|Place of Birth||Theni,Tamil Nadu|
|Debut movie||Soolam (Tamil)|
|Known For||Mudhal Mariyathai,Roja,Kannathil Muthamittal|
|Awards||Padmashri (2003) ,Padmabhushan (2014)|
|Parents||Ramasaamy – Angammal|
|Date of Marriage|
He started to write poems at the age of 7
Vairamuthu is an Indian Tamil poet and lyricist.
Vairamuthu began his lyricist career through the Tamil film Soolam (1980).Debuting in the film Nizhalgal (1980) with the lyrics for the song “Idhu oru Ponmalai Pozhudhu”, he has now about 5800 songs to his credit as of January 2009.His partnership with Academy Award Winning composer A. R. Rahman has 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.
Vairamuthu received Padmashri in 2003 and Padmabhushan in 2014.