Veteran lyricist Na.Kamarasan has passed away in Chennai after suffering a prolonged illness. He was 75 when he breathed his last.
Born in Theni district, Kamarasan took part in the anti-Hindi agitation spearheaded by the Dravidian movement in 1960s. He worked as a Tamil professor and then worked in the Secretariat as an officer in the Translation department. He later entered film industry as a lyricist through the MGR starrer 'Pallandu Vaazhga'. He also wrote lyrics for the films of stars such as, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.