Na. Muthukumar is a poet, lyricist, writer and novelist, who writes in Tamil. He is famous for writing scripts and songs for Tamil films. Na. Muthukumar was born on 12 July 1975 in a small village named ‘Tirur’ near Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. His Father, Mr Nagaraj was a Tamil teacher.Mr Nagaraj always maintained a collection of 5000 books throughout his life, and after he had passed away, this collection was preserved by his son in his office. Also, his mother passed away when he was merely four years old. Muthukumar reminisces that he acquired most of the knowledge of his life from his father’s book collection. Also, to help others he has plans to open a library where everybody could access those books. Na. Muthukumar began his career with a dream to be a director. So, he started working under director
Balu Mahendra for about four years as assistant director. But due to turn of events, he landed into being a lyricist. He began with writing the lyrics for the Tamil movie ‘Veera Nadai’ which was directed by Seeman.
Though ‘Veera Nadai’ happened to be the first movie for which he wrote lyrics but it was not his first film as a lyricist. Instead, it was released as his 32nd film as a lyricist. Once he started with lyrics writing, there was no looking back, and he went on to be the top lyricist in Tamil Film industry. He had worked with almost all renowned Tamil music composers of his era like Haris Jayaraj, Dharan, Sudar C and also with the legendary music composer A.R.Rahman himself.He started with dialog writing from 2007 released Tamil film 'Kireedam’. Till now, Muthukumarhas written scripts for more than 50 films and lyrics for more than 700 songs. He made a huge accomplishment by writing 103 songs in the year 2012 alone.Owing to his sheer talent and mesmerising writing skills, Muthukumar is among the most demanded writers of the Tamil Film Industry. He bagged the National Award twice for his lyrics for the songs ‘Aanandha Yazhai Meetugiraai’ from the film ‘Thanga Meenkal’ and another song ‘Azhage Azhage Ethuvum Azhage’ from the movie ‘
Saivam’. Muthukumar married Jeevalakshmion 14 June 2006, at the JS Marriage hall in Chennai.