Na Muthukumar’s birth anniversary was observed with rich tributes from people from various walks of life on Sunday. The talented lyricist, known for conveying powerful thoughts with single lines, passed away some years ago.
Music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, who uploaded a photo of him with Muthukumar, posted, “We did not realise we were making memories, we just knew we were making songs. Happy Birthday.”
Shanthnu Bhagyaraj uploaded a clip from his film Siddhu +2 in which he is shaking his legs for a song penned by Muthukumar and wrote, “Remembering #NaMuthukumar lyricist. What an amazing talent.”
Responding to the tweet, cricketer Ashwin Ravichandran posted “Saw this movie at maya Jaal if I am not wrong.” He added: “Life is cruel sometimes.”
Uploading a picture in which he and music composer Thaman were seen with Muthukumar, director Thiru wrote, “ஒரு சிலரைத்தான் மறைந்த பின்பும் கூட புதைக்கமுடிவதில்லை நம்மால்.. Na.Muthukumar.”
Arunraja Kamaraja wrote: “உணர்வள்ளிக் கொட்டி அதன்மேல் உயர்ந்து நிற்கும் உன்னதமே இனிய பிறந்தநாள் வாழ்த்துகள்
Harish Kalyan posted: “We really miss him & ur combo with him @thisisysr sir. Fav #NaMuthukumarBirthday.”
The hash tag #HBDNaMuthukumar was trending on Twitter. Muthukumar’s son Aadhavan too has penned a poem in his father’s memory and his talent at such a young is being appreciated by many.