Vadivel Balaji (1975 - 10 September 2020) was an Indian Tamil television personality, mimicry artist and actor. He received the nickname Vadivel after gaining fame among audience for imitating popular Tamil comedian Vadivelu's voice in television programmes. He was well known for his works in the television field and appeared in prime time Star Vijay television programmes such as Kalakka Povathu Yaaru?, Siricha Pochu and Athu Ithu Yethu. Vadivel made his film acting debut in En Rasavin Manasile (1991).
En Rasavin Manasile (1991)
Kaalam Maari Pochu (1996)
Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000)
Kolamavu Kokila (2018)
On 9 September 2020, he died due to a cardiac arrest at the age of 45 at a government hospital in Chennai. On 24 August 2020, he was admitted in two private hospitals; Billroth Hospital and Vijaya Hospital which were located in Chennai. Both of his hands were reportedly paralysed after suffering a stroke and was admitted on ventilator support. It was revealed he was transferred to a government hospital due to financial issues.