Ganja Karuppu is a reputed comedian in Tamil cinema. He kickstarted his career during the year 2003; he acted in a supporting role in the movie Pithamagan. From then on he worked as a comedian in several films. Born on 5th January 1976, Ganja Karuppu hails from Madurai. Ganja Karuppu took up the role of Vazhavandaan in the critically acclaimed film '
'; his role was very much appreciated. His strength is his way of delivering dialogues and body language. This, in fact, makes people laugh. Ganja Karuppu acted in the main role alongside another comedian Santhanam in 'Arai En 305-il Kadavul'. On the personal front, Ganja Karuppu is married to Sangeetha. Ganja Karuppu received nomination for Best Comedian in Vijay Awards for his performance in Nadodigal. Ganja Karuppu has also tried his luck as a producer and started the company K K International. Ganja Karuppu has over 60 films in Tamil to his credit. Some of his Tamil films include Sivakasi, Sandakozhi, Thirudiya Ithayathai, Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy, Thirupathi, Aran, Sivappathigaram, Kalvanin Kadhali,
, Azhagiya Thamizh Magan, Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai, Mirugam, Vaigai, Yogi, Aayiram Vilakku, Naadodigal, , Soozhnilai, Vallakottai, Magizchi, Siddu, Thambikottai, Puli Vesham, Vamsam, Mirattal, Irandu Mugam, Mazhaikaalam etc. Ganja Karuppu is also a frequent judge on a programme in Sun TV named 'Asathapovathu Yaaru'.