Pandu (actor)

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Pandu
Born
Pandu

1947
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1970 - Present

Pandu is a Tamil film actor who has appeared in many comedy roles. His brother Idichapuli Selvaraj had also previously appeared in films as a comedian.[1]

Career[edit]

After finishing his schooling, Pandu entered the College of Arts and Crafts in Chennai and nurtured an interest in creative art. Pandu made his acting debut in Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo joining his brother Idichapuli Selvaraj who had appeared in several films a comedian. He played a supporting role in Agathiyan's Kadhal Kottai portraying Ramasamy who accompanies Ajith Kumar in Rajasthan.

In 2013, he starred in Vellachi, which featured his son Pintu Pandu in a leading role.[2] He designed Tamil Nadu Tourism Logo Umbrella and got prize and appreciation. He designed the Two Leaves Party Logo under the instruction and supervision of AIADMK founder leader MGR

Away from films, in 1975 he started a brass and aluminium business in Chennai called Prapanj Unlimited. He runs it as a family business, with son Prabhu Panju in charge.[3] In 2014, he held an art exhibition alongside another son Panju Pandu.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1970 Maanavan
1981 Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo
1988 Raththa Dhanam
En Uyir Kannamma
En Thamizh En Makkal
1990 Panakkaran
Kavalukku Kettikaran Kannayya
Nalla Kaalam Porandaachu
Paattukku Naan Adimai
Pattanathil Petti
Nadigan
1991 Sami Potta Mudichu
Chinna Thambi
Idhaya Vaasal
Thalattu Ketkuthamma
1992 Rickshaw Mama
Idhu Namma Bhoomi
Pondatti Rajyam
Deiva Vaakku
Thirumathi Palanisamy
Naalaiya Theerpu Poramboku
1993 Mutrugai Pandurangam
Walter Vetrivel
Suriyan Chandiran
Rajadhi Raja Raja ...
Purusha Lakshanam
1994 Sindhu Nathi Poo
Ravanan
Aranmanai Kaavalan
Chinna Madam Director
Nattamai
Murai Mappillai College principal
1995 Thamizhachi
Anbu Magan
Asuran
Mayabazar Police officer
Muthu Pallavarayan
Seethanam Dr. Thandavarayan
Murai Mappillai Hitler, College principal
1996 Vaanmathi Krishna's father
Ullathai Allitha
Coimbatore Mappillai Traffic Police Ponraj
Meendum Savithri Gajendran
Vaazhga Jananayagam Anjala's father
Irattai Roja
Krishna Police constable
Kadhal Kottai Ramasamy
Enakkoru Magan Pirappan Gopi
Andha Naal Subbu
Gokulathil Seethai Cook
Purushan Pondatti Khan
Take it Easy Urvashi
1997 Dharma Chakkaram
Nesam
Gopura Deepam
Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga Sanjay kujidabadham
Vaimaye Vellum
Mannava
Thaali Pudhusu
Ganga Gowri
Aahaa Enna Porutham Panju Gounder
Vasuki Police officer
Pudhalvan
1998 Kaadhale Nimmadhi
Maru Malarchi Azhagu
Color Kanavugal
Ini Ellam Sugame
Santhosham
Unnudan
Ponmaanai Thedi
Guru Paarvai
1999 Annan Sangu
Vaali Velu Nair
Annan Thangachi Azhagu
Jodi
Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga Doctor
Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Naanum Chinnasamy
Time
Paattali
2000 Good Luck
Thai Poranthachu
Eazhaiyin Sirippil P. Pandu
Sandhitha Velai
James Pandu
Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven
Ennamma Kannu
Pennin Manathai Thottu
Sabhash
Ennavale
2001 Looty
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum
Badri
Sigamani Ramamani
Kunguma Pottu Gounder
Citizen
Lovely
Super Kudumbam
Samudhiram College Principal
Shahjahan Lawyer
Manadhai Thirudivittai
2002 Azhagi
Pammal K. Sambandam
Dhaya Police Inspector
Raajjiyam
Junior Senior
Varushamellam Vasantham
Unnai Ninaithu
Devan Kaalimuthu
Thenkasi Pattanam
Youth
Sundhara Travels Police Inspector
Namma Veetu Kalyanam
Game
Villain
2003 Vadakku Vaasal
Anbe Un Vaasam
2004 Jai
Gambeeram
Ghilli Police Inspector
Arivumani
Meesai Madhavan
2005 Iyer IPS Sub-Inspector Maduray
Kaatrulla Varai Ranga
Anbe Aaruyire
Veeranna
2006 Vanjagan
Varalaru Shivshankar's assistant
Ganapathi Vandhachu
2007 Pokkiri Thillagara
18 Vayasu Puyale Inspector Mustafa
Puli Varudhu Vinayaga's father
2008 Pattaya Kilappu
2009 Villu Jyothi's father
Yen Indha Mounam
Malai Malai
Kanden Kadhalai
2010 Singam Maarichaamy
Vaadaa
Uthama Puthiran
Chikku Bukku
2011 Thoonga Nagaram
Vedi
2012 Kaadhal Kilukiluppu
Vachathi
Ullam
2013 Vellachi
Ingu Kadhal Katrutharapadum
2014 Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum
Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani
Theriyama Unnai Kadhalichitten
Sigaram Thodu IBIBI Bank Branch Manager
2015 Katham Katham Madhu's father
Kanchana 2 Dr. Pandurangan
Apoorva Mahaan
Nandhivaram
2016 Vaaliba Raja Traffic police
Narathan
Ilamai Oonjal
2017 Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Doctor
Oru Mugathirai
Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan Doctor
Thiri
Namma Kadha
Ippadai Vellum .
2018 Panjumittai
Itly

Television[edit]

  • 2007 : Dhinam Dhinam Deepavali
  • 2014: Uravugal Sangamam
  • 2016: Valli - Natarajan (Arun's Father;Episode 982 - 1152)

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