Penning politics: The Yugabharathi interview

Lyricist Yugabharathi was a published writer when director Linguswamy asked him to write a song (Pallankuzhiyin Vattam Parthen, which went on to become a super hit) in Anandham. With more than 1,300 songs in his repertoire since, Yugabharathi’s journey has been adorned by a garland of songs across genres including romance, dance, and politics, the category much cherished by him. In conversation about his most recent hit, Gypsy’s Very Very Bad (which has crossed 1.4 million views), he opens up about this song which sharply critiques authoritarianism.

Read the full interview here…

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