Santhanam
Santhanam at Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham Thanksgiving Meet.jpg

Santhanam at Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham‘s Thanksgiving Meet
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor, producer
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)Usha
WebsiteOfficial website

N. Santhanam is an Indian film actor and producer whose main works are in Tamil cinema. Beginning his career as a comedian on television, he rose to fame through his performances in STAR Vijay‘s Lollu Sabha enacting the lead role in spoofs of Tamil films. He was subsequently given a chance by actor Silambarasan to feature in a supporting role in Manmadhan (2004) and then was signed on to appear in a host of films, notably winning good reviews for his work in Sachien (2005) and Polladhavan (2007). He appeared in a one-off leading role in Shankar’s production Arai En 305-il Kadavul (2008) and subsequently became a staple feature as a comedian in successful Tamil films during the period, with his market popularity helping stuck films find distributors.