Vairamuthu's book to be launched

Ace lyricist Vairamuthu recently penned a series called Moondram Ulaga Por in a popular Tamil weekly. The series, which witnessed appreciation from various quarters, has now taken shape as a book.

The book will be released by DMK president and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at a function in Chennai later today.

The first copy will be received by prolific Tamil writer Jayakanthan. Actor Kamal Haasan will preside over the celebrations.

The book speaks about afforestation and bats for the need to preserve greenery. Some of Vairamuthu’s popular literary works in the past include ‘Karuvachi Kaaviyam’ and ‘Kallikattu Idhigasam’.