Home >> Lyricist >> Vairamuthu

Pesonal Details of Lyricist Vairamuthu

Vairamuthu Picture
Name: Vairamuthu
DOB: July 13,1953
Birth Place: Tamil Nadu, India
Released Movies:
Upcoming Movies:
No of Movies:

Reviews: user

Vairamuthu Stills

Recently Released Tamil Movies

Idhu Namma Aalu 20-May-2016
Iraivi 20-May-2016
Marudhu 20-May-2016
Pencil 13-May-2016
KO-2 13-May-2016

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Popular TV Shows

Vijay TV
Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka
Sun TV

Other Details

Other Works:

Became a thorough professional with the movie (1969).


1.75 m

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

  • Rahman, Vairamuthu come together for Karky
    [2016-04-25 12:03:00]
    Mozart of Madras A R Rahman and veteran lyricist Vairamuthu came together for the launch opf the music portal of Madan...
  • Why Madan Karky started Doopada.com?
    [2016-04-23 10:46:00]
    lyricist Madhan Karky started DooPaaDoo.com, an online portal that caters to people who want to showcase their music talent....
  • 24 audio out in style
    [2016-04-12 12:15:00]
    It was a galaxy of stars at the audio launch of 24. The movie directed by Vikram Kumar stars Suriya, Nithya Menon and ...
  • Dharmadurai audio release on May 5
    [2016-04-11 12:28:00]
    Seenu Ramasamy and Vijay Sethupathi have teamed up for the third time for their upcoming film ‘Dharmadurai’. Tamanna, ...
  • Bharathiraja begins Kuttraparambarai
    [2016-04-03 13:57:00]
    Acclaimed filmmaker Bharathiraja kickstarted his dream project Kuttraparambarai at a village near Usilampatti today....
  • Three-in-a-row for Anand with AGS
    [2016-03-22 12:13:00]
    After Maatraan and ANegan, cinematographer - director K V Anand is all set to join hands with AGS Entertainments again. This time he would be directing Vijay sethupathi...
  • First look of Dharma Durai makes waves
    [2015-12-14 15:57:00]
    The first look of Vijay Sethupathi starrer Dharma Durai was out today. It became the trending talk in social media and fans of Vijay Sethupathi...
  • Vairamuthu appears in court
    [2015-11-25 12:29:00]
    Veteran lyricst Vairamuthu appeared in High Court today with regard to a defemation case filed against him for his alleged remarks against judges....
  • Vairamuthu goes to Dubai
    [2015-11-12 12:45:00]
    The international book fair would happen at Sharjah in UAE from tommorow and lyricist Vairamuthu will attend the same.Interestingly Vairamuthu's ...
  • Vairamuthu served legal notice
    [2015-10-29 12:05:00]
    A legal notice has been served on veteran lyricist Vairamuthu seeking his reply within four weeks. The notice has been issued following ...

Share your Comments About Vairamuthu using FB

About Tamil Star, Tamil movies, Tamil Actors, Tamil Actresses, Tamil Cinema & Kollywood
© Copyright Tamil Star Inc, 1999-2016. All rights reserved. Entertainment and Information Portal, TamilStar.com  Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions