Pushpavanam Kuppusamy

Pushpavanam Kuppusamy

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Pushpavanam Kuppusamy Profile

  • Name:
  • Pushpavanam Kuppusamy
  • Father:
  • Kalimuthu Gounder
  • Mother:
  • Seethalakshmi Ammal
  • Spouse:
  • Anitha Kuppusamy
  • Education:
  • M.A., M,Phil., Ph.D., in Indian Music (Madras university)

  • Awards:
  • Arulisai Thendral (Melmaruvattur Adiparasakthi Trust)
    Gramiya Isai Mannar (Sympson Chennai - 02)
    Thamizhisaippanar (Thandhai Periyar Thamizhisai mantram , Adayar)
    Ezhutchi Thamizhisai Mani (Muthamizh Mantram, Pondicheery)
    Kalaimamani (Government of Tamil Nadu)
    Nattuppura Nallisai Nayahan (Periyar Trust Vepj Vepperi, Chennai)
    lsaimamani (ldhayam Weekly, Chennai - 17)
    Gramiya lsaicchiharam (Pongu Thamizh Valarcchi Arakkattalai, Chennai)
    Gramiya Kala Shree (Ghandhigram Rural University Dhindukkal)
    Sangeetha Sethu (Bruhaddwani Music Trust, Chennai - 28)
    Unarchi Thamizhisai Perarasu (Delhi Tamil Sangam)
    Makkalisai Thilaham (Hydrabad Maanagar Tamil Sangam)
    Gramiya Isai Perarasar (Sri Lalithambika Yoga Beetam Arakkattalai)
    Thamizhisai vithahar (Bahrain Tamil Sangam)
    Gramiya lsai Arasar

  • Achievements:
  • Folk Albums

    Mannu Manakkadhu
    Mann Vaasam
    Mann Osai
    Karisal Mann
    Solam Vedhaikkayile
    Meham Karukkudhadi
    Kalathu Medu
    Urkkuruvi
    Gramathu Geetham
    Kattumalli
    Adiyathi Dance Dance
    Othaiyadippadhaiyile
    Thanjavooru Manneduthu
    Nattuppura Manam 

    Devotional Albums

    Anjumalai Azhagan
    Swamiye
    Aatha Vaara
    Kandhan Thiruneeru
    Megam Karukuthadi
    Ayyanin Periya Paathai

    Film Songs

    Aalana Naal-KaathalKavithai
    Adhovara Adhovara-Sullan
    Adi Thkali-OruSol
    Alli Mudicha-Ramana
    Annachi Nammachi-Saguni
    Appan Panna-Thirupachi
    Appan Veedu-DesiaGeetham
    Arukkaani-Vilai
    DhiluVenumda-Poo Maname Vaa
    En Nenjukulle2-Oonjal
    Joddi Pottu- Pesadha Kannum Pesume
    Kaadhalai-Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu
    Kaathadi Pole-Mayavi
    Kadhaluku Pallikoodam-Perazhagan
    Kathu Paspasanga-EdhirumPudhirum
    Keerai Vedhaippom-Tirupathi
    Kottungada-Payapulla
    Kucchanooru-KarisalkaatuPoove
    Kuruvi Koduththa-Azhagi
    Manasirukka Manasirukka Attha Magalase-Karisal kaatu Poove
    Mannana-Desia Geetham
    Namma Nadai-Thiruvannamalai
    Oorula Unakoru Medai-Nanjupuram
    Othaiya Rettaiya-February 14

    Patta Podama Vachukirada-AaranKaaval

    Books

    Makkalisaippadalgal ( Vanitha Pathippagam Chennai -17 )

    Siruvar Padalgal ( Manimehalai Pirasuram Chennai - 17)
    Pazhamozhikkadhaigal Volume 1 & 2 ( Vanitha Pathippagam )
    Vidukadhaigal ( Vanitha Pathippagam, Chennai - 17)
    Kuzhandhaippadalgal Volume 1 ( Vanitha Pathippagam, Chennai - 17)

Pushpavanam Kuppusamy Biography

Pushpavanam Kuppusamy is a Tamil folk singer, also known as a lyricist, writer and music composer of Tamil folk art. This renowned artist is credited for reviving the Naatupura Paatu - a Tamil folk art. He has also authored many books on Tamil folk art. Noted folk artist Anitha Kuppusamy is his wife, and the duo has successfully collaborated for many of their folk works together. In fact they together brought out several albums of authentic Tamil folk music. He is a seasonal celebrity judge of Tamil music reality shows, and has appeared in Airtel Super Singer and Airtel Super Singer Junior.

 

Dr. Pushpavanam Kuppusamy Gounder hails from Pushpavanam village of Vedaranyam Taluk, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu. He studied music at Madras University and had advanced learning in music. He also holds MA, M. Phil and PhD degrees in Music. He completed his doctoral studies in music from Queen Mary's College, Chennai. He is also a recipient of Honorary Doctorate from Sathyabhama University.

 

Pushpavanam Kuppusamy, a doyen in the field of Tamil folk music gave some significant contributions in promoting the art form. He along with his wife has performed around 3000 shows in India and abroad. More than just an entertainment medium, he preaches social messages through his folk songs, and also conducts research works on them. He has also worked in Tamil music industry, and did playback singing as well. He has also performed with his wife in movie songs.

 

He is the author of books such as Makkalisaippadalgal, Siruvar Padalgal, Pazhamozhikkadhaigal in two volumes, Vidukadhaigal and Kuzhandhaippadalgal, related to folk culture. His songs are included in Tamil films such as Karisakattu Poove, Azhagi, Pesadha Kannum Pesume, Perazhagan, Thirupaachi, Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu, Madha Yaanai Koottam etc.

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Updated: February 20, 2019

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