Venniradai Moorthy is an Indian actor and comedian. He has starred in many Tamil films and television serials as a comedian and also played supporting roles. He is a lawyer by profession and holds a B.L. degree in addition to being a self-proclaimed astrologer. He is married to actress Manimala who played Suhasini's mother in Sindhu Bhairavi and the heroine in Vallavanukku Vallavan (1965). He is also a well known script-writer. Kamal Haasan's first full-fledged film as hero, Maalai Sooda Vaa, had Murthy as a script writer.