Famous Vellala Pillai's

on Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Historical Personalities

• Arunachala Kavi
• Nammalvar

Freedom fighters and social leaders

• Maruthanayagam Pillai (1725-1764) Commandant for the British East India Company, later became Administrator for Madurai. Also known as Muhammed YusufKhan
• V. O. Chidambaram Pillai (1872-1936), famous Indian freedom fighter, the man who first supported a Scheduled Caste sage Swami Sahajaanantha,Founder of first Indigenous Ship Company against British rule.
• Jeeva,Communist Leader
• L. D. Swamikannu Pillai, Indian astronomer,former Speaker of Tamil Nadu Assembly
• Ananda Ranga Pillai, a dubash in the service of French East India Company
• Navanethem Pillay, South African Judge, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
• Devasahayam Pillai (1712-1752), Indian court official, controversial convert to Christianity
• Pradani Muthirulappa Pillai, a famous minister of Ramnad during the reign of Muthuramalinga Sethupathy Academicians
• Subbayya Sivasankaranarayana Pillai (1901-1950), Indian mathematician
• Dr. Sivathanu Pillai[7], Head of Defence Research and Development Organisation

Tamil literature

• Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai, Eminent Tamil poet
• Namakkal Kavignar Ramalingam Pillai,Famous Poet, freedom fighter
• Manonmaniam Sundaram Pillai, eminent writer in Tamil literature; his poem "Niraarum Kadal Udutha" is the official Tamil Anthem
• Maraimalai Adigal
• C. W. Thamotharampillai, publisher of ancient Tamil texts
• Pudhumaipithan, revolutionery writer from Tirunelveli Saiva Pillai community
• Jayakanthan ,A Tamil writer


• Dhanraj Pillay (born 1968), Indian hockey player

Arts and cinema

• S. A. Chandrasekhar, Film Director
• Dharani, Film Director
• Joseph Vijay, Film Actor
• Sripriya, Film Actress.
• Vadivelu, Film Actor
• Vikraman, Film Director


• Ramalinga Swamigal, known as Vallalar, Saint and author of Thiruvarutpa; born to Ramayyah Pillai
• Arumuka Navalar, born as Kandar Arumugam Pillai, a Hindu reformer
• S. Kanapathipillai, Hindu revivalist.


Ramanujem TIGER said...

All are join it and save our unity

yogesh kumar said...

Sprrr bro

Unknown said...

nyc.... proud of them

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