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Velmurugan

Bio/Wiki
Nickname(s) Velu and Gnana Velu [1]Lakshmansruthi
Profession(s) Playback Singer, Actor, and Lyricist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 6”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Career
Debut Film (Singer): Madura Kulunga Kulunga” from ‘Subramaniapuram’ (2008)
Madura Kulunga Kulunga” from ‘Subramaniapuram’ (2008)
TV (Contestant): Bigg Boss Tamil 4 (2020)
Velmurugan in Bigg Boss
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2007: American University (Doctorate) Award
2009: Edison Award for Best Introduced Playback Singer– “Aadungada”
2010: Naattuppura Nayagan Award (by the then President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam)
Velmurugan Receiving Award for Best Singer
2011: Naattuppura Nayagan Award
2017: Marabu Isai Nayagan Award
2019: Edison Award for Best Introduced Playback Singer – “Kathari Poovazhagi”
2019: Kalaimamani Award
2019: World Guinness Record (Tamilkalai Oyilaattam)
2020: Periyar Awards
2020: Mirchi Awards – “Kathari Poovazhagi” (Asuran)
2020: T Awards – “Kathari Poovazhagi” (Asuran)
Velmurugan Receiving an Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth 5 March 1980 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2020) 40 Years
Birthplace Viruthachalam, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign Pisces
Nationality Indian
Hometown Viruthachalam, Tamil Nadu
School(s) • Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School, Mudhanai, Tamil Nadu (Till 10th Standard)
• Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School, Virudachalam, Tamil Nadu (11th and 12th Standard)
• Jayapriya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu
College/University • Govt. Polytechnic College, Coimbatore
• University of Tamil Nadu
Educational Qualification D. E. E. Diploma in Music & DMT (Diploma in Music Teacher Training) [2]Daily Hunt[3]Lakshmansruthi
Address(es) • Mudhanai village, Virudachalam Post & Taluk, Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu
• 48/21, Kutty Gramany street, Raja Annamalaipuram, Ch. 28
• 117-A, South street, Mudhani, Virudhachalam Taluk, Cuddalore District. Pin: 607804
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Family
Wife/Spouse Kala
Velmurugan With His Wife
Children He has two daughters, one of his daughter’s name is Pradakshana.
Velmurugan With His Wife, Daughters, and Rajinikanth
Parents Father– Dhanasekaran
Mother– Amirthambal
Siblings Brother– Periyasamy (Elder) [4]Asianet News
Favourite Things
Song(s) Kallilae Kalai Vannam Kandaan from Kumudam (1969), Samarasam Ulaavum Idamae from Rambaiyin Kaadhal (1956)
Music Director Ilayaraja
Actor(s) Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth
Actress Manorama
Film Director Shankar
Recording Studio(s) Krishna Digit Sing, Kalasa, Prasad
Singer(s) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Shankar Mahadevan, Chithra, and S.Janaki
Lyricist(s) Vaali, Yuga Barathi, Kabilan
Comedian(s) Vadivelu, Vivek
Food Vegetable Rice
Colour(s) Red, Blue, Purple
Attire Casual Pant and Shirt
Holiday Destination Coimbatore
Sport Cricket
Book Bhagavad Gita
Leader Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
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Velmurugan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Velmurugan

  • Velmurugan is a popular Indian playback singer, actor, and lyricist.
  • While he was in school and college, he used to participate in various singing competitions.
  • He is well trained in playing various musical instruments like Miruthangam, Violin, and Tappu.
  • He started his career as a reporter for a magazine ‘Naveena Velanmai.’
  • The turning point in his life came when the Indian music composer James Vasanthan called him for a song.
  • He has sung various songs in Tamil films like “Aadungada Machaan” from ‘Naadodigal’ (2009), “Sangili Bungili” from ‘Muni 2: Kanchana’ (2011), “Aaravalli” from ‘Avargalum Ivargalum’ (2011), “Local Boys” from ‘Ethir Neechal’ (2013), “Atha Ponnu” from ‘Ivan Yarendru Therikiratha’ (2017), and “Sandalee” from ‘Semma’ (2019).

  • His folk songs “Madura” in ‘Subramaniapuram’ (2008), “Aadungada” in ‘Naadodigal’ (20069), and “Otha Sollala” in ‘Aadukalam’ (2011) got immense popularity.

    Velmurugan While Singing

    Velmurugan While Singing

  • He has judged a singing TV reality show, and he has also produced music albums such as ‘Solak Kollai,’ ‘Poonjsolai,’ ‘Karisak Kaadu,’ and ‘Themmaangu Paattukkaaran.’
    Velmurugan as a Judge in a TV Show

    Velmurugan as a Judge in a TV Show

  • He participated in the popular TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 4’ in 2020 which is hosted by the famous Indian actor Kamal Haasan.
    Velmurugan in Bigg Boss Tamil

    Velmurugan in Bigg Boss Tamil

  • During a task in ‘Bigg Boss’ in 2020, he shared that he was born in a poor family and talked about his hardships. He further said that due to less finances his father could not provide proper treatment to his ill mother due to which she died, and after two years of his mother’s death, his father also passed away. He used to sing in local functions to earn money.
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References/Sources:   [ + ]
1, 3. Lakshmansruthi
2. Daily Hunt
4. Asianet News

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