|Occupation||Lyrics, Dialogue, Screenplay|
|Language Worked in||Tamil|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Favourite Cuisine||Indian Cuisine|
|Favourite Color||Blue, Green|
Madhan Karky Vairamuthu is an Southindian lyricist, research associate, software engineer, and film dialogue writer. He is the son of poet and lyricist Vairamuthu. He is also an assistant professor of computer science at the College of Engineering, Guindy.
Madhan Karky is the eldest son of notable lyricist Vairamuthu and Ponmani. He completed his bachelor's degree in computer engineering at the College of Engineering, Guindy in 2001. He further completed postgraduate studies in information technology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2004, where he also worked as an assistant professor.
Madhan Karky became a lyricist for the 2010 science-fiction film Enthiran, penning the song "Irumbile Oru Irudhaiyam". For the same film, he assisted director S. Shankar in writing the film's dialogues, especially assisting with technical terminology. However Kanden Kadhalai (2009), in which he had written the song "Ododi Poren", became his first release.
For his work in Enthiran, he was awarded the Vijay Award for Best Find of the Year. He later went on to work as lyricist in the 2011 films, Engeyum Kaadhal, Ko and 180. The song "Enamo Aedho", a song from the Ko's soundtrack, also became popular for its lyrics.His other works include high budget films including, A. R. Murugadoss's 7aam Arivu in which he has also penned a song in Chinese language among the soundtrack and S. Shankar's Nanban. Madhan has penned songs in Portuguese for 180 and in Mandarin for 7aam Arivu and also written lyrics in 15 different languages for a duet song in Nanban.