Tamil Comedian Mayilsamy gifts 5 Litres petrol as wedding gift


Veteran Tamil comedian Mayilsamy is hogging headlines for an unusual gift that he gave to a newly-married couple recently. And, now a number of pictures of the wedding ceremony and the memorable gift is going viral across social media platforms.

Mayilsamy recently attended a wedding reception. As Mayilsamy went up to the stage to congratulate the newly-wed couple, he gifted them with two plastic cans filled with petrol. This gift was assumed to be Mayilsamy’s jibe at the rising fuel prices in the country.

Mayilsamy, famously known for his roles in movies such as Ghilli, Kanchana, and Uthamaputhiran bagged the Tamil Nadu State Film Award under the category of Best Comedian for his performance in 2004 movie Kangalai Kaidhu Sei.  Mayilsamy made his debut as a Television host and judge with Sun TV's show Asathapovathu Yaaru. He has also contested in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections as an Independent candidate earlier this year.