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

Contents

1 Career 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] Vijay is a native of Kumbakonam
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. The film received negative reviews and went unnoticed at box office.[3][4] Vijay then acted in Ilaignan
Ilaignan
(2011), scripted by M. Karunanidhi
M. Karunanidhi
where he was portrayed as a bonded labour of a ship. The film became a failure at the box office.[5] Vijay made his debut as producer and director with Strawberry (2015).[6] Filmography[edit]

As lyricist

Year Film Song(s)

1996 Gnanapazham "Manimaada Kuyile"

1999 Nee Varuvai Ena "Paarthu Paarthu"

2000 Vanathai Pola "Kaadhal Vennila", "Nathiye Nayil Nathiye", "Engal Veetil Ella Naalum"

Vetri Kodi Kattu "Karupputhan Enakku Pidicha"

Snegithiye "Dhevathai Vamsam Neeye"

Priyamanavale "June July Maadhathil"

Thenali "Swaasame"

2001 Ullam Kollai Poguthae "Kavithaigal Sollava"

Rishi

Paarvai Ondre Podhume "Yeh Asainthadum"

Dhill " Dhill
Dhill
Dhill"

Vedham All songs except "Malai Kaatru"

Samudhiram "Pine Apple"

2002 Charle Chaplin "Muthalam Santhippil"

Thulluvadho Ilamai All songs except "Kannmunne"

Unnai Ninaithu "Pombalainga Kaadhala"

Sundara Travels "Malligai Poovukku"

Run "Ichutha Ichutha"

Bagavathi "July Malargale"

April Madhathil "Manase Manase"

Kadhal Virus "Ye Ye Ennachu Unakku"

2003 Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan "Baby Baby", "Where Do We Go" and "Naatu Sarakku"

Pudhiya Geethai "Manase", "Mercury Poove"

Parthiban Kanavu "Buck Buck Buck"

Priyamana Thozhi

Boys "Girl Friend", "Dating"

Thiruda Thirudi "Mutham Mutham"

Winner All songs

Thirumalai "Azhagooril Poothvale"

Kurumbu

2004 Autograph "Ovvoru Pookalume"

Kangalal Kaidhu Sei "Azhagiya Cinderella", "Anarkali" and "Ennuyir Thozhi"

Perazhagan "Kaatru Enbatha"

Bose "Enna Enna Aachu" and "Vaitha Kann"

Manmadhan "Oh Mahire" and "En Aasai Mythiliye"

2005 Arinthum Ariyamalum All Songs

Chandramukhi "Athinthom"

Sandakozhi "Mundasu Sooriyane"

14 February Nanba Nanba

2006 Pattiyal All songs

2007 Pokkiri "Dole Dole", "Nee Mutham Ondru" and "En Chella Peru"

Unnale Unnale 4 songs (out of 6)

Sivaji: The Boss "Style"

Aarya

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"

Kuruvi "Palaanadhu" and "Mozha Mozhannu"

Sakkarakatti "Chinnamma" and "Naan Eppodhu"

Kuselan "Sollu Sollu"

Aegan .

2009 Villu "Nee Kobapattal"

Guru En Aalu

Ayan "Oyaayiye" and "Honey Honey"

Sarvam All songs

Thoranai "Vaa Chellam" and "Manjasela Mandakini"

Aadhavan Hasile Fisiliye

Muthirai "Night Is Still Young" and "Night Is Still Young (Remix)"

Padikathavan "Hey Vetri Velaa" and "Raanki Rangamma"

2010 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai All songs except "Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai"

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"

7aam Arivu "Oh Ringa Ringa" and "Innum Enna Thozha"

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"

Yaan "Latcham Calorie"

Kaththi "Aathi ena"

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

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 Arudra Yes Yes Yes Yes

TBA Thagadu Thagadu Yes No No No delayed

Television

2004 Kalki 2005 Selvi 2006 Arasi 2006 Lakshmi 2006 Jaiyam 2007 Vasantham 2007 Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda 2008 Namma Kudumbam 2008 Sivasakthi 2008 Senthoora Poove 2009 Chellamay 2009 Rudhra 2012 Merku Mambalathil Oru Kaadhal 2012 Paartha Gnabagam Illayo 2012 Aaha 2013 Vani Rani 2013 Mahabharatham

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

P. Vijay on IMDb Official website Facebook page Twitter page

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National Film Award for Best Lyrics

1968–1980

Kannadasan (1968) Kaifi Azmi
Kaifi Azmi
(1969) No Award (1970) No Award (1971) Vayalar Ramavarma
Vayalar Ramavarma
(1972) No Award (1973) Sri Sri (1974) No Award (1975) No Award (1976) No Award (1977) No Award (1978) No Award (1979) No Award (1980)

1981–2000

No Award (1981) No Award (1982) No Award (1983) Vasant Dev (1984) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(1985) No Award (1986) Gulzar
Gulzar
(1987) O. N. V. Kurup
O. N. V. Kurup
(1988) Satarupa Sanyal (1989) Gulzar
Gulzar
(1990) K. S. Narasimhaswamy
K. S. Narasimhaswamy
(1991) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(1992) Veturi Sundararama Murthy
Veturi Sundararama Murthy
(1993) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(1994) Amit Khanna (1995) Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar
(1996) Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar
(1997) Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar
(1998) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(1999) Yusufali Kechery and Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar
(2000)

2001–present

Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar
(2001) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(2002) Suddala Ashok Teja (2003) P. Vijay (2004) Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Baraguru Ramachandrappa
(2005) Swanand Kirkire (2006) Prasoon Joshi
Prasoon Joshi
(2007) Anindya Chatterjee
Anindya Chatterjee
and Chandril Bhattacharya (2008) Swanand Kirkire (2009) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(2010) Amitabh Bhattacharya
Amitabh Bhattacharya
(2011) Prasoon Joshi
Prasoon Joshi
(2012) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2013) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2014) Varun Grover (2015) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
and Anupam Roy (2016)

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Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Tamil

2000s

Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(2005) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2006) Pa. Vijay (2007) Thamarai
Thamarai
(2008) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2009) Thamarai
Thamarai
(2010) Vairamuthu
Vairamuthu
(2011) Yugabharathi (2012) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2013) Na. Muthukumar
Na. Muthukumar
(2014) Madhan

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