K S Gopalakrishnan is an Indian director, screenwriter, lyricist and producer. He is done his contribution in Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil industry. He has been in the industry since the 1960s and has worked in more than 70 movies. Along his whole career, he was known for his direction and contribution in the movie which had a devotional or social theme in it. He was born in Tamil Nadu. His father was Shri K. Srinivasan Naidu, and he was their eighth son. When he was five years old, a deadly disease grew in the state leaving him his sister and brother alone. He lost bis parents in the disaster. He and his brother K.S. Sabarinathan then took shelter in Shri Nawab Rajamanickam Pillai. They were running a drama company. Over there they learned different languages, acting, music and literature. His guru was Nawab in the institute. They performed in many of his plays which were mainly based on the storyline and ideas of freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Rajaji. They would perfume these plays to the audience and spread the ideas of these leaders and the idea of freedom in them. After being a part of the Nawab’s group for nineteen years, he later joined Sri Devi Nataka Sabha. Over there he used to write plays for them. His famous contributions over there were “EZHUTHALAN” (writer) and “POST-MAN”, “THAMBI” (younger brother). Later he moved to Madras and started workings as lyricists in Tamil movies. He worked under the guidance of N.S.Krishnan, Udumalai Narayana Kavirayar, Kalaivanar. He even started assisting Shri Sridar in his movies. They both worked in various successful movies. Deivapiravi was his first movie for which he wrote dialogues and did its screenplay.

The movie was produced by M/S. Kamal Brothers. His later movies were “Padikkatha Medhai’, Ellam Unakkaha, Kai Rasi and many more. He moved into direction with Sarada in the year 1962. He moved to a direction at the request of A.L. Srinivasan. The movie was a huge success and was one of the best movies of him. He won the State award of Government of India for the movie. After this, there was no look back for him, and he went on doing hit movies and even producing them. For his great effort and good work three years continuously he won the State Award of Government of India. He even did movies in Tamil and Hindi. Many of his movies were r remade in Malayalam, Hindi and Telugu languages. He had appeared on the cover page of magazine Kalki. This was the first time when a director was on the cover page. He is a great inspiration to Kamal Hasan and many times the actor has mentioned his work in workshops. He gave to many new talents such as Prameela, Prameela, Jayachitra, and made up many careers for T.K. Bagavathy, B. Saroja Devi, and many others. Many child artists like Sridevi, Baby Sudha, made up from his movies. He is even known for his mythological movies like Sri KanchiKamakshi and Adhi Parashakthi. He even produced epigraphy’s like Deviyin Thiruvilaiyadal , Mahasakthi Mariamman, and Dasavatharam, K S Gopalakrishnan’s movie Panama Pasama was presented in the international film festival at Tashkent in 1968. He was honored with three certificates of merit and bronze medals. He received the title of “IYAKKUNAR THILAGAM” which means Doyen among directors by A.L. Srinivasan, at the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce. He has six sons and S. G. Venkatesh one of his son is an actor in television serials. He has been a part of Sathuranga Vettai movie. He died on November 14, 2015.

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Vairamuthu

Vairamuthu is a very famous Tamil writer, poet, and lyricist. His full name is Vairamuthu Ramasamy. He was born on 13th July 1953. He was born in a middle-class family to Ramasamythevar and Angammal in Mettur. His family moved to Vadugapatti, Theni in Tamil Nadu when he was four years old. He is famous by the pen name Kaviyarasu or Kaviperarasu. He got married to Ponmani Vairamuthu and had two children, Madhan Karky Vairamuthu, and Kabilan Vairamuthu. He got inspiration from the Tamil and Rationalist movements in the 1960s that enthused him to pursue a career as a writer. He graduated from Pachaiyappa's College in Chennai. As a speaker and a poet, he was highly praised as the best in his college. His first publication was an initial anthology Vaigarai Megangal in the mere age of nineteen years. His writings were taken in the syllabus of Women's Christian College, and he received the distinction of a student whose publication was accepted as a program of study while he was studying himself. In 1979, his next work was published. The second publication written by Vairamuthu Ramasamy was Thiruthi Ezhuthiya Theerupugal in free verse. His first film debut as a lyricist was in the movie Nizhalgal by Bharathiraja in 1980. His career as a Tamil lyricist took flight through the Tamil movie Soolam in 1980. The film was produced by Oscar Movies, M Baskar. The last movie in which he have given lyrics was Paayum Puli in 2015. He has been credited with writing lyrics for more than 5800 songs until now. He was also appraised for the work partnered with A. R. Rahman. His partnership with A. R. Rahman acquired appraisal from critics, awards and hits on box office. He has been awarded National Film Award for being the Best Lyricist for six times. He has won the maximum number of awards by any Indian lyricist. He was honored by the most prestigious awards of all time, Padmashri in 2003 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. He has done notable contributions to the Tamil literature and was granted by the Government of Tamil Nadu for the same. He was also the recipient of Bharathi Literature Prize and Kalaimamani that is given by the Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Manram for his work in the of art and literature and much more. Famous poets like Bharthiyar and Bharathidasan his writings. His works are translated into various languages also. He is the TN President of Indo-Russian Friendship Society. He has also visited and presented his work in abroad on request. He was awarded the title of  Kaviyarasu in 1986 by the "Tamil Development Society of Madras".

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Jeyamohan

Jeyamohan, also known as B. Jeyamohan was born on the 22nd April of 1962 in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. He is an acclaimed writer and a literary critic in the South Indian film Industry. He is best known for Vishnupuram, a fantasy film set in the backdrop of Indian Mythology and Philosophy. He later started the adaptation of Mahabharatha in the modern form. His novels include Thodarum Nizhalin Kural, Rubber, Kaadu, Kanyakumari, Kotrvai, Eazhaam Ulagam and Pani Manithan. His works have been mostly influenced by humanitarian thinkers M K Gandhi and Tolstoy. Jeyamohan can interpret and re-examine the essence of India’s classic traditions and rich literary due to his experience in traveling around the world. Jeyamohan has to credit till now ten volumes of short plays, nine novels, five biographies, thirteen literary criticisms, three volumes on Christian and Hindu philosophy and, six introductions to western and Indian Literature. He has written screenplays for three Tamil and Malayalam movies. He is at ease with both Tamil and Malayalam, which he owes to his upbringing in the district of Kanyakumari. The Malayalam Film, Ozhimuri penned by him was based on the lifestyle of Nair families in Kanyakumari. It had won him much acclaim in the cinema world. Jeyamohan was born to Vishalakshi and Bahuleyan Pillai in Arumanai, Tamil Nadu. His mother hailed from an intellectual family, on the other hand his father was a clerk in a registrar office. Jeyamohan lived with his parents. His first publication was released during his schooldays, and it was in a children’s magazine, Ratnabala. Recently Jeyamohan was nominated for the Padma Bhushan for his contributions in the film world, but he deliberately turned down the award, saying that he didn’t want to be included in the pro-Hindutva category. He thanked the government for their novel thought to honor him but didn’t want to get tagged as an agent of Hindutva. Jeyamohan had written about Anna Hazare, even before latter had achieved recognition during the famous anti-graft movement. In the year 2009, he published essays ‘Indraya Gandhi’, which examined the relevance of Mahatma’s ideal and methods in today’s India. In the series, Jeyamohan sought to explain how Anna Hazare and his likes were continuing the fight to achieving equality and freedom. His works also concentrated on Jan Lokpal bill and anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare. He also explained Hazare’s adoption of Gandhian ethics in all his methodologies. In 2008, Jeyamohan also found himself embroiled in a controversy revolving a satire on Sivaji Ganesan and M G Ramachandran, which eventually resulted in hate campaigns against him. He was also not cornering the literary status given to M Karunanidhi. This further heightened the ire of the party workers.

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Jeyamohan Tamil Actor