Arivumathi

Arivumathi born Mathiazhagan is an Indian poet, lyricist and writer who has worked in the Tamil film industry.[1][2] His first movie as lyricist was Siraichalai.[3][4]

Arivumathi
Native name
அறிவுமதி
BornMathiazhagan
Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation
  • Poet
  • lyricist
  • writer
Period1996–present

Early lifeEdit

Arivumathi was born in Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu. He changed his name to Arivumathi combining his friends first name Arivazhagan as "Arivu" and his own first name "Mathi" together called as Arivumathi, he made this as paying respect to his friend who studied with him in his college. He studied Epigraphy and Archaeology in Chennai. Before turning into a lyricist he was working as assistant director to many legendary directors like Bharathiraja, Balu Mahendra and Bhagyaraj.[3]

CareerEdit

He began his career from poet Abdul Rahman from whom he learnt the art of writing Haiku poems.

He began his career in film industry as assistant director to Bhagyaraj working with him for four films. Later he joined Balu Mahendra as assistant director and worked with him for nine films. He introduced Bala a new face to Balu Mahendra to assist him and left to begin his new project as director. He was originally supposed to make his directorial debut with Ullen Ayya however the film was shelved. He joined again as assistant director to Bharathiraja and worked for films like Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu and Kizhakku Cheemaiyile.Eventually he become dialogue writer and lyricist in his debut film Chiraisalai.[3]

FilmographyEdit

LyricistEdit

Year Film Song(s)
1996 Siraichalai All Songs
1997 Dhinamum Ennai Gavani Pathikichiyamma Pambara
Ullaasam Yaaro Yaaryaro
Bombay Kadhali Jeeva Natha Ennodu, Manmatha Malaranbu & Ullathil Thullidum Tamile
1998 Moovendhar Naan Vaanavillaiye Paarthen
Kaadhale Nimmadhi Indha Devathaikku & Kaalaiyil
Ponmanam Pattamboochi
Velai Kunnooru Poochadi
Ini Ellam Sugame Ae Poongatru
Iniyavale Uyire Uyire
Priyamudan Aakasavani
En Uyir Nee Thaane Symphony
Guru Paarvai Ding Dong & Paarvai Paarvai
Thalaimurai Enna Petha Raasa
1999 Chinna Raja Anbe Anbe
Endrendrum Kadhal Nadodi Nanba
Annan Aalamarathu Kuyile, Vayasu Pulla Vayasu Pulla
Periyanna Pacholay Keethukulla
Malabar Police En Kannadi Thoppukkulle, En Kannadi Pesavillai
Anbulla Kadhalukku Manmatha Malaiye
Pudhu Kudithanam Adi Sammatham
Sethu Enge Sellum Intha, Vaarthai Thavari Vittai & Maalai En Vethanai
Manam Virumbuthe Unnai Ilavenirkala Panjami
2000 Thenali Athini Sithini
Ilaiyavan En Idhayam
Kuberan Vaanam Vazhtha
2001 Dhill Kannukulle and Oh Nanbane
Veettoda Mappillai Mannukketha Machane, Mapillaiyae
Piriyadha Varam Vendum Privondrai Santhithen
Alli Thandha Vaanam Kannale Miya Miya, Thom Thom, Anthi Karukkayile, Thattan Kedakkalaiyoo, Vaadi Vaadi Nattukkattai
Mr. Narathar Ullam Kavarum
2002 Alli Arjuna Onne Onne
Kamarasu Chinna Chinna Vilakke
Karmegham Etumula Veti Kati
Run Poi Solla Koodathu
Namma Veetu Kalyanam Ennadi Gnana Penn
Bala Poopoovai
2003 Dhool Madurai Veeran & Kundu Kundu
Anbu Oththa Solluthan
Thendral Pathrakotta Mama
Punnagai Poove Eno Uyirmele & Siragaagi Ponathae
Well Done Kitchu Kitchu
Parthiban Kanavu Vaadi Machhiniyae
Ice Vaaname Enakke
Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu Kaadu Pathikichi
Alaudin Goyyaka
Boys Boom Boom
Alai Paiya Paiya
Thirumalai Azhagooril Poothvale
2004 Varnajalam Pinju Mazhai Charal
Sullan Siragu Mulaitha
Chatrapathy Kaadhal Theviravathi
2005 Ji Kiliye Kiliye
2010 Mandhira Punnagai Satta Sada Sada, Enna Kuraiyo, Megam Vandhu Pogum & Siththan Mugam Ondru
Magizhchi Utchukotta Itchu Vachhu
2011 Siruthai Thalattu
Uyarthiru 420 Azhagiya Ravana
Mudhal Idam Inge Vaanthey, Mudhal Idam, Thindaduren Naane, Uyya Uyya
Sadhurangam Vizhiyum
2012 Ragalai Unnai Paadam, Vada Vada Vellai Poove
Ramcharan Sydney Nagaram, Rooba Rooba
2013 Vathikuchi Kanna Kanna
Naiyaandi Ae Le Le Etti Paarthale
Ameerin Aadhi-Bhagavan Kaatriley Nadanthene
Annakodi Pothi Vecha
2014 Arima Nambi Neeye Neeye
2017 Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal Thedi Thedi, Kutramulla, Azhagazhage, Thayavu Seithu
2018 Sandakozhi 2 Sengarattan Paaraiyula
2020 Walter Mooche Analena Aache
Television

Dialogue writerEdit

Other WorksEdit

BooksEdit

  • Mazhai Pechu
  • Natpu Kalam
  • Muthirai Kavithaigal[5]
  • Vali (Kavidhai Thoguppu)
  • Thamizh Murugan
  • Ayulin Anthivarai[6]

AwardsEdit

1999: Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist - Kizhakkum Merkkum[7]

2011: Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards for Best Lyricist - Sadhurangam[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arivumathi praises Dinamani". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  2. ^ "I have placed a request, immeadiatly he sanctioned – Poet Arivumathi remembers Karunanidhi's rule. | | Deccan Abroad". DeccanAbroad.com. 3 June 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Saravanan, T. (9 October 2014). "Man of his word". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  4. ^ Tamil New Poetry: Twentieth Century Tamil Poets. Katha. 2005. ISBN 978-81-89020-46-0.
  5. ^ "Arivumathi". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Buy Arivumathi books » Buy tamil books online » Page 1". Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  7. ^ DIVISION, PUBLICATIONS. MASS MEDIA 2001. Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. ISBN 978-81-230-3014-2.
  8. ^ "Vikatan Awards 2011". indianmalaysian.com. Retrieved 6 April 2020.