Pazhani Bharathi (born on 14 April) is an Indian Tamil poet and lyricist. His father's name is Sami Palaniappan and his mother is Kamala.
Pazhani Bharathi is the one of the youngest Lyricist who has attracted the attention of the Cine-World and the public with his lyrics.
He entered into Cine Industry in 1991 and he had written lyrics with famous music directors including Ilaiyaraaja, A.R. Rahman, Deva, S.A. Rajkumar, Vidyasagar, Sirpy, Bharathwaj, Karthik Raja, Yuvan Shankar Raja & Harris Jayaraj.
“India Today" a popular fortnightly commended the literary brilliance of the young poet Pazhani Bharathi in its 25 October and 5 November 1996 issue as follows: “This Poet of the Modern age and the Darling of the youth-particularly of the Cine-goers-has written a wide range of fascinating lyrics-romantic, artistic and aesthetic in character. These lyrics are resounding and reverberating in every nook and corner of Tamilnadu. His meaningful verses stimulate the youth of the remote villages even now”.
The largest circulated Tamil weekly “Kumudam" has recorded in its issue of 7 August 1997, the assertion made by Ilaiyaraaja (while replying to a question by the Interviewer as to who were the best lyricist) that Pazhani Bharathi is one of the able lyricists. “The advent of Palani Bharathi into the world of Tamil Lyrics opened an avenue of opportunities to the young lyricists in the Cine World," says 'Ananda Vikatan' dated 18 October 1998.