Kallapetti Singaram

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Kallapetti Singaram

June 12, 1938
DiedApril 15, 1990 (age 52)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Years active1966-1990
Notable work Suvarilladha Chiththirangal
Andha 7 Naatkal
Mouna Geethangal
Indru Poi Naalai Vaa
Udaya Geetham

Kallapetti Singaram was an Indian actor who acted in over 100 Tamil films from the 1966 to 1990. He primarily played comedic characters, mostly in minor roles in films directed by K. Bhagyaraj. His most notable movies include Suvarilladha Chiththirangal , Oru Kai Osai , Andha 7 Naatkal , Mouna Geethangal , Indru Poi Naalai Vaa , and Enga Ooru Pattukaran . [1]


Early life

Kallapetti Singaram owned a successful drama troupe and staged many plays. When Bhagyaraj became acquainted with Singaram he was impressed by his expressive features, acting style, and body language. Later, when Bhagyaraj became a successful director himself, he gave Singaram several opportunities to appear in his films. [2]

Film career

Bhagyaraj first introduced Singaram in Suvarilladha Chiththirangal. At this point, Singaram had already had a minor role in Motor Sundaram Pillai , a movie released in 1966. Even though Singaram only played minor roles in many of Bhagyaraj's films, Bhagyaraj was the only director to give him any significant movie parts. [3]


Kallapetti Singaram died during the filming of his last movie, Kizhakku Vasal , on 15 April 1990 at the age of 52.


1966 Motor Sundaram Pillai Vendor
1967 Kaavalkaaran Patient
1969Athai Magal
1970 Sorgam
1973 Maru Piravi
1975Eduppar Kaipillai
1976 Kumara Vijayam
1979 Suvarilladha Chiththirangal Goundar
1980 Oru Kai Osai Tea shop owner
1980 Bhama Rukmani
1981 Sattam Oru Iruttarai
1981 Mouna Geethangal
1981 Palaivana Solai
1981 Indru Poi Naalai Vaa
1981 Andha 7 Naatkal
1981 Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo
1981Oruthi Mattam Karaiyinile
1982 Auto Raja
1982 Ayiram Muthangal
1982 Darling, Darling, Darling
1983 Veetula Raman Veliyila Krishnan
1983 Manaivi Solle Manthiram
1984 Poovilangu
1984 Nilavu Suduvathillai
1984 Simma Soppanam
1984 Osai
1984 My Dear Kuttichathan Rickshaw driver
1984 Kudumbam
1985 Tharaasu
1985 Viswanathan Velai Venum
1985 Kaakki Sattai
1985 Kanni Raasi
1985 Udaya Geetham
1985Karaiyai Thodatha Alaigal
1985 Saavi A hotel manager
1985 Engal Kural
1986 Piranthaen Valarnthaen
1986 Marumagal
1987 Raja Mariyadhai
1987 Solvathellam Unmai Munnusamy
1987 Makkal En Pakkam
1987 Enga Ooru Pattukaran Panchayat leader
1987 Veerapandiyan
1987 Thangachi
1988 Aval Mella Sirithal
1988 Katha Nayagan Konar
1988 Shenbagamae Shenbagamae
1989 Raasave Unnai Nambi
1990 Periya Veettu Panakkaran Posthumously released
1990 Kizhakku Vaasal Posthumously released
1995 Raja Enga Raja Posthumously released

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