Thamarai is one of the most famous lyricists in the Tamil language who have given numerous super hit songs in Tamil movies. She uses to write lyrics for more about love songs. She is well known for her music collaboration between A.R.Rahman, Harris Jayaraj and Gautam Vasudev Menon.
Lyricist Thamarai Biography
|Real Name||Thamarai Thiyagu|
|Date of Birth||April 18, 1975|
|Age||43 as of 2018|
|Educational Qualification||Production Engineer|
|College||Government College of Technology, Coimbatore|
|Hobbies||Lyrics Writing & Reading Books|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamilnadu|
Thamarai was born and bought up in Coimbatore. Thamarai is married to Comrade Thiyagu who is a social activist and politician. They have a son who is named as Samaran. Thamarai and Thiagu were been separated for their misunderstanding. The dispute between them has been a bigger news when she started a protest along with his son against Thiagu.
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Thamarai completed her graduation in Production Engineering from Government College Of Technology, Coimbatore. After completing the degree she has started working in a Software company for more than six years. She had a great passion for poetry and she quits her job. She had told in an interview that she quits the job and started improving her lyric writing skills before she started coming to Chennai from Coimbatore. Also, she had admitted that their family didn’t support her for the song lyrics writing job. By that time she had also started participating in story writing, poem writing competition and she also won in the competitions. That made her come to Chennai to collect the prices that she won in the competition.
She had used that chance to meet Music directors and movie directors. And she came to Chennai in 1997 and got stayed in a room and started meeting directors for getting chance. That is how she grabbed an opportunity from Seeman’s movie Iniyavale for the song “Thendral Enthan”
After her first chance, she got back to back opportunities in multiple movies. The big hit from her lyrics in “Malligai Poove” song from Unnidathi Ennai Koduthen Movie. And then the trio combo of Harris Jayaraj, Gautham Menon and Thamari started working well from the movie Minnale. The song “Vaseegara” went super duper hit and the trio started working all other movies including Kaakha Kaakha, Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu, Pachaikili Muthucharam, Vaaranam Aayiram and Yennai Arindhaal.
She also worked with A.R.Rahman in the movie VInnai Thandi Varuvaaya (She wrote lyrics for all song in this movie) and Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada for the songs “Thalli Pogathae” and “Rasaali”. She also wrote lyrics for super hit movies like Saamy, Nandha, Ghajini, Subramaniyapuram, Azhagiya Tamil Magan, Pasanga, Iru Mugan, Enai Noki Paayum Thota and much more.
- She had a lot of love towards Tamil language and never used an English word in any of her songs.
- The speech that she gave when there was a war in Srilanka made a huge impact among Tamil people and she never failed to support Srilankan’s Tamil.
- She is first woman Lyricst in Tamil Movies.