Vivek Velmurugan known by his stage name Vivek is an Indian lyricist working on Tamil language films. After making his debut in Enakkul Oruvan (2015), he received critical acclaim for his work in 36 Vayadhinile (2015), Jil Jung Juk (2016), Mersal (2017), Sarkar (2018), Petta (2019), Bigil (2019) and Jagame Thandhiram (2021) .[1][2] His songs "Aalaporan Thamizhan", "Marana Mass", "Verithanam" , "Tum Tum" and "Ranjithame" hit 100 million views on Youtube.Vivek has worked on over 200+ songs.

Vivek
Birth nameVivek Velmurugan
Born (1985-04-16) 16 April 1985 (age 38)
Chidambaram, India
Occupation(s)Lyricist, Writer
Years active2015 – present
LabelsSony Music Entertainment, Divo, Think Music India
Spouse(s)Sharadha

Career edit

After studying Civil engineering and then practising law, Vivek began writing poems after being inspired by the works of Vairamuthu. Vivek made his debut as lyricist through Enakkul Oruvan (2015), where he wrote two songs for the film's album, under the instructions of composer Santhosh Narayanan.[3] The pair have subsequently collaborated in several projects including 36 Vayadhinile (2015), for which Vivek received a Best Lyricist nomination for at the 1st IIFA Utsavam, and in the sports drama film, Irudhi Suttru (2016). Vivek also garnered attention for his lyrics in "Shoot The Kuruvi", the promotional song from Siddharth's Jil Jung Juk (2016).

Filmography edit

Year Film Song Composer Note
2015 Enakkul Oruvan Poo Avizhum Pozhudhil Santhosh Narayanan Best Lyrics Writer - 2nd Behindwoods Gold Medals 2015
Yaar En Manama
36 Vayadhinile Vaadi Raasathi Best Lyricist of the year - Mirchi music awards south 2015
Pogiren
Happy
Indru Netru Naalai Kadhale Kadhale Hiphop Tamizha
Mathura Naranga Kan Kangalil Sreejith Saachin
Neer Alaigalil
Eee Kootil (Nee Vaanam)
2016 Irudhi Suttru Hey Sandakaara Santhosh Narayanan
Vaangaji Warning
Usuru Narambula
Kaalathi Miratti
Poda Poda
Iraivi Ghost Bottle
Kalavara Kangal
Manidhi
Kaatril
Thodaamal
144 Kenatha Kaanam Sean Roldan
Aagaa
Aranmanai 2 Maya Maya Hiphop Tamizha
Jil Jung Juk Shoot The Kuruvi Vishal Chandrasekhar
Cassenova
Domaru Lord
Milano Kedi
Unakkul Naan Athiran Nadaiyil Tony Britto
Ka Ka Ka: Aabathin Arikuri Sila Sil Sila Amrith
Oru Naal Koothu Adiye Azhagu Justin Prabhakaran
Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam Ennodu Irupuram Amrith
Manithan Azhagazhaga Santhosh Narayanan
Poi Vazhva
Kaaychal
Kabali Thottam Theeyavai Theeyida UK Murali
Pokkiri Raja Athuvitta Athuvitta D. Imman
Bubbly Bubbly
Rain Rain
Athuvitta Remix
Kabali Thalaivar Athiradi Rap Santhosh Narayanan
Merku Thodarchi Malai Merku Mak Illayaraja
Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum Paravai Paranduchu Santhosh Narayanan
Bongu Kitchan
Sei Machaney Nithin Lopez
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru Uthira Kaayangal Jakes Bejoy
Meow Oru Cute Littile Ponnu Sreejith Edarana
Ulkuthu Pesayum Esaya Justin Prabhakaran
Remo Meesa Beauty Anirudh Ravichander
Aandavan Kattalai Polambing K
Imsai Raani
Vaazhkai Oru Ottagam
Kodi Ei Suzhali Santhosh Narayanan
Sirukki Vaasam
Vettu Pottu
Ariraro
Rum Peiyophobilia Anirudh Ravichander
Kadavulae Vidai
Kadavulae Vidai (Reprise)
Pori Pathi Vizhum
Alladhe Siragiye
2017 Sathriyan Sooda Oru Sooriyan Yuvan Shankar Raja
Ivan Thanthiran Ivan Ivan thanthiran S. Thaman
Medhakavitta Medhakavitta
Mersal Aalaporaan Thamizhan A. R. Rahman • Best Lyricist - 7th South Indian International Movie Awards 2018

• Best Lyrics Writer - 5th Behindwoods Gold Medal Awards 2018

Neethanae
Mersal Arasan
Maacho
Maayon
Velaikkaran Vaa Velikkara Anirudh Ravichander
Meyaadha Maan Thangachi Song Santhosh Narayanan
Address Song
Rathina Katti
Megamo Aval
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru Theeran Da Ghibran
2018 Sketch Cheeni Chillaallee S. Thaman
Bhaagamathie Mandhaara
Sarkar Simtaangaran A. R. Rahman
Oruviral Puratchi
OMG Ponnu
CEO In The House
TopTucker
Irumbu Thirai Azhagae Yuvan Shankar Raja
Athiradi
Mudhal Mazhai
Kolamavu Kokila Edhuvaraiyo Anirudh Ravichander
Pyaar Prema Kaadhal Hold Me Now Yuvan Shankar Raja
60 Vayadu Maaniram Naalum Naalum Ilaiyaraaja
Pariyerum Perumal Karuppi Santhosh Narayanan
Potta Kaatil Poovasam
Vaa Rayil Vida Polaama
Kaali Arumbey Arumbey Vijay Antony
Vada Chennai Ennadi Maayavi Nee Santhosh Narayanan
Kaarkuzhal Kadavaiye
2019 Petta Marana Mass Anirudh Ravichander
Ullaallaa
Petta Paraak
Dev Dai Machan Dev Harris Jayaraj
Boomerang Mughaiyazhi Radhan
Desame
Mughaiyazhi (Instrumental Version)
Devarattam Pasampukalli Nivas K. Prasanna
Lesa Lesa
Oththa Seruppu Size 7 Kulirudha Pulla Santhosh Narayanan
Jackpot Shero Shero Vishal Chandrasekhar
Ayogya Kanne Kanne Sam C.S.
Sindhubaadh Nenja Unakaga Yuvan Shankar Raja
Bigil Singappenney A. R. Rahman Best Lyrics Writer - South Indian International Movie Awards 2021
Verithanam
Unakaga
Maathare
Kaalame
Idhurkuthaan
Frozen 2 (Tamil) Vaadai Serum Robert Lopez
Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Siladhu
Izhukkum Maayoll
Nadu Kattukkul Naan
Thondru Nee
Naatkal Oda
Seiven Sariyanathai
Adithya Varma Yaarumillaa Radhan
Thambi Thalattu Naal Govind Vasantha
2020 Darbar Chumma Kizhi Anirudh Ravichander
Tharam Maara Single
Dumm Dumm
Pattas Morattu Tamizhan Vivek-Mervin
Jigidi Killadi
Soorarai Pottru Veyyon Silli G. V. Prakash Kumar
Ponmagal Vandhal Vaa Chellam Govind Vasantha
Pookalin Porvai
Penguin Kolame Santhosh Narayanan
Omale (Malayalam)
Jagame Thandhiram Rakita Rakita Rakita
Bujji
Aala Ola
99 Songs Oor Aayiram Vaanavil A. R. Rahman
Naalai Naalai
Vasantha Mullai Avalo Avalo Rajesh Murugesan
Sabhaapathy Mayakkathe Maya Kanna Sam C.S.
2021 Annabelle Sethupathi Anange Krishna Kishor
Anange(Reprise)
Oh Manapenne! Bodhai Kaname Vishal Chandrashekhar
Enemy Tum Tum S. Thaman
Galatta Kalyanam Sooraavali Ponnu A. R. Rahman
Anbarivu Arakkiyae Hiphop Tamizha
2022 Naai Sekar Lol Lol Arasan Ajesh
Maaran Polladha Ulagam G. V. Prakash Kumar Also Screenplay writer
Annana Thaalaattum
Mahaan Evanda Enakku Custody Santhosh Narayanan
Missing Me
Naan Naan
Umm Song
Veeramae Vaagai Soodum Thithikkirathe Kangal Yuvan Shankar Raja
Beast Beast Mode Anirudh Ravichander
Ranga Mathapoo Ramjeevan
Ayngaran Thithipa G. V. Prakash Kumar
Andhagan En Kadhal Santhosh Narayanan
Yosichi Yosichi
Don Unnai Vidaadhe Anirudh Ravichander
Mudhal Naayagan
Bestie Unnai Pola J. V.
Anel Meley Pani Thuli Mittai Mittai Santhosh Narayanan
Paper Rocket Kaalai Maalai Dharan Kumar
Gulu Gulu Anbarey Santhosh Narayanan
Thiruchitrambalam Life of Pazham Anirudh Ravichander
Paramporul Sippara Rippara Yuvan Shankar Raja
Cobra Thumbi Thullal A R Rahman
Prince Bimbiliki Pilaapi Thaman S
Singappenney Ezhundhu Vaa Kumaran Sivamani
Naane Varuvean Yaarum Illa Yuvan Shankar Raja
Naai Sekar Returns Panakkaran Santhosh Narayanan
Gatta Kusthi Chal Chakka Justin Prabhakaran
Sanda Veerachi • Best Lyricist - 14th Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards 2022
Medha Medhappa
Varisu Ranjithame Thaman S Also Dialogues, Additional Screenplay
Thee Thalapathy
Soul Of Varisu
Jimikki Ponnu
Vaa Thalaivaa
2023 Kick Pathu Murai Arjun Janya
Dasara Dhoom Dhaam Dhosthu Santhosh Narayanan
Theekari
Theerkadarishi Miss You G. Balasubramanian
Agilan Dhrogam Sam CS
Pathu Thala Namma Satham A. R. Rahman
Nee Singamdhan
Veeran Thunderkaaran Hiphop Tamizha
Regina Naam Ulaavum Oadai Sathish Nair
Jawan (Tamil) Krishna Anirudh Ravichander
Kalki Theme
Eeram Theme
Iraivan Azhagai Yuvan Shankar Raja
Idhu Pola
Shades of Love
Nanbha
Fear Beat
Chithha Unakku Thaan Santhosh Narayanan
Chandramukhi 2 Moruniye M. M. Keeravani
Miss Shetty Mr Polishetty (Tamil) No No No Radhan
Lady Luck
Aaradho
Yaadho Dhisai
Jigarthanda DoubleX Maamadura Santhosh Narayanan
Oyyaram
Annapoorani: The Goddess of Food Ulagai Vella Pogiraal Thaman S
Life Is On (Version 1 - Veg)
Life Is On (Version 2 - Non-Veg)
Ivalo Ivalo
Aduppil Pogai Aagum
Lal Salaam Ther Thiruvizha A. R. Rahman
Ayalaan Vera Level Sago A. R. Rahman
Ayalaa Ayalaa
Saindhav (Tamil) Vennaa Penne Santhosh Narayanan
Poraname
Hi Nanna (Tamil) Amizhdhe Nee Hesham Abdul Wahab
Odiyamma
Nee Maaya Nizhal
Vaazhvin Doorame
2024 Captain Miller Kombari Vettapuli G. V. Prakash Kumar
Ranam Aram Thavarel Achu Pennae Arrol Corelli
The Family star (Tamil) Nandanadana Gopi Sundar
Kalyaanam Satham Satham
Game Changer (Tamil) Jaragandi Thaman S

References edit

  1. ^ Archived at Ghostarchive and the Wayback Machine: "Shoot the kuruvi with Lyricist vivek - 26/01/2016 | Puthuyugam TV". YouTube.
  2. ^ Kandavel, Sangeetha (11 May 2019). "Working with Vijay was a learning experience: lyricist Vivek". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Interview: Vivek, the Lyricist Who Makes Flower Rains". 21 June 2016.

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