Sivabalan (Popularly called Appukutty) is an actor and comedian in Tamil cinema. He became a well known actor since his role in the movie Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu. His role in Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai won him National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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He was born in a village named Nathan Kinaru in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. He worked as a cleaner in hotels in Chennai. He was given small roles by movie personalities. He wanted to become a comedian. He was recognised by the Tamil cinema in the movie Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu of director Suseenthiran. The director gave a role for Appukutty in the movie Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai. The movie won him the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. in 2011. The movie also won National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. His roles in the movies Sundarapandian and Veeram are also notable ones.
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- "I always wanted to be a comedian: Appukutty ". The Times of India. 2011-03-07. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
- K. R. Manigandan (2012-03-08). "Arts / Cinema : Shot Cuts: Blessing in disguise". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
- "Tamil Cinema Scores At The National Film Awards — National Film Awards — Tamil Cinema ". Behindwoods. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2012-06-11.