Santhosh Kumar Dhayanidhi is a film composer, a playback singer and a music director. He was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Santhosh made his debut as a music composer in Santhanam’s movie
Inimey Ippadithan which was released in 2015.
He received appreciation for his composition of song and background music. Santhosh can play keyboard and piano very well. Santhosh said that the lessons that he had learned with A.R. Rahman helped him groom into a fully fledged musician.
He has done the job of keyboard programming for A.R. Rahman for three years from the movie Kadal to Lingaa. He also studied music at A.R. Rahman’s school. Santhosh said that he also learned how to use songs to create background music from A.R. Rahman. Santhanam shared his experience of how he got the work in the film Inimey Ippadithan. He told that while working with A.R. Rahman he met many people, and that time only he met the people from Sony.
One of his friends used to work in Sony, so he recommended Santhosh as a music director in the film Inimey Ippadithan, and this is how he got his debut film to work as a music director. Santhosh also worked for TV commercials. He made an ad promoting Bigg Boss Season 8. In 2016, Santhosh worked in the film Mo. In 2017, he worked in the film,
Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal,
Kattappava Kanom and Madura Veeran.
He worked as a playback singer in the movies Inimey Ippadithan released in 2015 and Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal released in 2016. While making his debut in the film Inimey Ippadithan, Santhosh said that he was not at all nervous.
He was very confident and happy to get such a great opportunity because when he heard that the lead actor was Santhanam, he instantly said yes for the work. Santhosh said that Santhanam starrer movie is the best start for him.
He also said that Santhanam told him that he could do whatever he feels like doing, and this gave Santhosh the confidence to do good work. Santhanam didn’t even hear the demo before signing him for the movie. Santhosh Kumar Dhayanidhi is a very talented music director and playback singer as he has completed his training at A.R. Rahman’s music school and has also worked with A.R. Rahman for three years. He has an amazing voice, and the audience loved his work in his debut movie Inimey Ippadithan.