Kannadasan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death



Indian poet

Date of Birth: 24-Jun-1927

Place of Birth: Sirukoodalpatti, Tamil Nadu, India

Date of Death: 17-Oct-1981

Profession: poet, politician, songwriter, lyricist

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Kannadasan

  • Kannadasan pronunciation (24 June 1927 – 17 October 1981) was an Indian philosopher, poet, film song lyricist, producer, actor, script-writer, editor, philanthropist, and is heralded as one of the greatest and most important lyricists in India.
  • Frequently called Kaviarasu or Kavirajar (King of Poets), Kannadasan was most familiar for his song lyrics in Tamil films and contributed around 5000 film lyrics apart from 6000 poems and 232 books, including novels, epics, plays, essays, his most popular being the 10-part religious essay on Hinduism, Artthamulla Indhumatham (Meaningful Hindu Religion).
  • He won the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Cheraman Kadali in the year 1980 and was the first to receive the National Film Award for Best Lyrics, given in 1969 for the film Kuzhanthaikkaga.

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