After “Kallikattu Ithihasam: and “Karuvachi Kaviyam”, Vairamuthu proved his mettle in the book “Moodram Ulaga Por”. The lyricist who has won the National Award for the best lyricist six times, has made a generous statement that he will be distributing the revenue from his novel ‘Moondram Ulaga Por’ to the family of 11 farmers from the Cauvery delta who committed suicide this year. A total of 11 lakh rupees will be distributed among the 11 farmer families , with each f amily getting Rs.1lakh each.
The ace lyricist made this announcement at a press meet organized by ‘Ilakkiya Chindanai’ institute to announce the news that the lyricist’s novel ‘Moondram Ulaga Por’ has won the ‘Ilakkiya Chindanai’ award for this year. He is honoured with ‘Ilakkiya Chinthanai’ Award at Rajeswari Kalyana Mantab, on 12th April, 2013. During the ceremony, the money will be distributed to the farmers families, said Vairamuthu.
The press meet held at Hotel The Spring was attended by Vairamuthu, his younger son Kabilan Vairamuthu, ‘Ilakkiya Chindana’ trustee P. Lakshmanan, writer Ramakrishnan and Avai Natarajan.