If the column infringes any copyrights that you hold, please email us at columns behindwoods. Uttama Villain. Kangana Ranaut. Deepika Padukone. Nevertheless, they had their own unique style of providing comic relief to our stressed minds. Goundamani, being the star of the pair, also paired with some of his contemporary leading men to create the same magic as he did with Senthil in such a way that it can be a subject for another new article. Some may disagree with the thought that Senthil was at his best only when he was paired with Goundamani but it's quite obvious that the same rule didn't hold for Goundamani as he was very much capable of showing his prepossessed scornful attitude to anybody sharing the screen space with him. It was their exceedingly casual mannerisms towards each other and the rest of the world that created an indelible impression of a new comedy flavor in our minds through this film, which was a serious drama otherwise.
Goundamani, Senthil likely to reunite after 16 years
Like idli-sambar and barotta-kurma, Senthil-Goundamani is a combination that Tamil Nadu loves. Goundamani turns 81 on May The Tamil comedian may have been edged out of the screen and replaced by newer actors, but he's far from being forgotten. Their comedy wouldn't pass any test for political correctness. It was sexist, racist, classist and possibly twenty other -ists that Goundamani will counter with an "Adhu yenda enna paathu andha kelvi keta? But it was funny.
Unrivaled comedy duo of Kollywood
Bananas, petromax light, SSLC fail This comic duo regaled the audience for years, and have come to be thought of as the gold standard for comedy in Tamil cinema. But Senthil has also acted in a number of films without his counterpart. It was an honour that Rama Narayanan sir decided to showcase me as the bootham.
Subramaniyan Karuppaiya born 25 May ,  known by his stage name Goundamani ,  is an Indian actor and comedian. He is married to Shanthi in and has 2 daughters. On having interest in acting, he went to Chennai and initially started acting in theatre dramas and then entered into the Tamil film industry Kollywood due to his strong theatrical background. While performing roles of a solo comedian in films, he often co-starred with Senthil to form a comedy duo. The pair was described as "Tamil cinema's Laurel and Hardy " and have performed slapstick humour in several Tamil films from the mids until the early s.