Pulavar Pulamaipithan is a well-known Tamil lyrics writer. He wrote many poems and lyrics for numerous Tamil featured films, and with his profound work, he got recognized for the song “Naan yaar nee yaar” from the movie “Kudiyirundha Kovil” in 1968. He was born on 6th October 1935 in Coimbatore near a village called Irugur. He started his journey towards Chennai with a goal to write songs for Tamil movies in 1964. Before starting his work in cinema, he used to teach children at Santhome high school. During early stages of his life, he worked in Cambodia Mills, a textile mill in Coimbatore.

He completed studied Tamil literature in (TSA Tamil Kalluri) Tava Tiru Shanthalinga Adigalar College, Coimbatore. Apart from his life in cinema, he served as a noble government servant by being in Tamil Nadu legislative council as deputy chairman. For his profound work in politics, he was lauded by M. G. Ramachandran, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and was appointed as poet laureate (Arasavai Kavingar). He wrote a book titled, “Bookollamae Bali Pidamaai” which created a notable impact in many people’s life.

In his career as poet and lyricist he received many awards like, Periyar award (2001) awarded by Tamil Nadu Government, Best lyrics Award for the film Pathini Penn (1993) by state Government, multiple awards for best lyrics in the year 1988 by Tamil Nadu government, best lyrics award for the film Engamma Maharani in the year 1981 by state government, and yet another award for best lyrics in the year 1978 for “Maduraiyai Meetta Sundara Pandiyan” film by the state government.

He wrote thousands of unforgettable songs for more than 100 films and here are few of the many, which had powerful lyrics and were celebrated by people, Adimai Penn, Nalla Neram, Kakki Sattai (Old), Naan Sigappu Manithan (Old), Oorkavalan, Kudiyirundha Kovil, Jeeva Nadi, Gowri, Sakkaalaththi, Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei, Thenaliraman, Chithirayil Nilachoru, Agni Paaravi, Arima Nambi, Theri. His journey in the lyrical world has not yet stopped and he will continue receiving awards in the years to come.

Palani Bharathi Tamil Actor

Palani Bharathi

Palani is a Tamil poet and lyricist. He belongs to a popular literary family. His father, Sami Palaniappan & mother, Kamala. His father was a great poet who was the follower of Poet Bharathidasan. The Hindu commented years back upon the poetic work of Sami that he could be the succcesor of Bharathidasa when it came to poetry. Palani Bharathi is a good successor of his father. He is among the youngest lyricist. During 1991, he had his footsteps for the first time in the Cine-World. He dragged the attention of the Cinema World and the rest of the public with his lyrics. He had worked along with a lot of successful music directors namely- Isai Gnani Ilayaraja, Karthik Raja, Vidyasagar, Deva, S.A. Rajkumar, Sirpy, Bharathwaj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Harris Jayaraj, A.R Rahman and many others. His lyrics had a great appeal in the villages. Magazines widely appreciated his mastery over the language. His notable works were - Neruppu Paarvaigal - A collection of poems, Veli Nadappu, Kaathalin Pin Kathavu, Mazhaippenn, Puraakkal maraintha iravu, Muththangkalin pazhakkuudai, Thanimaiyil vilaiyaadum bommai, Thanniril vizhuntha veyil, Thanniril vizhuntha veyil, Kaarrin kaiyezhuththu. He has been awarded with various awards. During 1996, he was presented with ‘CINEMA EXPRESS AWARD for Best Lyricist’ for the film Ullathai Alli Tha. In 1997 with ‘Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist’ for the film Kathalukku Mariathai. In 1998 he was given ‘Kalaimamani’ & ‘Kalai Vitthakar Kannadasan Award’. In 2007 he was awarded with ‘Isai Gnani Ilayaraja Award’. Recently he was presented with ITFA INTERNATIONAL TAMIL FILM AWARD’ for the film Pitha Magan. He had contributions not only for the cinema but for the TV world as well.

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