Lakshminarayana ​Vaidyanathan normally known as L.Vaidyanathan was a proficient music director, composer, and musicologist in Tamil and Kannada film industry. He was born in 1942 on April 9th. Before coming into the movie field, L. Vaidyanathan was a traditionally trained carnatic vocalist. He was married to Chenjulakshmi and was wonderfully blessed with two sons. Kannadigas who love his music have a huge respect towards him.

Before becoming a music composer, he worked under the legendary music director G. K. Venkatesh as an assistant music director.L. Vaidyanathan was the older brother of the leading duo L. Shankar, L. Subramaniam and the three had played at many musical concerts in early days. His very own father, V. Lakshminarayana Iyer was his music teacher. Vaidyanathan had given his debut music in 1977 for the movie “Hemavathi” which received applause from the music lovers. During his journey as a musicologist, L. Vaidyanathan had composed music for almost one fifty movies in both Kannada and Tamil but especially in Kannada. He recorded music for the movie “Pesum Padam” starred Kamal Hassan which was a silent film with no dialogues where background music had a very important role.

Among his other noteworthy pictures include “ Ezhavathu Manithan” directed by the eminent filmmaker Hariharan which brought actor Raghuvaran to the movie industry. L. Vaidyanathan had given amazing tunes for the songs written by the lyricist Bharatiyar and made them even more melodious. In Tamil, he scored tunes for the pictures “Dasaratham” and “ Marupakkam” which are his remarked works there. Not only for the motion pictures, but L. Vaidyanathan had also arranged music for the series “Malgudi days” a book written by R. K. Narayan and directed by Shanker Nag that used to air in Doordharshan. The title track he gave for the serial, “Thaana na nana” was the famous haunting music which is still nostalgic to many. For almost thirty years, L. Vaidyanathan had lived with music in the film industry. Later on, he slowly experimented with different sounds and produced music out of it..

L. Vaidyanathan had decided to do fusion and mixed up western and classical Indian genres and created perfectly balanced tunes which were instantly hit all over the world. Collaborating with well-known music director C. Aswath, L. Vaidyanathan had released many well-known songs. He has a special knack with the music instruments and can easily handle any instrument with ease. For his exceptional music, L. Vaidyanathan had been awarded the prestigious Kalaimamani award in 2003. At the age of sixty-five, L. Vaidyanathan had left us on May 19th in 2007. His ceremony was attended by so many legendary and veteran artists, famous personalities and music directors.

L V Muthukumarasamy Tamil Actor

L V Muthukumarasamy

L. V. Muthukumarasamy is a music composer, lyricist, singer and director working in the Tamil film industry. L. V. Muthukumarasamy is fondly known as LVM in the industry. LVM is one of the sons of the veteran music director, late L. Vaidyanathan who had composed songs for more than 1000 films in Tamil, Kannada and many other languages. His father has won many national awards and also a recipient of Kalaimamani award. V. Chenjulakshmi is his mother who is a homemaker. L. V. Muthukumarasamy has a brother named L V Ganeshan who is also a music director in the South Indian Film Industry. L. V. Muthukumarasamy is known for his music composition in the movie Valladesam directed by N. T. Nantha and starring Anu Hasan, Nassar in the lead roles. L. V. Muthukumarasamy had to style the music according to the storyline of the movie which was based almost 80% in London. The audio launch of this movie which was his debut film was initiated by Padma Shri Kamal Haasan and the famous movie director Bharathiraja. L. V. Muthukumarasamy is the cousin brother of the Tamil actor STR. It was STR who nicknamed LV Muthukumarasamy as LVM which got famous and catchy. Simbu sangfor one of the songs in Valladesam. Later, the two cousins were brought back together when they worked on a cover album of Thalli Pogathey song from the movie Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada which ruled the playlists. LV Muthukumarasamy has also made album songs across the world. His album named Shades of Love was released in London and went worldwide. His album was penned by the lyricist Mullai Nisanthan and it was released by Times Music all over the world. The favorite track of L V Muthukumarasamy in his album Shades of Love is "Vaaluran." And for this track, he released a making video which tells a story relating to the album. He released few videos for this album. As a confident music composer, L V Muthukumarasamy has given chances to many actors to sing and to write lyrics for his compositions. He was the one who introduced actor Harish Kalyan, the lead actor of the movie Vil Ambu as a singer and lyricist for the song "I'm single" which became popular with about 1.5 lakh views. For his independent album named Bekku Paiyan, L V Muthukumarasamy introduced actor Shanthanu Bhakiyaraj as a solo singer. Newcomer actor Karthi Prasanna was also given the opportunity to a song in that solo track. Other than composing music, his interests include lyrics writing, traveling around the world, hanging out with friends, singing, dancing and acting.

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Thomas Rathnam

Thomas Rathnam also was known as T.Thomas Stephen Rathinam was born in Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu in India. He is music composer from India who works in Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and English. His father’s name is R. Theraisnathan, and mother’s name is S. Amala Mary. He mainly works in languages like English and Tamil. His family background is full of artists and scholars which include many Spiritual leaders, writers, and architects like Velalyar, Siva Prakasar, Kumara Swamy Desikar, Karunai Prakar, etc. His grandfather’s name was S.V.S Rathnam who was a great freedom fighter. His brother’s name is Vincent Therraisnathan who is a singer and actor as well. Vincent is also known as a publisher and a social worker. Thomas Rathnam was born in a Hindu family, but one of his forefathers in the late 19th century got converted to Christianity. He and his family follow Christianity, now. He is well educated. He completed his schooling in Manjakuppam from St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School. Thomas has completed his degree from Government College of Technology situated in Coimbatore in Electronics Engineering. Later on, he went to Annamalai University to complete the course of BGL. After that, he went to Madras University to complete the course of DMT. He is also engaged in politics and also in social work. He is a member of Natham trust. He is also a member of JTV foundation. He is well-known as a music composer who has composed music for many films. His most popular album name is Bathiladi (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) which have many songs like Thulluthe, Kala Kalanu, Nee Romba Romba, etc. He has done two Tamil films and one Kannada film;“Thoppul Kodi” and “Karuvarai Pookkal” which are in Tamil, and a film named “Bannada Loka” which is a Kannada film. His brother named “Vincent” had also sung songs in his compositions. Along with Vincent, he has one more brother named “T.John Peter Elberail” who is an artist. Thomas also made a cameo appearance in the year 2014 in the English movies named “Waves.” His grandfather has won a Gold Medal because he fought against untouchability during the British India. Thomas also runs a company named “Cine Max” which is a magazine and books publishing company. His most popular soundtracks are “Karuvarai Pokkal.” He has also composed music for English, Hindi and Malayalam film. His forefathers have written around forty Literature books in Tamil. In the year 2007, he has been awarded “Isai Aruvi Thomas Rathnam.”  

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Thomas Rathnam Tamil Actor