Ramesh Thilak

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Ramesh Thilak
Born03 May 1985 (age 34)
Tamil Nadu, India
Years active2010 - Present
Spouse(s)RJ Navalakshmi (m. 2018–present)

Ramesh Thilak is an Indian radio jockey and actor who has appeared in Tamil and Malayalam films. He made his breakthrough with Nalan Kumarasamy's Soodhu Kavvum (2013) portraying a kidnapper, before playing a similar role of a thief in Alphonse Putharen's bilingual film Neram.[1][2]


Ramesh studied master degree in mass communication at the University of Madras. He worked as a radio jockey with Suryan FM 93.5, and was credited by the radio station as "Thillu Mullu" Ramesh in a reference to his jovial attitude on air.[3] He then simultaneously worked on his first acting assignment, featuring in the character of Azhagesan alias Al Gates in STAR Vijay's college drama serial, Kana Kaanum Kaalangal. Ramesh made his breakthrough in films with Nalan Kumarasamy's Soodhu Kavvum (2013) portraying a kidnapper, before playing a similar role of a thief in Alphonse Putharen's bilingual film Neram.[4] He then also featured in Balaji Mohan's bilingual film Vaayai Moodi Pesavum. He signed on to play his first lead role in Vijay Sethupathi's maiden production Orange Mittai.[5] He will be starring in Oru Naal Koothu, in which he will be reprising his real life role of a radio jockey, and Mo, a "fun entertainer" that will have a "ghost factor".[6]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Mankatha Arumuga Chettiyar's henchman Tamil Uncredited role
2012 Marina Courier Boy Tamil
2013 Soodhu Kavvum Sekhar Tamil
2013 Neram Lighthouse Malayalam
2013 Neram Tamil
2014 Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Ramesh Malayalam
2014 Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Ganesh Tamil
2015 Mahabalipuram Kuppan Tamil
2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Guest appearance Malayalam
2015 Demonte Colony Vimal Tamil
2015 Kaaka Muttai Naina Tamil
2015 Orange Mittai Sathya Tamil
2015 Vedalam Phony Witness Tamil
2016 Aarathu Sinam Taxi driver Tamil
2016 Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum Cab Driver(cameo) Tamil
2016 Oru Naal Koothu RJ Sathish Tamil
2016 Kabali Tamil
2016 Aandavan Kattalai Passport broker Tamil
2016 Mo Sathish Tamil
2017 Puriyadha Pudhir Tamil
2017 Pichuva Kaththi Ramesh Tamil
2017 12-12-1950 Muthu Tamil
2018 Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren Purushotaman Tamil
2018 Kaala Press Reporter Tamil
2018 Tik Tik Tik S. Venkat Tamil
2018 Imaikkaa Nodigal Vinoth Tamil
2019 Viswasam Thookudurai's friend Tamil
2019 Kumbalangi Nights Murugan aka Vijay Malayalam
2019 Dharmaprabhu Chitragupta Tamil
2019 Marconi Mathai Malayalam
2019 Sarvakalamayam Malayalam
2019 Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu Velu Tamil
2019 Thambi Vicky's friend Tamil
2020 Oh My Kadavule Tamil Cameo appearance


  1. ^ "Vaibhav Flies Solo". The New Indian Express.
  2. ^ "'Soodhu Kavvum' an entertaining watch (Tamil Movie Review)". Sify.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Soodhu Kavvum Movie Review {4/5}: Critic Review of Soodhu Kavvum by Times of India" – via timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  5. ^ "Orange Mittai director Biju Viswanath's interview on the film, Vijay Sethupathi and many more". www.behindwoods.com.
  6. ^ "I want to do responsible roles: Ramesh - Times of India". The Times of India.

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