Manobala (Actor)


    Manobala is a veteran Indian film director and actor who featured in Tamil language movies. He is prominently known for acting in films like Aranmanai, Siruthai, Thalainagaram, Ethir Neechal, and more. In Vijay Television he appeared as a contestant of Cook with comali 3 show in 2022. Check out below for Actor Manobala age, height, wife, family, biography, son, and more.

    Manobala (Cook with Comali) Biography, Family, Height, Age, Wife

    Manobala Biography

    Real Name Balachander
    Profile Name Manobala
    Profession Actor, Director
    Personal Life
    Date of Birth 8 December 1953
    Age [calculate_years datestring=”12/08/1953″] Years
    Hometown Marungoor, Tamil Nadu
    Nationality India
    Education Qualification N/A
    Religion Hindu
    Caste Brahmin
    Zodiac Sign Capricorn
    Family Mahadevan (Father)
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse/Partner Usha (Wife)
    Children Harish (Son)
    Physical Stats & More
    Height 1.85 m
    Weight 74 Kg
    Hair Color Black
    Eye Color Black

    Manobala Son Harish

    Earlier Life & Family

    Manobala birthday was on 8 December 1953 (age [calculate_years datestring=”08/30/1994″] years) and was born in Marungoor, Tamil Nadu. Raised up in a middle-class family, he has completed his studies in Tamil Nadu.

    He was married and his wife’s name was Usha Mahadevan. In February 2019, his son Harish was married to Priya in Chennai. The wedding was attended by many bigwigs from the Tamil movie industry.

    Physical Appearance: Manobala Height – 1.85 m (185 cm) and Weight 74 kg. He has black color hair and black color eye. He belongs to the Hindu religion and belongs to the Brahmin caste/community.

    Related: Grace Karunas (Singer) 

    Manobala Wife Usha


    After moving to Chennai in the late 1970s, Manobala was interested to pursue his career in the film industry and his chance to work as an assistant director with the reference of Kamal Haasan. His first film opportunity was working as an assistant of Filmmaker Bharathiraja for the movie Puthiya Vaarpugal.

    Along with the assistant director, he got an opportunity to feature in films as a junior artist and character roles. He made his debut as a director in 1982 for the film ‘Agaya Gangai‘ which lead by Karthik and Suhasini.

    Then he directed several movies in the late 1980s including Pillai Nila, Dhoorathu Pachai, Moodu Manthiram, Mallu Vetti Minor, and more. Apart from Tamil, Manobala also directed movies in Kannada and Hindi languages.

    He halt directing movies for a while and started concentrating on acting. He started to feature in lots of movies in the 2000s along with top filmmakers and actors of Tamil.

    As of 2022, Manobala has directed 45 movies and acted in 900+ films in his career. He also produced several movies including the super hit ‘Ssathuranga Vettai’ by H. Vinoth.

    Related: Santhosh Prathap (Actor) 

    Manobala Age

    Movies List

    Manobala has appeared in several movies over the last four decades in the Tamil film industry. Here are some of the well know films he acted in:

    • Aranmanai (2016)
    • Pithamagan (2003)
    • Kalakalappu (2012)
    • Siruthai (2011)
    • Immsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi (2006)
    • Kakki Sattai (2015)
    • Ethir Neechal (2013)
    • Kanchana (2011)
    • Chandramukhi (2005)

    Related: Rahul Thatha (Cook with Comali) 

    Manobala Movies list

    Cook with Comali 3

    In the year 2022, Manobala appeared in the famous reality show of Vijay Television, Cook with Comali season 3 as a participant. During the launch event of CWC, he admits that he doesn’t get much experience in cooking before.

    However, he was curious to experiment and experience television audiences through the popular cookery show. Some of the other participants of cook with comali 2022 include Grace karunas, Shrutika, Ammu Abhirami, and more.

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    Manobala Cook with Comali

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