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Senthil (actor)

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Born (1951-03-23) 23 March 1951 (age 66)[1][2]
Ilanjambore, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1979-present
Spouse(s) Kalaiselvi
Children Manikanda Prabhu
Hemachandra Prabhu
Parent(s) Ramamoorthi

Senthil (born 23 March 1951), is an actor from Tamil Nadu, India. He is notable for his comedian roles along with fellow actor Goundamani.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Acting career

He ran away from his village at the age 13 due to his father's scoldings.[10] He first worked in an oil mart, then in a private wine shop as a waiter and then landed up in drama where he started developing his skills. His first film was Ithikkara Pakki (1980).[11] He slowly entered the Tamil film industry in small characters and finally landed in a good role in the film Malayoor Mambattiyan. He has acted in many popular films with several of the leading actors and comedians in the south Indian cine industry. He usually appears in films with Goundamani in a slapstick double act. Together they have formed a comic pair in many Tamil films and was known as the Laurel and hardy of Tamil Cinema.[12] Recently, Senthil has started acting in Tamil tele-serials.

Personal life

He was born on 23 March 1951 in a small village called Ilanjambore near Mudukulathur in Ramanathapuram District. He married Kalaiselvi on 14 May 1984.[13] He has two sons, Dr Manikanda Prabhu and Hemachandra Prabhu.



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