Pollachi Babu is a famous, talented and popular Tamil television actor, most famous for his acting in a strong pivotal role in popular and hit Tamil television serial on Sun TV Thangam, where he essayed the role of Karthik- the eldest son of the main female protagonist and became a popular and household name. Pollachi Babu originally hails from a traditional Tamilian family and has been born and brought up in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. Pollachi Babu started his acting venture by acting in the theatres and from there on he gave auditions for various serials.
Pollachi Babu is a famous and popular name nowadays in the Tamil Tele industry and has also featured in many Television commercials. Pollachi Babu hit the headlines when he sold the right to telecast his marriage ceremony to a leading Tamil private entertainment television channel Star Vijay, and the show was called
Namma Veetu Kalyanam – a popular Tamil television show known for his extravagant telecast of marriage rituals and ceremonies of popular Tamil actors and actresses.
Pollachi Babu was next seen on Sun TV’s popular family daily drama soap – another blockbuster Tamil television serial Lakshmi where he essayed the role of the main supporting character and won appreciation and accolades from the audiences and the critics. Lakshmi was an out and out drama, and he started getting offers from there on for the similar kind of roles. Pollachi Babu won the award for the best-supporting actor (male) for his role and acting in Lakshmi at the Mylapore Academy Tamil Tele awards. Currently, he is acting in the Tamil Serial Vamsam. He has also portrayed roles acted in several Tamil tele serials like-Sorgam, Annamalai, Aalayam, etc.
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Pollachi Babu is well known for his witty acting in serials. He took training in a Film Institute. He goes by the wind and acts in whatever characters he gets and doesn’t have any particular dreamy character to play. He is passionate about acting which we can see by his intense acting. Babu’s original name is Senthil Kumar. He changed his name as Babu, and Pollachi is the name of his native place. He did his schooling in his native town. He is a diploma holder in mechanical engineering. He entered the film industry in the year 1989. Due to his hard work and dedication, he has achieved a good position. He is married to Soundaram, a beautiful lady. She accompanied him even in his worst times. Soundaram learnt the beautician course after their marriage in 1998.
She opened a parlour and made some income from that to support her husband Babu in the initial start of his Tv career. This couple has two kids, a daughter Arasi and son Saravana. Pollachi Babu has acted in Aalayam, Archanai Pookal, Annamalai, Raja Rajeshwari, Sorgam, Thangam, Vamsam and many more serials. He also has acted in few cinemas such as Maruthavel, Maamanithan, Chinna Raja, Mappillai Manasu Poopola, Periya Thambi and few more to name. He has received few awards in his career and the notable ones are Sun Awards and Mylapore Academy Awards.