G. Marimuthu Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Family, & More

Marimuthu (12 July 1966 – 8 September 2023) was a prominent figure in the Indian film industry, contributing as both a director and actor within the Tamil film fraternity. His directorial journey commenced in 2008 with his debut film, “Kannum Kannum,” marking the beginning of a fruitful career in filmmaking. Over the years, he helmed various directorial projects, with one notable release being “Pulivaal” in 2014, showcasing his diverse talents.

G. Marimuthu Biography

Marimuthu, born on Wednesday, July 12, 1967, in Tamil Nadu, India, was a gifted individual known for his exceptional humor and improvisational talents. His versatile career spanned directing movies and showcasing powerful acting skills that garnered widespread recognition. Throughout his illustrious career, he left an indelible mark in both the directorial and acting spheres.

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G. Marimuthu Picture

Personal Information

Full Name G. Marimuthu
Nickname AKA N/A
DOB (Date of Birth) 12 July 1967
Age (at the time of death) 57 Years
Date of Death 8 September 2023
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Theni, Tamil Nadu
Religion Hindu


School High School
College/ University N/A
Qualification Graduated

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 10”
Meter 1.78 m
Centimeters 178 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Names Not Known
Mother Name Names Not Known
Sibling N/A
Marital Status Married
Wife M. Bagiyalakshmi
Children Son- Akhilan
Daughter- Aishwarya


Girlfriend N/A


Profession Actor, Director
Net Worth $3 million


Color Black
Food Besan ka Ladoo, Steamed Modak
Actors/Actress Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan
Song Indian Song
Movie Hera Pheri
Hobbies Reading, Traveling
Destination Goa
G. Marimuthu Young Age Picture
G. Marimuthu Young Age Picture
G. Marimuthu Family Picture
G. Marimuthu Family Picture

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There is little information available about his parents and siblings.

 Height, Weight

Marimuthu had a height of 5 feet 10 inches, which is approximately 1.778 meters or 177.8 centimeters, and he weighed 73 kilograms.

Age/ zodiac sign

Marimuthu was born on Wednesday, July 12, 1967, in Varusanadu village in Theni District, Tamil Nadu, India. He passed away on September 8, 2023, at the age of 57, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign was Cancer.


Marimuthu completed his education at the high school level. While the specific details about his school and college remain undisclosed, his intelligence and wit, both on-screen and off-screen, have always been evidence of his profound knowledge.

Wife and Children

Marimuthu’s wife’s name is M. Bagiyalakshmi. At the time of his passing, G. Marimuthu and M. Bagiyalakshmi had been married for 27 years. Together, they have two children, a son named Akhilan and a daughter named Aishwarya.

Early Life

Marimuthu, originally from the picturesque town of Pasumalaitheri in Theni, Tamil Nadu, developed a passion for cinema at a young age. Around 1988 or 1990, he left his hometown of Pasumalaitheri in Theni and embarked on a journey to Chennai with the aspiration of becoming a film director. It was in Chennai that his remarkable journey in the entertainment industry commenced.


Marimuthu passed away on September 8, 2023, due to a cardiac arrest. He was immediately taken to the nearby Sooriya Hospital, where, unfortunately, he was declared deceased. At the time of his heart attack, he was in the midst of dubbing for the Sun TV show “Ethir Neechal.” His untimely demise is a great loss to the entertainment industry.

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In the late 1980s or early 1990s, G. Marimuthu embarked on a significant journey from his hometown of Pasumalaitheri in Theni, Tamil Nadu, to the bustling city of Chennai with a dream of becoming a film director. This marked the beginning of his remarkable odyssey in the world of entertainment.Upon his arrival in Chennai, Marimuthu took his first steps in the film industry by working as an assistant director alongside renowned filmmakers such as Mani Ratnam, Vasanth, Rajiv Menon, and S. J. Suryah. This invaluable experience allowed him to hone his skills and gain insights into the craft of filmmaking. Marimuthu hailed from a family deeply rooted in agriculture, where their livelihoods were primarily dependent on farming. Despite his rural background, his determination to pursue a career in cinema led him to the heart of the Tamil film industry.

Net Worth

His net worth amounts to $3 million. G. Marimuthu pursued a career primarily as an Indian actor and director.

Movies List

As Actor

  • Yuddham Sei (2011)
  • Yenni Thuniga (2022)
  • Yaman (2017)
  • Yaakkai (2017)
  • Visithiran (2022)
  • Vikram (2022)
  • Veeramae Vaagai Soodum (2022)
  • Veera Sivaji (2016)
  • Vaali (1999)
  • Uppu Karuvaadu (2015)
  • Udhaya (2004)
  • Trisha Illana Nayanthara (2015)
  • Thuppakki Munai (2018)
  • Thirunaal (2016)
  • Theal (2022)
  • Thatrom Thookrom (2020)
  • Sulthan (2021)
  • Son épouse (2014; French)
  • Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum (2021)
  • Silukkuvarupatti Singam (2018)
  • Shylock (2020; Malayalam)
  • Sathru (2019)
  • Sarbath (2021)
  • Sangathalaivan (2021)
  • Sandakozhi 2 (2018)
  • Rudra Thandavam (2021)
  • Rubaai (2017)
  • Red Sandal Wood (2023)
  • Radha Krishna (2022)
  • Puppy (2019)
  • Pulikkuthi Pandi (2021)
  • Pugazh (2016)
  • Plan Panni Pannanum (2021)
  • Pariyerum Perumal (2018)
  • Pagiri (2016)
  • Nimirndhu Nil (2014)
  • Nagarvalam (2017)
  • Naan Sirithal (2020)
  • Local (2019)
  • MGR Magan (2021)
  • Mehandi Circus (2019)
  • Marutha (2022)
  • Marudhu (2016)
  • Mapla Singam (2016)
  • Magalir Mattum (2017)
  • Madura Veeran (2018)
  • Laabam (2021)
  • Kuttrame Thandanai (2016)
  • Kuruthi Kalam (2021)
  • Kootathil Oruthan (2017)
  • Komban (2015)
  • Kodi (2016)
  • Kodai (2023)
  • Kirumi (2015)
  • Kattu Paya Sir Intha Kaali (2018)
  • Kannum Kannum (2008)
  • Kanni Nambathey (2023)
  • Kalathil Santhippom (2021)
  • Kadaikutty Singam (2018)
  • Jeeva (2014)
  • Jailer (2023)
  • Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu (2019)
  • Ippadai Vellum (2017)
  • IPC 376 (2021)
  • Indian (2024)
  • God Father (2020)
  • Enemy (2021)
  • Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal (2017)
  • Doctor (2021)
  • Carbon (2022)
  • Bhoomi (2021)
  • Bairavaa (2017)
  • Ayngaran (2022)
  • Atrangi Re (2021; Hindi)
  • Atharva (2023)
  • Aruvaa Sanda (2022)
  • Anbarivu (2022)
  • Alti (2020)
  • Aarohanam (2012)

As Director

  • 2014 – Pulivaal
  • 2008 – Kannum Kannum

Television List

Here is a complete television list by actor G. Marimuthu is given below the table.

Channel Title Year Role
  Vanakkam Tamizha 2022 Guest
Sun TV Ethir Neechal 2022–2023 Aadhimuthu Gunasegaran (AGS)
  Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda   Himself
  Vanakkam Tamizha   Guest
Sun TV Pongal Vilayattu 2023 Contestant
SonyLIV Tamil Rockerz   Madhi’s assistant
  Nattamai Theerpu Mathu   Aadhimuthu Gunasegaran
  Idhu Enga Pette  
Zee Tamil Tamizha Tamizha   Guest
Sun TV Super Samayal   Participant
Star Vijay Star Music Season 4   Contestant
Kalaignar TV Vaa Tamizha Vaa   Guest
  Vanakkam Tamizha   Guest

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