Panju arunachalam was an assistant to Kannadhaasan. He
is also connected to Kannadhasan thru a chithappa relation.
He first wrote "kaatruvarum naanum manithan thaanadaa" for "naanum manithan
thaan"(1960) under GKV. He later wrote "manamagale manamagale vaa vaa"
in "Sarathaa" which became a hit.
He was one to introduce Ilayaraja to Tamil movies.
Some of his good songs:
endrum pathinaaru - kannithaai
ponnezhil poothathu - kalangarai vilakkam
chinnachiriya vannaparavai - kungumam
machaana paatheengalaa - annakili
annakili unnatheduthe - (-do-)
en uyri neethaane - priya
suraangani suraangani - avar enakke sontham
aahaa vanthiruchu - kalyaana raaman