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Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja is an Indian movie singer, composer, songwriter, film score, and soundtrack composer, the lyricist who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. He made his debut movie Aravindan as a composer in the year 1997. As a playback singer, he made his debut songs “Something Something”, “Iravu Nilavu”, “Motta Maadi”, “Vaanam Namakku”, and “Anjali Anjali” for the movie Anjali which is composed by his father Ilaiyaraaja. His first single from Pradeep Ranganathan’s Love Today movie is now trending no 4 on youtube. His songs from other movies like Captain and Viruman are also the most liked songs on official streaming sites.

Yuvan Shankar Raja

Gangai Amaran who is a film director and film composer and R. D. Bhaskar who are his uncles and Venkat Prabhu, Premgi Amaren and Parthi Bhaskar are his cousins who are working in the Tamil film industry. He started learning music from the Jacob Master and he attended piano classes at “Musee Musical” in Chennai.

Yuvan Shankar Raja

He was admired by his father’s work and other composers like S. D. Burman, R. D. Burman, M. S. Viswanathan, and Naushad Ali, and the voices of singers Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, P. B. Sreenivas, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, and P. Susheela. As he is the son of Maestro Ilaiyaraaja he started his music career at the age of 16, as a composer for the movie Aravindhan. After a few struggles in his initial period, he got a breakthrough with the movie Thulluvadho Ilamai soundtrack in the year 2001, from that movie he evolved as one of the most sought-after composers in Tamil Cinema in the mid-2000s. Moreover, the talent of Yuvan was compared with Oscar winner A.R.Rahman, with that, his notable works and loyal fanbase earned him an honorific name that is Youth Icons called Raja. In the year 2001, he released his three albums first being Thulluvadho Ilamai, collaborating with Selvaraghavan and his brother Dhanush appeared in this movie in the lead role.  Then he made his movie April Maadhathil, Kadhal Samrajyam, and Mounam Pesiyadhe which is the debutant movie of director Ameer in the year 2002.

Later he also appeared in Selvaraghavan’s first independent directorial, the drama-thriller film Kaadhal Kondein in 2003. He not only worked for the Tamil film industry he also worked for other languages like Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi as well. In their 15 years of time in the music industry, he worked on more than 100 films. He recently composed his 125th movie Irumbu Thirai featured by Vishal and Arjun. He is considered as a versatile composer because he uses western music elements with that he introduced Hip-hop to the Tamil film and music industry and started the “era of remixes” in Tamil Nadu. Moreover, he has won two Filmfare awards the Best Music Director Award in 2004 for the movie  7G Rainbow Colony. In 2009 he won the Filmfare Special Award – South for his music in the Telugu movie Oy! Then he also received six nominations for Filmfare Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2006 and 2010, and the Cyprus International Film Festival Award in 2006 for Raam, who is the only Indian composer to win it. In the year 2015, he created his music label, U1 Records, and in 2017 he began his own film production studio, YSR Films where his first movie is Pyaar Prema Kaadhal.

Yuvan Shankar Raja married his longtime girlfriend Sujaya Chandran on 21 March 2005, at the Mayor Sri Ramanathan Chettiyar Hall in Chennai. He met her in 2002 in the cultural program in London as a fan both fell in love and they made a secret registered marriage in September 2003 in London. Then they both got divorced with mutual consent in February 2008. Then on 1 September 2011, he married Shilpa at the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. She is a B. Pharm graduate from Australia and she got divorced with mutual consent. Yuvan Shankar Raja’s wife’s name is Zafroon Nizar who is his third wife, once he got married he converted to Muslim and rechristened himself as Abdul Khaliq. They both got married on 1 January 2015 then this couple has a baby girl who was born on 7 April 2016.

Biography

NameYuvan Shankar Raja
Real NameYuvan Shankar Raja
NicknameYuvan
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Producer, Composer, Music Director
Date of Birth31 August 1979
Age (as of 2022)43
Zodiac signVirgo
FamilyFather: Ilaiyaraaja (Music Maestro)
Mother: Jeeva
Brother: Karthik Raja (Music Composer)
Sister: Bhavatharini
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNA
WifeZafroon Nizar
ChildrenYet to be updated
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolSt. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeTrinity College, London, UK
HobbiesListening to music, Songwriting, Singing, Driving
Birth PlaceTheni, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownTheni, Tamil Nadu, India
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian

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As Composer

YearTamilOther languagesDubbed Releases
1997Aravindhan
1998Velai
1998Kalyana Galatta
1999Poovellam KettupparDeal (2007) (Telugu)
1999Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga
2000Rishi
2000DheenaDada (2007) (Telugu)Jigarwala (Hindi)
2001Thulluvadho Ilamai
2001Manadhai ThirudivittaiManasuna Manasai (2005) (Telugu)
2001NandhaAakrosham (2006)Pratheekaram (2009) (Telugu)Bala-Surya (2011)
2002Seshu (Telugu)(4 out of 8 songs)
2002Malli Malli Chudali (Telugu)
2002Junior SeniorHum Hai Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (2008) (Hindi)Super (2009) (Malayalam)
2002Kadhal Samrajyam
2002April MaadhathilVaallidharu (2004) (Telugu) Mr. Rangeela (Hindi)
2002Bala
2002Mounam PesiyadheAadanthe Ado Type (2003) (Telugu)Kanchu (2006) (Telugu)Ghatak Returns (Hindi)
2002Punnagai Poove
2002Pop CarnPopcarn (2007) (Malayalam)
2003WinnerWinner (Hindi)
2003Kaadhal Kondein
2003Pudhiya Geethai
2003ThennavanPolice commissioner (Telugu)
2003Kurumbu
2003Pudhukottaiyilirundhu SaravananSowrya (2006) (Telugu)
2003Five by Four(English)
2004Ullam
2004Aethiree25th FilmBottle Mani (Telugu)
2004PerazhaganSundarangadu (Telugu)
20047G Rainbow Colony7G Brindhavan Colony (Telugu)Gilli (2009) (Kannada)
2004ManmadhanMadana (2006) (Kannada)Manmadha (Telugu)
2004BoseRakshana (2005) (Telugu)
2004Adhu
2005Raam
2005Arinthum AriyamalumKalisunte (Telugu)
2005Daas
2005Thotti Jaya (1 song; special thanks)Jalakanda (Telugu)
2005Oru Kalluriyin KathaiCollege Days (2008) (Telugu)
2005Kanda Naal MudhalNaa Allari (Telugu)
2005SandakozhiJeet Hamari (Hindi)Pandhem Kodi (2006) (Telugu)
2005Kalvanin KadhaliChilipi (Telugu)
2005Agaram
2005PudhupettaiDhoolpeta (2006) (Telugu)
2006Happy (Telugu)Happy (Malayalam)Dum (2015) (Hindi)
2006PattiyalGayam (Telugu)
2006Raam (Telugu)Jeene Do – Let Us Live (Hindi)
2006Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai IrukkirathuMaha Andamga Vunnavani Bhayam (Telugu)
2006VallavanVallabha (Telugu)
2006KediJadoo (Telugu)
2006ThimiruPogaru (2007) (Telugu) Minchu (2008) The Return of Zid (2009) (Hindi)
2006ParuthiveeranMalligadu (2012) (Telugu)Meri Awargi (2018) (Hindi)
2006ThaamirabharaniBharani (2007) (Telugu)
2007DeepavaliPaga (2011) (Telugu) Billu Bachan – Ek Diljala (2010) (Hindi)
2007Chennai 600028Kodithe Kottali Raa (Telugu)
2007Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram (1 song)badri(Telugu)
2007Raju Bhai (Telugu)
2007Satham Podathey50th FilmKelkaatha Shabdam (Malayalam) ;
2007Thottal Poo Malarum
2007Kannamoochi YenadaAarodum Parayaathe (2008) (Malayalam)
2007Kattradhu ThamizhDare (2011) (Telugu)
2007VelDeva (Telugu)Main Faisla Karunga (Hindi)
2007MachakaaranDheera (2009) (Telugu)
2007BillaAjith Billa (Telugu)
2007VaazhthugalPrema Nilayam (2012) (Telugu)
2008SarojaSaroja (Telugu)
2008Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008)Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (Telugu)Anthu Inthu Preethi Banthu (2008) (Kannada)(4 out of 7 songs; uncredited)Phir Aaya Deewana (2013) (Hindi)
2008AeganMallika I Love You (2009) (Telugu)Jaanbaaz Commando (2012) (Hindi)
2008SilambattamMaa Vaadu (2009) (Telugu)
2009Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum
2009Siva Manasula SakthiSiva Manasulo Sruthi (Telugu) (2 songs; uncrediited)Rangam Modalaindhi(Telugu)
2009SarvamSarvam (2010) (Telugu)
2009VaamananLive (2012) (Telugu)
2009Muthirai
2009Oy! (Telugu)Kadhal Alai (2013) (Tamil)
2009Yogi
2009Paiyaa (soundtrack)Ajith (2014) (Kannada)Awara (2010) (Telugu)Aakhri Baazi (2013) (Hindi)
2009Theeradha Vilaiyattu PillaiKhiladi (2010) (Telugu)
2009Bolo Na Tumi Aamar (Bengali)Hate You (2010)
2010Goa (soundtrack)Goa (2011) (Telugu)
2010Striker (Hindi) (1 song)
2010Baana Kaathadi75th FilmKurralloi Kurrallu (2011) (Telugu)
2010Kaadhal Solla VandhenModalaindi Ila (2011)
2010Thillalangadi (5 out of 7 songs)
2010Naan Mahaan AllaNaa Peru Shiva (2011) (Telugu)Jungbaaz (2016) (Hindi)
2010Boss Engira BhaskaranNene Ambani (Telugu)
2010PathinaaruJolly Boy (2011) (Kannada)
2011Pesu
2011Kadhal 2 Kalyanam
2011VaanamVaanam (Malayalam)Zindagi Ek Sangharsh (Hindi)
2011Avan IvanVaadu Veedu (Telugu)
2011Aaranya Kaandam
2011Mankatha (soundtrack)Gambler (Telugu)The King Maker (Hindi)
2011Panjaa (Telugu)Jai (2012) (Tamil)Jaandaar (Hindi)
2011Kazhugu
2011RajapattaiVeedinthe (Telugu)Main Hoon Dada No. 1 (2013) (Hindi)
2011Vettai
2012Mr. Nookayya (Telugu)Mr. Mobile (Hindi)
2012Ullam
2012Billa IIDavid Billa (Telugu)Billa 2 (2014) (Hindi)
2012Dhenikaina Ready (Telugu)(2 out of 5 songs)Endhinum Ready (Malayalam) Naangellam Appave Appadi (2014) (Tamil)Sabse Badi Hera Pheri 2 (2015) (Hindi)
2012Ameerin Aadhi BaghavanMain Shareef Tu Badmash (2013) (Hindi)
2012Aadhalal Kadhal SeiveerPreminchali (2013) (Telugu)
2012Moondru Per Moondru KaadhalItlu Prematho (2013) (Telugu)
2012SamarVetadu Ventadu (Telugu)Gabbar Sher (2016) (Hindi)
2013Kedi Billa Killadi RangaKedi Billa Killadi Ranga (Telugu)
2013Thanga Meenkal
2013Thillu Mullu
2013Biriyani100th FilmBiriyani (Telugu)Dum Biriyani (2016) (Hindi)
2013ArrambamAata Arambham (Telugu)Player: Ek Khiladi (2015) (Hindi)
2014Vadacurry (1 song)Kulfi (Telugu)
2014Vanavarayan Vallavarayan
2014Thirudan Police
2014AnjaanSikander (Telugu)Khatarnak Khiladi 2 (2016) (Hindi)
2014Raja Natwarlal (Hindi)
2014Govindudu Andarivadele (Telugu)Ram Leela (Tamil), Ekalavya (Malayalam) Yevadu 2 (2016) (Hindi)
2014PoojaiPooja (Telugu)Himmatwar (Hindi)
2014Vai Raja Vai
2014Idam Porul Yaeval
2015MasssRakshasudu (Telugu)Masss (Hindi)
2015Yatchan
2016Dharma DuraiDharmaraju MBBS(Telugu)Dharma Durai (2019) (Hindi)
2016Chennai 600028 II: Second Innings
2016YaakkaiSerial Killer(Telugu)
2016TaramaniTaramani (Telugu 2019)
2017Sathriyan
2017KadambanKadamban (Hindi)Gajendrudu (2019) (Telugu)
2017Anbanavan Asaradhavan AdangadhavanKhel Kismat Ka (2018) (Hindi)
2017Gowdru Hotel (Kannada)
2017Oxygen (Telugu)
2017Semma Botha AagatheyDhanam Moolam(Telugu)Kahani Kismat Ki (2019) (Hindi)
2017BalloonBalloon (Telugu)
2018Irumbu Thirai125th FilmAbhimanyudu (Telugu)The Return Of Abhimanyu (2019) (Hindi)
2018Raja Ranguski
2018PeranbuNanna Prema (Telugu) Resurrection (Malayalam)
2018Pyaar Prema KaadhalPyaar Prema Kaadhal (Telugu)
2018Om (Meendum Oru Mariyathai)(1 song)
2018Genius
2018Sandakozhi 2PandemKodi 2 (Telugu)
2018Maari 2Maari 2 (Telugu)Maari (2019) (Hindi)
2019Kanne Kalaimaane
2019Super Deluxe
2019NGKNGK (Telugu)
2019SindhubaadhSindhubaadh (Telugu)
2019Kazhugu 2
2019Nerkonda PaarvaiMaha Rakshak (2021) (Hindi)
2019HeroShakthi (Telugu)
2021Koozhangal
2021Kalathil Santhippom
2021ChakraChakra (Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam)Chakra Ka Rakshak (Hindi)
2021Nenjam Marappathillai
2021Sulthan (Only BGM)Sulthan (Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam)
2021Kasada Thapara (Kavasam Segment)
2021Dikkiloona
2021Maanaadu
2021Plan Panni Pannanum
2022Veeramae Vaagai SoodumSaamanyudu (Telugu), Obba (Kannada), Veerame Vaagai Soodum (Malayalam)
2022Valimai (Only Songs)Valimai (Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam)
2022Maamanithan
2022Kuruthi Aattam
Upcoming
UpcomingNaane Varuven
UpcomingAgent Kannayiram
UpcomingRam - Nivin Pauly film
UpcomingViruman
UpcomingLove Today
UpcomingAandavar
UpcomingIraivan Miga Periyavan
UpcomingMr. Zoo Keeper
UpcomingParamporul
LaththiLaththi (Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi)

Web Series

  • 2022 – Nilamellaam Rattham in ZEE5

Lyricist

YearFilmSong
2007Chennai 600028"Natpukkullae"
2008Saroja"Cheeky Cheeky", "My Life"
2011Mankatha"Vilaiyaadu Mankatha", "Vilaiyaadu Mankatha (Extended Dance Mix)"
2013Biriyani"Nahna Na Nah"
2018Maari 2"Maari Gethu"

Playback Singer

YearFilmSongNotes
1989Thendral Sudum"Dhoori Dhoori"composed by Ilaiyaraaja
1990Anjali"Something Something", "Iravu Nilavu", "Motta Maadi", "Vaanam Namakku", "Anjali Anjali"composed by Ilaiyaraaja
1996Alexander"Alexander", "Koothadichu"composed by Karthik Raja
1999Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga"Cleopatra"composed by yuvan shankar raja
2001Friends"Rukku Rukku"composed by Ilaiyaraaja
2002April Maadhathil"Poi Solla Manasukku"
2002Bala"Bailamo"
2002Malli Malli Chudali"Ivi Mallela"
2002Mounam Pesiyadhe"Chinna Chinnathai", "Ilamai Oorai Sutrum"
2003Kadhal Kondein"18 Vayathil", "Thathi Thathi", "Kai Padamalae"
2003Kurumbu"Kingini Mingini"
2003Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan"Baby Baby", "Where Do We Go"
20047G Rainbow Colony"Naam Vayathukku"
2004Manmadhan"Kannale", "Pesamalae Mugam"
2005Raam"Boom Boom", "Nizhalinai Nijamum"
2005Arinthum Ariyamalum"En Kannodu"
2005Thotti Jaya"Intha ooru"
2005Kanda Naal Mudhal"Pushing It Hard"
2005Kalvanin Kadhali"Eno Kangal"
2005PudhupettaiOur Story: "Enga Yeriya", It All Comes Down To this!: "Oru Naalil", Gangster's Marriage Party: "Pul Pesum Poo Pesum", "Oru Naalil": Composer's Dream Mix
2006Pattiyal"Yedhedo Ennangal Vandhu", "Kannai Vittu Kann Imaigal", "Kannai Vittu Kann Imaigal (Remix)"
2006Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu"Kanavae Kalaigirathe", "Elaiyudhir Kaalam", "Kaadhalai Pirippadhu", "Odivaa Kaadhalae", "Orampo Naina"
2006Vallavan"Kadhal Vandhale"
2006Paruthiveeran"Iayyayo"
2007Deepavali"Pogadhey"
2007Chennai 600028"Natpukkullae", "Ulle Vaa"
2007Raju Bhai"Evvare Nuvvu (Remix)"
2007Satham Podathey"O Indha Kaadhal"
2007Thottal Poo Malarum"Arabu Naade", "Vittal Suriyanai"
2007Kattradhu Thamizh"Innum Oru Iravu", "Unakkagathane Intha"
2008Saroja"Cheeky Cheeky"
2008Aegan"Kichu Kichu"
2009Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum"Kadaloram Oru Ooru"
2009Siva Manasula Sakthi"Oru Kal"
2009Sarvam"Neethane", "Kaatrukulle"
2009Oye"Povadhe Prema"
2009Yogi"Yaarodu Yaaro"
2009Paiyaa"En Kadhal Solla", "Yedho Ondru", "Nee Yadalo Naaku" (Telugu)
2009Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai"Introduction", "Poo Mudhal Pen Varai", "Theriyamele"
2010Goa"Yezhezhu Thalaimuraikkum", "Kaadhal Endral" "Goa remix"
2010Striker"Haq Se"
2010Baana Kaathadi"Thaakkuthe Kann Thaakkuthe"
2010Siddhu +2"Poove Poove"composed by Dharan Kumar
2010Kaadhal Solla Vandhen"Oh Shala"
2010Thillalangadi"Sol Pechu"
2010Naan Mahaan Alla"Iragai Pole"
2010Pathinaaru"Yaar Solli Kadhal" "Theme music"
2011Pesu"Vennira Iravuga"
2011Kadhal 2 Kalyanam"Naa Vettu Pora Aadu"
2011Vaanam"Evan Di Unna Pethan", "Vaanam"
2011Mankatha"Vilaiyaadu Mankatha", "Nanbane", "Vilaiyaadu Mankatha (Extended Dance Mix)" (Remixed by Premgi Amaren)
2011Panjaa"Panjaa", "Panjaa (Remix)"
2011Kazhugu"Paathagathi Kannupattu"
2011Vettai"Pappappa"
2012Mr. Nookayya"Pista Pista", "Pranam Poye Badha"
2012Billa II"Gangster", "Yedho Mayakkam"
2012Denikaina Ready"Pilla Neevalla"
2012Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer"Mella Siritthal" "Aararo"
2012Moondru Per Moondru Kadal"Unakkaagave Uyir Vaazhgiren"
2012Neethaane En Ponvasantham"Saainthu Saainthu nee", "Pengal endral poiya"composed by Ilaiyaraaja
2013Maryan"Kadal Raasa Naan"composed by A. R. Rahman
2013Thillu Mullu"Thillu Mullu Remix"
2013Biriyani"Nahna Na Nah", "Edhirthu Nil", "Nahna Na Nah (New Jack Swing Mix)" (Mixed & Arranged by Yuvan Shankar Raja), "Nahna Na Nah (Extended Dance Mix)" (Mixed & Arranged by Premgi Amaren)
2014Vanavarayan Vallavarayan"Tharaimelae Irunthae Naan"
2014Anjaan"Kaadhal Aasai"
2014Poojai"Uyire Uyire"
2014Vai Raja Vai"Pachchai Vanna", "Pookkamazh", "Naam Vaazhndhidum"
2014Idam Porul Eval"Atthuvaana Kaatukku"
2015Massu Engira Masilamani"Therikkudhu Masss", "Poochandi", "Therikkudhu Masss (Gasa Gasa Mix)" (Remixed by Premgi Amaren)
2015Trisha Illana Nayanthara"Mutham Kodutha Maayakaari"composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar
2015Yatchan"Konjalaai", "Kaaka Ponnu", "Innum Enna"
2016Idhu Namma Aalu"Kanne Un Kadhal"composed by Kuralarasan
2016Yaakkai"Neee","Naan Ini Kaatril"
2016Chennai 600028 II: Second Innings"Boys are Back", "Sopana Sundari"
2016Nenjam Marappathillai"En Pondatti", "Kannungala en Chellangala", "Malai varum Vennila"
2016Taramani"Pavangalai", "Yaaro Uchikilai", "Unnai unnai"
2017Sathriyan"Paarai Mele"
2018Tik Tik Tik"Tik Tik Tik Title Track"composed by D. Imman
2018Pyaar Prema Kaadhal"Dope track", "Surprise Me", "Miss You Papa"composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2018Jarugandi"Yaaradi Nee"composed by Bobo Shashi
2018Vanjagar Ulagam"Thee Yazhlini"composed by Sam C. S.
2019MadrasGigSeason2"Rasaathi Nenja"composed by Dharan Kumar
2019Nerkonda Paarvai"Agalaathey"composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2019Puppy"Anjimanikku"composed by Dharan Kumar
2019Pistha"Azhagula Rasathi"composed by Dharan Kumar
2019Aruvam"Veesiya Visiri"composed by Thaman
2020Anbulla Ghilli"Lovvu Lovvu'composed by Arrol Corelli
2020Master"Andha kanna paathaaka"composed by Anirudh Ravichander
2021Maamanithan"Ye Rasa"composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2021Kalathil Santhippom"Unnai Paartha Naal"composed by yuvan shankar raja
2021Maanaadu"Meherezylaa"composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2021Valimai"Naanga Vera Maari"composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2021Kasada Thabara"Enakenna Aachu"composed by yuvan shankar raja
2021Radhe Shyam"Ee Raathale" (Telugu), "Aagoozhile" (Tamil)composed by Justin Prabhakaran
2021Anbarivu"Arakkiyae"composed by Hiphop Tamizha

Filmography

Onscreen appearances

YearFilmNotes
2003Punnagai PooveSpecial appearance in the song "En Kadhal"
2008SarojaSpecial appearance in the song "Cheeky Cheeky"
2012Billa IISpecial appearance in the song "Gangster"
2012Ameerin Aadhi BaghavanSpecial appearance in the song "Aadhi Baghavan Rap"
2013Thillu MulluSpecial appearance in the song "Thillu Mullu Title Song"
2017Gowdru Hotel (Kannada)Special appearance in the song "Kshanavu"
2018Pyaar Prema KaadhalSpecial appearance in the song "Dope Track"
2018Pei PasiSpecial appearance in the song "Pei Pasi"
2021Top Tucker (Video Song)Special appearance in the song "Top Tucker" by Badshah
2022MaamanithanSeparate feature in the song "Ye Rasa"
2022Candy (Video Song)Special appearance in the song "Candy" with Dhvani Bhanushali

Producer

YearFilm
2018Pyaar Prema Kaadhal
2019Muthamida (single)
TBAAlice
2022Maa Manithan

Non-film works

Television

  • Perai Solla Vaa
  • Panchavarnakili
  • Ananda Bhavan
  • Ladies Club-Senior Junior.
  • Hero Splendor Tamil
  • Senior Junior
  • Super Singer Junior Season 8

Albums

  • 1999 – The Blast

Theatre

  • 2014 – Chicago

Awards

Cyprus International Film Festival

  • Best Musical Score Feature Film for Raam (2006)

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • SIIMA Award for Best Playback Singer – Telugu for Panjaa (2012)

Filmfare Awards South

  • Best Music Director – Tamil for 7G Rainbow Colony (2004)
  • Special Jury Award for Oy! (2009)
  • Nominated, Best Music Director – Tamil for Paruthiveeran
  • Nominated, Best Music Director – Telugu for Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (2007)
  • Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Tamil for Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008)
  • Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Tamil for Paiyaa (2010)
  • Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Tamil for Naan Mahaan Alla (2010)
  • Nominated, Best Male Playback Singer – Tamil for “Iragai Pole” – Naan Mahaan Alla (2010)
  • Nominated, Best Male Playback Singer – Tamil for “Kadal Rasa” – Maryan (2013)

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • Best Music Director for Pattiyal (2006)
  • Best Music Director for Paiyaa (2010)
  • Best Music Director Kalaimamani Award (2018)

Vijay Awards

  • Favourite Song of the Year for “En Kadhal Solla” (Paiyaa) (2010)
  • Best Background Score for Aaranya Kaandam (2011)
  • Best Background Score (2012)
  • Best Male Playback Singer for “Kadal Rasa” (Maryan) (2013)
  • Nominated, Best Music Director for Paruthiveeran (2007)
  • Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director for Saroja (2008)
  • Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director for Siva Manasula Sakthi (2009)
  • Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director for Paiyaa (2010)
  • Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director for Kazhugu (2012)
  • Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director for Anjaan (2014)

Other awards

  • Ananda Vikatan Award for Best Composer of the Year (2007)
  • Ananda Vikatan Award for Best Male Playback Singer of the Year for “Neethane” (Sarvam) (2009)
  • Swarna Saravanan Excellence in Music Award (2013)
  • Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards – Most Entertaining Music Director of the Year Award for Paiyaa (2011)
  • Big Tamil Melody Award for Most popular composer-director
  • Big Tamil Melody Award for Best Background Score for Aaranya Kaandam (2011)
  • Cinema Rasigargal Sangam Best Music Director Award for Billa (2007)
  • CJA Cine Critics’ Best Music Director Award for Kattradhu Thamizh (2007)
  • GAMA Tollywood Music Awards
    • Nominated, Best Music Director – Telugu for Govindudu Andarivadele (2015)
  • GV South Indian Cinematographers Association (SICA) Best Music Director Award (2007)
  • Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Awards
    • Isaiyaruvi Album of the Year – Paruthiveeran (2007)
    • Isaiyaruvi Best Folk Song of the Year – “Oororam Puliyamaram” (Paruthiveeran) (2007)
    • Miranda Crazy Song of the Year – “Saroja Saamaan Nikalo” (Chennai 600028) (2007)
    • Isaiyaruvi Sensational Youth Album – Silambattam (2008)
    • Crazy Song of the Year – “Where Is The Party” (Silambattam) (2008)
    • Isaiyaruvi Best Remix Song of the Year – “Vechikkava” (Silambattam) (2008)
  • Jayam Charitable Trust Film Music Awards
    • Best Sensational Musician (2007)
    • Best Singer of the Year Special Award for “Arabu Naade” (Thottal Poo Malarum) (shared with Haricharan) (2007)
  • Medimix-Dinakaran Best Music Director Award for Manmadhan (2004)
  • Mirchi Music Awards South
    • Mirchi Music Award for Best Music Composer of the Year for “Oru Kal Oru Kannadi” (Siva Manasula Sakthi) (2009)
    • Mirchi Music Award for Best Album of the Year for Paiyaa (2010)
    • Mirchi Music Award for Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Song of the Year for “En Kadhal Solla” (Paiyaa) (2010)
    • Mirchi Music Award for Mirchi Listeners’ Choice – Best Album of the Year for Paiyaa (2010)
  • Spell Bound Best Music Director Award for Vallavan (2006)
  • Vijay Music Awards
    • Best Singer with the Maximum Hits of 2010
    • Popular Duet of the Year – “Idhu Varai” (Goa) (2011)
    • Popular Song sung by a Music Director – “En Kadhal Solla” (Paiyaa) (2011)
    • Mirchi Listeners Choice of the Year – “Thuli Thuli” (Paiyaa)(2011)

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