Vishal Chandrasekhar

Other names of Vishal Chandrasekhar: Vishal Chandrashekhar

Vishal Chandrasekhar, a young and bright talent, has worked on more than 300 short films and 172 jingles, which everyone in the movie and television industry looks forward to. With so much experience and knowledge in terms of composing, he is still very young and has yet to explore and widen his exposure to more genres. He can take his time to do more and contribute more to this industry, while learning at the same time. Exploring his talent since the age of six, he started performing by the age of 10, taking his passion to play the keyboard. Later, he participated on TV shows that encouraged him to present himself to the world, which eventually increased his confidence in what he did and in turn, he was able to win, being the Best Music Director in ‘Nalaya Iyakkunar’ show on Kalaignar TV. Graduating from Tamil Nadu from the Anna University with a master’s degree in Electronic Media, he subsequently completed the foundation course at the KM Music Conservatory.

Looking through his discography, it can be said that he has done quite some work that depicts the impact of how good and creative he can be. Since 2013, starting off by releasing his first composition, he made his debut with Brindha Das’s ‘ Hi Da’, in 2012, along with an audio launch also attended by Gautham Menon in the month of January 2013.

But then for some certain reason the movie wasn’t released, although the trailer and the soundtracks were already out by that time. Composing, though majority of the songs have been in Tamil, he has also composed in two Telugu movies, ‘ Hrudayam Ekkadunnadi’, in 2013, and ‘ Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha’, in 2016, which were out recently. He also had an opportunity to work with Santhosh Sivan for his war film, ‘ Inam’, in 2014, and was acclaimed by the critics saying that he has done a good job by taking the opportunity well in hand. The other well-known works of Vishal Chandrasekhar are, Appuchi Gramam (2014), Jil Jung Juk (2015), and ‘ Aviyal’ (2016). The upcoming movies in which he is working on are ‘ Simba’ (2016), ‘ Aagam’ (2016), ‘ Sawaari’ (2016), and ‘ Selfie’ (2016).

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He’s talented, focused and very creative with his work, and has gotten the Tamil and Telugu industry swaying to his beats. He’s none other than Vishal Chandrashekhar, who is a composer and Indian film score. He’s a graduate from Anna Unniversity, with a master’s degree in Electronic Media. He’s the son of actor and producer, Ashok Shekhar, and grandson of Bollywood legend, Chandrashekhar.

Vishal was always very interested in music. He was six years old when he started playing the keyboard and began giving solo shows at the age of 10 years. At the age of 11 years, he started doing sequencing and became serious about music. In his 12th grade, he realized that music was everything for him and he should build his life around it. He believes he’s more of an arranger than a composer. He was so determined with music in his life, that at the rotary club functions, he would play music and try to create the original song when everyone else was busy eating, drinking and having a merry time. He’s very good at playing guitar, flute and drums. He has over 300 short films and 172 ad jingles under his name, and was also the best music director for the show, ‘Nalaya Iyakkunar’, on Kalaignar TV. He made his debut as a composer in 2012 in Brindha Das’s ‘Hai Da’. The film still remains unreleased despite of its music release in January 2013 being so grand.

He got the golden opportunity to work with Santhosh Sivan on his movie, ‘Inam’. He was to give music for the movie and he did his best. He worked a lot harder to match up to the level of the movie and its quality. Inam was a movie which required him to give hard hitting music. He was so determined to make it successful that he was not able to sleep at night till he achieved what he wanted to. His work was highly appreciated for the background score in the movie. He has also created music for the Telugu movie, ‘Hrudayam Ekkadunnadi’, and a Tamil science-fiction film called ‘Appuchhi Gramam’, whose song ‘En Kannukulle’, became really popular. Both the movies released in 2014. He also gave music for Siddharth’s, ‘Jil Jung Juk’, in which his songs, ‘Shoot the Kuruvi’ and ‘Red Roadu’ became super hits.

He is trying to give a shot in Peruvian, Egyptian, Spanish and Mexican kind of music. He believes that to be a good composer it is imperative to change with the changing time and trends. Composing needs a specific space and fresh mind to bring in new tunes. He thinks that saturation after composing music is good as it lets you experiment and stops you from becoming overconfident.

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Sam D Raj

Sam D Raj is an Indian Singer and Music Composer. He has worked in many of the Tamil films as a music composer. He has even given many hit albums. One of his best albums was CHENNAI MADRAS. The album was a fusion of trance with the essence of Indian music in it. The album did not just have musicians from India but was also from Russia, Bulgaria, and UAE. He has been in many countries to understand their kind of music and to implicate it in his work.He has a unique style of fusion and generating music keeping in touch with Indian music with it. To improve his knowledge more in music, he had been to Trinity College of Music in London and held the 8th Grade as a Pianist. He has mastered as a Pianist and is very popular and known for his skills in it. He is a specialist as a Jazz Pianist and has performed many shows in India and in abroad. In 2009, he performed with his band at the Burj Al Arab, in Dubai. In 2002 when the Queen of England visited India he was the Official Pianist at that time. He has performed many shows in the UAE. In 2007, he gave a performance at the Dubai Jazz Festival and was a part of the Oslo Jazz Festival in 2008. He has worked with many Arabic Singers like Nancy Ajram and Amr Diab. He has given more than 280 jingles. In 2012, he produced the CHENNAI MADRAS, which is a Tamil Pop Album. The album was a fusion of trance with the essence of Indian music in it. The album did not just have musicians from India but was also from Russia, Bulgaria, and UAE. In 2013, he produced All that Jazz album as a tribute to all the legends in the jazz music, including Antono Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and many more. In 2015, he produced A Chillout Lounge Album for Lounge Mahal. He is currently working in many Tamil movies as a music composer. He has completed his work for the movie ‘Dhanush 5aam Vaguppu,’ which stars Akhil as the hero. His other projects include ‘Vantha Mala,’ which is directed by Igore. He is even working on an entitled Malayalam movie by Sunil as the director. He is a part of ‘Kaatumalli’ by Mangaleshwar and ‘Theradi Veethi Thirukannapuram’ by Mr. Gopinath.

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Joshua Sridhar

Joshua Sridhar is an Indian music director and film composer. He is a master in playing instruments like Electronic Keyboard and is very well known for his voice. He made his first attempt in the industry with the super hit Tamil movie Kaadhal which came on the floors on 8 December 2004. He has given a composition for many Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil movies. His composition is witnessed in movies like Danger, Kalasala, Love Guru, Gaana Bajaana, Huchudugaru, Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan, Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen and much more. Joshua was born in Chennai to Rajalakshmi and Saravanan. He did his schooling from Rajaji Vidyashram Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's in Chennai from 1980 to 1990. After completing his High School he learned Western Classic Music two years. He went to Trinity College in London, where he studied 8 Grades in Piano and Theory of Music. In the year 1993, he changed his religion to Christianity and was converted at the Emmanuel Methodist Church which is in Chennai. His name was changed from Sridhar to Joshua, which means the character of an old testament from the bible. He did not want to remove the name which he was referred to from the time of his birth and so he kept his name as Sridhar and was then known to everyone as Joshua Sridhar. In 2004 he again got converted himself as a Hindu and left the practice of Christianity. Joshua Sridhar started his career in 1993 as a composer, for gospel albums. He used to even arrange and program the music for the company and even make jingles for them. After three years of practice, he made a mark in the industry with the super hit Tamil movie Kaadhal. He worked as a programmer and keyboard player for many films from the south Indian industry. He gave his contribution in all Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil movies. He has even worked with notable musicians and composers like the Oscar winner A.R. Rahman and Manisharma. He had received a great appreciation from the critics for his composition in his first movie. His major composition has taken place for Tamil movies like Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen, Chennai Kadhal, Pulan Visaranai 2, Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan. He later even worked in Telugu and Kannada movies. In 2006 he gave his contribution to a Malayalam movie Keerthi Chakra, making his mark in the whole southern industry. He has even been nominated for Filmfare and SIIMA Awards for his good work in the industry.

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