Vivek Siva and
Mervin Solomon, the duo commonly known as Vivek-Mervin, is considered as India’s youngest duo music directors. They are currently working as music composers, singers, arrangers, music producers, etc. They have composed songs for various Tamil films like Vadacurry, Pugazh, Dora and Gulebakavali. Vivek and Mervin, both of them hail from Chennai and started their singing in their childhood only. Mervin is said to have started playing piano since when he was 3 years old. He then started writing many gospel rock songs in the church. While Vivek is also a trained classical singer and was a part of many bands in his school and college days.
He finished his higher education in law in School of Excellence, Chennai. Mervin started working as a music composer in many small Tamil projects and albums. Vivek and Mervin met when they worked together in the band Zinx, where both of them even worked with
Anirudh Ravichander. Later on, they worked as music programmers and mix engineers in all of his projects. Their debut project as music composers was the Tamil film, Vadacurry, in the year 2014, in which all the songs they composed recieved a positive response from critics.
The song Nenjukulla Nee sung by
Vijay Prakash, became an instant hit that toppede the charts for several weeks. Their second film was Pugazh , whose songs was a hit among the audience, irrespective of the movie not making up to the mark. This album had great singers like Arjit Singh, Hariharan and Chitra singing the tunes.
Their next venture as composers was Nayathara’s Dora, which had tracks sung by Anirudh and Mervin. It was released through Sony Music. Then they worked together in Gulebakavali as their fourth venture, soundtrack released by Think Music India. Recently Prabhudheva, released the first single by the duo, Orasaadha promo, by Sony Music, which is a hit as of now.