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Name: Vairamuthu
DOB: July 13,1953
Birth Place: Tamil Nadu, India
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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

  • 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 ...
  • Kalaipuli to release Vellaiya Irukuravan Poi Solla Mattan
    [2015-10-09 16:22:00]
    Vellaiya Irukkiravan Poi Solla Mattan, a film of intriguing twists and turns, will be released by Kalaipuli Films. The music was...
  • There is no politics involved in my lyrics : Kabilan Vairamuthu
    [2015-10-07 13:34:00]
    There have been lots of issues that have been coming up in the film industry, especially movies are being mixed up with politics and there ...
  • Vil Ambu audio out in a gala event
    [2015-09-28 10:52:00]
    Who's who of Tamil cinema including directors Bharathiraja, Suseenthiran, lyricist Vairamuthu, comedian Soori among others attended it...
  • What is Karan's next?
    [2015-08-30 14:17:00]
    Actor Karan is a versatile performer who did varied roles before making his mark as hero. He started a journey with a difference in Kokki by Prabhu Solomon....
  • Vairamuthu's pat for Rajamouli
    [2015-08-12 10:48:00]
    Joining the list of celebrities admiring Rajamouli and his work Baahubali is veteran lyricist Vairamuthu....
  • Vairamuthu adviced Vijay!
    [2015-08-08 16:44:00]
    Vairamuthu who has the written lyrics of Vijay’s Puli and Vishal’s Payum Puli participated in the audio launch of both the films which were held...
  • What they spoke at Puli audio launch?
    [2015-08-03 13:10:00]
    Puli audio launch saw a galaxy of stars coming under one roof. The likes of Vairamuthu, Vijay Sethupathi, Jiiva, T Rajendher, S J Suryah, Dharani...

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