Thiyagrajan Pillai picked up his first camera many years ago, which was a film camera, which had basic controls in those days to expose film. He comes from the Mechanical engineering background.He worked in different departments of engineering. At the same time he was pursuing his first love which was photographing events in peoples life like Weddings, Birthdays, School events and also Temple architecture.

As of now recently he has started to do full time photography shoots in Navi Mumbai area.