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Name: Vairamuthu
DOB: July 13,1953
Birth Place: Tamil Nadu, India
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Became a thorough professional with the movie (1970).


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Full Biography of Lyricist Vairamuthu

Vairamuthu (born 13 July 1953) is an award-winning Tamil poet and lyricist. Vairamuthu was born to Ramaswamythevar and Angammal of Mettur in a middle class family. When he was four, the village gave way to Vaigai Dam and the family moved to Vadugapatti village, community in Theni near Periyakulam.
Debuting in the film Nizhalgal (1980) with the lyrics for the song "Ponmalai Pozhudhu", he has now about 5800 songs to his credit as of January 2009.His partnership with the composers Ilaiyaraaja, and later A. R. Rahman, have resulted in critical praise, awards, and box office hits.He was awarded the National Film Award six times for Best Lyricist, the most by any Indian lyricist. He is a recipient of Kalaimamani, while also winning awards from the Government of Tamil Nadu for his contribution to Tamil literature.
The ambience of the village is said to have inspired him to write poems.According to him, Tamil and Rationalist movements of the sixties stimulated his poetic zeal. The speeches of Periyar & Anna, the writings of Karunanidhi and the works of eminent poets like Bharathi, Bharathidasan and Kannadasan and the life in the countryside shaped the young poet's thinking. At the age of fourteen, he was inspired by Thiruvalluvar's Thirukkural to write a venba compilation of poetry, strictly adhering to the yappu grammar rules of Tamil poetry.

News About Vairamuthu

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    [2015-05-22 12:31:00]
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    [2015-05-08 11:09:00]
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  • Suhasini at OK Kanmani Press meet
    [2015-04-14 06:37:00]
    Recently the press meet of Mani Rathnam’s ‘OK Kanmani’ held at Chennai. Mani Rathnam, Suhasini, Dulquer Salman, A.R.Rahman, Vairamuthu...
  • Maniratnam all set to rock
    [2015-03-01 15:07:00]
    The theatrical trailer of Mani Ratnam's OK Kadhal Kanmani will be out on 6 March....
  • Puli audio soon
    [2015-02-23 21:02:00]
    Sony Music south will release the audio of Vijay’s Puli. Pul has music by Devi Sri Prasad and the songs are written by Vairamuthu....
  • Rahman begins work for Suriya
    [2015-02-09 12:39:00]
    After Sllunu Oru Kadhal, Suriya and Rahman are coming together again. The two are part of director Vikram Kumar's directorial venture 24....
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    [2014-12-27 18:33:00]
    Actor Simbu has sung a song 'Desi Desi Girl' in Prashanth’s upcoming action-comedy film 'Saahasam', a remake of Telugu hit 'Julayi'....
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    [2014-12-24 11:03:00]
    No sooner it was officially announced that K Balachander has passed away, many leading lights from the industry...
  • Vairamuthu - Yuvan combo rocks
    [2014-12-20 19:44:00]
    The combination of music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja and lyricist Vairamuthu for the first time has managed...

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