Pa Vijay
Profiles of Lyricist

Pa.Vijay after having surpassed from blooming directors, Vikraman and Cheran were a category, working with Manirathnam and Shankar was an exceptional experience. He wishes to work with Bharathiraja and Balachander also.

He has now given 3 songs in Bharathiraja's 'Kangalaal Kaidusai'. Balachander is now making a movie with Vidhyasagar as music director. He has given 2 songs for this movie also. He has worked with directors of yester years, and of recent times also. This has given him a wide range of experience.

He has composed numerous film songs for movies - most notably, two songs in the recent hit, Sivaji. He is also the winner of the National Film Award for Best Lyrics in India for his work in the movie Autograph.  Pa.Vijay completed his M.A studies in Annamalai University at Chidambaram. He was interested to write  poems.

Pa.Vijay asked a chance in film industry. One day Director K.Bhagyaraj gave a chance to Pa.Vijay to  work with him and also he was the family friend of Director K.Bhagyaraj. He worked first in his film and his magazine "Bhagya".

Pa.Vijay's first film lyrics was released on the film "Gnanapazham" in the year 1996. Then he training himself to be work of his own. After 4 years, he was the lyricist for the top films Vanathai Pola, Nee varuvai ena, Autograph etc.. He also acted as Hero in the first film "Gnabagangal" and "Ilaignan". Pa.Vijay has also written many books and poems. He was inspiration by Kavignar Kannadasan and Kaviarasu Vairamuthu. He worked for 4 tamil magazines in weekly poetry series.

Family Background

He was born on 20th October,1974 at Coimbatore. His native place is Kumbakonam but his life grew up in Coimbatore. His Father was Bala Krishnan and Mother Saraswathi. He always had an interest in writing poetry from the childhood age. He married to Laena and have two childrens named Vishwa and Vishna.

Awards & Titles

• National Film Award for Best Lyricist for the song "Ovvoru Pookalume" in the Autograph film

• Variety Award (2001)

• Cinema express award (2001)

• Balar Junior Chamber Award (2001)

• Lions Club Kavichirpi Award (2002)

• Delhi Tamil Sangam Group Award (2002)

• Best Lyricist Award by National Filmfare Award Function (2003)

• Sun Beam Educational Award (2003)

• Trinity Award (2004)

• Delhi Tamil Sangam Group Award (2005)

• Bharat Association Award (2005)

• Alandur Fine Arts Award (2005)

• M.G.R-Shivaji Award (2005)

• Chennai Friends Award (2006)

• Variety Award (2006)

• Dinagaran Award (2006)

• Mother Teresa Award (2006)

• Film Today Award (2006)

• Best Lyricist Award by Alandur Fine Arts Award (2006)

• M.G.R Award (2006)

• Malaysia G.M.D Award (2006)

• Tanjore Chenguthar Mahasana Award (2006)

• Youth Winner Award by ChembanarKovil Lions Club (2006)

• Rotary Club Award (2006)

• Kalaimamani Award (2007)

• Rajiv Gandhi- Moopanar Award (2007)

• Kalai Vithagar- Kannadasan Award (2007)

• Youth Lyricist Award from Canada (2007)

• Bharat Cine Award (2007)

• M.G.R-Sivaji Award (2008)

• Filmfare Award (2008)

• Best TV Lyricist Award by Alandur Fine Arts (2008)

• Screen Music Award (2008)