Best supporting actors and actresses in Tamil Film industry

Best supporting actors and actress, who have shone and brightened the film industry over decades, by giving some memorable performances..:) (list in no particular order)
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Vadivelu
Actor, Pokkiri
 
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Manorama
Actress, Water
Manorama is a veteran Hindi actress acted in nearly 100 movies. Her real name was Erin Issac Daniels. She was half-Irish, with an Irish mother and an Indian Christian father.She started her career as a child artist in 1926 in Lahore, under the name Baby Iris. Thereafter she made her debut as in adult actress in 1941 to her final role in Water in 2005...
 
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Santhanam
Actor, Enthiran
Santhanam is a Tamil film actor, who began acting in films, debuting in 'Pesatha Kannum Pesume' in a small role. After the success of the Lollu Sabha he re-entered in to the Tamil films in Manmadhan alongside Silambarasan Rajendar and later acted alongside the Tamil film industry's top stars, including Rajinikanth...
 
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Senthil
Actor, Indian
 
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Vivek
Actor, Sivaji
 
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Manobala
Actor, Ghajini
 
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M.S. Bhaskar
M. S. Bhaskar is an Indian actor. Bhaskar made his film debut in 1987 in a small role in the film Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi. This was followed by several films in the 90's, in which he appeared in very minor or small roles including films like Friends and Thamizhan. He then graduated to supporting roles in films like Sadhu Miranda...
 
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Sujatha
Actress, Attagasam
 
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Crazy Mohan
Writer, Eega
Founder of the popular drama troupe 'Crazy Creations' (1973). Which has performed over 5000 plays across Tamil Nadu, most of the themes involving satire and witty dialogue. In addition to stage plays and TV-series, he has also written number of comedy films, like Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Apoorva Sagodharargal...
 
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Jayaram
Actor, Saroja
 
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Ramesh Aravind
Ramesh Aravind is an Actor, Director, Producer, TV host. Ramesh began his engineering studies in earnest. Passionate about the creative arts, he was able to juggle both studies and art while at college. Earning his degree led him to begin work with his family. Destiny however had a different plan for this extremely gifted man...
 
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Satyaraj
Kollywood star, Sathyaraj, might have been the very first screen villain to have impressed Tamil audiences by being a cultured, flamboyant antagonist, and it was the audiences' liking for him that eventually led him to becoming one of the leading heroes of Tamil cinema like Rajini Kanth and Kamal Hassan...
 
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V. Jayaprakash
Actor, Aadukalam
Jayaprakash is an Indian film supporting actor and producer. He ventured into film business in the early 2000s as a producer, making several films under his banner GJ Cinema and later turned actor, with Cheran's 2007 film, Mayakannadi. Subsequently performing a variety of supporting roles, he found more success as a character actor...
 
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Thyagu
Actor, Singam
 
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Livingston
Actor, Vaali
 
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Lakshmi
Actress, Murari
Lakshmi was born on December 13, 1952 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India to a show business family. Her father Y.V. Rao, originally from Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, was an noted filmmaker and actor whose films dealt with important social issues. Her mother Rukmini was a Tamil actress, whose mother Nungambakkam Janaki was also an actress...
 
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Revathy
Actress, 2 States
 
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Geetha
Actress, Kuruthipunal
 
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Pasupathy
Actor, Veyyil
 
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Gandhimathi
Actress, Jeans
 
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Rajesh
Actor, Autograph
 
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Karan
Actor, Nammavar
 
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Charlie
Actor, Anniyan
 
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Kalabhavan Mani
Actor, Enthiran
Kalabhavan Mani (born 1 January 1971) is a South Indian actor and singer. He began his career in Malayalam film industry, later he became a busy artist in Tamil and Telugu industry, especially in villain roles. Although he began his career as a comedian, Mani proved his versatility roles such as serious actor...
 
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Thilakan
Probably the best actor India ever produced and one of the most versatile and gifted actor in the world. Thilakan was stubborn, uncompromising and very critical of the way lead heroes. But his actiing capabilities were well above a normal actor can think of. He is one of the few actors along with Jagathy Sreekumar whom movie industry didn't exploit well...
 
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Girish Karnad
Actor, Iqbal
Girish Karnad was born on 19th May 1938 in Matheran, Maharashtra. He is acclaimed for his contemporary playwrights in Kannada. He is also an actor, director and screen writer. He was conferred Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India and won four Filmfare Awards where three are Filmfare Award for Best Director - Kannada and one Filmfare Best Screenplay Award.