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Kumarimuthu is a popular comedy actor in Tamil cinema. He was born in the year 1938. He is very famous for his funny laugh. Kumarimuthu was very interested in acting from his childhood. But his mother wanted him to be a teacher, as his father. He left his native village Nagercoil and went to Chennai to seek chances for acting in theatres. He joined actor M. R. Radha’s Drama Company at the age of 15 and started his acting career.



Kumarimuthu has four elder brothers. The first two of his brothers, Nambirajan and Balakrishnan were also actors and the other two managed with some other jobs. He acted in stage dramas with M. R. Radha troupe for 6 years. After a few years, he got a chance to act in films. He has acted in nearly 728 films in his career. ‘Poi Sollathey’ is the debut movie for Kumarimuthu. Director, A. Jagannathan introduced him to the film industry. He has acted alongside ‘ Nagesh’ for more than 65 films. Kumarimuthu’s all time favorite actor is Nagesh. Kumarimuthu is very much passionate in his mother tongue Tamil. He started reading many books that project the Tamil culture and Tamil literature. One of his favorite authors is, Ma. Po Sivagnanam. Kumarimuthu quit acting in cinema and carries his personal works and also he is serving the community through religious preachings.

INTERVIEWS WITH KUMARIMUTHU