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Thadi Balaji

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Thadi Balaji
Born (1978-02-17) 17 February 1978 (age 42)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation
Television anchor, film actor
📆 Years active  1997-present
Kalakka Povathu Yaaru ?, Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom, Sirippu Da
🏡 Home townChennai, Tamil Nadu
👩 Spouse(s)Divorced
👶 Children1 (Poshika)

Thadi Balaji also known as Dhadi Balaji (born 17 Feb 1972) (Tamil: தாடி பாலாஜி) is an Indian Tamil television personality and film actor who generally appears in supportive roles. He made his acting debut in the 1997 film Nandhini which starred Prakash Raj and Suhasini Maniratnam in the lead roles. Known for his controversial disputes in the Bigg Boss Tamil 2 season with his divorced wife Nithya Balaji.https://www.filmibeat.com/tamil/news/2018/bigg-boss-tamil-season-2-episode-12-thadi-balaji-abuses-nithya-no-one-comes-to-her-aid-274868.html

He is well known for his works in the television field and served as one of the judges in the comedy premiere show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru? which is broadcast on Star Vijay alongside Erode Mahesh, Priyanka Deshpande, Mimicry Sethu and Aarthi.[1]

He is named as one of the fifteen contestants along with his wife Nithya in the Bigg Boss Tamil 2.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

He married Nithya in 2009 and latter the latter got divorced in 2017. Thadi Balaji accused for torturing Nithya and his own daughter.https://cinema.vikatan.com/bigg-boss-tamil/127934-thadi-balaji-interview-regarding-biggboss-tamil.html


Despite gaining minor opportunities in the supporting roles to act in films prior to his serial acting debut, Thadi Balaji enhanced his career as a serial actor through TV serial Mayavi Marichan in 1999 which was telecast through Sun TV which also starred M. S. Bhaskar in a prominent role. After playing a breakthrough role in Mayavi Marichan serial, he later received opportunities again in the Kollywood film industry to act as a comedian in supportive roles.[4][5]

Thadi Balaji also worked as an anchor alongside Erode Mahesh for the Vijay TV premiere show, Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom and was also nominated for the Vijay Television Awards for Favourite Anchor Male for the first time in his anchoring career during the 2017 Vijay Television Awards. He alongside Erode Mahesh won the Vijay Television Awards for Favourite Anchor Pair Non Fiction for the standout show, Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom in the 2017 Vijay TV Awards. During the 2014 Vijay Television Awards, both Balaji and Mahesh were nominated for the Vijay Television Awards for Favourite Screen Pair for Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom.[6]

Apart from anchoring he also served as one of the primary judges in the Vijay TV show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru? in the 5th, 6th and 7th editions of the premiere show. He is one of the contestants in Bigg Boss Tamil 2.



Year Film Role
1997 Nandhini
1998 Nilaave Vaa Kicha
1999 Vaali
1999 Thulladha Manamum Thullum Hero's friend
1999 Poovellam Kettuppar reporter
2001 Thamizhan Hero's friend
2001 Dheena Dheena's friend (himself)
2001 Shahjahan Seenu
2004 new Cameo as fruits seller
2005 Sachein himself
2005 Ponniyin Selvan
2007 Thavam himself
2007 Mozhi Watchman
2010 Sura fake policeman
2011 Mappillai Chinna's friend
2014 Lingaa Linga's friend
2016 Kaththi Sandai Boothri's Assistant
2016 Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen Moorthy


  • Mayavi Marichan
  • Kalakkapovathu Yaaru
  • Sirippu Da
  • Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom
  • Bigg Boss 2


  1. "Politicians Seeman and Nanjil Sampath visit KPY 7 sets - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  2. Rajan, Ayyanar (2018-06-13). "மனைவியுடன் பிக்பாஸ் வீட்டுக்குள் செல்கிறார் `தாடி' பாலாஜி?". Vikatan (in தமிழ்). Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  3. சேரப்போகிறார்கள்!, தாடி பாலாஜியும், அவர் மனைவியும் ஒன்று. "தாடி பாலாஜியும், அவர் மனைவியும் ஒன்று சேரப்போகிறார்கள்!". cinemainbox.com. Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  4. "Thadi Balaji (Actor) Biography, Wiki, DOB, Family, Profile, Movies list". BT. 2017-12-26. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  5. "ஹீரோவாக நடிக்க பாடியை ஒர்க்அவுட் பண்ணும் தாடி பாலாஜி!". Dinamalar. Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  6. "Vijay Awards - Winners | Nominations". awardsandwinners.com. Retrieved 16 June 2018.

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