Balaji Venugopal is an Indian actor and radio jockey. He started his career as an RJ at Radio Mirchi. He later became a television anchor, hosting the game show “Vasool Rani” (2006), aired on Vijay TV and the musical series “Raagmallika” (2010), aired on Jaya TV. He made his debut on the big screen in a supporting role in A.L. Vijay’s Tamil comedy “
Poi Solla Porom
” (2008), which was a remake of the Hindi film “Khosla Ka Ghosla” (2006).
However, his subsequent roles were supporting ones as well, which did not bring him into the limelight but he shot to fame at once when he played the lead role of Ramki in Subu’s dark comedy “
” (2013). He played the antagonist in Shakti Soundar Rajan’s comedy-thriller “
” (2015), showcasing his talent in portraying intense dramatic roles.
The same year he became the creative head of the youtube channel ‘Madras Meter,’ where he uploads comic skit videos and has gathered over fifty thousand subscribers. His other praiseworthy works include “
” (2013), “
” (2014), “
” (2016), “
” (2017) and most recently “
Tik Tik Tik
” (2018). He currently works as the prime time radio jockey at Hello FM.