Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Malayalam Actor
Other Skills
    - Lyricist

Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma is an eminent film lyricist who works predominantly in Malayalam movies. He is noted for his works in films like `Mizhirandillum,'Harbour', 'Achamakuttiyude Achayan', `Jaloltsavam', `Bunglavil Outha', and `Chanthupottu’. He got a chance in films for director Ranjit to whom he remains immensely indebted in his career. It was Ranjit who had given him a chance to work with music composer Raveendran in `Mizhirandillum’. 

Sarath Chandra Varmat wanted to grow up as a normal human being and hence after completing his degree, he took up a job at a distillery near Cherthala. He is the son of Malayalam poet and lyricist Vayalar Ramavarma Valayar Ramavarma was an Indian poet and lyricist. >> Read More... Vayalar Ramavarma . It was a stage in his life when his father had passed away and the family was undergoing a lot of hardships to even sustain. Sarat Chandra did not know anything about his father’s popularity as a lyricist and a poet. It was after his father’s death that the Vayalar Trust was set up in fond memory of his father. He then realized the immense affection people had for his father. The trust collected Rs 8 lakhs fund and had given to the family to sustain after his father had passed away. Hence, his whole family owes a lot to the trust and is indebted to the people who came forward to help the family.

Sarath’s turning point came after he lost his job. His second sister’s wedding was fixed and his grandmother was critically ill, and he was unable to go to the office for a long time. This led to his termination for the job and his grandmother too had passed away then and the wedding was over too. He then found solace in his father’s books. As he was jobless, he was totally immersed in reading his father’s works. However, one day he scribbled some lines which came out from his imagination, and it sounded good to him. He sent those works to singer K.J.Yesudas and the singer accepted his work. His lyrics was set to music by Alleppey Ranganath and appeared in the 10th volume of Ayyappa songs. Thus, Sarath started his journey in writing songs. Sarath is married to Sreelatha and has a daughter named Subhadra. He still lives in the ancestral house at Vayalar.