Birthday: 15-05-1983
Age: 36
Star sign: Gemini

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 Karthik Subbaraj.

M S Viswanathan Tamil Actor

M S Viswanathan

M.S.Viswanathan, who is fondly known as M.S.V., was born in Palakkad. Manayangth Subramanian Viswanathan is a famous Music Composer, Singer, and Actor. This celebrated Musician has been given the title ‘MellisaiMannar’ by the legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan. He has created music for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam Films. Predominantly, M.S.V has composed for South Indian movies. Recently in the year 2012, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu had granted the title ‘ThiraiulagaIsaiChakravarthy’ on M.S.Vfor his formidable stint in the music field. M.S.V came into the cine field with the passion for acting and singing. He was not successful in his initial days that is in the period of 1940s. He started his career by playing small roles in dramas. T.R. Papa, a well-known music director in that time period, made M.S.V the gofer for the music troupe of S.V Venkatraman, in the year 1942. He then became a member in the music band of C.R. Subburaman, as a Harmonium player. T. K. Ramamurthy and T. G. Lingappawas the prime Violinist in that troupe. It was here in this troupe, the popular duo Viswanathan-Ramamurthy was formed. C.R. Subburaman died startlingly, in the year 1952. His incomplete composition for a film was carried on by the Viswanathan- Ramamoorthy duo. They both worked on the films- Devdas, Chandrani, Marumagal. The songs were magical and were a blockbuster. M.S.V’s talent was identified and appreciated by the acclaimed actor M.G. Ramachandran after he composed the songs for his movie Genova. These two skillful music Directors have composed music for over a hundred films, within the period-1952 to 1965. The duo’s last outing was for the film Aayirathil Oruvan, in the year 1965. M.S. Viswanathan was a trend setter in the field of music. He mixed Indian Classical and Hindustani music with Western beats and gave a feet tapping number. His timely comedy in the films Kaathala Kaathala and Kadhal Mannan, in which he acted, were critically acclaimed. He was conferred with the Doctorate title by Sathyabama University, in the year 2006. He was given the Kalaimamani title by the State Government. M.S.V passed away on July 14, 2015, due to Kidney Cancer. He is survived by his four sons and three daughters.

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Taj Noor

Taj Noor is an Indian film background score and soundtrack musician, who has prevalently scored music for many Tamil films. He was born in the local area of Salem in the state of Tamil Nadu. His parents are  Usman Ali Khan, who was a district collector and Habibonisha. He has two older siblings and two older sisters. He finished his schooling in the city of Salem, going to the Bharatiya Vidyalaya and the Pavadi Boys High School. After that, he proceeded with his university training at the Government Arts College in the city of Salem. He graduated with a major in Physics department.  Taj Noor assisted the music director A. R. Rahman, after joining his team in the year 1996. At first, his significant obligation was to keep up all the back-ups for the records done by Rahman, with the occupation being especially imperative before the innovation blast in the late years of the 1990s. His earliest solo movie soundtrack was for the sentimental drama movie, Aayiram Muthangaludan Thenmozhi in the year 2012. However, the soundtrack collections of Pandiraj's Vamsam in the year 2010 and the movie Eththan in the year 2011 were released before hand.  Taj Noor ‘s movie Vidiyum Varai Kaathiru that starred the famous Rambha was stopped from releasing. For the movie Aayiram Muthangaludan Thenmozhi, he formed the music taking into account the seasons in the Kurinji, and other areas. He utilized, for the most part, the violin and other string instruments like a cello to record the background score and the songs. The director of the movie  Shanmugaraj was a decent companion of Pandiraj and suggested that he ought to be chosen for Pandiraj's second movie. Taj Noor made a big leap forward in the music business with the collection of his music for the movie Vamsam, which won great name and fame for him particularly with the song "Marudaani". He gained further recognition for his music in the movie Eththan However, some of his consequent collections had audio releases but they were stopped before being released due to some financial reasons of the film producers. Those include movies like Mallukattu, Swasame, and  Adithalam. Besides, different endeavors saw himbeing  evacuated subsequent to starting work; for example, Samuthirakani's Poraali in the year 2011 or movies that were stopped after starting the shooting like the film Ilankannan's Om which starred Arjun and Pallavi Subhash,  and  Velachery.

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