Pasupathy Ramaswamy Solai is the original name of Pasupathy, an Indian actor. He has acted in different types of roles including supporting actor, comedian, villain and protagonist. He has worked in roles which were critically well received. The Tamil flick “E” garnered him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also got the Tamilnadu State Film Award for the film. The film Kuselan fetched him the Best Supporting Actor Award in ITFA. Though he predominantly works in Tamil films he also appeared in Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films.
During the year 1984 Pasupathy got associated with Koothu-P-Pattarai, a theater venture. He worked there till 1997. He also got involved in small serials. Pasupathy’s rapport with actor Nasser earned him the acquaintance of
, who gave him a role in Marudhanayagam. But the film was dropped.
Born on 18 May 1969 in Madurai, Pasupathy’s debut film was the Tamil flick Housefull during the year 1999. Pasupathy’s major break came with the Tamil flick Virumaandi, which was directed by Kamal Haasan. He enacted the role of Koothala Thevar. After that, he worked in characters with negative shades in films like Sullan, Dhool, Madhurey and Thirupaachi. Later he experimented with comedy in Majaa and Mumbai Express. He was seen as the lead hero in the flick Veyyil.
Raman Thediya Seethai
was another film in his career; he played the role of a blind radio jockey in the film. This film also had director Cheran sharing screen space with him. The 2013 movie
Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara
gained Pasupathy the much deserved accolades.
Pasupathy is active in the film industry since 1999. Pasupathy is not keen in taking up romantic roles.
Pasupathy worked in an English flick ‘The Last Vision’. This was a movie helmed by youth from Kerala. Pasupathy is a busy actor now, since he has various films in the offing.