Bonda Mani, is one among the popular comedians in Tamil cinema. His real name is ‘Kedeeshwaran’. He changed his name to ‘Bonda Mani’ for the stage performance. He is a Sri Lankan based person. During his schooling, he has acted in various dramas.With huge support and inspiration from his friends, he started looking out for chances in feature films. Inspite of his great efforts to act in Tamil Movies in Sri Lanka, he did not succeed. Later on, he went to Singapore for work. During 1981, when the Tamil actors’ troupe visited Singapore, for a cultural program, Bonda Mani got a chance to meet them. He was introduced to director ‘K. Bhagyaraj’ then . He explained his passion for acting and also told him about the efforts that he took to get through the industry. Later he visited India as he had some personal commitments, fortunately he got a chance to meet Bhagyaraj’ . As Lady Luck was on his side, Bhagyaraj’ recognized him well and gave a chance in his upcoming project, ‘Pavunnu Pavunu Thaan’. After a small break, he acted in ‘Thendral Varum Theru’ in a full comedy pack. That happened to be a great turning point in his life. Needless to say, oppurtunities kept knocking his door often! He is married to Madhavi and has two kids Sai Kumari and Sai Ram. Bonda Mani is at present running a stage drama troupe called ‘Sai Kalai Koodam’ and organizing many theatrical shows.