Kollywood has many talented lyricists, who have been penning lyrics for not only big-budget films but also for small and medium range movies. Now, we bring you the top 10 best lyricists of Kollywood.
Being a senior most lyricist, Vairamuthu is a familiar name among the Tamil audience. Vairamuthu has won the National award for best lyricist six times. A few of his memorable films include Bombay, Muthu, Mudhal Mariyathai, Karuthamma, Roja, Kannathil, Muthamittal.
Thamarai is one of the noted lyricists in Tamil cinema. She worked as the lyricist for films such as Kaakka Kaakka, Thenali, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, Minnale which even brought her Filmfare awards also. Currently, Thamarai is busy penning lyrics for multiple Kollywood films.
3) Pa Vijay
Being in the Tamil film industry for more than 15 years, Pa Vijay penned lyrics for 1200 songs, to date. His work for Ovvoru Pookalumae from Autograph film fetched him National award. He even worked as the lyricist for films such as Nee Varuvai Ena, Vaanathai Pola and Ayan.
4) Na Muthukumar
Na Muthukumar has been worked in the Tamil film industry for almost 2 decades. He worked for blockbusters such as Ghajini, Veyil, Thangameengal, Saivam among others. Na Muthukumar has won the National award 2 times earlier and even got many state and Filmfare awards.
Yugabharathi is one of the busiest lyricists in the Tamil film industry. To date, Yugabharathi penned lyrics for over 1000 songs. Pallankuzhiyin Vattam Parthaen, Sollitaley are very popular songs written by Yugabharathi.
Snehan worked on popular films such as Saamy, Pandavar Bhoomi, April Mathathil, Aadukalam. To date, Snehan has penned more than 600 songs.
7) Kabilan Vairamuthu
Being the son of legendary lyricist Vairamuthu, Kabilan Vairamuthu has created a good fan base among the public with his special lyrics. He worked on films such as Udhayam NH4, Poriyaalan, Anegan, Kalam, Jeeva among others.
Kabilan is one of the reputed lyricists in the Tamil film industry. Earlier, he worked on iconic films such as Vettaikaaran, Mariyaan, Dhill and gained good popularity.
9) Niranjan Bharathi
Being the great-grandson of legendary Subramaniyan, Niranjan has debuted into the Tamil cinema with Venkat Prabhus Mankatha and has been continuing as the lyricist and penning good songs.
10) Madhan Karky
Madhan Karky is the son of senior lyricist Vairamuthu. Being one of the promising lyricists in Kollywood, Madhan Karky penned lyrics for films such as Vedalam, Pasanga 2, Nanban, Thuppaki, 24, Enthiran among others.