Vazhuvoor S palaniappan Pillai was born
On 15- 6 -1961 .he was the first grand son of padmasri natyakalakesari vazhuvoor B Ramaiah pillai and elder son of kalaimamani natyakalasamarat vazhuvoor Samraj .He learnt music from his maternal grand father Chidambaram S. Gopalakrishan he was the elder brother of the C.S .JAYARAMAN
And he also learnt mridangam from Rathanasababapathi and Vinayagaram
He learnt dance basics from guru Muthuswamypillai and later continued by his grand father and father.he started learning nattuvangam from the age of 12 and started to help his grand father and father careers at the age of twenties
Some of the programmes he accompanied nattuvangam with his father was arangetram.In maurautis for ulagatamaizh manadu in 1990 and many more.he did nattuvangam for his father diciple gopikavarma at trivandrumpalace the swathithirunal festival the year 1989,chicago aurora srinivasaperumal on mahakumbhishekam in the year2003. Andalcharthiam then later in tanjore big temple of brahannatyanjali in 2007 and in thiruvayaar in music college ,karur music college.In 2010 the shree charan made a place world classical tamil meet, and also in the celebrations 1000yrs of the tanjore Brihadeshwara temple etc.