Vadivelu at Trailer & HD Songs Launch of Kaththi Sandai .jpg

Vadivelu in 2016
Kumaravadivel Natarajan

12 September

Years active1988–present
ChildrenKannigaparameswari (daughter), Karthiga (daughter), Kalaivani (daughter), Subramaniyan (son)
Parent(s)Natarajan (father), Sarojini (mother)

Kumaravadivel Natarajan, known professionally as Vadivelu, is an Indian film actor and playback singer. Since the 1990s, he has performed in supporting and lead roles as a comedy actor in Tamil films.

While having worked in more than 200 films, Vadivelu received awards in the Best Comedian category for his performances in Kaalam Maari Pochu (1996), Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000), Thavasi (2001), Chandramukhi (2005), Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi (2006), Marudhamalai (2007) and Kathavarayan (2008).His popularity led to his media-coined nickname, Vaigai Puyal, meaning “Vaigai storm”,referring to the river that flows through his hometown Madurai.