Thottu||Prof. Das alias Lord Labakkudaas|
|2003||Whistle||Cameo role as a doctor|