Thyagu (actor)

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Thyagu
Born
Thyagarajan

(1958-02-05) 5 February 1958 (age 64) [1]
Other namesComedy Thiyagu
OccupationActor
Years active1980 - 2018

Thyagu (born 5 February 1958) is an Indian actor and comedian who appears in Tamil films. [2] [3] He is the grandson of violinist Kumbakonam Rajamanickam Pillai. [4]

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Career

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. [5] 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. [6]

Selected filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
1980 Oru Thalai Ragam
1981 Palaivana Solai Siva
1982 Kalyana Kalam
Manjal Nila Suresh
Chinna Marumagal
Neram Vandhachu
Pakkathu Veetu Roja Thyagu
Aagaya Gangai Gopal
1985 Annai Bhoomi 3D Shankar
Unakkaga Oru Roja
Idaya Kovil Suresh's friend
1986 Mythili Ennai Kaathali
Uyire Unakkaga Balu's friend
Jothi Malar
Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum
Oomai Vizhigal Velu
Vidinja Kalyanam
Palaivana Rojakkal
Oru Iniya Udhayam
1987 Velicham
Paruva Ragam Ravi's friend
Muthukkal Moondru
Ananda Aradhanai
Cooliekkaran
Veeran Veluthambi
Jallikattu
Theertha Karaiyinile
Pasam Oru Vesam
1988 Annanagar Mudhal Theru
En Thangai Kalyani
Therkathi Kallan
Oorai Therinjukithen
Paasa Paravaigal
Rayilukku Neramachu
Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran
Nallavan Peter
Paravaigal Palavitham Ramesh
Sahadevan Mahadevan Miloma smuggler
1989 En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan
Thangamani Rangamani
Siva
Thangamana Purushan
Sontham 16Thyagu
Manidhan Marivittan
Thaaya Thaarama
Yogam Raja Yogam
Vetri Vizha
1990 Panakkaran
Kizhakku Vasal
Sirayil Pootha Chinna Malar
My Dear Marthandan
Enkitta Mothathe
Sirayil Sila Raagangal Saamy
Mallu Vetti Minor Pattabhi
1991 Eeramana Rojave
Thaiyalkaran
Vetri Padigal
Maanagara Kaaval MP, Vannai Varadhan
Iravu Sooriyan
Kurumbukkaran
Vaithegi Vanthachu
Rasathi Varum Naal Kabali
1992 Nadodi Pattukkaran Periya Madurai
Chinna Marumagal
Kizhakku Veedhi
Pondatti Rajyam
1993 Ezhai Jaathi MLA
Suriyan Chandiran
Enga Thambi K.K
Thanga Pappa Swamy
Sakkarai Devan Ponnambalam
Maravan
Enga Muthalali Nenjampan
Purusha Lakshanam
Kathirukka Neramillai Raju's friend
1994 Amaidhi Padai
Rajakumaran Thangaraj
Ravanan
Seeman
Vietnam Colony
En Rajangam
Kanmani
Vaa Magale Vaa Amarnath
Vanaja Girija
1995 Engirundho Vandhan Sundaram's son
Kattumarakaran
Lucky Man Gopikrishna's friend
Avatharam
Rani Maharani
Thedi Vandha Raasa
Mayabazaar
Raasaiyya
Mr. Madras
Seethanam
1996 Thayagam
Irattai Roja
Enakkoru Magan Pirappan Vargis
Andha Naal Kandu
Senathipathi
Purushan Pondatti
1997 Dhinamum Ennai Gavani Ganesan
Sishya
Pongalo Pongal Anja Nenjam
Paththini
Arasiyal Thiruvasagam
1998 Color Kanavugal
Harichandra General Manager
Golmaal
Ellame En Pondattithaan
En Uyir Nee Thaane Police inspector
Kumbakonam Gopalu
1999 Chinna Durai
Viralukketha Veekkam Karuppaiyya
Sangamam
Anbulla Kadhalukku Police inspector
2000 Kadhal Rojavae
Kakkai Siraginilae
Vallarasu R. Kandasamy
Sandhitha Velai
Koodi Vazhnthal Kodi Nanmai Veerapandi
Simmasanam Annapoorani's brother
Kuberan Kuberan's brother-in-law
Seenu Seenu's uncle
Vanna Thamizh Pattu Ponnusamy
2001 Vaanchinathan Narayanan
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum
Sri Raja Rajeshwari
Krishna Krishna
Narasimha
Samuthiram Priya's father
Maayan
Thavasi Sankarapandi's henchman
2002 Alli Arjuna
Gemini Sammandham
Ezhumalai Ezhumalai's elder brother
Thenkasi Pattanam
Shree
2003 Chokka Thangam
Saamy MLA Aiyarettu Sundaram
Punnagai Poove Moneylender
Thennavan
2004 Engal Anna Durairaj’s father
Jana Balu
Amma Appa Chellam Pannaiyar
Aai Inspector Vavval Pandi
Meesai Madhavan Paramaguru
2005 Mannin Maindhan Police Constable
Chandramukhi Kumar
6'2
Daas
Meesai Madhavan
Kundakka Mandakka
2006 Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi Vallavarayan
2007 Marudhamalai Police Inspector
2008 Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan
Vaitheeswaran
Kuselan
2009 Sirithal Rasipen Vikramadithyan
Vedigundu Murugesan
Azhagar Malai
2010 Singam Habour Shanmugam
2011 Mappillai Chinna's assistant
2013 Singam 2 Habour Shanmugam
2014Adhu Vera Idhu Vera Police Inspector
2015 Pulan Visaranai 2
Maharani Kottai
2017 Singam 3 Habour Shanmugam
2018 Saamy 2 MLA Aiyarettu Sundaram

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