TOP 10 UNDERRATED MUSIC DIRECTORS IN KOLLYWOOD
Everyone who composed the songs worked hard. The effort of certain music directors, however, is not acknowledged. Here is the list of Top 10 Underrated music directors in Kollywood.
1. Leon James
Leon James is a vocalist and composer for Indian movies. Before becoming recognized for his work in Ko 2, he made his debut by writing two songs for Kanchana 2, directed by Raghava Lawrence. Leon has performed as a keyboardist for stage performances and cinema records scored by Santhosh Narayanan, Anirudh Ravichander, and Thaman before making his debut as a composer.
Vivek Siva and Mervin Solomon make up the Indian musical duo Vivek-Mervin, known for their work in Tamil-language movies. Later, Vivek and Mervin worked for Anirudh Ravichander on various projects as music producers and mix engineers. The public and critics enjoyed their debut film Vadacurry's songs and background music.
James Vasanthan is a filmmaker, motivational speaker, and host of Indian television's Tamil program. He also composes music for movies. Before making his debut as a music composer in the Tamil film industry in 2008 and as a director in 2015, he spent more than 20 years as an anchor for well-known Tamil satellite television stations Sun TV and Vijay TV.
4. Premji Amaren
Premgi is a playback singer, comedian, actor, composer, and songwriter from India. Son of filmmaker and composer Gangai Amaran, he is well-known for his comedic roles in his older brother Venkat Prabhu's films and frequently writes rap songs for Tamil cinema.
Ghibran is a composer from India. He has written music in many languages for Indian movies, commercials, and television jingles. His debut film is Vaagai Sooda Vaa.
6. Sean Roldan
Indian musician Sean Roldan has contributed to Independent music, Carnatic music, and movie soundtracks for the Tamil cinema industry. He became well-known after receiving favorable reviews for his performance in Tamil-Malayalam bilingual Vaayai Moodi Pesavum directed by Balaji Mohan.
7. Dharan Kumar
Dharan Kumar, an Indian film music composer who works in the Tamil cinema business, was born in October 1983. He debuted in the movie Parijatham, which featured the known song "Unnai Kandene."
8. Govind Vasantha
Indian film composer, singer, and violinist Govind Vasantha predominantly composes music for Malayalam and Tamil movies. He got critical acclaim for 96.
9. Nivas K. Prasanna
Indian film music composer and performer Nivas K. Prasanna works in the Tamil cinema business. Thegidi, a murder mystery movie with Ramesh as the director, was Nivas's debut assignment after Santhosh suggested he work on it.
10. Sam C. S.
Sam C. S. is an Indian cinema music composer, lyricist, producer, songwriter, and performer who predominantly creates music for Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam movies. Before beginning production on the science thriller Ambuli, he made his Tamil cinema debut with the horror movie Orr Eravuu.