Venniradai Moorthy

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Venniradai Moorthy
BornMoorthy Natraja Shastri
(1936-05-19) 19 May 1936 (age 82)
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm actor, comedian
Years active1965–present
Spouse(s)Manimala (m.1966) [1]
ChildrenMano (b.1972)

Venniradai Moorthy (born 1936)[2] is an Indian actor and comedian. He has starred in many Tamil films and television serials as a comedian and also played supporting roles.[3][4] He is a lawyer by profession and holds a B.L. degree in addition to being a PhD in astrology. He is married to actress Manimala who played Suhasini's mother in Sindhu Bhairavi and the heroine in Vallavanukku Vallavan (1965). He is also a well known script-writer. Kamal Haasan's first full-fledged film as hero, Maalai Sooda Vaa, had Murthy as a script writer.[5]


TV Serials[edit]

  • Meendum Meendum Sirippu (Sun TV)


  1. ^ "நடிகை மணிமாலாவை மணந்தார் மூர்த்தி || murthy married actress manimalavai". Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  2. ^ "Memories of Madras — Days of baby taxis and food tickets". The Hindu. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  3. ^ "Tamil Kavithai". Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  4. ^ [1] Archived 27 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Vignettes from a veteran". The Hindu. 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2016-01-12.

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