“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Subrahmanya Bharathi was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu, India, independence fighter and reformer. Known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar , he is celebrated as one of India's greatest poets. Bharathi was prolific and adept in both the prose and poetry forms, and his rousing compositions helped rally the masses to support the Indian independence movement in South India. Bharathi lived during an eventful period of Indian history; his contemporaries included other prominent leaders of the Indian independence movement such as Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sri Aurobindo and V.V.S.Aiyar.