Vadivelu is an Indian film actor, comedian and playback singer. Since the 1990s, he performed supporting roles as a comedian in Tamil films and is renowned for his slapstick comedies. While having worked in over 200 films, Vadivelu received awards in the Best Comedian category for his performances in Kaalam Maari Pochu (1996), Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000), Thavasi (2001), Chandramukhi (2005), Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi (2006), Marudhamalai (2007) and Kathavarayan (2008). His popularity led to his media-coined nickname, Vaigai Puyal, meaning “the storm from the Vaigai River which flows through his hometown Madurai.
Silmisa (born Sri Valli) is an Indian film and television actress and a former volleyball player. She has acted in a number of Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. Her first film was a Telugu film titled Kadapa Reddemma. She made her Tamil film debut in the 1992 Bharathiraja film Nadodi Thendral. She played lead roles in Tamil films till 1999.
She got married to Army Major Rakesh Menon in 2000. She briefly retired from acting after her wedding. Since her comeback in 2001, she has been acting in supporting roles in films and lead roles in television shows. In 2010, she was met with widespread controversy after a sex tape with self-proclaimed godman Nithyananda was leaked by Sun TV.
She got separated from husband Rakesh Menon in 2007. On Dec 27th, 2013 she took up sannyasa under Swami Nithyananda. She took the name “Nithyananda Moyi.” Right now she is serving as a Sri Mahant at Nithyananda Dhyanapeetham.
Murali (19 May 1964 – 8 September 2010) was an Indian film actor who appeared in leading and supporting roles in Tamil and Kannada films. Murali has acted with many stars including Vijayakanth, Prabhu, Sathyaraj, Karthik, Prabhu Deva, Suriya, Parthiban, Sarath Kumar, Mammootty and Sivaji Ganesan. In the 1990s, He has also acted with famous heroines including Revathi, Meena, Simran, Roja, Devayani, Laila and Rambha.
His son, Adharvaa, debuted as an actor in the 2010 Tamil film Baana Kaathadi.