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|Other names||Karikol Raj|
|Occupation||Actor, Stage Actor|
Karikol Raju was a Tamil film veteran actor who appeared in Tamil-language films. He acted in more than 500 films in a career spanning over five decades. He had started his career as a dramatist and stage actor and went on to act as a character actor, villainous roles in films. He has acted along with four generation actors like as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Jai Shankar, Muthuraman, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijayakanth, Mohan, K. Bhagyaraj, Arjun Sarja, Karthik, Prabhu.
Karikol Raju was apt for village character. he did mostly village panchayat leader like a roles. he acted most of Bharathiraja and K.Bhagyaraj's village movies. his notable movies such as Kadhalikka Neramillai, Madras To Pondichery, Kumari Kottam, Rickshawkaran, Thooral Ninnu Pochu, Kozhi Koovuthu. 
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|1957||Chakravarthi Thirumagal||Tribe people leader|
|1959||Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal|
|1959||Thaai Magalukku Kattiya Thaali||Astrologer|
|1966||Madras to Pondicherry|
|1967||Soappu Seeppu Kannadi|
|1968||Kannan En Kadhalan||Advocate|
|1969||Pennai Vazha Vidungal|
|1971||Veettukku Oru Pillai|
|1972||Rani Yaar Kuzhanthai||Sub Inspector|
|1972||Naan Yen Pirandhen||Post man|
|1972||Raman Thediya Seethai|
|1972||Rani Yaar Kuzhanthai|
|1973||Veettukku Vandha Marumagal|
|1973||Thedi Vandha Lakshmi|
|1974||Netru Indru Naalai|
|1974||Sirithu Vazha Vendum||Gambler|
|1977||Indru Pol Endrum Vaazhga|
|1982||Thooral Ninnu Pochchu|
|1991||Naadu Adhai Naadu|
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