Published on 14 Aug 2016 | 4 months ago
Tamil lyricist Na Muthukumar, who had won two national awards for his songs, died of jaundice at his residence in Chennai on Sunday morning. He was 41. The news of his death has shocked Kollywood.
Na Muthukumar came to Chennai to become a director and started his career as an assistant to Balu Mahendra. Later, he turned a lyricist in Seeman's "Veera Nadai." From then on, there was no looking back for this talented writer, who went on to pen lyrics for over 1000 films. He won two national awards for the songs "Ananda Yazhai Meetukiral" in "Thanga Meengal," and "Azhage Azhage" in "Saivam.