Kambar (Kamban in casual address) (c. 1180, Therazhundur,
India – 1250)
 was a medieval
Tamil poet and the author of the
Ramavataram, popularly known as Kambaramayanam, the Tamil version of the epic
 Kambar also authored other literary works in
Tamil, such as '
Thirukkai Vazakkam', Erezhupathu,
Silaiezhupathu, Kangai Puranam, sadagopar anthathi, and Sarasvati Anthati.