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|Died||17 November 2013 (77)|
|Occupation||Actor, Stage Actor|
Thideer Kannaiah was an Indian Tamil film and stage comedy actor. He has acted in more than 500 films. His debut film was Aval Oru Thodarkathai. He is notable for his comedian roles along with actors Goundamani and Vadivelu. While he was in the drama, he appeared mostly in the breakthrough scenes. Therefore, he was called as "Thideer" Kannaiah.
Kanniah, who is native to Chennai, has worked in various drama troupes since childhood. he made his debut in the industry with the film aval oru thodarkathai (1974). While working at the chennai perambur railway coach factory, he started acting in films.
Director K. Balachandar, he made his acting debut in the Tamil film industry. He acted as the bus conductor. He has acted in more than 500 films Apoorva Ragangal, Karotti Kannan, Priya, Vellai Roja,Yettikki Potti, Apoorva Sagodharargal, Enna Petha Rasa and Pokkiri.
Kannaya has a wife Rajeshwari, a son Ramesh and a daughter Chitra, Grand Son Sathish and Grand Daughter Preetha, Vanitha, Pooja 
He died of heart attack on November 17, 2013 at the age of 77.
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|1972||Itho Enthan Deivam||Uncredited|
|1974||Aval Oru Thodarkathai||Bus conductor||Debut movie|
|1975||Apoorva Ragangal||Mahendran's friend|
|1989||Enna Petha Rasa|
|2007||Ennai Paar Yogam Varum|
|2008||Ini Varum Kaalam||Last film|
- "நடிகர் திடீர் கண்ணையா மரணம்!". Vikatan (in Tamil). Retrieved 31 January 2020.
- Dinamalar (17 November 2013). "நடிகர் திடீர் கன்னையா காலமானார்...! | Actor Thideer Kannaiah Passes away". தினமலர் - சினிமா (in Tamil). Retrieved 31 January 2020.
- "Thideer Kannaiah". Antru Kanda Mugam. 11 August 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2020.