Vivek is one of the known lyricists in Tamil cinema, who have given recent big hit songs including Thalapathy Vijay’s “Aalaporan Tamilan”. He was debuted as a lyricist in the movie Enakul Oruvan. Vivek used this media with certain social responsibility. He became the noticeable lyricist in Tamil Cinema after the song “Vaadi Raasathi” from the movie 36 Vayathinilae.
Vivek Lyricist Biography
|Real Name||Vivek Velmurugan|
|Date of Birth||16 April 1985|
|Age||33 as of 2018|
|Father Name||Vel Murugan|
|Educational Qualification||Civil Engineering (B.E)|
|School||Nirmala Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu|
|College||SRM Engineering College, Chennai, Tamilnadu|
|Hobbies||SInging, Dancing and music|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamilnadu|
Vivek’s native place is Chidambaram, he was born on 16th April 1985 and brought up in Chennai. His father Vel Murugan is an Advocate and Mother Vimala is Judge in Chennai High Court. His wife Saradha is also an Advocate. He too started studying law after completing his degree in Engineering. He wrote and released Poetry collection called “Vaa… Kadavul Seivom”, which give him warm welcome that gave him a confidence and idea to write lyrics in Tamil Cinema.
He started hunting for lyricist job and met Music Composer Santhosh Narayanan and gave his Poetry collection book. On the next 20th day he got a call from Santhosh Narayanan and got a chance to write a lyrics for the song “Poo Avilum Poluthil” Song from the movie Enakul Oruvan.
After that, he got an opportunity to all the songs for the movie 36 Vayathinilae from the same music director. And “Vaadi Raasathi” song from that movie was a super hit for which he received a Best Lyricist nomination for at the 1st IIFA Utsavam.
Sooner he started working in multi projects including the movies Iraivi, Jil Jung Juck, Rangoon, Maalai Nerathu Mayakam, 144 and a few more. He is also working in Malayalam film industry, he wrote lyrics for three songs in the movie Madhura Naranja
He had also written all the song for the movie Rum, Music was composed by Anirudh Ravichandran. His next Movie Mersal was one of his lifetime best. He wrote lyrics for all the song in Mersal and music was composed by A.R.Rahman. The Song “Aala poran Tamizhan” was super duper hit and it made a huge record in Youtube. He wrote that song lyrics in A.R.Rahman’s office. He said in an interview that he wrote “Aala poran Tamizhan” song with full independence with no one’s intervention. He also received Best Lyricist Award for “Aalaporaan Thamizhan” Song at the 11th Annual Edison Awards
Vivek is also written a song in Vijay’s next movie Sarkar which is going to be a Divali release.
Unknown Fact about Vivek
- He is the great fan of Vairamuthu and they both use to communicate via letters.
- He also learned Carnatic Music till his 8th standard.
- He is also good at singing and dancing.
- Actor Vijay was very happy for the lyrics “Aalaporan Thamizhan” Song and he wrote the song on keeping Vijay’s support for Jallikattu Protest in mind.
- He is also a good speaker, he also went to Singapore just for speaking in a stage.