Thamizhachi Thangapandian is a good writer, orator and a lyricist. She has released a lot of poems too. For the first time, she contests in the Parliamentary elections as a DMK candidate. She is the daughter of late DMK MLA Thangapandian and the sister of former Minister Thangam Thennarasu. Born as Sumathi, she changed her name to Thamizhachi due to the love for Tamil. She is married to an IPS officer Chandrasekhar and has two daughters. Thamizhachi will be contesting in South Chennai.
DMK Founder Aringar Anna, actress Vaijayanthi Mala Bali and Murasoli Maran, father of
Kalanithi Maran and Dayanidhi Maran, had contested and won the elections in South Chennai. In the election campaign,
Udhayanidhi Stalin requested the South Chennai people to vote for Thamizhachi, as she is a beautiful candidate. He explained that he didn’t mean her appearance, but the love on Tamil and dedication towards their party.