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|Born||February 6, 1956|
|Occupation||actor, poet, dialogue writer|
He won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist for his songs in movies like Thayagam, En Rasavin Manasile and Neeyum Naanum in 1996,1991 and 2010 respectively. He wrote ‘Jagam Pughazum’, a Carnatic song that sums up the life of Thyagaraja.
He was conferred the title "Kavi Nyaani" by the late music director M.S.Viswanathan. He is notable for his eloquent literary speeches and for his ability to complete a song in few minutes. In a television reality program called "Vanampadi" he explained the meaning and intricate nuances of various Tamil film songs that won him accolades and place him as the best analyser and critic for Tamil film songs.
He was conferred a Doctorate in literature by the University Of Jerusalem. He was one of the chief guests along with Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, director S. P. Muthuraman and Shyam Joseph for the music programme, a tribute to M.S. Viswanathan on his birthday conducted by MSVTimes.com June 20 at Smt. Sivagami Pethachi auditorium, Luz.
Piraisoodan was born and brought up in Nannilam, a small panchayat town in Tamil Nadu. Piraisoodan has ten siblings - five elder and two younger brothers and two sisters. One of them is R. Madhi, a cinematographer who also works in the Tamil film industry. Piraisoodan has a daughter and son K. R. Kawin Siva, a music director who also works in the film industry.
|2017||Jayikkira Kudhira||Veetukkoru Saamiyundu|
|2013||Ullamellam Talladuthe||Ullamellam Talladuthe|
|Cheena Thaana 001|
|Adavadi||Idhu One Day & Dindugal Poottu|
|Iyer IPS||Hi-Tech Kangala|
|2004||Maha Nadigan||Alwa Nayagane|
|Oru Murai Sollividu|
|Super Da||Iduppu Madippu|
|2003||Anbe Un Vasam||Thirumugam|
|2002||Jjunction||Poo Mugam Siricha|
|Krishna Krishna||Aandavan Namaku|
|Engalukkum Kaalam Varum||Engalukkum Kalam Varum|
|Krodham 2||All Songs|
|Kandha Kadamba Kathir Vela||Thenatru Meena||Not in Film|
|1997||Putham Puthu Poove||Rettai Jadai||Not Released|
|Arasiyal||Varai En Thozhiyae|
|1996||Krishna||Idhu Nee Irukkum Nenjamadi & Ingu Aadum Varai|
|Thayagam||All Songs||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist|
|1995||Dear Son Maruthu|
|Mannai Thottu Kumbidanum||Mannai Thottu Kumbidanum|
|Varraar Sandiyar||All songs except 'Dindukallu'|
|Asuran||Chakku Chakku Vathikuchi and O Vanmathi|
|1993||Naan Pesa Ninaipathellam||Devan Kovil|
|1992||Pudhu Varusham||Manasula Manasula|
|Chembaruthi||Nadandhal Irandadi, Ada Vanjiram, Kadalile Ezhugira and Kadile Thanimayile|
|Thanga Manasukkaran||Manikuyil Isaikkuthadi|
|Amaran||Vethala Potta, Tring Tring, Chandirane Suriyane and Vasanthame Arugil Vaa|
|Captain Prabhakaran||Aattama Therottama|
|En Rasavin Manasile||Sola Pasunkiliye||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist|
|Gopura Vasalile||Kadhal Kavithaigal and Keladee En|
|Eeramana Rojave||Kalakalakum Maniosai|
|Perum Pulli||Aanum Pennum and Mambala Thota|
|1990||Keladi Kanmani||Thendral Thaan|
|Arangetra Velai||Gundu Onnu|
|1989||Mappillai||Veru Velai Unakku|
|Rajadhi Raja||Meenamma Meenamma|
|Ennai Peththa Rasa||Ennai Peththa Rasa|
- Dialogue writer
- "Piraisoodan | Official Site of South Indian Artists Association, Nadigar Sangam, Tamil Nadigar Sangam".
- "Behindwoods : Lyricist Piraisoodan returns for Deva". www.behindwoods.com.
- "The music saint on stage". The Hindu. 21 January 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
- "A tribute to Tyagaraja". The Hindu. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- "Unique celebration". The Hindu. 20 June 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
- Malathi Rangarajan. "Through the looking glass". The Hindu.
- "kollytalk.com - Informationen zum Thema kollytalk". ww1.kollytalk.com.
- "Mei Marenthen Audio Launch Report". 28 May 2014.
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