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Solomon Pappaiah Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 14, 2020

Short Biography

Solomon Pappaiah was born on 22-02-1936 in Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Scholar, Professor, Writer, Author, Journalist, Television Personality & Film Actor.

Other Name: Solomon Pappiah, Salomon Pappayah, Tamil Arignar, Iyal Kalai Arignar
Other Professions: Professor Writer Author Journalist Television Personality Film Actor
Appearance: Tamil

Solomon Pappaiah Complete Bio & Career

Solomon Pappaiah was the ninth child of his parents Mrs.S.Pakkiam and Mr.A.Sundaram. His father financial condition was not as good as they could help him in his studies because his father was a simple worker in a mill. However, he did not lose his hope to continue his studies further. Despite he succeeded to arrange the financial help from his friend to do further studies.

The American College professor Jothi Muthu who helped to develop his passion for the language. Later on, he enrolled in the Thiagarajar College to do the Post-Graduation course in Tamil language and he was the part of the college first-batch of M.A Tamil students. In 1960 when he joined The American College as a teacher. Ultimately, he built a social renewal in the development of Patti -mandrams.

At that, he was involved in the writing as well as handling the direction of the plays at the college events. He is well known for his sweet voice and also be considered as the down to earth person who is having a very attractive speaking style. His command on the Tamil language allowed him to take the complex-literary matters over to the common person. This has allowed him to exercise social ideas to the crowds and bring about a social arousal in the growth of Patti-mandrams in the Tamil Nadu. He is also famous for leading debate in Tamil language talk shows, aired on Sun TV for a long time ago. He has so far led over 5,000 debates shows worldwide. 

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Solomon Pappaiah Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to A. Sundaram and S. Pakkiam. He has eight siblings. He is married to S. Jeyabai and together has a daughter and a son.

Life's Important Dates Of Solomon Pappaiah

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Madurai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
School American College Higher Secondary School, Madurai
College American College, Madurai
Thiagarajar College of Arts and Science, Madurai
Qualification M. A. (Master of Arts)
Hobbies Travelling, Reading & Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil Film - Boys (2003)
Best Movies Boys (2003), and Sivaji: The Boss (2007)
Best Friends N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White & Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth
Favorite Place Peaceful Places

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Solomon Pappaiah

  • He has so far led over 5,000 debates shows worldwide.
  • He is also famous for leading debate in Tamil language talk shows, aired on Sun TV for a long time ago
  • He is well known for moderating the Tamil language debate talk shows decades ago on Sun TV.
  • He received the award of Kalaimamani by Tamil Nadu Govt in 2000.
  • He is regarded to as "Tamil Arignar" and "Iyal Kalai Arignar".
  • He was conferred by the "Muthamizh Perarignar" award in 2010 from Annamalai University.
  • His 1st job was at American College, Madurai as a Tamil Professor, while he gained his graduate degree from at same college.
  • He also wrote four books in Tamil.
  • He also acted in two Tamil films Boys (2003) and Sivaji (2007).

Solomon Pappaiah Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

88 years, 0month, 1 day old age Solomon Pappaiah will turn 89 on 22 February, 2025. Only 11 months, 29 days, 2 hours,36 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Solomon Pappaiah has celebrated the total number of 88 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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