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Intro Lyricist
Is Poet Lyricist Songwriter
From India
Field Literature Music
Gender male
Birth 13 July 1953, Thanjavur, India
Age 68 years
Star sign Cancer
The details (from wikipedia)


Yugabharathi is a Tamil poet, Music Director, and lyricist. His birth name was "Santhanam Desan" and he was known as "Santhanam" by his family and friends. During the early 1990s when he began writing poems for magazines he started using the pen name "Yugabharathi" in honour of the great Tamil poet Subramanya Bharathi, commonly known as Mahakavi Bharithiyar.

Debuting in the film Aanandham with lyrics for the song "Pallankuzhiyin vattam parthaen", he has become a successful lyricist penning more than 1000 songs.


Yugabharathi studied in Maxwell Matriculation Higher Secondary School (Thanjavur) and received his diploma in mechanical engineering at Government Polytechnic College (Aranthangi).

Notable works

Some of the more notable songs which Yugabharathi has written lyrics for are "Kadhal pisase" from Run, "Manmada Rasa" from Thiruda Thirudi, "sambo siva sambo" from Naadodigal, and "Konja neram" from Chandramukhi.


  • 2007 Madurai
  • 2007 Thirumathi Selvam
  • 2007 Megala
  • 2009 Thendral
  • 2009 Roja Kootam
  • 2009 Idhayam
  • 2011 Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Oru Kallooriyin Kadhai
  • 2011 Azhagi
  • 2011 Uthiri Pookal
  • 2011 Meera
  • 2011 Pirivom Santhippom
  • 2011 Thulasi
  • 2013 Deivamagal
  • 2013 Ponnunjal
  • 2013 Then Nilavu
  • 2013 Pasamalar
  • 2014 Maragatha Vennai
  • 2014 Sakthi
  • 2015 Priyamanaval
  • 2015 Aathira
  • 2015 Keladi Kanmani
  • 2015 Priyasaki


Vijay Awards
  • Nominated: 2010 - Best Lyricist for - Mynaa
  • Nominated: 2014 - Best Lyricist for - Cuckoo
South Indian International Movie Awards
  • Nominated: 2012 - Best Lyricist for "Sollitaley" - Kumki'
  • Nominated: 2014 - Best Lyricist for "Manasula Soorakathu" - Cuckoo
Filmfare Awards South
  • Won: 2012 - Best Lyricist for "Sollitaley" - Kumki
  • Nominated: 2014 - Best Lyricist for "Manasula Soorakathu" - Cuckoo
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
  • Won: 2017 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Lyricist for Pasanga
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