Ponnambalam Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Caste, Biography & More

Ponnambalam is a popular actor who predominantly works in Tamil films. He is known for his villain roles in films. He is also a stuntman and extra fighter. Currently, he is a part of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2. Check out Ponnambalam Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Caste, Family, Biography & More.

Ponnambalam in Bigg Boss House


Ponnambalam is a 56-year-old actor who was born on 14 September 1963 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He completed his schooling from Avichi Higher Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was very interested in extra fighting and stunts. He started his career as an extra fighter. Later, he received offers from films to play stuntman roles.


family, wife, children

He has six sisters who always supported him in his career. His wife’s name is Devi Ponnambalam.


They have two children, a son and a daughter. His son’s name is Karthik GPK and daughter’s name is Krithika Ponnambalam.


He made his debut in the 1988 Tamil film Kaliyugam. In the initial phase of his acting career, he used to work as a fighter or stuntman in films. He got success in his film career from the film Walter Vetrivel in which he played the role of a villain named Kabali. He was critically acclaimed for his villainous role in the film. Later, he worked for many films in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi languages. His famous performances came in films like Walter Vetrivel, Krodh, Nayak, Thamizh and others.

Ponnambalam in a movie

He is also a politician and has been associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 2014. Earlier, he was a member of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) from 2011 to 2014.

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Ponnambalam as a member of the BJP

Ponnambalam is promoting his political party


  • He won the National High Jump Championship in 1984.
  • He was a professional athlete and bodybuilder when he was younger.

Ponnambalam as a bodybuilder

Ponnambalam as a fighter

  • His bones were broken many times and due to this he got the title of “Spare Parts” in the film industry.
  • He likes playing football very much.
  • He is famous for the roles of villain and stuntman in films. He also worked in the superhit Bollywood film Nayak (2001) in which he played the role of Ranga (a goon).


  • In July 2020, he was hospitalized at a Chennai-based medical center due to kidney-related ailments. Later, many prominent personalities of Kollywood including Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth came forward and extended their financial help to the actor as he was not able to pay the hospital bills.
    Ponnambalam is undergoing treatment

    Ponnambalam is undergoing treatment

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