Venniradai was born in 1936.His exact birthdate is unknown, yet it's assumed to be on 1st January. His sun sign is Capricorn. His hometown is in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He's presently 80 years old. His birth name is Moorthy Nataraja Shastri. He has completed his schooling and held a Bachelor of Law (B.L.) degree. He also happens to be a self-proclaimed astrologer. He's a well-known Tamil comedian, scriptwriter, and actor. He has participated in many Tamil movies as a comedian as well as played many supporting roles in television serials. He is married to actress Manimala, and his child's name is Mano Moorthy. He was the scriptwriter of famous Southern actor Kamal Hassan's debut movie titled ‘Maalai Sooda Vaa.'
He debuted as an actor in the 1965 Tamil film ‘Vennira Aadai' starring actors Jayalalithaa, Nirmala, Sreekanth and Sundarrajan in the lead roles. Moorthy's performance as Geeta's nephew in this psychological, love-story film was highly appreciated and loved by the audience and the critics. He's also known for his unique and excellent style of writing. As of 2017, he has worked in more than 200 films, most of them being highly successful and well known in Tamil cinema. He has a huge fan following both in and out of Tamil cinemas. His fans state that out of everything likable about him; they love his sense of humor the most. According to various newspapers, he has quite a busy schedule in the year 2017.
He also starred as a comedian in Sri Lankan movie director, Denmark Shan's debut Indian film titled ‘Iru Killadigal.' Out of his more than 250 movies, some of his known and recent films as below. ‘Vennira Aadai,''Thenmazhai,' ‘Naangu Killadigal,' ‘Irulum Oliyum,' ‘Muhammad Bin Tughluq,' ‘
Kasethan Kadavulada,' ‘Ponvandu,' ‘Engamma Sapatham,' ‘Paatha Poojai,' ‘Annakili,' ‘Vazhvu en pakkam,' ‘Gayathri' apart from many others from the period of 1965 to 1977. His other admired movies include ‘Chittu Kuruvi,' ‘Sakka Podu Raja,' ‘Enippadigal,' 'Ullasa Paravaigal,' ‘Nandu' etc. from the period of 1978 to 1981. His recent movies include, ‘Summa Nachunu Irukku,' ‘Killadi,' ‘Pani Vizhum Nilavu,' ‘Sandamarutham' and ‘Rombha Nallavan Da Nee' from 2012 to 2015. He loves his work and looks forward for more opportunities to make people enjoy his work more as well as make them laugh.