Poet Vairamuthu’s Birthday Today!

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Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011

Poet Vairamuthu’s Birthday Today!

It is Poet and Lyricist Vairamuthu’s 59th birthday today. The day is marked with celebrations and events spread from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The poet is celebrating his day with events organized both in Chennai and Malaysia by various Tamil organizations. He is already there in Kuala Lumpur to participate in a gala function where the poet will be felicitated and many awards will be given to Tamil poets and writers based in Malaysia.

The man would meet his leader, former Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and seek his blessings. The day is also celebrated as ‘Poet’s day’ every year by several Tamil organizations and is marked with various functions and events to honour the contributions of this legend. Book releases and presentation of awards and titles to various Tamil poets will also mark the occasion on this day.

The legendary Tamil poet was born on 13th July 1953 in a village near Madurai. From the roots of the rustics this man has raised to the glory of a league of big men. He got introduced to Tamil cinema with his hit song ‘Ponmaalai Pozhudhu…’ in the film Nizhalgal, by Bharathiraja in the year 1980.

He won the National Award for Best Lyricist for a record number of 6 times. He has also written award winning Poetries, Novels, Travelogues and Essays.

tamilstar.com  wishes the legendary poet a good health and long life. Happy Birthday, dear Poet!

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