Who was Nellai Siva?
Tamil Actor Nellai Siva Biography, Wiki, Reason of Death, Age, Family: Sivanathan Shanmugavelan Ramamoorthy better known by his stage name Nellai Siva, was a comedian and a supporting actor, who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. He was born on 16 January 1952. He worked mostly in comedy scenes. Nellai Siva passed away on Tuesday evening in his home town Panakudi in Tirunelveli following a heart attack. He was 69.
Nellai Siva Biography/Wiki
Nellai Siva was born on 16 January 1952 in Veppilankulam, a small village in Nellai district. He was an avid fan of Sivaji Ganesan and came to Chennai to make a break in films. He met and became good friends with Mansoor Ali Khan and Bonda Mani, who were also upcoming actors at the time.
After struggling for over a decade, he met K. Bhagyaraj and participated in a few series on Chennai Television, gaining popularity, and whom he credits for “making him successful in cinema”. He also started his film career by acting alongside then-famous actor Nagesh, who admired his Tirunelveli slang on set and encouraged him to use it as a defining factor in his comedy.
|Born||16 January 1952 (age 69), Tirunelveli|
|Died||11 May 2021|
|Occupation||Film Actor, Television Actor|
|Years active||1985 – 2021|
Nellai Siva Death
Tamil actor Nellai Siva, who entertained fans for over 35 years with his comic performances, has died. He was 69.
Siva passed away on Tuesday evening in his home town Panakudi in Tirunelveli following a heart attack.
Nellai Siva Career
In 1985 He was debuted in the movie Aan Paavam directed by Pandiarajan. Later, he has acted minor roles. In the late 1990s he started his career as a supporting comedian. He starred in the film Vetri Kodi Kattu as a tea shop owner. After this movie, he slowly got progressed by acting in big movies like Saamy, Anbe Sivam, Thirupaachi, Kireedam and much more. And also he acted along with Vadivelu and Vivek films during 2000s. He is notable for his comedian roles along with actor Vadivelu movies were became very popular.
In 2020, He was acting in Tamil television serials in Vijay TV such as Pandiyan Stores. His role as ‘Kumaresan Mama’ in Pandian Stores was a notable one. He was also a part of Mama Mapillai. On 11 May 2021, he died in Chennai due to health illness.