|Born||Shimoga, Karnataka, India|
|Occupation||Poet, lyricist, writer|
Kaviraj (Kannada: ಕವಿರಾಜ್) is an Indian lyricist and writer. He is best known for writing lyrics for Kannada films since his debut in 2003 for the film Kariya. He has written lyrics for over 800 feature film songs and has won many awards including Filmfare Awards South and Suvarna Film Awards. He is considered one of the top five lyricists of Kannada cinema in the present times.
- Best Lyricist for "Gaganave Baagi" – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
- Nominated—Best Lyricist for "Nee Odi Bandaga" – Shiva (2012)
- Mirchi Music Awards Best Lyricist – Parichaya (2009)