Pulavar Pulamaipithan is a profound Tamil scholar,poet and lyricist who got recognition through the song "Naan yaar née yaar" which was featured in the Tamil film Kudiyirundha Koyil in 1968.
Pulamaipithan was born in irugur Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.At the early age Pulavar used to work in textile mill known as Combodia mills in Coimbatore and also studied his Tamil literature in Tava Tiru Shanthalinga Adigalar Perur Tamil Kaluri Coimbatore. He came to Chennai in 1964 with the am ambition of writing songs for Tamil films. He worked as a Tamil teacher at Santhome High school before started writing lyrics in Tamil films.
He served as Deputy Chairman of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council, and was appointed as "Arasavai Kavignar" (poet laureate) by the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M. G. Ramachandran.