K. Bhagyaraj was born on 7th January 1953 in Vellankoil village, Gobichettipalayam, Erode district. He is a multi-talented personality who explored several aspects of cinema including screenwriter, director, actor, music composer, novelist, etc. He worked for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam film industries as an actor and writer. He started his film career as an assistant director to Bharathiraja and G. Ramakrishnan. He gained recognition for his writing skills while working under the guidance of senior directors.