Biography/Wiki in one line Name: Vimal , DOB: 21 May 1980, Age: 36 years, Height: 5 ft 9 in, Weight: Not known, Native place: Trichy, Residence: Chennai
Vimal is an Indian film actor, who appears in Tamil films. Following uncredited appearances in the Ghilli, Kuruvi and Kireedam and a cameo role in the critically acclaimed movie Kanchivaram, he played the lead role in Pandiraj's critically acclaimed Pasanga (2009). Subsequently, he played lead roles in several low-budget productions. He established himself as a successful upcoming actor with Kalavani (2010), Vaagai Sooda Vaa (2011), Kalakalappu (2012) and Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga (2013).
imal was born in Pannankombu, a village near Manapparai and later moved to Chennai. He discontinued his studies and began learning dancing and joined the Koothu-P-Pattarai, a theatre group in Chennai.
While being a part of Koothu-P-Pattarai, Vimal was appearing in uncredited roles in several high-profile Tamil films, including Ghilli (2004), Kireedam (2007) and Kuruvi (2008), starring noted lead actors Vijay and Ajith Kumar. He played his first leading role in Pasanga (2008), directed by Pandiraj, in which he played Meenakshisundaram, an insurance agent.
The film won critical acclaim, while his performance was well received. He next appeared in A. Sarkunam's comedy entertainer Kalavani (2010) which went on to become a sleeper hit. His other 2010 film was Maattuthaavani which was long-delayed and went unnoticed. In 2011, he acted in three films, Cloud Nine Movies' Thoonga Nagaram, Eththan and Vaagai Sooda Vaa, which saw him collaborating with A. Sarkunam again.
Vaagai Sooda Vaa was a period piece set in the 1960s, with Vimal playing a village teacher named Veluthambi. His next release was Ishtam, a remake of Telugu hit Yemaindhi Ee Vela, in which he played an urban character for the first time. He was then seen in UTV's comedy film Kalakalappu under Sundar C's direction that features an ensemble cast.
Vimal is currently working on more than half-a-dozen projects. He has completed Padmamagan's Netru Indru and C. S. Amudhan's Rendavathu Padam co-starring Richard Rishi and Aravind Akash. He is shooting for two remakes, Jannal Oram and Pulivaal, both remakes of Malayalam films, Manja Pye and Anjalai.
Vimal had also signed Unmai Sonnal Nesippaya, a film based on real incidents to be directed by newcomer Ravi, and a film to be directed by Thirumurugan, who played villain in his film Kalavani.
He appeared in the Indian cricket league advertisement for Chennai Superstars as a stylish batsman.