Madhan Karky Vairamuthu
Madhan Karky Vairamuthu - Profiles of Lyricist

Madhan Karky Vairamuthu is a South Indian software engineer, research associate, lyricist, and film dialogue writer. He is better known as the son of poet and lyricist Vairamuthu. He is also an assistant professor of computer science at the College of Engineering, Guindy.

Madhan Karky became a lyricist for the 2010 science-fiction film Enthiran, penning the song “Irumbile Oru Irudhaiyam". For the same film, he assisted director S. Shankar in writing the film's dialogues, especially assisting with technical terminology.

However Kanden Kadhalai (2009), in which he had written the song "Ododi Poren", became his first release. For his work in Enthiran, he was awarded the Vijay Award for Best Find of the Year. He later went on to work as lyricist in the 2011 films, Engeyum Kaadhal, KO and 180.

The song "Enamo Aedho", a song from the Ko's soundtrack, also became popular for its lyrics. His other works include high budget films including, A. R. Murugadoss's 7aam Arivu in which he has also penned a song in Chinese language among the soundtrack and S. Shankar's Nanban.

Madhan has penned songs in Portuguese for 180 and in Mandarin for 7aam Arivu and also written lyrics in 15 different languages for a duet song in Nanban.

Film songs

2014       Kolai Nokku Paarvai (Tamil)

2014       Nimirndhu Nil (Tamil)

2014       Ennamo Yedho (Tamil)

2014       Koottam (Tamil)

2014       Naan Sigappu Manithan (Tamil)

2014       Ilamai Idho Idho (Tamil)

2014       Kadal (Malayalam)

2014       Aaha Kalyanam (Tamil)

2014       Dhruva Natchathiram (Tamil)

2014       Jilla (Tamil)

2013       Endrendrum Punnagai (Tamil)

2013       Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham (Tamil)

2013       Pandiya Naadu (Tamil)

2013       Vanakkam Chennai (Tamil)

2013       Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara (Tamil)

2013       Biriyani (Tamil)

2013       Maanga (Tamil)

2013       Gouravam (Tamil)

2013       Onbadhula Guru (Tamil)

2013       Naan Rajavaga Pogiren (Tamil)

2013       Sonna Puriyadhu (Tamil)

2013       Ponmaalai Pozhudhu (Tamil)

2013       Sutta Kathai (Tamil)

2013       Masani (Tamil) 

2013       Vizha (Tamil)

2013       Jk Enum Nanbanin Vazhkai (Tamil)

2013       Settai (Tamil)

2013       Kadal (Tamil)

2012       Thuppakki (Tamil)

2012       Maattrraan (Tamil)

2012       Mugamoodi (Tamil)

2012       Eega (Tamil)

2012       Thadayara Thakka (Tamil)

2012       Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi (Tamil)

2012       Nanban (Tamil)

2011       Mouna guru (Tamil)

2011       7 Aam Arivu (Tamil)

2011       Vanthaan Vendraan (Tamil)

2011       180 (Tamil)

2011       Badrinath (Tamil)

2011       Engeyum Kadhal (Tamil)

2011       Ko (Tamil)

2011       Payanam (Tamil)

2010       Enthiran (Tamil)

2010       Gurushetram: 24 Hours of Anger (Tamil)

2009       Kanden Kadhalai (Tamil)

Family Background

Madhan karky Vairamuthu was born on March 10, 1980; He is the eldest son of notable lyricist Vairamuthu and Ponmani. He has one younger brother, named Kabilan Vairamuthu; He is also a poet and lyricist. Madhan karky’s wife name is Nandhini and his children name is Haiku.

Educational Qualification & Sports

Madhan Karky completed his bachelor's degree in computer engineering at the College of Engineering, Guindy in 2001. He further completed postgraduate studies and PhD in information technology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2004.

He worked as a technical volunteer for the Indian Science Congress and National Children's Science Congress in 1998 held at Anna University, Chennai, India. During 1997-1998, he was a Navy Cadet in National Cadet Corps. He was the course organizer for the Multimedia Workshop conducted as a part of the activities of RCILTS-Tamil at Anna University in 2001. He served as Executive Member, Secretary and Webmaster for Computer Society of Anna University during the years of undergraduate study.

As the member of Computer Society of Anna University, he worked with Lions Club, Chennai to conduct computer awareness courses to the State School teachers in 2001. He was the event organizer of ABACUS 2001 in Anna University in 2001. While studying in High School, he participated in Road Safety Patrol and was the President of the Young Students Society.

He was in the founding committee and member of the Indian Students Association at University of Queensland in 2003. He served as the Vice President of the Tamil Association of Queensland for 2006-2007. During the period, he had organized various cultural and community events in Australia on a larger scale for charity. He was a member of Australian Red Cross and Film Clubs in Brisbane. He was a secretary of Tamil Brisbane as well, providing induction services to visitors of Brisbane and conducting community activities.

Awards & Titles

Nominated, South Indian International Movie Awards Best Lyricist for "Aska Laska"-Nanban (2013)