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Santhanam Comedies | From Boss Engira Bhaskaran To Aranmanai: 5 Best Comedy Movies Starring Tamil Fame Santhanam

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  • Nalla Thambi’s character of Santhanam is unforgettable
  • He played the lead comedian in Sundar C’s Kalakalappu
  • One of Santhanam’s most famous films was released in 2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi

Actors have always had a special place in Tamil cinema. In this regard, Santhanam is now making his mark in Kollywood. Santhanam started his career as a comedian with a TV show Lollu sabha in Vijay TV. After that he made his acting debut as a supporting role in Manmadhan, which was directed by Simbu and AJ Murugan in 2004.

The 41-year-old actor has played many comedic roles in Tamil films like Siva Manasula Sakthi, Siruthai, Vaanam, Saguni, Singam 2, and Raja Rani. Santhanam has gained great fame as an adorable comedian with his wonderful performance, Here we have compiled the 5 best comedy movies of the entertainment star.

Boss Engira Bhaskaran

Santhanam teamed up with Arya for the first time with Boss Engira Bhaskaran, which was headed by Mr. Rajesh. Nalla Thambi’s character of Santhanam is unforgettable.

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The film had garnered positive word of mouth from critics and fans alike, becoming a box office winner. It was also later redone in Kannada and Bengali.


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Santhanam played the lead actor in Sundar C’s Kalakalappu, and dramatic comedy received a massive response from audiences.
Santhanam’s hard-hitting dialogues have earned him a lot of popularity. The entertainment film starred Vimal, Shiva, Anjali and Oviya in the lead roles.

Oru Kal Oru Kannadi

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One of Santhanam’s most famous films was released in 2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi. The movie was also referred to as OKOK as an abbreviation. It was written and directed by Mr. Rajesh. The cast included Udhayanidhi Stalin in his acting debut and Hansika Motwani. The comic act of Santhanam and Udhayanidhi Stalin was the most celebrated by the public. The film received positive reviews from audiences.

Endrendrum Punnagai

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Endrendrum Punnagai was written and directed by I Ahmed, and it was well received by audiences. The romantic drama starred Jiiva, Vinay, and Santhanam as three friends, and Trisha tried out the female lead opposite Jiiva. Endrendrum Punnagai ‘saw Santhanam charm audiences with his fun one-liners


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Santhanam teamed up with filmmaker Sundar C for the second time in Aranmanai, which was released in 2014. Santhanam’s comedy scenes were hugely successful, despite the film being a horror drama. Aranmanai also featured Vinay, Hansika Motwani, and Andrea Jeremiah in lead roles, while Sundar C was seen in a supporting role.

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