Pithukkuli Murugadas

Profile of Pithukkuli Murugadas

Name Pithukkuli Murugadas

Original Name Balasubramanian
Pet Name Muruga
Date of Birth 25.02.1920
Father Sundaram Iyer
Mother Alamelu
Grand Father Ariyur  Gopalakrishna Bagavathar
Grand Mother Rukmaniyammal
Wife Devi Saroja (02.02.1978)
Brothers/Sisters Gopalakrishnan/ Chellammal (late)
Native place Coimbatore
Mother Tongue Tamil
Gurus Grandma
Educational Qualification 8th Std.
School

Big Bazaar High School (up to 6th)

Veerasamy High School (8th)
Languages known

Tamil, English, Telugu, Kannada,

Malayalam, Hindi
First & Last film song

Naadariyum nooru malai 

(Movie- Devari Deivam)

Music: Kunnakkudi Vaithyanathan
Turnig Point

‘Saravana Bhava’ & Yoga taught by

a Pandaram @ Palani caves

No. of devotional

albums sung in
countless
Languages sung in 7
Foreign countries visited South Africa, Srilanka, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, Mauritius, Reunion Island 
Awards

Sangeetha Samrat (1956) awarded by Swami Sivananda

Kalaimamani (1984) conferred by MGR

Guru Surajananda award (1989)

Sangeetha Nataka Academy award (1998)

Thiagarajar award (Tansen festival – Delhi)

Madhura Gana Mamani  (London 1994)

Outstanding Isai Thewar (Seychelles)

Some of his famous songs

Kandar Anubhoothi

Amma Thayae Kalaivani

Karungali Murugan

Makara Kundalam

Mudiyaap piravikkadal

Hari gunam paadi

Kalyana Muruganukku

Appa Appa

Ulagam engum

Swagatham

Aariru thadanthol

Alai payuthae kanna

Chendur Muruga

Kannan Parvai

Residential Address Sri Devi Nilayam, No. 87, V.M.Street, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004
Phone

Contact person:

Delhi Prakash - 93828 94972, 98400 62920

Padmanabhan - 9444024437

 

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