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SUBRAMANI KARUPPAIYA (born 25 May), known by his stage name GOUNDAMANI, is an Indian film actor and comedian. He is better known for his comic duo partnership in Tamil films with fellow actor Senthil . His real name "Mani" got the "Counter" prefix for his ability to give counter on the spot and off the script (as a warning to his co artiste to be prepared) on stage and during shooting which eventually evolved into Goundamani
Goundamani
as per Bhagyaraj who was writing scripts and title credits for Bharathiraja in his early days during the movie _16 Vayathinile_..

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life and career * 2 Filmography

* 3 Uncredited roles

* 3.1 1960s * 3.2 1970s

* 4 As actor

* 4.1 1980s * 4.2 1990s * 4.3 2000s * 4.4 2010s

* 5 References * 6 External links

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

Goundamani
Goundamani
was born as Subramani in Kannampalayam , a village near Coimbatore
Coimbatore
, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
, India
India
. His father is Karuppaiya and mother is Annam (Kaliamma).He is married to Shanthi and has 2 children.

He entered into the Tamil film industry due to his strong theatrical background. He is popular of giving counter to the co- actors during stage performance which garnered him the name " Counter Mani". This in Tamil polyglot became as stage name "Goundamani". Goundamani
Goundamani
has played lead roles in a few films during his career, but is predominantly a supporting actor playing comedy roles. 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 since the mid-1980s until the early 2000s. After recuperating from diabetes and respiratory illnesses during the late 2000s, he is about to feature in _ Vaaimai _ and also play the lead role in _49-O _, which began productions in 2013. It is being directed by debutant Arokiadoss, a former assistant of Gautham Vasudev Menon .

FILMOGRAPHY

6ue6

UNCREDITED ROLES

1960S

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

1964 _ Server Sundaram _

Uncredited role

1970S

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

1970 _ Raman Ethanai Ramanadi _ Driver Uncredited role

1971 _ Thenum Paalum _ Driver Uncredited role

1976 _ Annakili _

_ Uzhaikkum Karangal _

Uncredited Role

AS ACTOR

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

1977 _ 16 Vayathinile _ Subramani Debut film

_Anandam Paramanandam_

1978 _ Kizhake Pogum Rail _

_ Sigappu Rojakal _

1979 _Anandam Enndru Arambam_

_ Puthiya Vaarpugal _ Ammavasai

_ Suvarilladha Chiththirangal _ Kaliyannan (காளியண்ணன்)

1980S

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

1980 _Paruvathin Vasalile_

_Pennin Vazhkai_

_ Mangala Nayagi _

_Pudhuyugam Parakkiradhu_

_ Kallukkul Eeram _

_Enga Oor Rajathi_

_Sandhana Malargal_

_Vali Illa Mamaram_

_Varisu_

_ Devi Dharisanam _

1981 _ Alaigal Oivathillai _

_Aradhanai_

_ Kudumbam Oru Kadambam _

_Velichathukku Vanga_

_ Nenjile Thunivirunthal _

_ Netrikan _ Singaram

1982 _ Mullillatha Roja _

_Nenjamellam Neeye_

_ Pakkathu Veetu Roja _

_ Payanangal Mudivathillai _

_ Magane Magane _

_ Ilanjodigal _

_Uyirullavarai Usha_

_ Valibamey Vaa Vaa _

_Agaya Gangai _

1983 _ Adutha Varisu _

_ Anandha Ragam _

_Imaigal_

_Immai_

_Jothi _

_ Kaadhal Oviyam _

_Raagangal Maruvathillai_

_ Malaiyoor Mambattiyan _ 'Silk' Singaram ('சில்க்' சிங்காரம்)

_Nenjangal_

_Naan Sootiya Malar_

_Vasantha Azhaippugal_

_ Thoongadhe Thambi Thoongadhe _

1984 _ Aanandha Kummi _

_ Komberi Mookan _

_Naan Paadum Paadal_

_Neram Nalla Neram_

_Nilavu Suduvathillai_

_Naalai Unathu Naal_

_Ponnu Pudichirukku_

_Priyamudan Prabhu_

_Unnai Naan Santhithen_

_Thambathigal_

_ Vaidehi Kathirunthal _

All-in-All Azhaguraja ('ஆல்-இன்-ஆல்' அழகுராஜா)

1985 _ Aagaya Thamaraigal _ Boopathy

_Amudha Gaanam_

_Anbin Mugavari_

_ Japanil Kalyanaraman _ Mayilsamy

_Idhaya Kovil _

_ Kanni Rasi _ Gopikrishna

_Chavi _

_Karaiyai Thodadha Alaigal_

_Mannuketha Ponnu_ Vishamurukki Veluchamy ('விஷமுறுக்கி' வேலுச்சாமி)

_ Meendum Parasakthi _

_Mookkanan Kaiyiru_

_Nane Raja Nane Mandihri_

_ Pagal Nilavu _ George Kutty

_Annai Bhoomi _

_Panam Pathum Seiyum_

_Chain Jayapal_

_ Alai Osai _

_Avan_

_Karuppu Chattaikaran_

_Rajagopuram_

_Vellai Manasu_

_ Udaya Geetham _

_Bus Conductor_

_ Marudhani _

School Teacher

_Thendral Thodatha Malar_

_ Eetti _

_Geethanjali _

_ Hello Yaar Pesurathu _

_Karpooradeepam_

_ Rajathi Rojakili _

1986 _Annai En Deivam_

_ December Pookal _

_ Maragatha Veenai _

_ Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum _

_ Mr. Bharath
Mr. Bharath
_ Sanjeevi

_Oru Rasigan Oru Rasigai_

_Pattu Selai_

_ Piranthaen Valarnthaen _ Raja

_Thalaiyaati Bommai_

_Mannukkul Vairam_

_Visham_

_Dharma Pathini _

_ Isai Paadum Thendral _

_Paadum Paravaigal _

1987 _ Dhoorathu Pachai _

_ Anjatha Singam _

_ Per Sollum Pillai _

_Paadu Nilave_

_Ninaive Oru Sangeetham_

_ Idhu Oru Thodar Kathai _

1988 _ Manamagale Vaa _

_Poo Pootha Nandhavanam_

_Sarkarai Pandal_

1989 _ Anbu Kattalai _

_Ennai Petha Rasa_ Vakkeel

_ Karagattakaran _ 'Thavil Vidhwan' Thangavelu (தவில் வித்வான்)

_Manasukketha Maharasa_

_Enga Ooru Mappillai_

_Ninaivu Chinnam_

_Pennbuthi Pin Buthi_

_ Ponmana Selvan _

_Raja Rajadhan_

_Rasathi Kalyanam_

_Thangamana Rasa_

_ Vaathiyaar Veettu Pillai _

_Vetrimel Vetri_

1990S

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

1990 _Vaazhkai Sakkaram_

_ Paattali Magan _ Dharmadi Dharmalingam ('தர்மஅடி' தர்மலிங்கம்)

_ Salem Vishnu _ Kathavarayan

_ Paattukku Naan Adimai _

_ Thangathin Thangam _

_Neengalum Herothan_ Pavadaikanth (பாவாடை காந்த்)

_ Ulagam Pirandhadhu Enakkaga _ 'Suthi' Josiyar ('சுத்தி' ஜோசியர்)

_ Periya Idathu Pillai _ Guest Appearance with Superstar Rajinikanth

_ Madurai Veeran Enga Saami _ 'Balloon' Kandasamy ('பலூன்' கந்தசாமி)

Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu

Manthiravathi

_ Velai Kidaichuduchu _

_Patanathil Petti_

_ My Dear Marthandan _ Idea Mani ('ஐடியா' மணி)

Puthu Paatu Palanisamy

_ Nadigan _ Kurangu Kannayiram ('குரங்கு' கண்ணாயிரம்)

_ Namma Ooru Poovatha _ Everything Ekambaram ('எவர்திங்' ஏகாம்பரம்)

1991 _ Naadu Adhai Naadu _

_Naan Pudicha Maapillai_

_ Pudhu Manithan _ Rasappa

_ Chinna Thambi _ Kandhasamy

_ En Rasavin Manasile _ Pannaiyar

_Adhikari _

Marikozhundhu

_ Idhaya Vaasal _ Balaraman

_ Cheran Pandiyan _ Mechanic Manikkam ('மெக்கானிக்' மாணிக்கம்)

_ Ayul Kaithi _

_ Vaidehi Kalyanam _ Pachamuthu

_Oorellam Un Paattu_

_Thambi Oorukku Pudhusu_

_ Vasanthakala Paravai _

_ Kizhakku Karai _ Raja (Jacky) ஜாக்கி

_ Bramma _ Valayapalayam Chinnasamy ('வளையபாளையம்' சின்னசாமி)

_ Thalattu Ketkuthamma _

Raasaiyya's uncle (சித்தப்பு)

_ Pondatti Sonna Kettukanum _ Dharmalingam

1992 _Mannan _ Muthu

_ Chinna Gounder _ Vellai

_ Pandithurai _ Mayilsamy

_ Rickshaw Mama _ Govindasamy

_ Ilavarasan _

Kung Fu Master

_Chinna Thayye _

_ Periya Gounder Ponnu _ Palanisamy

_ Sivantha Malar _ Police constable

_ Thanga Manasukkaran _ Guitarist

_ Singaravelan _ Drums Mani ('ட்ரம்ஸ்' மணி)

_ Therku Theru Machan _

_ Chinnavar _

_ Chinna Pasanga Naanga _ Govind

_ Oor Mariyadhai _ 'Miner' Mahadevan ('மைனர்' மகாதேவன்)

_ Idhuthanda Sattam _ Karuppan

_ Aavarampoo _ Aachari

_ Thaali Kattiya Raasa _

_ Magudam _

Thanni Samy (தண்ணி சாமி)

_ Pattathu Raani _ Jalagandeswaran

_ Suriyan _ Pannikutty Ramasamy

_ Pangali _ Mani

_ Samundi _ Muthu

_ David Uncle _ Gounder

_ Senthamizh Paattu _

_ Thirumathi Palanisamy _ Dhandapani

Onna Irukka Kathukanum
Onna Irukka Kathukanum
Sudalai

_ Villu Pattukaran _ Appakannu

Natchathira Nayagan 'Deductive' Thiruvasagam ('டிடக்டிவ்' திருவாசகம்)

1993 _ Koyil Kaalai _ Ilaneer Businessman

_ Walter Vetrivel
Walter Vetrivel
_ 'Royal' Ramasamy ('ராயல்' ராமசாமி)

_ Rakkayi Koyil _

Singaram

_ Manikuyil _

Ejamaan Vellaiyangiri

_ Maharasan _

_ Amma Ponnu _

_ Uthama Raasa _ Ondippulithevar (ஒண்டிப்புலித்தேவர்)

_ Ponnumani _

Naachi

_ Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda _ Ravi's Father

_ Uzhaippali _ P. A. of Lawyer

_ Band Master _

_ Dharma Seelan _

_Gentleman _ Mani

_ Udan Pirappu _ 'White Rice' Vellaichamy ('ஒயிட் ரைஸ்' வெள்ளைச்சாமி)

_ Thalattu _

_ Pangali _

_I Love India
India
_

_ Dhuruva Natchathiram _

_ Chinna Jameen _

Thalaiyaari (தலையாரி)

_Kattabomman _ 'Supervisor' Subramani ('சூப்பர்வைசர்' சுப்பிரமணி)

_ Rojavai Killathe _ David Lorry Driver

1994 _ Sethupathi IPS _ Muthaiah

_Rajakumaran _ Marusamy, The Milkman

_ Aranmanai Kaavalan _ Thangamani

_ Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana _ 'Anjatha Singam' Marugupandi (அஞ்சாத சிங்கம்' மருகுபாண்டி)

_Seeman _

_ Vandicholai Chinraasu _ Kittu

_Jai Hind _ Kottaisamy

_ Rasigan _ Ekambaram

_ Mettupatti Mirasu _ Gounder

_ Vietnam Colony _ Joseph

_Sadhu _ 'Anjukolai' Aarumugam ('அஞ்சுகொல' ஆறுமுகம்)

_ Sathyavan _ Kiruba

_ Thai Maaman _ Rasappan's uncle

_ Jallikattu Kaalai _ Aarusamy

_ Nattamai _ Pangali / Pangali's mom

_Periya Marudhu _

Sudalai

_Nila _

_ Thaai Manasu _ Chokkalingam

1995 _ Naan Petha Magane _ K. D. Varadarajan

_ Veluchami _ Kathavarayan

_ Muthu Kaalai _

_ Muthukulikka Vaariyala _ Kondakara Annachi (கொண்டக்கார அண்ணாச்சி)

_ Raja Enga Raja _ Raja

_Coolie _

_ Karnaa
Karnaa
_ Nayak (கல்நாயக்)

_Lucky Man _ Yamadharmarajan

_ Chinna Vathiyar _ Josiyar

_ Murai Maman _ Perusu (Sirasu's elder brother)

_ Villadhi Villain _ Mani

_ Thamizhachi _ Villangam

_ Marumagan _ Govindsamy

_ Thedi Vandha Raasa _ Albert Kothandam

_Chakravarthy _ Chinnappa

_Nadodi Mannan _ Ponnusamy

_ Periya Kudumbam _

Post Master

_ Mr. Madras _ Govindsamy

Ilavarasi Gaja (கஜா)

_ Ragasiya Police _ Ponnurangam

_Maamanithan_

Mr.Dinar / Vettiyan (வெட்டியான்)

_ Ayudha Poojai _ Kandasamy

_Maaman Magal _

_ Murai Mappillai _ Ramesh

_ Mannai Thottu Kumbidanum _ Desingu

1996 _ Coimbatore
Coimbatore
Mappillai _ Gopal

_ Parambarai _ Karuppusamy

_ Ullathai Allitha _ Great Vasu

_Mahaprabhu _ Sethu

_ Nattupura Pattu _ Kattamuthu

_ Musthaffaa _ Chellappa

_Indian _ Subbaiah

_ Pudhu Nilavu _ Taxi Driver

_ Katta Panchayathu _

_ Avathara Purushan _ 'Pickpocket' Periyasamy ('பிக்பாக்கெட்' பெரியசாமி)

_En Aasai Thangachi_

_ Poovarasan _ Govind

_ Mettukudi _ Kalingarayan

_Parivattam_

_ Tata Birla _ Ranjith

_ Senathipathi _ Kathavarayan

_ Gnanapazham _

1997 _ Periya Thambi _ Azhagu Sundaram

_ Nesam _

_ Pudhayal _

_Mannava _ Raghupathy

_ Vallal _

Sithappu

_Sishya _

_ Periya Idathu Mappillai _ Kaali

_ Aahaa Enna Porutham _

_ Thedinen Vanthathu _ Tamizhmani / 'Pollachi' Ponnusamy

_ Janakiraman _

_ Rettai Jadai Vayasu _

1998 _ Aval Varuvala _ Dhandapani

_ Thaayin Manikodi _ 'Silverspoon' Shilpakumar ('சில்வர்ஸ்பூன்' ஷில்பாகுமார்)

_ En Uyir Nee Thaane _ 'Bullet' Jackie ('புல்லட்' ஜாக்கி)

Bhagavath Singh

1999 _ Suriya Paarvai _ Raj Bharath / Nattamai

_ Ponnu Veetukkaran _ Ekambaram (ஏகாம்பரம் அலைஸ் சார்லஸ்)

_ Ethirum Pudhirum _

Auto Driver

_ Kadhalar Dhinam _ Professor Daniel

_ Malabar Police _ Govindrajan (Govindo)

_ Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga _ Kundalakesi

_ Azhagarsamy _

2000S

YEAR FILM ROLE NOTES

2000 _ Veeranadai _ Ulagavaayan

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