Ramesh Thilak

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Ramesh Thilak
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
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]

Career[edit]

Ramesh studied master's 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]

Filmography[edit]

Tamil films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Ref.
2011 Mappillai Uncredited role Debut as actor
2011 Mankatha Arumuga Chettiyar's henchman Uncredited role
2012 Marina Courier Boy
2013 Soodhu Kavvum Sekhar
2013 Neram Lighthouse
2014 Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Ganesh
2015 Mahabalipuram Kuppan
2015 Demonte Colony Vimal
2015 Kaaka Muttai Naina
2015 Orange Mittai Sathya
2015 Vedalam Phony Witness
2016 Aarathu Sinam Taxi driver
2016 Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum Cab Driver Cameo appearance
2016 Oru Naal Koothu RJ Sathish
2016 Kabali Malaysian Tamil
2016 Aandavan Kattalai Passport broker
2016 Mo Sathish
2017 Puriyadha Pudhir Meera's kidnapper
2017 Pichuva Kaththi Ramesh
2017 12-12-1950 Muthu
2018 Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren Purushotaman
2018 Kaala Press Reporter
2018 Tik Tik Tik S. Venkat
2018 Imaikkaa Nodigal Vinoth
2019 Viswasam Thookudurai's friend [7]
2019 Dharmaprabhu Chitragupta
2019 Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu Velu
2019 Thambi Vicky's friend
2020 Oh My Kadavule Kadavul's assistant [8]
2020 Velvet Nagaram Dilli
2020 Mamakiki Mani
2021 Master Prison warden
TBA Laabam TBA

Malayalam films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Neram Lighthouse
2014 Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Ramesh Malayalam version of Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Guest appearance
2019 Sakalakalashala
2019 Kumbalangi Nights Murugan aka Vijay
2019 Marconi Mathai
2019 Sarvakalamayam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vaibhav Flies Solo". The New Indian Express.
  2. ^ "'Soodhu Kavvum' an entertaining watch (Tamil Movie Review)". Sify. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015.
  3. ^ [1]
  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.
  7. ^ https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/news/2018/may/11/ramesh-thilak-joins-viswasam-5948.html
  8. ^ S, Srivatsan (13 February 2020). "'Oh My Kadavule' movie review: An endearing romcom exploring a second chance at love/ life". The Hindu.

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