Thambi Ramaiah (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Thambi Ramaiah (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend, and More

Thambi Ramaiah is a National Award-winning Indian actor, screenwriter, and director who works in the Tamil film industry. He is also a comedian and singer who worked as a lyricist. Ramaiah has been working in the film industry since 1998. He is considered one of the finest actors in the Tamil film industry who has worked in our 95+ movies.

Birth & Early Life

Thambi Ramaiah was born on 27 February 1956 in Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu. Ramaiah is the eldest child of the family, he has completed his High Schooling in Tamil Naidu. His father’s name is Jagannathapillai, who was a poet and fiction writer. His mother’s name is Pappammal who passed away at the age of 74 due to sudden illness, her final rites have been performed in his home town Rarapurami.

Ramaiah is married to Shanthy  Ramaiah. The couple has two children named Umapathy and Viveka Ramaiah. Umapathy is following in the footsteps of his father and making his way into the entertainment industry. Viveka on the other hand excels at academics and is been married to Rahulji.


Real NameThambi Ramaiah Jagannathapillai Rarapuram
ProfessionActor, Director, Screenplay, Writer, Music and Lyricist
Date of Birth27 February 1956
Age68 Years
Birth PlacePudukkottai, Tamil Naidu, India
Home TownRarapuram, Tamil Naidu, India
FamilyMother : Pappammal Ramaiah
Father : Jagannathapillai Ramaiah
Wife : Shanthy Ramaiah
Daughter : Viveka Ramaiah
Thambi Ramaiah Daughter
Son : Umapathy Ramaiah
Thambi Ramaiah Daughter
AddressChennai, Tamil Naidu, India
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At the age of 20, Ramaiah moved to Chennai to get a breakthrough in the film industry, but the lack of contacts in the industry become a hindrance to his acting career, which led him to work for a private company for almost nine years of his life.

Ramaiah has an interest in script writing and wrote lyrics for many songs. He also did training in instruments like guitar and harmonium. In 1994, Ramaiah got his 1st gig as a dialogue writer for a serial that was aired on Sun TV. After that, he got many opportunities as an assistant director, scriptwriter, and lyricist. But his acting career started in 1999 with the movie Malabar Police, and Manu Needhi become his stepping stone toward being a successful director in the year 2000.

The Popular work of actors include Manu Needhi (2000), Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Lyakkam(2014), Thani Oruvan(2015), and for his comic role in the movie the actor was awarded SIIMA Award For Best comedian.

Ramaiah supporting roles in movies have gained him huge popularity. The Actor has received many prices for the same, some of which include the Vijay Award For Best Supporting Actor (2010), the National Film Award For Best Supporting Actor (2010), Tamil Naidu State Film Award For Best Comedian (2010), Vijay Award for Best Comedian (2014).

Education Details and More

SchoolNot Known
Educational QualificationHigh Schooling
DebutActor : Malabar Police (1999)
Thambi Ramaiah Malabar Police
Director : Manu Needhi (2000)
Thambi Ramaiah Manu Needhi
Singer : Oru Padi Mela (Vu) (2013)
Thambi Ramaiah Song
Awards• Vijay Award For Best Supporting Actor (2010)
• National Film Award For Best Supporting Actor (2010)
• Tamil Naidu State Film Award For Best Comedian (2010)
• Norway Tamil Film Festival Award For Best Villian (2012)
• Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award For Best Comedian (2014)
• Vijay Award for Best Comedian (2014)
Thambi Ramaiah (Actor)

Physical Stats and More

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 8″ ft
In Meter : 1.72 m
WeightIn Pound : 198 lbs
In Kilogram : 90 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 46 inches
Waist: 38 inches
Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesSinging & Writing
Thambi Ramaiah (Actor)

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsPonnazhagu Ramaiah
ControversiesThe producer of the movie Thanni Vandi Saravanan has lodged a complaint with the Chennai Police Commissioner’s Office against Ramaiah and son actor Umapathy Ramaiah
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net Worth$ 2-5 Million
Thambi Ramaiah (Actor)

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Some Facts About Thambi Ramaiah

  • Thambi Ramaiah was born and raised in Tamil Nadu.
  • He had an interest in screenwriting so he started his career as a screenwriter in the film industry.
  • He is a lyricist popularly known for his song Oru Padi Mela, Nongala Enakku, and Pappa Poranthatu.
  • He has also worked as a dialogue writer for a serial which got aired on Sun TV.
  • Thambi is best known for directing a film named Manu Needhi.
  • He received an award for best-supporting actor for a movie named Mynaa.

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