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Vivek is a Actor Indian born on 19 november 1961 at Madurai (Inde)

Vivek

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Nationality Inde
Birth 19 november 1961 (57 years) at Madurai (Inde)
Awards Filmfare Awards South

Vivekh, better known as Vivek is an Indian film actor, comedian, television personality and Social Activist working in the Tamil film industry. Introduced in films by director K. Balachander, he has won three Filmfare Best Comedian Awards for his performances in Run (2002), Saamy (2003) and Perazhagan (2004). In 2009, Government of India awarded Vivekh with the Padma Shri award for his contribution to the arts. Sathyabama University has conferred actor Vivek with an honorary doctorate for his contribution to the society through cinema. As a television personality, Vivek has hosted a number of events and has interviewed media personalities, notably A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, A. R. Rahman, and Rajinikanth.

Biography

Vivek was born in Sankarankovil and got married to Arulselvi, with whom he has 3 children, Amrithanandini, Tejaswini and Prasanna Kumar. Vivek's son, 13-year-old Prasanna Kumar, died at the SRM Institutes for Medical Science due brain fever.He graduated from The American College in Madurai Vivek was the brand ambassador of Mirinda softdrinks in 2003. As of 2011, he is the ambassador of Nathella jewellery.

Vivek launched Green Kalam, under the guidance of former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. "Green Globe Project”, a Campaign against global warming, which had attained its mission of planting billion trees for billion people all over the state.

Usually with

Deva
Deva
(35 films)
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S. Manivannan
(35 films)
Nassar
Nassar
(33 films)
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Vaiyapuri
(26 films)
Madhan Bob
Madhan Bob
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vivek (204 films)

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Actor

Killadi
Killadi (2015)

Genres Drama, Action
Actors Bharath, Meera Chopra, Vivek, Roja, Ilavarasu, Avinash
Roles Arnold
Rating43% 2.1885252.1885252.1885252.1885252.188525
Dharani (Bharath), an intrepid college student, drops Anjali (Nila), who is running away from home to escape a marriage with her rowdy uncle Bhavani (Vincent Asokan), at the bus stand but Bhavani and her arrogant mother Angayarkanni (Roja) mistake him for her lover. Now, Dharani and his family become their targets but they hardly realize that he is more than a match for them.
Vai Raja Vai, 2h5
Directed by Aishwarya R. Dhanush
Genres Thriller, Romantic comedy, Horror, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Sunny Leone, Mayilsamy, Taapsee Pannu, Vivek
Roles Pandian (Panda)
Rating56% 2.808172.808172.808172.808172.80817
Karthik (Gautham Karthik) is a middle-class boy who works at an IT company, gifted with an extrasensory perception. He has a girlfriend, Priya (Priya Anand). During school days, he scores good in the exams using his power, so his father asks him suppress this power and forget its existence. Then, he meets Pandian aka Panda (Vivek) at his office and befriends with him. Panda, who is a gambler, gets to know about Karthik's power and asks him to play cricket gambling by using his power. Rande (Daniel Balaji) is in charge of the cricket gambling under an unknown man known as Kumar. Karthick wins 1 crore in the gambling and uses 10 lakhs for his elder sister Gayathri's (Gayathri Raguram) marriage. Panda , Karthick and Sathish goes on a vacation to Goa to spend the gambling money. There Rande threatens Karthick to play Roulette in the Casino Royale ship. Initially Karthick hesitates but Rande threatens him by kidnapping Priya. Karthick accepts to play. By this incident Priya comes to know about Karthick's power.To train Karthick, Shreya (Taapsee Pannu) comes to help. Karthick plays the game and tricks Rande to take his place in gambling . The officials of the casino suspect Rande and arrest him . Karthick, with his money won in the gambling with Panda, Sathish and Priya, escape and go back home. Shreya helps Rande to escape from guards by the saying of Kumar. Rande traces Karthick and takes him to his place. There Karthick using his power to fight Rande's sidekicks and threatens Rande with his own gun. At that time a Rolls-Royce Phantom comes and is revealed that the unknown man Kumar is Kokki Kumar(Dhanush) and ask Karthik to play for him in Politics.
Ennai Arinthaal
Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Actors Ajith Kumar, Anushka Shetty, Trisha Krishnan, Arun Vijay, Vivek, Parvathy Nair
Roles 'Revolver' Richard
Rating72% 3.6484553.6484553.6484553.6484553.648455
The film begins when Thenmozhi (Anushka Shetty) is in Boston where she comes to meet her niece. In the airport, she gets a free upgrade and sits next to Sathyadev (Ajith Kumar). During the flight, she starts vomiting due to overeating and with Satya's help she feels better. The next day, a criminal named Victor (Arun Vijay) comes to a coffee shop to abduct Thenmozhi, but fails due to Sathya subduing him.
Sakalakala Vallavan
Directed by Suraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Jayam Ravi, Trisha Krishnan, Anjali, Prabhu, Soori, Vivek
Roles Vettaiyan/Pasupathy (Guest Appearance)
Rating31% 1.551531.551531.551531.551531.55153
Shakthi(Jayam Ravi) and Chinnasamy(Soori) are family enemies who fight over an election. During that time, Shakthi falls in love with Anjali, whom he later discovers is his enemies cousin. When their love rapidly heats up, Shakthi is forced to marry Divya(Trisha), a city girl. Before starting a life together, Divya tells Shakthi, they must get to know each other, but every time Shakthi tries to do something good, it ends bad. This leads them on a plan for divorce. In exchange, Shakthi tells Divya to agree and stay for a month with his parents so they won't get hurt over the fact that they made Shakthi marry someone who doesn't even like him. To make this worse, Shakthi's father gets Divya to stand for the female election to which she quietly agrees. When she loses in the family generation winning election, Shakthi's father angrily hits him. . That's when Shakthi reveals how he lost in love and life. Seeing how much he loves and respects his family and how his life has been, Divya slowly starts to like her husband. At the end Divya and Shakthi happily live together while they argue over little things; making their life filled with love.
Premam
Premam (2015)
, 2h44
Genres Comedy, Musical, Romance
Actors Nivin Pauly, Sonia Agarwal, Vivek, Sai Pallavi, K. Bhagyaraj, Anupama Parameshwaran
Roles Palakattu Madhavan
Rating64% 3.2172853.2172853.2172853.2172853.217285
Palakattu Madhavan (Vivek) is a lazy and irresponsible man. Embarrassed that his wife Lakshmi (Sonia Agarwal) earns more than he, he quits his own job out of spite. He then adopts the old woman Pattu Maami (Sheela) as a surrogate mother because she offers to pay cash for the opportunity.
Anjaan
Anjaan (2014)
, 2h50
Directed by N. Linguswamy
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Martial arts films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Suriya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Manoj Bajpayee, Vivek, Rajpal Yadav
Rating49% 2.453442.453442.453442.453442.45344
A handicapped Krishna (Suriya) arrives at Mumbai. He, along with a taxi driver (Soori) travel along Mumbai to look for his brother. He then meets a close friend of Raju and tells Krishna that Raju is Raju Bhai (Suriya). He then meets JK and he tells his experience with Raju Bhai and tells him that Raju could have killed him but spared JK. Krishna finally meets Karim Bhai (Joe Malloori) and he tells Krishna that Raju and Chandru (Vidyut Jamwal) were inseparable friends and were growing dons as they emerging in the underworld their enemies too grows. Then a new Commissioner plans to clean the city and kills a few people of Raju's gang. Raju then retaliates this by kidnapping the Commissioner's daughter Jeeva (Samantha) and keeps her as a hostage for a day and when Raju goes to leave her back she tells that she actually doesn't want to go and doesn't want to marry because she didn't love anyone. Both of them then develop love. Things go well until Raju and Chandru invoke the wrath of Imran Bhai (Manoj Bajpai) who is a bigger and more powerful don than them and Chandru keeps chanting what Imran says to him that Imran would 'shoot them like pigs'. Raju then gives Chandru a surprise by capturing Imran. Chandru becomes thrilled about it and gives Raju a surprise by getting him a new car. Raju then meets Jeeva inside. Chandru tells him that he had given Raju a surprise and tells him to stay away for seven days with Jeeva. Raju and Jeeva have a blast. When Raju comes back he sees Chandru murdered in a ghastly manner. A frustrated Raju goes in search of the killers is also shot by his own man, Amar. Krishna then becomes worried. At that very time Amar gets to know that Krishna was looking for him and tries to kill Krishna. Then it is revealed that Krishna is Raju. Raju then fights them and kills Amar. He then goes to find Jackie in a horse race. Jackie tells him to ask Johny. Raju then finds Johny in a shopping mall and Johny tells him that they along with Imran had plotted to kill Chandru when Raju was away. A disappointed Raju kills Johny. Raju then kills one more betrayer in a fight and shoots him. Then Imran's men kidnap Karim Bhai's daughter. When Raju gets there Karim tells him it wasn't his daughter, it was Jeeva. Raju finally battles them and at last kills Imran Bhai. Raju, after rescuing Jeeva, reunites with her and happily leave Mumbai.
Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Roles Azhagusundaram
Rating77% 3.895423.895423.895423.895423.89542
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.
Naan Than Bala
Directed by R. Kannan
Genres Drama
Actors Vivek, Mayilsamy, Nassar, Ganja Karuppu, Thennavan, Saranya
Roles Bala
Rating52% 2.6196052.6196052.6196052.6196052.619605
Bala (Vivek), a poor priest lives in an agraharam in Kumbakonam, looking after his aged parents and performing puja at a Perumal temple. Circumstances force him to accept help from a hired killer Poochi (Venkatraj) to save his father from a jail sentence.But life takes an unfortunate turn for Bala. Unable to bear the taunts of the neighbours, Bala’s parents commit suicide. Bala is forced to leave the agraharam.He begins a new life with his friend Poochi in Kancheepuram.Vaishali (Swetha), a young Sourashtrian who sells poli on the streets, comes into his life. Soon they get engaged.Meanwhile a close friendship develops between Bala and Poochi. When Bala learns of Poochi’s true identity. The police and the family is one of the victims are desperate to hunt down Poochi.
Singam II
Singam II (2013)
, 2h45
Directed by Hari
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Amala Paul, Vivek, Radha Ravi
Roles Yettu Erimalai
Rating62% 3.1490253.1490253.1490253.1490253.149025
After having killed the notorious extortionist Mayil Vaaganam in the first film, Duraisingam (Suriya) has gone undercover after meeting the Home Minister and is working as an NCC officer in a school in Thoothukudi. The only people who know about this operation are the Chief Minister and Home Minister apart from himself. Sathya (Hansika Motwani) is a student who falls for Duraisingam though he is waiting to marry Kavya (Anushka Shetty), his love interest from the previous film. Susai (Santhanam), a local who works in the same school shows Duraisingam parts of Thoothukudi and also tells him about the rogue elements dominating the area helping him in his surveillance. He requests the Home Minister to transfer Erimalai (Vivek) and another cop for assisting him. Sathya's moves are frequently repulsed by Duraisingam who learns that Sathya is the niece of Thangaraj (Rahman). Bhai (Mukesh Rishi) and Thangaraj, are two criminals who control the area. Bhai and Thangaraj have connections with an international gangster and drug lord Danny (Danny Sapani).
Chandra
Chandra (2013)

Genres Fantasy, Musical
Actors Shriya Saran, Prem Kumar, Ganesh Venkatram, Vijayakumar, Vivek, Girish Karnad
Roles Yuvaraj Sukumar
Rating54% 2.7380352.7380352.7380352.7380352.738035
The story revolves around Chandramathi (Shriya Saran), a princess, and Chandrahasa (Prem Kumar (actor))a music teacher. The duo falls in love with each other. But the princess is engaged to Arya (Ganesh Venkatraman), settled in the US, against her wishes. She is not at all impressed by the US culture and tries to contact Chandrahasa to express her feelings. In another development, Chandrahasa promises his father that he would forget Chandramathi and allow her to marry Arya. But on the wedding day, the story takes a dramatic turn which ends on a happy note.
Murattu Kaalai
Directed by K. Selva Bharathy
Actors Sundar C., Sneha, Sindhu Tolani, Suman, Vivek, Devan
Roles Saroja

Kaalaiyan (Sundar C) is a simple person and the best Jallikattu (Bullfight) player in his village. His world revolves around his four younger brothers. The antagonist is Varadharajan (Suman), a Zamindar from the neighbouring village who lives an extravagant lifestyle. His close aide is a Transgender Saroja (Vivek). Varadharajan's sister (Sindhu Tolani) falls for the macho Kaalaiyan when he wins a Jallikattu.
Bhavani IPS
Genres Crime
Actors Sneha, Manoj K. Jayan, Sampath Raj, Vivek, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Pan Parag Ravi Aryan
Roles Ghirivalam

Bhavani (Sneha), an honest police officer in Hyderabad, is posted as Assistant Commissioner of police in Tirunelveli upon the request of Tamil Nadu government. The town is controlled by Sivalingam (Kota Srinivasa Rao), a rich and influential baddie and an aspiring politician. He indulges in all unlawful activities.
Mappillai
Mappillai (2011)

Directed by Suraj
Actors Dhanush, Hansika Motwani, Manisha Koirala, Vivek, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sathyan
Roles Child Chinna
Rating29% 1.4690851.4690851.4690851.4690851.469085
Saravanan is a do-gooder, who is soft-spoken and admired by one and all. Another person named Child Chinna (Vivek) who is the head of the Namitha Fan Club in his area. Child Chinna and Saravanan come across Gayathri (Hansika Motwani), daughter of arrogant business woman Rajeshwari and they both fall for her. Child Chinna asks Saravanan to help him with his love and when he finds out it's Gayathri he still helped him.