Paravai Muniyamma sings a lot of folk songs and movie songs. She has acted in over 80 films. She hails from Paravai, Madurai district. That's why she is called by the people as the spread of Muniamma.
She has received various awards including the Kalaimamani Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu. She was last seen in Sivakarthikeyan's Deer Karate in 2014.
Muniyamma had been suffering from some physical problems, including kidney failure. Paravai Muniamma passed away this morning at 2.30 am.