Highlights of Poet Kannadasan's Poems

Navin G Ganeson
Department of Moden Language, Sultan Idris Education University, Tanjong Malim, 35900, Malaysia


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Kannadasan, the king of all poets. He is living as a poet who has taken a noble place for himself in the ranks of poets who have left an indelible mark in literature. It is as if the Tamil mother had given all the knowledge of Tamil available to only one poet named Kannadasan, and his poems leave us in awe. The purpose of this article is to explore the highlights found in poet Kannadasan's poems. This study was carried out with a qualitative approach. This research has been carried out in a descriptive approach using books, and research articles suitable for library research. All information has been analyzed based on the objective of the study. The research data has been classified according to the purpose of the study and analyzed in the text analysis method. Aesthetics, simple style, the personality of the Tamil language, life philosophies, realism, screenplays, and poetry have been identified as the highlights found in poet Kannadasan's poems. Therefore, the highlights of poet Kannadasan's poems are evident in this article.


  • Kannadasan,
  • Poems,
  • Tamil Poet,
  • Aesthetics


  1. Dhemudu, P., & Ramasamy, M.D. (2018) Rhetorical Conventions in Kannadasan’s Cinema Songs, Journal of Tamil Peraivu, 7(1), 83-90. https://doi.org/10.22452/JTP.vol7no1.8
  2. Maraya, R., & Raveendran, K. (2022) Literary Elements in Kaviarasu Kannadasan's Songs: An Overview, Journal of Indian Studies, 15(1), 65-71.
  3. Nanthini, P., & Ramasamy, M.D. (2016) Kannadasan's Theory of Blissful Life, Journal of Indian Studies, 10, 68-74.



How to Cite

G Ganeson, N. (2023). Highlights of Poet Kannadasan’s Poems. Indian Journal of Tamil, 4(2), 9–14. https://doi.org/10.54392/ijot2322

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