Karthik Raja Wiki, Biography, Age, Songs List, Family, Images


Karthik Raja is an Indian music composer, who predominantly works in Tamil film industry. As a composer, he made his debut movie Pandiyan in this movie he worked on One track “Pandiyanin Rajyathil“. He recently works for the movie Padaiveeran in the year 2018. Check out below for Karthik Raja Wiki, Biography, Age, Songs List, Family, Images and more.

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Karthik Raja Early Life and Career

Karthik Raja was born on 29 June 1973 in Tamil Nadu, India. Karthik Raja family is now residing in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father name is Ilaiyaraaja who is the Maestro in the music of Tamil film industry and his mother name is Jeeva Rajayya. He has two siblings a sister named Bhavatharini and a brother named Yuvan Shankar Raja. He did his schooling in St. Bede’s School and Boston Matriculation higher secondary school, Chennai and he did his graduation in Loyola College, Chennai. Karthik Raja wife name is Raja Rajeswari they both got married on 8 June 2000 at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. As he is born and brought up by the musical family he exposed himself to various kinds of music in his early age. Moreover, he has done his formal training in western classical music from the Trinity School of Music, especially for Piano.

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He also had a training in Carnatic music from T. V. Gopalakrishnan as well as from the Malayalam composer V. Dakshinamoorthy. In his childhood, he used to accompany his father to the recording studio and at the age of 13, he played a keyboard for the song Kannukkum for the movie Ninaikka Therinda Manam in 1987. Then he played keyboard for the soundtracks to the movies Nayakan. Later he composed his first song “Pandianin Rajiyathil” for the movie Pandiyan in 1992 and “Ninaikindra” for the movie Athma in 1993. He made his debut movie Alexander as a full-fledged composer in the year 1996 and he also worked in the movies like Ullaasam, Naam Iruvar Nammaku Iruvar, Kadhala Kadhala and Dumm Dumm Dumm and more. He made his debut Hindi movie Grahan which won him the R.D. Burman award for the best new talent.

Karthik Raja Biography

Name Karthik Raja
Real Name Karthik Raja
Nickname Raja
Profession Singer
Date of Birth 29 June 1973
Age 45 (As of 2018)
Zodiac sign Yet to be Updated
Father Name Ilaiyaraaja
Mother Name Jeeva Rajayya
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Multimedia Graphics course
School St. Bede’s School and Boston Matriculation higher secondary school, Chennai
College Loyola College, Chennai
Hobbies Singing, Listening Music, Reading Books
Hometown Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Raja Rajeswari
Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Karthik Raja Songs list

Year Title Language Other notes
2018 Padaiveeran Tamil
2017 Pagadi Aattam Tamil
2016 Dhilluku Dhuddu Tamil (Background Score only)
2015 Sagaptham Tamil
2014 Avan Aval Tamil
2014 Kadai Enn 6 Tamil
2014 Aranmanai Tamil (Background Score only)
2014 Rajadhi Raja Malayalam
2014 Vaaraayo Vennilaave Tamil
2012 Veyilodu Vilayadu Tamil
2012 Tuneega Tuneega Telugu
2010 Rettaisuzhi Tamil
2010 Zamana Kannada
2009 Anything For You English
2009 Kudiyarasu Tamil
2009 Achamundu Achamundu Tamil
2008 Chakkara Viyugam Tamil
2008 Mukhbiir Hindi
2007 Maa Madurai Tamil
2007 Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyan Tamil
2007 Murugaa Tamil
2007 Manathodu Mazhaikalam Tamil
2006 Thullura Vayasu Tamil
2006 Naalai Tamil
2006 Mercury Pookkal Tamil
2005 Neranja Manasu Tamil
2004 Rightaa Thappaa Tamil
2004 Kudaikul Mazhai Tamil
2004 Singara Chennai Tamil
2003 Ragasiyamai Tamil
2003 Inii Tamil (Short feature film)
2003 Pudhiya Geethai Tamil (Background Score only)
2002 Three Roses Tamil
2002 Album Tamil
2002 16 December Hindi
2001 Mitr, My Friend English (Background Score only)
2001 Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Hindi (Background Score Only)
2001 Dumm Dumm Dumm Tamil
2001 Ullam Kollai Poguthae Tamil
2001 Vaanchinathan Tamil
2000 Hoo Anthiya Uhoo Anthiya Kannada
1998 Kadhala Kadhala Tamil
1998 Naam Iruvar Nammaku Iruvar Tamil
1997 Ullaasam Tamil
1997 Grahan Hindi Winner, Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent
1996 Enakkoru Magan Pirappan Tamil
1996 Alexander Tamil
1996 Manickam Tamil
1994 Raasamagan Tamil (Background Score only)
1994 Amaidhi Padai Tamil (Background Score only)
1993 Aathma Tamil One track
1993 Sakkarai Thevan Tamil (Background Score only)
1993 Ponnumani Tamil (Background Score only)
1993 Uzhaippali Tamil (Background Score only)
1992 Pandiyan Tamil One track “Pandiyanin Rajyathil”

Karthik Raja Albums

Year Film Language Notes
2000 Split Wide Open – Album Hindi One track
2000 Kaathalai Gauravikkum Neram Tamil
2000 India Unlimited Hindi
2000 Haule Haule Hindi Three tracks
1997 Meri Jaan Hindustan Hindi One track

Karthik Raja Awards

  • 1998: Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent – Grahan
  • 2001: Cinema Express Award for Best Music Director – Dumm Dumm Dumm

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