Description:Tamil cinema is well-known for its rich musical heritage, and the credit goes to the talented lyricists who have written memorable songs that have captured the hearts of the audience for generations. Here is a list of some of the most popular Tamil lyricists who have contributed to the Tamil film industry:
Kannadasan – Kannadasan is considered one of the greatest lyricists in Tamil cinema. He wrote over 5,000 songs and won four National Film Awards for Best Lyrics. Some of his popular songs include “Ullathil Nalla Ullam,” “Paartha Gnabagam Illayo,” and “Kannan Manam Ennavo.”
Vaali – Vaali is another legendary lyricist in Tamil cinema who has written over 15,000 songs in his career. He won the National Film Award for Best Lyrics for the song “Naan Yar Theriyumaa” from the movie “Thiruvilayadal.” Some of his other famous songs include “Oru Naal Podhuma,” “Sippi Irukkuthu,” and “O Podu.”
Vairamuthu – Vairamuthu is a modern-day lyricist who has won seven National Film Awards for Best Lyrics. He has written over 7,000 songs and is known for his poetic style of writing. Some of his popular songs include “Vennilavae Vennilavae,” “Kannathil Muthamittal,” and “Munbe Vaa.”
Thamarai – Thamarai is a popular female lyricist in Tamil cinema who has written over 2,000 songs. She has won several awards for her work, including the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist. Some of her famous songs include “Kangal Irandal,” “Snehithane,” and “Anbe En Anbe.”
Yugabharathi – Yugabharathi is a relatively new lyricist in the Tamil film industry but has already made a name for himself with his impressive work. He has won two Filmfare Awards for Best Lyrics and has written songs for some of the biggest Tamil movies. Some of his popular songs include “Ayyayo,” “Thalli Pogathey,” and “Vaaney Vaaney.”
These are just a few of the many talented lyricists who have contributed to the rich musical heritage of Tamil cinema. Their songs continue to be popular among Tamil music lovers even today.
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