Thulukhanamm Shanmugam is a former Indian footballer who passed away on 13 December 2012. Shanmugam made his debut on March 7 against Afghanistan in the semifinal of the 1951 Asian Games in New Delhi. Apart from that, he also represented India in another match – in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics against Yugoslavia. Shanmugam was a part of the Gold Medal winning squad of the 1951 Asian Games in Delhi and also represented India in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. Shanmugam represented Mysore in the Santosh Trophy between 1949-54. He also was member of the Santosh Trophy winning squad in 1952.