Vadivel Balaji (Comedian) Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 45 Years
Hometown: Madurai
Death Cause: Cardiac Arrest

Profession(s) Comedian, Mimicry Artist, and Actor
Famous For Mimicking Tamil comedian, Vadivel
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 6”
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film, Tamil (Actor): En Rasavin Manasile (1991)
En Rasavin Manasile
TV, Tamil (Comedian): Athu Ithu Yethu (2014)
Vadivel Balaji in Athu Ithu Yethu


Last Film Kolamavu Kokila (2018)
Kolamavu Kokila (2018)
Awards, Honours, Achievements Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
1996: ‘Kaalam Maari Pochu’ (1996) for Best Comedian
2000: ‘Vetri Kodi Kattu’ (2000) for Best Comedian
2001: ‘Thavasi’ (2001) for Best Comedian

Filmfare Award
2005: For the Tamil film ‘Chandramukhi’

Personal Life
Date of Birth 17 February 1977 (Thursday)
Birthplace Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Date of Death 10 September 2020 (Thursday)
Place of Death Omandurar Estate, a Government Hospital in Chennai
Age (at the time of death) 45 Years
Death Cause Cardiac Arrest [1]The News Minute
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death) Married
Wife/Spouse Name Not Known
Vadivel Balaji and His Wife
Children He had a son and a daughter.
Vadivel Balaji and His Son
Vadivel Balaji's Children

Vadivel Balaji

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vadivel Balaji

  • Vadivel Balaji was an Indian comedian, mimicry artist, and actor.
  • He acted in various Tamil films, like ‘Kaalam Maari Pochu’ (1996), ‘Vetri Kodi Kattu’ (2000), ‘Thavasi’ (2001), ‘Sutta Pazham Sudatha Pazham’ (2016), and ‘Kolamavu Kokila’ (2018).
  • He appeared in the TV comedy show, ‘Siricha Pochu’ (2014) and ‘Kalakka Povathu Yaaru Champions’ (2019).
  • Vadivel participated in the popular dance reality show ‘Jodi Number One’ Season 7.
  • On 24 August 2020, he was rushed to the private hospital, Billroth Hospital, and then to Vijaya Hospital in Chennai; as he was suffering from severe chest pain. His hands were paralysed, and he was put on the ventilator. After fifteen days of his illness, on 10 September 2020, he was shifted to Omandurar Estate, a government hospital in Chennai; due to lack of finances with his family. On the same day, he had a cardiac arrest and stroke, and he left the world on 10 September 2020 in the morning.
  • Many Indian celebrities shared their condolence on his demise. The South Indian actor, Robo Shankar shared a video message and said,

I have worked with him for over 19 years and he was a good actor across television, films and stage shows. Even if there were thousands of people in the audience, he would engage with them and give witty responses as a sole performer.”


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