Kovai Anuradha is a famous Tamil drama and Television serial artist. His original name is Radhakrishnan. He was born in Kovai in Tamil Nadu. He was a central government employee. He was a child artist even in his school days. He made his debut performance when he was just 14 years of age. His debut performance in Doordarshan was in 1979.
One of his notable performance is in 'Chinna Papa Periya Papa'. He directed the serial. This was a classic comedy serial accepted through all sections of Tamil society. It was a super hit when it was broadcasted on television in early 1999. In this series, he portrayed the character of a funny old man and received wide spread acceptance. Another exquisite performance was in “Costly Maappillai”, which was directed by himself. It is a well-known comedy serial presently aired on SUN TV. Another famous comedy serial presently running is “Viruthinar Pakkam”, “
Mel Maadi Gaali” was also one of his noted work for its humor sense.
Another interesting comedy performance was from “Abhinaya Creations” directed by Kovai. How a lady manages the household, her daughter in law and later, how she hand over the batton to her, etc. are the main theme of the story. Another notable performance was in the Tamil drama serial “
Thendral” directed by S Kumaran. It was broadcasted on SUN TV in 2009. The Business Standard magazine described it as “first young at heart prime time daily soap in Tamil”. His elder daughter, Kovai Anuthama works as a co-director for television serials. His second daughter, Kovai Anupama is a famous script writer for comedy serials.