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Pa. Vijay is a Tamil language poet and lyricist who writes song lyrics for films. He won the National Film Award for Best Lyrics in India for his song Ovvoru Pookalume in Cheran's Autograph.

Pa. Vijay
Pa. Vijay at the Strawberry Press Show.jpg
Born (1974-10-20) 20 October 1974 (age 44)
Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India
Pen nameVithaga Kavignar
OccupationPoet, lyricist, writer, actor, director
Period1996—present
Notable awardsNational Film Award for Best Lyrics
2005 Autograph
Children2
Website
pavijay.net

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CareerEdit

Vijay is a native of Kumbakonam but grew up in Coimbatore. He met K. Bhagyaraj through his brother, who was a family friend and worked with him in films and his magazine, Bhagya. Vijay made his debut at lyricist in Gnanapazham in 1996 and went on to write many popular songs.[1]

Vijay was originally supposed to make his acting debut with Thaai Kaaviyam however the film was shelved after the launch.[2] He then made his acting debut with Gnabagangal (2009) for which he also wrote the script.[3][4]

Vijay then acted in Ilaignan (2011), scripted by M. Karunanidhi where he was portrayed as a bonded labour of a ship..[5] Vijay made his debut as producer and director with Strawberry (2015).[6]

FilmographyEdit

As lyricist
Year Film Song(s)
1996 Gnanapazham "Manimaada Kuyile"
1998 Vaettiya Madichu Kattu All Songs except "Kichu Kichu Thamboolam"
1999 Ullathai Killathe "Naan Musolini", "O Nenje" and "Nee Engey"
Nee Varuvai Ena "Paarthu Paarthu"
2000 Vanathai Pola "Engal Veetil Ella Naalum", "Nathiye Nayil Nathiye" and "Rojapoo Maalaiyile"
Thai Poranthachu "Ulagathil Ulla"
Kannan Varuvaan "Kadala Kaattu Kuyile", "Kaatrukku Pookal" and "Kooda Mela"
Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven "Idduppu Selaikkulla", "Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven" and "Sateliteil Yeri"
Vetri Kodi Kattu "Karupputhan Enakku Pidicha"
Unnai Kann Theduthey "Poo Poovaa", "Theduthe Unnai Kann" and "Vaada Vaada"
Priyamanavale "June July Maadhathil"
Thenali "Swaasame"
Snegithiye "Dhevathai Vamsam Neeye"
2001 Nageswari "Ennidam Ennidam Vaa"
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum "Vennai Thirudum Kanna"
Ullam Kollai Poguthae "Kavithaigal Sollava"
Piriyadha Varam Vendum "Dikki Dikki Lona" and "Vasco Da Gama"
Rishi
Thaalikaatha Kaaliamman "Laser Kathir Pole"
Paarvai Ondre Podhume "Yeh Asainthadum"
Vinnukum Mannukum "Unakenna Unakenna"
Aanandham "Gokulathil Seethai"
Love Channel
Lovely "I Na Sabai", "Silve Nilavae" and "Vinodhamanavale"
Dhill "Dhill Dhill" and "Machan Meesai"
Narasimha "Egipthu Raani"
Viswanathan Ramamoorthy
Vedham All songs except 'Malai Kaatru'
Samudhiram "Pine Apple"
Thavasi "Desingu Rajathan" "Thanthana Thanthana" and "Yele Imayamalai"
Azhagana Naatkal All songs except 'Chik Chik Chinnakiliye'
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam "Dindukallu Poota"
Punnagai Desam "Doli Doli"
Vivaramana Aalu "Vaadaa Vaadaa Paalkaaraa"
Shakalaka Baby
Dhaya "Thorakatha Pottiye"
Charle Chaplin "Muthalam Santhippil"
Thulluvadho Ilamai All songs except "Kannmunne"
Unnai Ninaithu "Ennai Thaalattum", "Sil Sil Sillala" and "Pombalainga Kaadhala"
Raja "Singari Singari" and "Chinna Chinna Silmishangal"
Karmegham "Sri Ranga Pattanam"
Run "Ichutha Ichutha"
Sundara Travels "Malligai Poovukku"
Maaran All songs
Namma Veetu Kalyanam "Andha Vaanam Vittu"
Samasthanam All songs except 'Penne Penne'
Bagavathi "July Malargale"
April Madhathil "Manase Manase"
I Love You Da "Kaatril Parandhuvandha" and MTV Paarthuputta"
Kadhal Virus "Ye Ye Ennachu Unakku"
2003 Dhool "Ithanundu Muthathile", "Aasai Aasai" and "Inthadi Kappakelange"
Anbe Sivam "Mouname Paarvayai"
Chokka Thangam "En Jannal" and "Ettu Jilla"
Ramachandra "Chinna Chinna" and "Thillaiyaadi"
Vaseegara "Aaha Enbargal", "Marriage Endral" and "Nenjam Oru Murai"
Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan "Baby Baby", "Where Do We Go" and "Naatu Sarakku"
Anbu "Aval Yaraval"
Military
Dum All songs except 'Kannamma Kannamma'
Well Done "Thee Thee" and "Kathadicha"
Indru Mudhal All songs
Pudhiya Geethai "Manase", "Mercury Poove"
Parthiban Kanavu "Buck Buck Buck"
Priyamana Thozhi
Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu "Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu"
Kadhal Kisu Kisu "Chinna Chinnathai" and "Kabadi Kabadi"
Alaudin "Yendi Ennai"
Diwan "Ayyayyo", "Gundu Pakkara" and "Konjam Konjama"
Boys "Girl Friend" and "Dating"
Thiruda Thirudi "Mutham Mutham"
Alai "Alai Adikuthu" and "Nee Oru Desam"
Aalukkoru Aasai
Winner All songs
Thirumalai "Azhagooril Poothvale"
Kurumbu
Joot "Vedi Veesuran"
Kadhal Kirukkan "Paruva Thiruda"
2004 Engal Anna "Kaal Kilo Kadhal" and "Konji Konji"
Jai "Kanna Simittina" and "Shockadikkuthu"
Varnajalam "Oh Baby"
Autograph "Ovvoru Pookalume" and "Meesa Vecha Perande"
Kangalal Kaidhu Sei "Azhagiya Cinderella", "Anarkali" and "Ennuyir Thozhi"
Gambeeram "Kannin Maniye", "Sembaruthipoove" and "Sambalkadu"
Kuththu "Otha Viral Kattuna"
Ghilli "Appadi Podu", "Sha La La" and "Kadhala Kadhala
Perazhagan "Kaatru Enbatha"
Maanasthan "Kaatha Naatha", "Vaada Thambi" and "Un E Mail"
Sullan "Adho Varaa" and "Kilu Kiluppaana
Madhurey "Elantha Pazham" and "Ice Katti"
Gajendra All songs except 'Gaja Varanda'
Giri "Kisu Kisu Manusa", "Dei Kaiya Vechukuttu" and "Dubukku Dubukku"
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi "Tamizh Nattu Maanava"
Oru Murai Sollividu
Bose "Enna Enna Aachu" and "Vaitha Kann"
Chatrapathy "Nee Ragasiyamaga"
Manmadhan "Oh Mahire" and "En Aasai Mythiliye"
Maha Nadigan "Vayase Vayase"
Aai "Aai Mailapuru"
Jaisurya All songs
Jananam "Neethaane Emmele"
2005 Ayya "Oru Vaarthai", "Suthipoda Venama" and "Thamiraparani Rani"
Devathaiyai Kanden "Azhage Brammanidam" and "Velakku Onnu"
Kannadi Pookal All Songs
Ji "Ding Dong"
Maayavi "Maayavi Maayavi"
London "Atho Atho" and "Badavaa"
Thaka Thimi Tha "Hoodibaba", "Kanne I Love You" and "Onna Roundu"
Chandramukhi "Athinthom"
Priyasakhi "Chinna Magaraniye" and "Mudhal Murai"
Sachein "Va Va Va En Thalaiva"
6'2
Arinthum Ariyamalum All Songs
Girivalam
Englishkaran "Nanbanae Nanbanae" and "Yeh Thiruda"
Chinna "Bailare Bailare" and "Tholaidhoora Nilave"
14 February "Nanba Nanba"
ABCD "Anandin Arimugam", "Bharathiyin Arimugam", "Chandravin Arimugam" and "Divyavin Arimugam"
Ponniyin Selvan All Songs except "Siru Thooral"
Majaa "Aiyarettu", "Pothumada Sami" and "Hey Pangali"
Aanai "Hey Idupattum", "Kumru Kumrur" and "Midukkanavaney"
Aaru "Thottutea"
Vetrivel Sakthivel "En Chella"
Sandakozhi "Mundasu Sooriyane"
Vanakkam Thalaiva
Unnai Enakku Pidichuruku "Muthamitta Udhadugal"
2006 Paramasivan "Undivila"
Saravana "Gori Thera"
Aathi All Songs except "Ennai Konja Konja"
Madrasi "Kadhal Vaaram Kondata", "Oru Unmai Sollava" and "Vidamatten Vidamatten"
Pattiyal All songs
Thalai Nagaram "City of Sins" and "Soo Matharakali"
Kusthi "Masala Maharani" and "Roottu Pudichom"
Unakkum Enakkum "Something Something"
Em Magan "Purinchiducha Purinchiducha"
Rendu "Yaaro Evalo"
Sivappathigaram "Kalloori Salaikkul", "Maari Magamaayi", "Mannarkudi Kalakalakka" and "Poranthiruchi Kalam"
Nenjil Jil Jil "Kannukkul Kalavaram", "Punnagaiye" and "Unakkagathaane"
Nenjirukkum Varai "Azhagana Ponnuthan" and "Kichu Kichu Moottadhada"
Poi "Hitler Penne", "Inge Inge Oru Paatu", "Kutti Kutti Kavithai" and "La La La"
2007 Pokkiri "Dole Dole", "Nee Mutham Ondru" and "En Chella Peru"
Lee "Ada Naan Oru Mathiri Da" and "Yaaru Yaaru"
Muni All songs except "Varranda Muni"
Unnale Unnale 4 songs (out of 6)
Madurai Veeran "Kalaiyum Neeye", "Mudhal Mudhalaga" and "Uyirum Uyirum"
Naan Avanillai "Kaakha Kaakha", "Aen Enakku Mayakkam", "Macha Kanni" and "Nee Kavidhai"
Ninaithale "Konji Konji"
Thiru Ranga "Onnu Rendu", "Ivane Ivana" and "Pollachi"
Pirappu
Sivaji: The Boss "Style"
Aarya All Songs
Marudhamalai "Hey Yenmama" and "Yenna Velay"
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan "Maduraikku Pogathadi"
Billa All songs
Arai Enn 305-il Kadavul Adada Daa
Machakaaran All songs except "Nee Nee Nee"
2008 Bheema "Oru Mugamo"
Valluvan Vasuki
Thotta "Mugam Poo" and "Venum Venum"
Theekuchi
Vedha "Ayyo Azhage"
Arasangam
Santosh Subramaniam "Senthamizh Pesum Azhagu Juliet"
Arai En 305-il Kadavul "Adada Daa"
Kuruvi "Palaanadhu" and "Mozha Mozhannu"
Aayudham Seivom "Nene Pettaiku" and "Innum Oru"
Vallamai Tharayo "Megam Illamal" and "Unnaithan"
Kuselan "Sollu Sollu"
Alibhabha "Ara Ara Sambo" and "Krishna Krishna"
Raman Thediya Seethai "DJ DJ Disca Podu"
Sakkarakatti "Chinnamma" and "Naan Eppodhu"
Aegan
Mahesh, Saranya Matrum Palar "Thajam Thajam", "Vizhiyil Vizhiyil" and "Yaarathu Yaarathu"
2009 Villu "Nee Kobapattal"
Padikathavan "Hey Vetri Velaa" and "Raanki Rangamma"
1977
Ayan "Oyaayiye" and "Honey Honey"
Guru En Aalu "Vaanam Vanthu", "Chellame Chellamae" and "Alaipayudhey"
Mariyadhai "Devathai Desathil" and "Unnai Ninaithen"
Sarvam All songs
Thoranai "Vaa Chellam" and "Manjasela Mandakini"
Manjal Veiyil All songs
Maasilamani "Dora Dora" and "O Divya O Divya"
Muthirai "Night Is Still Young" and "Night Is Still Young (Remix)"
Unnai Kann Theduthe
Arumugam
Aadhavan "Hasile Fisiliye"
Naan Avanillai 2 "Manmadha Leelai" and "Naangu Kangal"
2010 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai All songs except 'Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai'
Pen Singam "Sil Silla Sil Silla"
Enthiran "Kilimanjaro"
Chikku Bukku "Chikku Bukku", "Zara Zara", "Smile" and "Adi Saarale"
2011 Mappillai "Onnu Rendu"
Kaavalan "Vinnai Kaapan"
Siruthai "Thalattu"
Ilaignan All songs
Ko "Aga Naga and Venpaniyae"
Sadhurangam "Ennanna" and "Enna Thandhi"
7aam Arivu "Oh Ringa Ringa" and "Innum Enna Thozha"
Maharaja
2012 Nanban "Irukaana Illaiyaana Eliyana"
Kalakalappu All songs
Mirattal "Muga Moodi Pota Nilavie" and "Radio Radio"
Maatraan "Theeye Theeye"
English Vinglish All songs
Thuppakki "Poi Varavaa" and "Alaikaa Laikka"
2013 Kodi "Manmadhana", "Dhiluse" and "Kavithai Nethane"
Puthagam "Italica" and "Say That You Love Me"
Alex Pandian "Rayya Rayya"
Vatthikuchi "Amma Wake Me"
Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru All Songs
Raja Rani "Angnayaade", "Oday Od", "Imaye Imaye"
Aarambam All songs
2014 Oru Kaathal Oru Mootha "Crystal Venila"
Athithi "Jaipuril.. Jaipuril", "Oru Vidai Theiriyamal"
Thagadu Thagadu "Oru cd Muppadhu Rooba", "Naan Naanaaga Illai"
Kaviya Thalaivan "Aye Mr.Minorl", "Sandi Kuthirai", "Sollividu Sollividu", "Yaarumilla"
Irumbu Kuthirai "Hello Brother"
Aranmanai "Peeche Peeche", "Sonnathu Sonnathu"
Yaan "Latcham Calorie"
Kaththi "Aathi ena"
Azhagiya Pandipuram "Nenje Nenje"
Mei Maranthean "Isthanbul"
Kaathal Sola Aasai "Madai Thiranthu", "Thamizhachi"
2015 Strawberry All songs
2016 Vaaraayo Vennilaave "Kannadi Parkkama", "Unnidam Ondrai", "Yuir Ennum", "Intha aylesa"
Madha Gaja Raja "My Dear Loveru", "Nee Dhana Nee Dhana" and "Thumbakki Thumbai"
Theri "Eena Meena Teeka"
S3 Oh Sone
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (Tamil) All songs
2017 Thiruttu Payale 2 All songs
2018 Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna
Aaruthra All songs
As actor, writer, director & producer
Year Film Actor Writer Producer Director Notes
2009 Gnabagangal Yes Yes Yes No
2011 Ilaignan Yes No No No
2015 Strawberry Yes Yes Yes Yes
2015 Rudhramadevi No Yes No No Dialogues for Tamil version
2016 Nayyapudai Yes No No No
2016 Appa Yes No No No special appearance as himself
2018 Aaruthra Yes Yes Yes Yes also singer for song "Puli Onnu"
TBA Thagadu Thagadu Yes No No No delayed
Television

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tamil Movie Interview : Lyricist Pa Vijay". Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Kalainyar Karunanidhi's 'Thai Kaaviyam' becomes 'Ilaignyan'". 28 April 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Gnabagangal Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Gnabagangal". Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Ilaignan". Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Lyricist Pa.Vijay turns producer and director with Strawberry". Retrieved 26 July 2016.

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