S. Ramesan Nair

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S. Ramesan Nair
എസ്. രമേശൻ നായർ
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Born (1948-05-03) 3 May 1948 (age 69)
Kumarapuram, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu
Occupation Writer, author, poet, songwriter
Language Malayalam & Tamil
Nationality India Indian
Citizenship Indian
Period 1965-present
Genre Poet and Lyricist
Spouse P. Rema
Relatives Manu Ramesan (son)

S. Ramesan Nair[1] (born 3 May 1948 in Kumarapuram, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu) is an Indian poet and lyricist.[2] He has written lyrics for more than 450 songs for the Malayalam film industry, from 1985 onwards.[3]

Early life[edit]

He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics in 1966 and later completed his post graduation in Malayalam Literature in 1972. He started working with All India Radio as an editor in 1975 and later resigned from there.

He achieved wide appreciations as a poet through works like Sooryahridayam, before starting his accomplished career as film lyricist in 1985 by penning songs for the movie Pathamudayam.

He was awarded the Vennikkulam Smaraka Award instituted by the Thadiyoor Dakshina Samskarika Vedi.[4]