We had recently reported that Mani Ratnam had dropped Vairamuthu from Ponniyin Selvan after the lyricist faced serious allegations in the #MeToo controversy. Now it is learnt that Mani Ratnam and the film’s composer AR Rahman roped in Kabilan to pen two songs for the film and they have also completed the recording. Once the director returns from the ongoing… Continue reading "Mani Ratnam finds replacement for Vairamuthu"
Many social media users were shocked to see Vairamuthu present at an event to unveil a statue of director K Balachander at the inaugural of a new office of Raaj Kamal Films International. The function, which was also held to mark the birthday of Kamal Haasan, was attended by the likes of Rajinikanth, Mani Ratnam, Nasser, Santhana Bharathi, Ramesh Arvind… Continue reading "Chinmayi and others slam Vairamuthu for attending Rajini-Kamal event"
The infamous ego war between music maestro Ilayaraja and poet Vairamuthu came to the fore once again, at a function to felicitate legendary singer P Susheela recently. In his address, the ‘Isaignani’ said, “The lines in Susheela amma’s ‘Malai Pozhuthin Mayakathile’ stay relevant even to today’s youngsters. There is no other lyricist in the world who could pen songs within… Continue reading "Ilayaraja, Vairamuthu indirectly take a dig at each other"
Tamil cinema won six awards that include best lyricist honour for Vairamuthu at the 64th National awards announced in New Delhi on Friday. Vairamuthu has earlier won the National award for best lyrics in the year 1986 (Mudhal Mariyadhai- al lsongs), 1993 (Chinna Chinna Aasai- Roja), 1995 (Porale Ponnuthaayi- Karuthamma & Uyirum Neeye-Pavithra), 2000 (Mudhal Murai Killi Parthen- Pavithra), 2003… Continue reading "National award winners from Kollywood speak out"