Santhosh Narayanan was born on 15 May 1983 in Tamil Nadu. He is a musician and a movie composer by profession in Tamil movie industry. Santhosh attended school at RSK Higher Secondary School and did his college from J. J. College of Engineering and Technology. Initially, Santhosh started his career as a recording engineer, and one of his first works includes working as an assistant with A. R. Rahman. He was also a member of a folk music band ‘La Pongal.’
In 2012, the film “
Attakathi” marked Santhosh’s debut as an independent music director. He even gave chances to others singers to sing. After “Attakathi” he composed for movies like “Uyir Mozhi,” and “
Pizza.” His work earned a lot of praise and positive reviews from the audience. According to Sify, the music of Santhosh was a big asset for any movie. His song “Mogathirai” was listed in top songs list of the year 2012. Santhosh received the award for Sensational Debutant Music Director in 2012 for “Attakathi” and for “Pizza” he won the Big Tamil Melody Award for Best Debut Music Director. Later, he did the movie “
Soodhu Kavvum” which was his first black comedy and for that he got Vijay Award for Best Background Score.
2014 was the year when Santhosh worked only on Tamil films and released four soundtracks, one of which acquired the first position on Indian charts and others were equally praised. He was named the “most promising among the younger composers” by ‘Behindwoods.’ In the year 2015, Santhosh did work on a Tamil film “
36 Vayadhinile” which was a remake of Malayalam film titled “
How Old Are You” Recently, on 25 January 2016, Santhosh released a single track and for that he was applauded by the viewers.
Santhosh’s upcoming projects include working with the directors
Nalan Kumarasamy and