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Na. Muthu Kumar

General Profile of Na. Muthu Kumar  -   Lyricist

Na. Muthukumar is a Tamil poet, columnist and lyricist who write lyrics for Tamil film songs. He began his career wanting to be a director and worked under Balu Mahendra for four years. But then he became a lyricist, beginning with the lyrics for the songs of the Tamil film Veera Nadai, directed by Seeman. Though Veera Nadai is the first film he wrote the lyrics it released as 32nd movie.

He worked with almost every contemporary Tamil film music composer and is currently one of the most important and busiest writers in the Tamil film industry. He mainly works as a lyricist for Tamil film industry and his works include chartbuster hit songs like Balleilakka, En Kadhal Solla and Oru Kal Oru Kannadi.

Mostly he has worked together with Yuvan Shankar Raja and wrote lyrics to the songs, he composed. He handles a very good chemistry with Music director Yuvanshankar raja. He even turned dialogue writer for the Tamil film Kireedam (2007), directed by A. L. Vijay.

Achievement

As a major achievement to his career, he has penned nearly 103 songs in 2012, not even the legendary writer has written as many songs in a single year.

Film Songs

2016    Shakini (Telugu)

2014    Pudhiya Theerpu (Tamil)

2014    Taramani (Tamil)

2014    Jagajala Bujabala Thenaliraman (Tamil)

2014    Gnana Kirukkan (Tamil)

2014    Un Varugaikkaga Anandhi (Tamil)

2014    Eetti (Tamil)

2014    Nagarpuram (Tamil)

2014    Megha (Tamil)

2014    Swasame (Tamil)

2014    Alangaram (Tamil)

2014    Brahman (Tamil)

2013    Thillu Mullu

2013    Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal (Tamil)

2013    Adhu Vera Idhu Vera (Tamil)

2013    Sundaattam (Tamil)

2013    Mathapoo (Tamil)

2013    Kallapetti (Tamil)

2013    555 (Tamil)

2013    Onbadhula Guru (Tamil)

2013    Maranthen Mannithen (Tamil)

2013    Settai (Tamil)

2013    Velmurugan Bore well (Tamil)

2013    Thalaivaa (Tamil)

2013    Padam Pesum (Tamil)

2013    All In All Azhagu Raja (Tamil)

2013    Thulli Vilayadu (Tamil)

2013    Yaaruda Mahesh  ( Tamil )

2013    Vanakkam Chennai (Tamil)

2013    Masani (Tamil)

2013    Sonna Puriyadhu (Tamil)

2013    Raja Rani (Tamil)

2013    Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga (Tamil)

2013    Kurunila Mannan (Tamil)

2013    Thanga Meengal (Tamil)

2013    Pattathu Yaanai (Tamil)

2013    Vellachi (Tamil)

2013    Neram (Tamil)

2013    Sokkali (Tamil)

2013    Udhayam NH4 (Tamil)

2013    Chennaiyil Oru Naal (Tamil)

2013    Ivan Vera Mathiri (Tamil)

2013    Vathikuchi (Tamil )

2013    Azhagan Azhagi  ( Tamil )

2013    Samar  ( Tamil )

2012    Thuppakki  ( Tamil )

2012    Nanban ( Tamil )

2012    Billa 2  ( Tamil )

2012    Om  ( Tamil )

2012    Ishtam  ( Tamil )

2012    Thaandavam (Tamil)

2012    Marina (Tamil)

2012    Neethaane En Ponvasantham (Tamil)

2012    Aravaan (Tamil)

2012    Paschal Enginra Kaathu (Tamil)

2012    Sattam Oru Iruttarai (Tamil)

2012    Vinmeengal (Tamil)

2012    Dhobi (Tamil)

2012    Maattrraan (Tamil)

2012    Oru Nadigaiyin Vakkumoolam (Tamil)

2012    Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (Tamil)

2012    Padithurai  ( Tamil )

2012    Oru Kal Oru Kannadi  ( Tamil )

2012    Kalugu  ( Tamil )

2012    Sivaji-3D  ( Tamil )

2012    Thandavakone  ( Tamil )

2011    Mambattiyan  ( Tamil )

2011    Thanivazhi  ( Tamil )

2011    Deiva Thirumagal  ( Tamil )

2011    Siruthai  ( Tamil )

2011    Ponner Sankar  ( Tamil )

2011    Engeyum Kadhal  ( Tamil )

2011    7aam Arivu  ( Tamil )

2011    Appavi  ( Tamil )

2011    Kullanari Koottam  ( Tamil )

2011    Engeyum Eppodhum  ( Tamil )

2011    Pillayar Theru Kadaisi Veedu  ( Tamil )

2011    Doo  ( Tamil )

2011    Varnam  ( Tamil )

2011    Parimala Thiraiarangam  ( Tamil )

2011    Mouna Guru  ( Tamil )

2011    Naan Aval Adhu  ( Tamil )

2011    Raja Pattai  ( Tamil )

2011    Maithanam  ( Tamil )

2011    Avan Ivan  ( Tamil )

2011    Poraali  ( Tamil )

2011    Kamban  ( Tamil )

2011    Vaanam  ( Tamil )

2011    Vanthaan Ventraan  ( Tamil )

2011    Sabash Sariyana Potti  ( Tamil )

2011    Singam Puli  ( Tamil )

2011    Sarithiram  ( Tamil )

2011    Veppam  ( Tamil )

2011    Ra Ra  ( Tamil )

2011    Kadhalar Kudiyiruppu  ( Tamil )

2011    Venghai  ( Tamil )

2011    Eththan  ( Tamil )

2011    Thenir Viduthi  ( Tamil )

2010    Jaggubhai  ( Tamil )

2010    Madharasapattinam  ( Tamil )

2010    Boss Engira Baskaran  ( Tamil )

2010    Veera Sekaran  ( Tamil )

2010    Thillalangadi  ( Tamil )

2010    Tittakkudi  ( Tamil )

2010    Kanimozhi  ( Tamil )

2010    Attu  ( Tamil )

2010    Paiya  ( Tamil )

2010    Thambi Arjuna  ( Tamil )

2010    Kola Kolaya Mundhirika  ( Tamil )

2010    Viruthagiri  ( Tamil )

2010    Veluthu Kattu  ( Tamil )

2010    Yathumagi  ( Tamil )

2010    Angadi Theru  ( Tamil )

2010    Sidhu Plus Two First Attempt  ( Tamil )

2010    Singam  ( Tamil )

2010    Kaveri Thalaivan  ( Tamil )

2010    Drohi  ( Tamil )

2010    Baana Kaathadi  ( Tamil )

2010    Kacheri Aarambam  ( Tamil )

2010    Virundali  ( Tamil )

2010    Ayyanar  ( Tamil )

2010    Inidhu Inidhu  ( Tamil )

2010    Nandhalala  ( Tamil )

2010    Pugaipadam  ( Tamil )

2010    Eesan  ( Tamil )

2010    Kaadhal Solla Vandhen  ( Tamil )

2010    Nandhini  ( Tamil )

2010    Naan Mahaan Alla  ( Tamil )

2010    Goripalayam  ( Tamil )

2009    Ayan  ( Tamil )

2009    1977  ( Tamil )

2009    Karthik Anitha  ( Tamil )

2009    Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu  ( Tamil )

2009    Vaigai  ( Tamil )

2009    Ananda Punnagai  ( Tamil )

2009    Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu  ( Tamil )

2009    Vettattam  ( Tamil )

2009    Saa Boo Thri  ( Tamil )

2009    Odi Polama  ( Tamil )

2009    Masilamani  ( Tamil )

2009    Mathiya Chennai  ( Tamil )

2009    Renigunta  ( Tamil )

2009    Naadodigal  ( Tamil )

2009    Aadhavan  ( Tamil )

2009    Eesa  ( Tamil )

2009    Solla Solla Inikkum  ( Tamil )

2009    Kannukkulle  ( Tamil )

2009    Pattalam  ( Tamil )

2009    Jagan Mohini  ( Tamil )

2009    Newtonin 3am Vidhi  ( Tamil )

2008    Vaazhthukkal  ( Tamil )

2008    Inba  ( Tamil )

2008    Santhosh Subramaniam  ( Tamil )

2008    Dhaam Dhoom  ( Tamil )

2008    Sakkarakatti  ( Tamil )

2008    Silambattam  ( Tamil )

2008    Bheema  ( Tamil )

2008    Sadhu Miranda  ( Tamil )

2008    Tharagu  ( Tamil )

2008    Jayam Kondaan  ( Tamil )

2008    Poi Solla Porom  ( Tamil )

2008    Mahesh Saranya Matrum Palar  ( Tamil )

2008    Poo  ( Tamil )

2007    Thiruranga  ( Tamil )

2007    Polladhavan  ( Tamil )

2007    Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen  ( Tamil )

2007    Satham Podathey  ( Tamil )

2007    Kalloori  ( Tamil )

2007    Sivaji: The Boss  ( Tamil )

2007    Thaamirabharani  ( Tamil )

2007    Pokiri  ( Tamil )

2007    Pallikoodam  ( Tamil )

2007    Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyyan  ( Tamil )

2007    Malaikottai  ( Tamil )

2007    Sabari  ( Tamil )

2007    Katrathu Tamil  ( Tamil )

2007    Azhagiya Thamizh Magan  ( Tamil )

2007    Nee Naan Nila  ( Tamil )

2007    Puli Varudhu  ( Tamil )

2007    Nenjirukkum Varai  ( Tamil )

2007    Sivi  ( Tamil )

2007    Muruga  ( Tamil )

2007    Urchagam  ( Tamil )

2007    Koodal Nagar  ( Tamil )

2007    Thoovanam  ( Tamil )

2006    Aacharya  ( Tamil )

2006    Thullura Vayasu  ( Tamil )

2006    Thambi  ( Tamil )

2006    Thodamaley  ( Tamil )

2006    Manathodu Mazhaikalam  ( Tamil )

2006    Pudhupettai  ( Tamil )

2006    Naalai  ( Tamil )

2006    Aran  ( Tamil )

2006    Uyir  ( Tamil )

2006    E  ( Tamil )

2006    Thalai Nagaram  ( Tamil )

2006    Thirudi  ( Tamil )

2006    Something Something Unakkum Enakkum  ( Tamil )

2006    June R  ( Tamil )

2006    Paramasivan  ( Tamil )

2006    Thimiru  ( Tamil )

2006    Emmtan-Magan  ( Tamil )

2005    Aaru  ( Tamil )

2005    Kadhalae En Kadhalae  ( Tamil )

2005    Aanai  ( Tamil )

2005    Ji  ( Tamil )

2005    February 14  ( Tamil )

2005    Anniyan  ( Tamil )

2005    Mannin Maindhan  ( Tamil )

2005    ABCD  ( Tamil )

2005    Oru Kalluriyin Kathai  ( Tamil )

2005    Maayavi  ( Tamil )

2005    Ghajini  ( Tamil )

2004    Thendral  ( Tamil )

2004    Kadhal FM  ( Tamil )

2004    Kaadhal  ( Tamil )

2004    Bose  ( Tamil )

2004    Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan  ( Tamil )

2004    Arasaktchi  ( Tamil )

2004    7G Rainbow Colony  ( Tamil )

2004    Kovil  ( Tamil )

2004    Devathayai Kanden  ( Tamil )

2004    Kudaikul Mazhai  ( Tamil )

2004    Giri  ( Tamil )

2004    4 Students  ( Tamil )

2004    Ghilli  ( Tamil )

2003    Parthibhan Kanavu  ( Tamil )

2003    Kaadhal Kondein  ( Tamil )

2003    Dhool  ( Tamil )

2003    Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu  ( Tamil )

2003    Nala Damayanthi  ( Tamil )

2003    Thennavan  ( Tamil )

2002    April Mathathil  ( Tamil )

2002    Five Star  ( Tamil )

2002    Album  ( Tamil )

2001    Parthale Paravasam  ( Tamil )

2000    Vaanathaipole  ( Tamil )

1988    Solla Thudikkuthu Manasu  ( Tamil )

1986    Anandha Kanneer  ( Tamil )

1984    Vellai Pura Ondru  ( Tamil )

1983    Vellai Roja  ( Tamil )

Books Published

Ø  "Pattampoochi Virpavan" (Poems)

Ø  Newtonin Moondram Vidhi (Poems collection)

Ø  Graamam Nagaram Maanagaram (Essays)

Ø  "AAna AAvanna" (Poems)

Ø  "Ennai Sandhikka kanavil Varathe" (Poems)

Ø   Silk City (Novel)

Ø  "Bala Kandam" (Essays)

Ø   Anilaadum Mundril (essay about the relationship with his father which was serialized in Ananda vikadan)

 
Family Background

Na. Muthukumar was born on 30h November. As a toddler he lived in Kannikapuram a village in Kanchipuram. At the age of four he lost his mother and books have been his constant companion. Near Kanchipuram a village named tirur is there which has a government school, where the famous Tamil song lyrics writer Na. Muthukumar's father Mr. Nagaraj worked as Tamil teacher. 

His Father maintained a Collection of more than 5000 books throughout his life. Na.Muthukumar used to tell that, he developed lots of knowledge by reading those books. After the death of his Father, Na.Muthukumar shifted those books to his Chennai office and maintains them.

He felt that, just like how he developed his knowledge and life by reading those books, in the same way, those books could be helpful for others also. So, he is in plans to open his own Library. He has involved himself in the process of establishing his own Library.

On 24 June 2006, he got married Jeevalakshmi at the JS Marriage Hall in Vadapalani in Chennai. His son Aadhavan Nagaragan becomes the youngest Indian singer; He is just 2 years old. He has sung a song "Kadhal Jodi Onnu Mattikitchu" in his father's words for the film Nellu along with Srimathi and Madhumathi.

 
Awards & Titles

Ø  2005    Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist - Ghajini

Ø  2006    Film fare Best Lyricist Award (Tamil) - Veyil

Ø  2007    Vijay Award for Best Lyricist - Sivaji: The Boss

Ø  2009    Vijay Award for Best Lyricist - Siva Manasula Sakthi

Ø  2009    Film fare Best Lyricist Award (Tamil) - Ayan

Ø  2010    Vijay music Award for Best Lyricist (Tamil) - Veppam

Ø  2010    Vijay Award for Best Lyricist (Tamil) - Nan Mahan alla

Ø  2011    SIIMA Award for Best Lyricist (Tamil) - Engaeyum Eppothum