Actor Goundamani (born Subramani Karuppaiya on 25 May 1939) is an Indian film actor and comedian. He is better known for his comic duo partnership inTamil 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 on stage and during shooting which eventually evolved into Goundamani as per Bhagyaraj who was writing scripts and title credits for Bharathiraja in his early days during the movie 16 vayathinile.
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.
25 May 1939(age 76)
Kannampalayam, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India
|Years active||“1977 – present”|