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Vaali (born T. S. Rangarajan; 29 October 1931 – 18 July 2013) was an Indian poet and lyricist whose works were in Tamil, had a five-decade long association with the Tamil film industry, wrote over 15,000 songs.[1][2] He acted in a number of films, including Sathya, Hey Ram, Paarthale Paravasam
Paarthale Paravasam
and Poikkal Kudhirai. He was honoured by the Government of India
India
with the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour.[3]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Awards

2.1 Books

3 Filmography

3.1 As Lyricist

3.1.1 2010s 3.1.2 2000s 3.1.3 1990s 3.1.4 1980s 3.1.5 1950s–1970s

3.2 As Actor 3.3 As Director 3.4 As Writer 3.5 Television

4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Vaali moved to Madras in the 1950s seeking an opportunity in Tamil film industry.[4] In the 1960s and 1970s, he received patronage from actor M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
and became a successful lyricist, in competition with poet Kannadasan, which he had chronicled in his autobiography Naanum Indha Nootrandum. Vaali has also authored other books such as Avathara Purushan, Pandavar Bhoomi, Ramanuja Kaviyam, Krishna Vijayam, Thamizh Kadavul, Kalaignar Kaviyam, Krishna Bhakthan and Vaaliba vaali. His song "Amma Endru Azhaikatha Uyir Illaiye" is carved in the stone in a temple in Trichy.[5] He wrote songs for M. G. Ramachandran in 63 films and also for Sivaji Ganesan
Sivaji Ganesan
in 70 films.He has written more than 15000 songs in Tamil films. He died on 18 July 2013 in Chennai
Chennai
following respiratory illness, at the age of 82.[6] He is survived by his only son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. His wife predeceased him in 2009. Awards[edit]

Civilian honours

Padmashri
Padmashri
in 2007[5]

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

Vaali is a five-time winner of the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist[7]

1970 – Engal Thangam 1979 – Ivargal Vidhyasamanavargal 1989 – Varusham Padhinaaru
Varusham Padhinaaru
and Apoorva Sagodharargal 1990 – Keladi Kanmani 2008 – Dasavathaaram

Books[edit]

Amma-1976 Avathara Purushan-1995 Naanum Indha Nootrandum Pandavar Bhoomi Ramanuja Kaviyam Krishna Vijayam Thamizh Kadavul Kalaignar Kaviyam Krishna Bhakthan Vaaliba vaali Poikkal kuthiraikal Nija Govintham Azagiya Singers

Filmography[edit] As Lyricist[edit] 2010s[edit]

2014 – Ninaivil Nindraval (Tamil) 2014 – Kaaviya Thalaivan (Tamil) (His Last Tamil film) 2014 – Thirudan Police
Thirudan Police
(Tamil) 2014 – Yaan (Tamil) 2014 – Ramanujan (Tamil) 2014 – Naan Than Bala
Naan Than Bala
(Tamil) 2014 – Kochadaiyaan
Kochadaiyaan
(Tamil) 2014 – Pannaiyarum Padminiyum
Pannaiyarum Padminiyum
(Tamil) 2013 – Endrendrum Punnagai
Endrendrum Punnagai
(Tamil) 2013 – Biriyani (Tamil) 2013 – Maryan (Tamil) 2013 – Thillu Mullu (Tamil) 2013 – Ethir Neechal (Tamil) 2013 – Udhayam NH4
Udhayam NH4
(Tamil) 2013 – Alex Pandian
Alex Pandian
(Tamil) 2013 – Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya
Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya
(Tamil) 2012 – Podaa Podi
Podaa Podi
(Tamil) 2012 – Mirattal
Mirattal
(Tamil) 2012 – Thadaiyara Thakka
Thadaiyara Thakka
(Tamil) 2012 – Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer
Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer
(Tamil) 2011 – Osthi
Osthi
(Tamil) 2011 – Vedi (Tamil) 2011 – Mankatha
Mankatha
(Tamil) 2011 – Sattapadi Kutram
Sattapadi Kutram
(Tamil) 2011 – Aadu Puli (Tamil) 2011 – Uyarthiru 420
Uyarthiru 420
(Tamil) 2011 – Maveeran
Maveeran
(Tamil) 2011 – Kanden
Kanden
(Tamil) 2011 – Engeyum Kaadhal
Engeyum Kaadhal
(Tamil) 2011 – Ponnar Shankar
Ponnar Shankar
(Tamil) 2010 – Baana Kaathadi
Baana Kaathadi
(Tamil) 2010 – Sura (Tamil) 2010 – Agarathi
Agarathi
(Tamil) 2010 – Theeratha Vilayattu Pillai
Theeratha Vilayattu Pillai
(Tamil) 2010 – Leelai
Leelai
(Tamil) 2010 – Thillalangadi
Thillalangadi
(Tamil) 2010 – Valiban Sutrum Ulagam (Tamil) 2010 – Thottuppaar (Tamil) 2010 – Goa (Tamil) 2010 – Guru Sishyan (Tamil) 2010 – Viruthagiri
Viruthagiri
(Tamil) 2010 – Kadhalukku Maranamillai (Tamil) 2010 – Nanda Nanditha (Tamil) 2010 – Maanja Velu
Maanja Velu
(Tamil) 2010 – Pen Singam
Pen Singam
(Tamil) 2010 – Chikku Bukku
Chikku Bukku
(Tamil)

2000s[edit]

2009 – Jagan Mohini
Jagan Mohini
(Tamil) 2009 – Vaalmiki
Vaalmiki
(Tamil) 2009 – Aadhavan
Aadhavan
(Tamil) 2009 – Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum
Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum
(Tamil) 2009 – Naan Kadavul
Naan Kadavul
(Tamil) 2009 – Mathiya Chennai
Chennai
(Tamil) 2009 – Naadodigal
Naadodigal
(Tamil) 2009 – Malai Malai
Malai Malai
(Tamil) 2009 – Arundhathi (Tamil) 2009 – Panchamirtham (Tamil) 2008 – Silambattam (Tamil) 2008 – Singakutty (Tamil) 2008 – Bommalattam (Tamil) 2008 – Kuselan
Kuselan
(Tamil) 2008 – Dhanam (Tamil) 2008 – Sakkarakatti
Sakkarakatti
(Tamil) 2008 – Saroja (Telugu) 2008 – Dasavatharam
Dasavatharam
(Tamil) 2008 – Jayam Kondaan
Jayam Kondaan
(Tamil) 2008 – Saroja (Tamil) 2007 – Azhagiya Thamizh Magan
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan
(Tamil) 2007 – Unnale Unnale
Unnale Unnale
(Tamil) 2007 – Thottal Poo Malarum
Thottal Poo Malarum
(Tamil) 2007 – Billa (Tamil) 2007 – En Uyirinum Melana (Tamil) 2007 – Aalwar
Aalwar
(Tamil) 2007 – Chennai
Chennai
600028 (Tamil) 2007 – Sivaji (Tamil) 2007 – Inimey Nangathan (Tamil) 2006 – Vallavan
Vallavan
(Tamil) 2006 – Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
(Tamil) 2006 – Kalvanin Kadhali (2006 film)
Kalvanin Kadhali (2006 film)
(Tamil) 2005 – Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy (Tamil) 2005 – Anbe Aaruyire (Tamil) 2005 – Oru Naal Oru Kanavu (Tamil) 2005 – Mumbai Express
Mumbai Express
(Tamil) 2005 – Chandramukhi
Chandramukhi
(Tamil) 2005 – Ghajini (Tamil) 2005 – Mannin Maindhan
Mannin Maindhan
(Tamil) 2004 – New (Tamil) 2004 – Kuththu (Tamil) 2004 – Manmadhan (Tamil) 2003 – Boys (Tamil) 2003 – Simhadri (Telugu) 2003 – Lesa Lesa
Lesa Lesa
(Tamil) 2003 – Pudhiya Geethai
Pudhiya Geethai
(Tamil) 2002 – Baba (Tamil) 2002 – Mounam Pesiyadhe
Mounam Pesiyadhe
(Tamil) 2002 – Kadhal Virus
Kadhal Virus
(Tamil) 2002 – Shree (Tamil) 2002 – Punnagai Desam (Tamil) 2002 – Thenkasi Pattanam (Tamil) 2002 – Bhagavathi (Tamil) 2002 – Youth(Tamil) 2001 – Narasimma (Tamil) 2001 – Dhosth (Malayalam) 2001 – Chocolate
Chocolate
(Tamil) 2001 – Looty
Looty
(Tamil) 2001 – Dheena
Dheena
(Tamil) 2001 – Parthale Paravasam
Parthale Paravasam
(Tamil) 2001 – Minnale
Minnale
(Tamil) 2001 – Middle Class Madhavan (Tamil) 2000 – Pennin Manathai Thottu (Tamil) 2000 – Simmasanam (Tamil) 2000 – Priyamaanavale
Priyamaanavale
(Tamil) 2000 – Hey Ram
Hey Ram
(Tamil) 2000 – Vanna Thamizh Pattu (Tamil)

1990s[edit]

1999 – Manam Virumbuthe Unnai
Manam Virumbuthe Unnai
(Tamil) 1999 – Mannavaru Sinnavaru (Tamil) 1999 – Kadhalar Dhinam
Kadhalar Dhinam
(Tamil) 1998 – Marumalarchi (Tamil) 1998 – Kadhala Kadhala
Kadhala Kadhala
(Tamil) 1998 – Ninaithen Vandhai
Ninaithen Vandhai
(Tamil) 1997 – Bharathi Kannamma (Tamil) 1997 – Vaimaye Vellum (Tamil) 1997 – Thambi Durai (Tamil) 1996 - Mr. Romeo
Mr. Romeo
(Tamil) 1996 – Tata Birla (Tamil) 1996 – Kalloori Vaasal
Kalloori Vaasal
(Tamil) 1996 – Poovarasan
Poovarasan
(Tamil) 1996 – Maanbumigu Maanavan
Maanbumigu Maanavan
(Tamil) 1996 – Poove Unakkaga
Poove Unakkaga
(Tamil) 1996 – Kadhal Desam
Kadhal Desam
(Tamil) 1996 – Nethaji
Nethaji
(Tamil) 1996 – Vaanmathi (Tamil) 1996 – Indian (Tamil) 1996 – Selva (Tamil) 1995 - Thirumoorthy(Tamil) 1995 – Rajavin Parvaiyile
Rajavin Parvaiyile
(Tamil) 1995 – Mr. Madras (Tamil) 1995 – Aasai
Aasai
(Tamil) 1995 – Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari (Tamil) 1995 – Aanazhagan
Aanazhagan
(Tamil) 1995 – Muthu Kaalai
Muthu Kaalai
(Tamil) 1995 – Periya Kudumbam
Periya Kudumbam
(Tamil) 1995 – Deva (film) (Tamil) 1995 – Thotta Chinungi (Tamil) 1995 – Chinna Vathiyar (Tamil) 1995 – Kattumarakaran (Tamil) 1995 – Raasaiyya
Raasaiyya
(Tamil) 1995 – Sathi Leelavathi (Tamil) 1995 – Kolangal (Tamil) 1995 – Chandralekha (Tamil) 1994 – Veera(Tamil) 1994 – Mahanadi (Tamil) 1994 – Kanmani (Tamil) 1994 – Raasa Magan
Raasa Magan
(Tamil) 1994 – Senthamizh Selvan
Senthamizh Selvan
(Tamil) 1994 – Kadhalan
Kadhalan
(Tamil) 1994 – Mogamul (Tamil) 1994 – Rasigan
Rasigan
(Tamil) 1994 – Watchman Vadivel
Watchman Vadivel
(Tamil) 1994 – Veetla Visheshanga (Tamil) 1994 – Adharmam (Tamil) 1994 – En Aasai
Aasai
Machan (Tamil) 1994 – Indhu (Tamil) 1994 – Seeman (Tamil) 1994 – Priyanka (Tamil) 1993 – Manichitrathazhu
Manichitrathazhu
(Malayalam) 1993 – Ulle Veliye (Tamil) 1993 – Walter Vetrivel
Walter Vetrivel
(Tamil) 1993 – Valli (Tamil) 1993 – Chinna Jameen (Tamil) 1993 – Karpagam Vanthachu (Tamil) 1993 – Kathirukka Neramillai (Tamil) 1993 – Kalaignan
Kalaignan
(Tamil) 1993 – Maharasan (Tamil) 1993 – Chinna Mapillai
Chinna Mapillai
(Tamil) 1993 – Yejaman
Yejaman
(Tamil) 1993 – Uzhaippali
Uzhaippali
(Tamil) 1993 – Chinna Kannamma
Chinna Kannamma
(Tamil) 1993 – Dharmaseelan
Dharmaseelan
(Tamil) 1993 – I Love India
India
(Tamil) 1993 – Marupadiyum
Marupadiyum
(Tamil) 1992 – Thevar Magan
Thevar Magan
(Tamil) 1992 – Naangal
Naangal
(Tamil) 1992 – Suriyan
Suriyan
(Tamil) 1992 – Singaravelan
Singaravelan
(Tamil) 1992 – Oorpanchayathu (Tamil) 1992 – Nadodi Pattukkaran (Tamil) 1992 – Chinna Marumagal
Chinna Marumagal
(Tamil) 1992 – Deiva Vaakku
Deiva Vaakku
(Tamil) 1992 – Senthamizh Paattu (Tamil) 1992 – Unna Nenachen Pattu Padichen (Tamil) 1992 – Mannan (Tamil) 1992 – Meera (1992 film) (Tamil) 1992 – Chembaruthi
Chembaruthi
(Tamil) 1991 – Guna (Tamil) 1991 – Thalapathi
Thalapathi
(Tamil) 1991 – Maanagara Kaaval
Maanagara Kaaval
(Tamil) 1991 – Kizhakku Karai
Kizhakku Karai
(Tamil) 1991 – Thalattu Ketkuthamma
Thalattu Ketkuthamma
(Tamil) 1991 – Nee Pathi Naan Pathi (Tamil) 1991 – Gopura Vasalile
Gopura Vasalile
(Tamil) 1991 – Chinna Thambi
Chinna Thambi
(Tamil) 1991 – Ayul Kaithi
Ayul Kaithi
(Tamil) 1991 – Idhayam (Tamil) 1991 – Eeramana Rojave (Tamil) 1991 – Bramma (Tamil) 1991 – Rudhra (Tamil) 1991 – Thaipoosam
Thaipoosam
(Tamil) 1991 – Gnana Paravai
Gnana Paravai
(Tamil) 1990 – Kizhakku Vasal
Kizhakku Vasal
(Tamil) 1990 – Sandhana Kaatru
Sandhana Kaatru
(Tamil) 1990 – Raja Kaiya Vacha
Raja Kaiya Vacha
(Tamil) 1990 – Anjali (Tamil) 1990 – Ethir Kaatru
Ethir Kaatru
(Tamil) 1990 – My Dear Marthandan
My Dear Marthandan
(Tamil) 1990 – Siraiyil Pootha Sinna Malar (Tamil) 1990 – Unnai Solli Kutramillai
Unnai Solli Kutramillai
(Tamil) 1990 – Velai Kidaichuduchu (Tamil) 1990 – Nadigan
Nadigan
(Tamil) 1990 – Puthu Paatu (Tamil) 1990 – Vaazhkai Chakkaram (Tamil) 1990 – Puriyaadha Pudhir (Tamil)

1980s[edit]

1989 – Ponmana Selvan (Tamil) 1989 – Vetri Vizha
Vetri Vizha
(Tamil) 1989 – Siva (Tamil) 1989 – Apoorva Sagodharargal (Tamil) 1989 – Varusham 16
Varusham 16
(Tamil) 1989 – Dharmam Vellum (Tamil) 1989 – Ennai Peththa Rasaa (Tamil) 1989 – Rajanadai
Rajanadai
(Tamil) 1989 – Aararo Aariraro (Tamil) 1989 – Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
(Tamil) 1988 – Sahadevan Mahadevan (Tamil) 1988 – Manamagale Vaa
Manamagale Vaa
(Tamil) 1988 – Thambi Thanga Kambi (Tamil) 1988 – En Thamizh En Makkal
En Thamizh En Makkal
(Tamil) 1988 – Dharmathin Thalaivan
Dharmathin Thalaivan
(Tamil) 1988 – Solla Thudikkuthu Manasu
Solla Thudikkuthu Manasu
(Tamil) 1988 – Kaliyugam (Tamil) 1988 – Sathya (Tamil) 1988 – Idhu Namma Aalu (Tamil) 1988 – Poruthadhu Podhum (Tamil) 1988 – Guru Sishyan (1988 film)
Guru Sishyan (1988 film)
(Tamil) 1987 – Veerapandiyan
Veerapandiyan
(Tamil) 1987 – Anjadha Singam (Tamil) 1987 – Sirai Paravai
Sirai Paravai
(Tamil) 1987 – Kavalan Avan Kovalan
Kavalan Avan Kovalan
(Tamil) 1987 – Oorkavalan
Oorkavalan
(Tamil) 1987 – Kudumbam Oru Koyil (Tamil) 1987 – Poomazhai Pozhiyudhu (Tamil) 1987 – Paadu Nilave
Paadu Nilave
(Tamil) 1987 – Enga Chinna Rasa (Tamil) 1987 – Mupperum Deviyar (Tamil) 1987 – Manathil Uruthi Vendum
Manathil Uruthi Vendum
(Tamil) 1986 – Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu
Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu
(Tamil) 1986 – Marumagal (Tamil) 1986 – Samsaram Adhu Minsaram (Tamil) 1986 – Uyire Unakkaga
Uyire Unakkaga
(Tamil) 1986 – Lakshmi Vandhachu
Lakshmi Vandhachu
(Tamil) 1986 – Dharmapathini (Tamil) 1986 – Dharma Devathai (Tamil) 1986 – Vasantha Raagam (Tamil) 1986 – Nambinar Keduvadhillai (Tamil) 1986 – Anandha Kanneer
Anandha Kanneer
(Tamil) 1986 – Mouna Ragam
Mouna Ragam
(Tamil) 1986 – Saadhanai
Saadhanai
(Tamil) 1986 – Oru Iniya Udhayam (Tamil) 1986 – Annai En Dheivam (Tamil) 1986 – Viduthalai (Tamil) 1986 – Enakku Naaney Needhibathi (Tamil) 1986 – Naan Adimai Illai
Naan Adimai Illai
(Tamil) 1985 – Naam Iruvar
Naam Iruvar
(Tamil) 1985 – Udaya Geetham
Udaya Geetham
(Tamil) 1985 – Uyarndha Ullam
Uyarndha Ullam
(Tamil) 1985 – Nalla Thambi
Nalla Thambi
(Tamil) 1985 – Padikkadha Pannaiyar
Padikkadha Pannaiyar
(Tamil) 1985 – Bandham (Tamil) 1985 – Naan Sigappu Manithan (Tamil) 1985 – Kettimelam (Tamil) 1985 – Raja Rishi
Raja Rishi
(Tamil) 1985 – Needhiyin Nizhal
Needhiyin Nizhal
(Tamil) 1985 – Kanni Rasi
Kanni Rasi
(Tamil) 1985 – Padikkadavan (Tamil) 1985 – Mangamma Sabadham
Mangamma Sabadham
(Tamil) 1985 – Manakanakku (Tamil) 1984 – Kudumbam (Tamil) 1984 – Idhu Enga Boomi (Tamil) 1984 – Naalai Unathu Naal (Tamil) 1984 – Nalla Naal (Tamil) 1984 – Nallavanuku Nallavan
Nallavanuku Nallavan
(Tamil) 1984 – Kuzhandhai Yesu (Tamil) 1984 – Anbulla Rajinikanth (Tamil) 1984 – Madras Vathiyar (Tamil) 1984 – Simma Soppanam
Simma Soppanam
(Tamil) 1984 – Vidhi
Vidhi
(Tamil) 1984 – Iru Medhaigal (Tamil) 1984 – Osai (Tamil) 1984 – Vaidehi Kathirunthal
Vaidehi Kathirunthal
(Tamil) 1984 – Sathiyam Neeye (Tamil) 1984 – Veettukku Oru Kannagai (Tamil) 1984 – Vellai Pura Ondru (Tamil) 1984 – Kai Kodukkum Kai (Tamil) 1984 – Theerppu En Kaiyil (Tamil) 1984 – Dhavani Kanavugal
Dhavani Kanavugal
(Tamil) 1984 – Madurai Sooran (Tamil) 1984 – Vamsa Vilakku
Vamsa Vilakku
(Tamil) 1984 – Anbe Odi Vaa (Tamil) 1983 – Miruthanga Chakravarthi
Miruthanga Chakravarthi
(Tamil) 1983 – Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey
Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey
(Tamil) 1983 – Sumangali (Tamil) 1983 – Thai Veedu
Thai Veedu
(Tamil) 1983 – Paayum Puli (Tamil) 1983 – Kozhi Koovuthu (Tamil) 1983 – Saranalayam (Tamil) 1983 – Neethibathi (Tamil) 1983 – Soorakottai Singakutti (Tamil) 1983 – Sandhippu
Sandhippu
(Tamil) 1983 – Thanga Magan (Tamil) 1983 – Sivappu Sooriyan (Tamil) 1983 – Adutha Varisu
Adutha Varisu
(Tamil) 1983 – Vellai Roja
Vellai Roja
(Tamil) 1982 – Ranga (Tamil) 1982 – Gopurangal Saivathillai
Gopurangal Saivathillai
(Tamil) 1982 – Enkeyo Ketta Kural
Enkeyo Ketta Kural
(Tamil) 1982 – Nenjangal
Nenjangal
(Tamil) 1982 – Paritchaikku Neramaachu
Paritchaikku Neramaachu
(Tamil) 1982 – Kanne Radha
Kanne Radha
(Tamil) 1982 – Thunai
Thunai
(Tamil) 1982 – Sakalakala Vallavan
Vallavan
(Tamil) 1982 – Thai Moogambigai (Tamil) 1982 – Vaa Kanna Vaa
Vaa Kanna Vaa
(Tamil) 1982 – Pattanathu Rajakkal (Tamil) 1982 – Vazhvey Maayam (Tamil) 1982 – Thanikattu Raja
Thanikattu Raja
(Tamil) 1982 – Thooral Ninnu Pochu (Tamil) 1982 – Moondru Mugam
Moondru Mugam
(Tamil) 1981- Mouna Geethangal 1981- Kudumbam Oru Kadambam 1981- "Aaniver" 1981- Agni Satchi 1981- Manal Kayiru 1980- "Kannil therium kathaigal" 1980- Nizhalgal 1980- "Othaiyadi Pathaiele" 1980- Natchathiram

1950s–1970s[edit]

1979 – Allaudinaum Arputha Vilakkum
Allaudinaum Arputha Vilakkum
(Tamil) 1979 – Kadavul Amaitha Medai
Kadavul Amaitha Medai
(Tamil) 1979 – Dharma Yuddam
Dharma Yuddam
(Tamil) 1979 – Anbe Sangeetha (Tamil) 1979 – Naan Vazhavaippen
Naan Vazhavaippen
(Tamil) 1979 – Annai Oru Alayam (Tamil) 1978 – Sadhurangam (Tamil) 1978 – Justice Gopinath
Justice Gopinath
(Tamil) 1978 – Achani (Tamil) 1978 – Sigappu Rojakkal
Sigappu Rojakkal
(Tamil) 1978 – Pilot Premnath
Pilot Premnath
(Tamil) 1978 – Vanakkatukuriya Kathaliye
Vanakkatukuriya Kathaliye
(Tamil) 1978 – Mangudi Minor (Tamil) 1977 – Indru Pol Endrum Vaazhga
Indru Pol Endrum Vaazhga
(Tamil) 1977 – Navarathinam
Navarathinam
(Tamil) 1977 – Meenava Nanban
Meenava Nanban
(Tamil) 1977 – Aarupushpangal (Tamil) 1976 – Bhadrakali (Tamil) 1976 – Naalai Namadhe
Naalai Namadhe
(Tamil) 1976 – Needhikku Thalaivanangu
Needhikku Thalaivanangu
(Tamil) 1976 – Oorukku Uzhaippavan
Oorukku Uzhaippavan
(Tamil) 1975 – Ninaithadhai Mudippavan
Ninaithadhai Mudippavan
(Tamil) 1975 – Idhayakkani
Idhayakkani
(Tamil) 1975 – Anbe Aaruyire (Tamil) 1974 – Netru Indru Naalai (Tamil) 1974 – Urimaikural
Urimaikural
(Tamil) 1974 – Sirithu Vazha Vendum
Sirithu Vazha Vendum
(Tamil) 1974 – Dheerga Sumangali
Dheerga Sumangali
(Tamil) 1973 – Bharatha Vilas
Bharatha Vilas
(Tamil) 1973 – Ulagam Sutrum Valiban
Ulagam Sutrum Valiban
(Tamil) 1973 – Suryakanthi
Suryakanthi
(Tamil) 1973 – Sollathaan Ninaikkiren
Sollathaan Ninaikkiren
(Tamil) 1972 – Annamitta Kai
Annamitta Kai
(Tamil) 1972 – Naan Yen Pirandhen
Naan Yen Pirandhen
(Tamil) 1972 – Idhaya Veenai
Idhaya Veenai
(Tamil) 1972 – Velli Vizha
Velli Vizha
(Tamil) 1972 – Raman Thediya Seethai (Tamil) 1971 – Neerum Neruppum
Neerum Neruppum
(Tamil) 1971 – Rickshawkaran
Rickshawkaran
(Tamil) 1971 – Oru Thaai Makkal
Oru Thaai Makkal
(Tamil) 1971 – Kumari Kottam
Kumari Kottam
(Tamil) 1970 – Engal Thangam
Engal Thangam
(Tamil) 1970 – Maattukara Velan
Maattukara Velan
(Tamil) 1970 – En Annan
En Annan
(Tamil) 1970 – Thedi Vandha Mappillai
Thedi Vandha Mappillai
(Tamil) 1970 – Thalaivan (Tamil) 1969 – Iru Kodugal
Iru Kodugal
(Tamil) 1969 – Adimaippenn
Adimaippenn
(Tamil) 1969 – Subadhinam (Tamil) 1969 – Nil Gavani Kadhali
Nil Gavani Kadhali
(Tamil) 1969 – Nam Naadu (Tamil) 1968 – Kudiyirundha Koyil
Kudiyirundha Koyil
(Tamil) 1968 – Chakkaram (Tamil) 1968 – Galatta Kalyanam
Galatta Kalyanam
(Tamil) 1968 – Ethir Neechal (1968 film)
Ethir Neechal (1968 film)
(Tamil) 1968 – Oli Vilakku
Oli Vilakku
(Tamil) 1968 – Uyarntha Manithan
Uyarntha Manithan
(Tamil) 1967 – Iru Malargal
Iru Malargal
(Tamil) 1967 – Nenjirukkum Varai (1967 film)
Nenjirukkum Varai (1967 film)
(Tamil) 1967 – Kaavalkaaran (Tamil) 1967 – Arasa Kattalai
Arasa Kattalai
(Tamil) 1967 – Adhey Kangal
Adhey Kangal
(Tamil) 1967 – Selva Magal
Selva Magal
(Tamil) 1967 – Aval (1967 film) (Tamil) 1967 – Pesum Deivam
Pesum Deivam
(Tamil) 1966 – Petralthan Pillaiya
Petralthan Pillaiya
(Tamil) 1966 – Naan Aanaiyittal
Naan Aanaiyittal
(Tamil) 1966 – Thaali Bhagyam
Thaali Bhagyam
(Tamil) 1966 – Major Chandrakanth (Tamil) 1966 – Chandhrodhayam
Chandhrodhayam
(Tamil) 1966 – Anbe Vaa
Anbe Vaa
(Tamil) 1966 – Nadodi (Tamil) 1966 – Motor Sundaram Pillai
Motor Sundaram Pillai
(Tamil) 1965 – Panam Padaithavan
Panam Padaithavan
(Tamil) 1965 – Thazhampoo
Thazhampoo
(Tamil) 1965 – Anbu Karangal
Anbu Karangal
(Tamil) 1965 – Kalangarai Vilakkam
Kalangarai Vilakkam
(Tamil) 1965 – Aayirathil Oruvan (Tamil) 1965 – Aasai
Aasai
Mugam (Tamil) 1965 – Enga Veetu Pillai
Enga Veetu Pillai
(Tamil) 1965 – Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
(Tamil) 1964 – Padagotti
Padagotti
(Tamil) 1964 – Dheiva Thaai
Dheiva Thaai
(Tamil) 1964 – Thaayin Madiyil
Thaayin Madiyil
(Tamil) 1963 – Karpagam
Karpagam
(Tamil) 1963 – Edhaiyum Thaangum Idhayam (Tamil) 1963 – Idayathil Nee (Tamil) 1961 – Nallavan Vazhvan
Nallavan Vazhvan
(Tamil) 1961 – Chandrakanth (Tamil) 1958 – Azhagar malai kallan (Tamil)

As Actor[edit]

2002 – Kadhal Virus
Kadhal Virus
(Tamil) 2001 – Paarthale Paravasam
Paarthale Paravasam
(Tamil) 2000 – Hey Ram
Hey Ram
(Tamil) 1988 – Sathya (Tamil) 1983 – Poikkal Kudhirai (Tamil)

As Director[edit]

Vadaimaalai[1]

As Writer[edit]

1979 – Kadavul Amaitha Medai
Kadavul Amaitha Medai
(Tamil) Sreenplay, Dialogues 1987 - Ore Oru Gramathile

Television[edit]

1997 Kaialavau Manasu 2003 Vikaramadhithan 2003 Imsai Arasigal 2008 Thangamana Purushan 2012 Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri

References[edit]

^ a b B. Kolappan (18 July 2013). " Lyricist Vaali leaves a void". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 July 2013.  ^ "Tamil Cinema news Tamil Movies Cinema seithigal". Maalaimalar. Retrieved 25 September 2016.  ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.  ^ "Tamil Cinema news Tamil Movies Cinema seithigal". Maalaimalar. Retrieved 25 September 2016.  ^ a b "Elevan Padma awards announced for Tamil Nadu". The Hindu. 28 January 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2012.  ^ "Ode to late lyricist Vaali who transcended generations". www.newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 25 September 2016.  ^ Anandan, 'Film News' (2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru (Tamil Film History and Its Achievements). Sivagami Publications. p. 738. 

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