Actor Dhamu Tamil films generally center the heroes, but there are also certain characters, who reduce the seriousness of the movie. Actor Dhamu is one such actor, who was seen as the hero’s best friend and who stands up for the hero through thick and thin. Actor Dhamu is a Tamil comedian, who made his entry into Kollywood in the year 1991. And from then on, it has been a stable ride for this chirpy actor whose real name is Tamarai Bharani.
Before making his screen presence in the Tamil film industry, actor Dhamu was a part of the Gaana Galata Group, a renowned touring and acting comedy troupe. He tasted his first success as ‘Jeans Sivam’ (in the film “En Thozhi” starring Joseph Vijay) in the year 1992. He made his presence felt in Tamil movies such as Villu, Pokkiri, Arasatchi, Jodi, Gemini, Poovellam Kettupar, Amarkalam, Baasha, Kaadhalukku Mariyathai, Paarthen Rasithen, etc. Dhamu is good not only in comedy roles, but also in character roles.For those who are familiar with standup comedy, actor Dhamu is a name to reckon with.
For those who are not familiar about standup comedy, it is nothing but a comic style enacted before a live audience. The appreciation (or for that matter criticism) is instant in case of standup comedy. On his personal front, Dhamu is married to Suganthi and has twin girls. Currently Dhamu is busy with his own company Tamariai Bharani Comedy Agency, which is known for arranging comedy shows. His other preoccupations include, being an anchor for “
” in SunTV and doing mimicry for which he is well known. He is also working as a Student Trainer Lead India 2020 National Movement, since he is an ardent follower of Dr. Abdul Kalam. He is such a talented celebrity, so let’s wish actor Dhamu a bright future.
Dhamu’s full name is A.V Dhamodaran his birth name was Tamarai Bharani. Dhamu was born on 31/08/1965 to A.V. Viswanathan and V. Saroja in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which is where he is currently living with his wife Suganthi Dhamu and recently born twin daughters Saroja Suganthi, Suseela Suganthi who were born after their 12years of marriage. Dhamu’s siblings Murali and Sridevi also reside in Chennai.
He completed his schooling in Pananthope Railway colony Hr. Sec. School. Dhamu made his acting debut in 1992 with the Tamil movie Malar and is famous for his roles in Nerukku Ner and Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. Dhamu has entertained south Indian audience in comic roles in many hit Tamil films including superstar Rajinikanth’s Baasha and Sivaji -
. His favorite actors are MGR and Shalini, and his favorite movie is Ghilli. Among all cuisines in the world, Dhamu enjoys eating South Indian food (especially Appam.)
Dhamu’s group was very popular and known as the Gaana Galata group and in its time a leading comedy troupe. It was first seen by director Sukumaran in 1991 and after which he was offered a chance in the movie, Malar with which Dhamu made his Tamil debut, acting alongside the young actor Prashant portraying the character of an annoying comedian and self-proclaimed Rowdy of a village. He got his chance after his famous role as "Jeans Sivam” in Joseph Vijay’s En Thozi. He had ever since been in several films in important roles like Baasha and Parthen Rasithen. He took a break from the mainstream drama and opened an agency known as "Tamarai Bharani Comedy Agency”. Dhamu is also working as an Anchor on Sun Tv’s Comedy Kalakkal. He currently serves as a mentor for “2020 Lead India National Movement” and recently attended the orientation for the class 10, 11, 12 in Sagar International high school, Perundurai, TN.