Madhan Karky Vairamuthu is a Tamil software engineer, poet, teacher,lyricist, and film dialogue writer. He is better known as the son of the famous Tamil poet and lyricist Vairamuthu. Madhan Karky stepped into the Tamil film industry with the 2009 release Kanden Kadhalai in which he penned the lyrics for a song titled Ododi Poren. But it was his work in the 2010 blockbuster and Tamil superstar Rajinikanth starrer Enthiran that shot him to fame.
Madhan Karky was born as the eldest son to his father Vairamuthu and mother Ponmani. He completed an undergraduate degree in computer engineering at Anna University in 2001. He further completed post-graduate studies in Information Technology at the University of Queensland in 2004, where he also worked as an assistant professor.He is currently working as an assistant professor in Anna University.
In the 2010 release, Enthiran he penned the lyrics for the song Irumbile oru Irudhaiyam and received rave reviews for his work. Being a person from a technical background, he also worked as one of the dialogue-writers for the movie which was basically set agaiinst a scientific backdrop. His latest works includes the song Nenjil Nenjil from the movie Engeyum Kaadhal, Vaanthan Vendran and the movie KO audio track released and all the movie songs were hit, Especially the Ennamo Edho song from KO makes him very popular. He has also written the dialogues for Shankar's Nanban movie which is under production.