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MARIMUTHA PILLAI (18th century)
Musical Background: He was a contemporary of Arunachala Kavi. His musical background is not known.

Region: He belonged to Tamilnadu.

Musical Composition: His first composition was the Puliyur Venba. Apart from kritis, his works include Prabandhas, Natakams, Kuravanji etc. He was also considered as one among the Tamil Moovar (Trinity).

Theme: Devotion to Lord Siva.

Language used: Tamil.

Signature: His compositions had the mudra, Tillai.

Popular Compositions: Orukal Sivachidambaram (Arabhi), Kalai tookki (Yadukulakambhoji) etc.


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