Veteran comedian Nagesh made his debut in Vani Mahal only in the play “Vakil”.
J. Jayalalithaa, several times Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, gave one of her earliest dance performances at Vani Mahal, under the banner of "Oriental Dances".
Waheeda Rehman gave her maiden dance performance in Vani Mahal before entering into films.
Most of R. S. Manohar's grand plays were premiered in this hall.
Yesudas was strongly backed by Vani Mahal during his preliminary years of performance. As a mark of gratitude, his guru, Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar requested Yesudas to perform regularly at Vani Mahal. Even now, Yesudas continues to perform every year at Vani Mahal during the December season.
Only 4 sabhas in the city give slots for drama during the December music festival and Vani Mahal is primary among them. Drama artistes thank Vani Mahal for encouraging the art and including drama in its festival.