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Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu, India
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.
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.
|1997||Dhinamum Ennai Gavani||Pathikichiyamma Pambara|
|Bombay Kadhali||Jeeva Natha Ennodu, Manmatha Malaranbu & Ullathil Thullidum Tamile|
|1998||Moovendhar||Naan Vaanavillaiye Paarthen|
|Kaadhale Nimmadhi||Indha Devathaikku & Kaalaiyil|
|Ini Ellam Sugame||Ae Poongatru|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|2003||Dhool||Madurai Veeran & Kundu Kundu|
|Punnagai Poove||Eno Uyirmele & Siragaagi Ponathae|
|Well Done||Kitchu Kitchu|
|Parthiban Kanavu||Vaadi Machhiniyae|
|Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu||Kaadu Pathikichi|
|2004||Varnajalam||Pinju Mazhai Charal|
|2010||Mandhira Punnagai||Satta Sada Sada, Enna Kuraiyo, Megam Vandhu Pogum & Siththan Mugam Ondru|
|Magizhchi||Utchukotta Itchu Vachhu|
|Uyarthiru 420||Azhagiya Ravana|
|Mudhal Idam||Inge Vaanthey, Mudhal Idam, Thindaduren Naane, Uyya Uyya|
|2012||Ragalai||Unnai Paadam, Vada Vada Vellai Poove|
|Ramcharan||Sydney Nagaram, Rooba Rooba|
|Naiyaandi||Ae Le Le Etti Paarthale|
|Ameerin Aadhi-Bhagavan||Kaatriley Nadanthene|
|2014||Arima Nambi||Neeye Neeye|
|2017||Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal||Thedi Thedi, Kutramulla, Azhagazhage, Thayavu Seithu|
|2018||Sandakozhi 2||Sengarattan Paaraiyula|
|2020||Walter||Mooche Analena Aache|
- 2003 Salanam
- 2003 Roja
- Siraichaalai (1996)
- "Arivumathi praises Dinamani". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
- "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.
- Saravanan, T. (9 October 2014). "Man of his word". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
- Tamil New Poetry: Twentieth Century Tamil Poets. Katha. 2005. ISBN 978-81-89020-46-0.
- "Arivumathi". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
- "Buy Arivumathi books » Buy tamil books online » Page 1". Retrieved 25 March 2020.
- DIVISION, PUBLICATIONS. MASS MEDIA 2001. Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. ISBN 978-81-230-3014-2.
- "Vikatan Awards 2011". indianmalaysian.com. Retrieved 6 April 2020.