Mayilsamy is a popular and veteran television down the South Indian entertainment industry known for his impeccable comic timing and who is mostly seen playing strong supporting character roles in popular Tamil daily soaps and Tamil movies. Mayilsamy is also an acclaimed stage performer, stand in comedian, TV host and a theatre artiste, In short, he is a multifaceted and multitalented personality of the Tamil television industry. Born on June 5, 1956 at Sathyamangalam in Tamil Nadu, India, Mayilsamy was involved in various stage performances and in theatres from his early childhood days and performed and travelled across Tamil Nadu with a local famous comedy troupe. He has been active in the Tamil film and television industry since the year 1985 and has a long line hit and successful list of Tamil films in his kitty. Some of his memorable Tamil films includes-
Vaimaye Vellum, Rathna, Mugam, Veeram, Kalavaram, Dhool, Gilli, etc. Mayilsamy has also had a series of standup comedy releases among which Sirippoo sirrippu deserves a special mention. Malisamy made his debut on Tamil television as the host and judge of the popular comedy show Asathapovathu Yaaru which aired on Sun TV from the year 2002 to 2004 and attained a very high place among the comedy reality shows. Malisamy in the show mainly appeared as a host and occasionally as a guest judge. He is a married man with two children and currently his son is all set to make his debut in Tamil Films.