Life of a Flower ♫ Tribute to Paaventhar Bharathidasan

April 29th is Birth Anniversary of Paaventhar Bharathidasan

Paaventhar Bharathithaasan’s poetic works dealt with socio-political issues that are true and relevant to this day.

In one of his songs of nature, “Kulingidum Poovil Ellam” Poet Bharathidasan brings upon the lyrics of blossoming honey in swinging flowers and the bees sucking on them for nectar – ensuring the bliss of love, life and survival of humanity and every being on earth.

Bharathithaasan was born on April 29, 1891 in Pondicherry, French India and passed away on April 21, 1964 in Chennai (Madras), India. His original name was Subburathinam. In 1909, he was introduced to Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathiyar, and his interactions with the Mahakavi had a major impact on him.

Many of his works have been featured in Tamil movies as well.

In the following movie melody,

T.M. Soundararajan & Jamuna Rani renders-Bharathidasan song ~ in 1952 Movie Valayapathi:

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– Featuring paintings by Ana Tzarev

Paaventhar Bharathidasan song Kulingidum Poovil Ellam