Manohar is a Tamil comedy actor who was initially doing gag television shows. He shot to fame through the critically famous gag television series, LolluSabha, telecasted in Vijay TV.

ollu Sabha is a program, which makes a spoof of many Tamil movies. The 45 minutes show was directed by Ram Bala, and it was a laugh riot. The main characters who acted in the program include Manohar, Swaminathan, Santhanam, Balaji, Jeeva, Easter, Swetha, Seshu, Karthik, Shobana and Lmany more. Santhanam, a prominent actor, became famous only through this gag show. Actor Simbu spotted him and cast him in his movie Manmadhan.

Manohar and the team replace the actual name of the movie with a funny one and then sarcastically enact the major scenes in the movie. Each episode contained the spoof of a film. Some of the movies that were spoofed in this sitcom are 7G Rainbow Colony (Name changed to 7G Orampo Colony), Santhosh Subramanian (Name changed as Sandhu la Subramaniam), Billa (Name changed as Gulla), Engaooru Pattukaran (Name changed as Enga Area Pattukaran) and many more. Even Superstar Rajinikanth's movies were not spared. Mani Ratnam’s masterpiece Thalapathy was spoofed as Thalavidhi, Roja as Saroja and superstar's Padayappa and Ejamaan were spoofed as Vadaiyappa and Raghumaan respectively. The team even teased famous television soaps and other reality programs.

After gaining popularity in the small screen, Manohar also exhibited his talent by acting in several movies as a comedian. Manohar is famous for his unusual body language and gestures that he performs in his acting. The latest movie to his credit is Nanbenda(2015), in which he has done a comical role along with actor Santhanam and hero Udhayanidhi Stalin. 

Manohar has also acted in Thillalangadi, MalaiMalai, Eesaand a few other movies.


‘Chelladurai’ was a famous Tamil comedy actor. He is best known among the masses for his role as the owner of Prabha wine shop in a comedy, along with actor, Vadivelu. K. Bhagyaraj’s, Thooral Ninnu Pochu, was the first movie in which Chelladurai played a role. Since then, he has acted in more than 350 Tamil films. He has played small comical roles in most of these movies. Some successful movies in which Chelladurai acted are ‘Sivaji’ in 2007, ‘Khakee’ in 2004, and The Legend of Bhagat Singh in 2002. He has worked on many movies along with former leading Tamil comedians like Vivek and Vadivelu. He achieved fame and popularity among the Tamil cinema audience due to his role as ‘Prabha wine shop owner’, along with comedian Vadivelu, in a Tamil comedy clip. In this comedy clip, Vadivelu gets accidentally detained in a wine shop that is closed. Thus, the story progresses as he calls Chelladurai to tell him to open the store for him to get out. Though he has acted in more than 350 Tamil movies, he was never known to live luxuriously. During the end of his tenure of 30 years, he started to decrease the number of films he acted in. He died on 7th February, 2015, due to kidney failure. He was 74 years old when he breathed his last breath. His kidney problem was long prevailing. He had been admitted to a private hospital in Kilpauk due to this disease, and also suffered from high blood pressure. The hospital itself was his last resting place. His cremation took place in an area called Vadapalani. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. Even after his death, more than a year ago, he is still remembered for his appreciation-worthy role in Tamil cinema.

Chelladurai Tamil Actor