5 February 1958
|Other names||Comedy Thiyagu|
|Years active||1980 - Present|
Thiyagu (born 2 February 1958) is a Tamil film actor who has appeared in comedy roles.He has played various roles in the Tamil film industry. He is the grandson of violinist Kumbakonam Rajamanickam Pillai.
Beginning as a protagonist, Thyagu played roles in Oru Thalai Ragam and Palaivana Solai , before playing antagonistic roles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In the 2000s, he often formed an association with Vadivelu and would appear in a few scenes in films he had signed for, occasionally portraying comedy roles. His recent work includes roles in Kuselan as well as a politician in the Singam series.
In 2011, Thyagu quit the DMK political party, whom he had been associated with for twenty-eight years.Soon after his split, he lamented the leader Karunanidhi's broken promise of honouring Thyagu's grandfather with a postage stamp as a reason of his departure.
|1980||Oru Thalai Ragam|
|Pakkathu Veetu Roja||Thyagu|
|1985||Annai Bhoomi 3D||Shankar|
|Unakkaga Oru Roja|
|Idaya Kovil||Suresh's friend|
|1986||Uyire Unakkaga||Bâlu's friend|
|Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum|
|Oru Iniya Udhayam|
|Paruva Ragam||Ravi's friend|
|Pasam Oru Vesam|
|1988||Annanagar Mudhal Theru|
|En Thangai Kalyani|
|Sahadevan Mahadevan||Miloma smuggler|
|1989||En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan|
|Yogam Raja Yogam|
|Sirayil Pootha Chinna Malar|
|My Dear Marthandan|
|Sirayil Sila Raagangal|
|Mallu Vetti Minor||Pattabhi|
|Maanagara Kaaval||MP, Vannai Varadhan|
|Rasathi Varum Naal||Kabali|
|1992||Nadodi Pattukkaran||Periya Madurai|
|Kathirukka Neramillai||Raju's friend|
|Vaa Magale Vaa||Amarnath|
|1995||Engirundho Vandhan||Sundaram's son|
|Lucky Man||Gopikrishna's friend|
|Thedi Vandha Raasa|
|Enakkoru Magan Pirappan||Vargis|
|Dhinamum Ennai Gavani||Ganesan|
|Pongalo Pongal||Anja Nenjam|
|En Uyir Nee Thaane||Police inspector|
|Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai||Veerapandi|
|Vanna Thamizh Pattu||Ponnusamy|
|Engalukkum Kaalam Varum|
|Sri Raja Rajeshwari|
|Ezhumalai||Ezhumalai's elder brother|
|2004||Engal Anna||Durairaj’s father|
|2005||Mannin Maindhan||Police Constable|
|2006||Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi||Vallavarayan|
|2008||Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan|
|2014||Adhu Vera Idhu Vera||Police Inspector|
|2015||Pulan Visaranai 2|
|2017||Singam 3||Habour Shanmugam|
|2018||Saamy 2||MLA Aiyarettu Sundaram|
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