Putting a smile on someone’s face is the kindest act of love. However, making someone laugh hysterically is no easy feat. Comedies have over the years helped its audiences forget about life’s daily pains and just have a good laugh, like the saying goes, ‘Laughter is the best medicine.’
In Indian films, the comedy aspect plays a huge role in many of its major blockbusters. Hence, Bollywood and Kollywood comedians have made a name for themselves by appearing in almost all movies. Tell me what Hindi or Tamil movie that does not feature your favourite comedian? There takes a certain type of comedian to literally make you laugh out loud.
Not every comedic scenes can make you smile. Not every comedian can make you laugh.
Talking about Tamil comedians in Indian cinema, Vaigai Puyal Vadivelu is one such comedian who can light up the screen in any movie with his catchy comedic lines and roles. We can also confidently say that there is no one better than Vadivelu’s acting in comedy scenes. From the way he cracks a joke with a unique body gesture to the way he dances and sings, every bit of him is worth it. He has always been that legendary comedian in any Tamil film. He stole our hearts with his brilliant acting in many movies namely Chandramukhi, En Magan, Enggal Anna, Friends, Pokkiri and more.
Tbh… Vaigai Puyal Vadivelu is the God of the Tamil meme community..
Let’s have a look at some of his famous comedy scenes.
FRIENDS – 2001
We can all agree that Vadivelu’s role as ‘Contractor Nesamani’ has been his best one yet. His role in the film has always been an all time fan favourite. Nesamani’s most epic character phrase is “Melle melle…yean na sevurukku valikkum”. Bet you remember this one.
ENGGAL ANNA – 2004
Another heart stealing performance by Vaigai Puyal in Enggal Anna was during an argument between Pandiarajan, M.S Baskar and Vadivelu on the road. The last part of the scene which got us all cracking was when Vadivelu’s back caught fire and all of them were seen running towards a firecracker shop thereafter. You can only imagine what happens next….
CHANDRAMUKHI – 2005
‘Chandramukhi’ is perhaps one of our generation’ most talked about Tamil horror movie. It is famous for ‘Vettaiyan Pure Aranmanai’ and Vadivelu’s famous phrase ‘Maappu…vechitaanda aappu’. The one particular scene which showed his expression of being scared of wild animals statues still do make people laugh. Just show this clip to someone who’s having a bad day and you will immediately help make their day.
EMDAN MAGAN – 2006
Emdan Magan – is a story which depicts a relationship between a strict father and a son. Vadivelu’s role and fun comedic roles seen alongside Saranya is epic and priceless especially at the temple scene where Vadivelu is seen saying ‘nalle velai mayanggirucchi’ is mind-blowing.
POKKIRI – 2007
How many of you still remember ‘Body soda’s’ character with his epic phrase ‘Vade poche’? Body Soda is probably one of the funniest characters Vadivelu has ever played.
Now, let us know which is your favorite comedy scene featuring the one and only Vaigai Puyal Vadivelu.