M J Shriram is a South Indian Singer and actor. He started his journey in Coimbatore. He is famous for his folk songs in the south and his inspirational icons. His wife Srilekha Parthasarathy is also a South Indian folk singer, who is known for her versatile singing.

The multitalented actor and singer’s, success did not come easy. It was the pure dedication and hard work that made him what he is today. M J Shriram, an actor, and singer who has excelled in South India with his Music got inspiration from S P Balasubramanyam and Ilayaraja, two most popular South Indian music icons.

South Indians enjoy music a lot, and with two existing amazing singers already, M J Shriram has done an amazing job of excelling as a singer. The two music icons’ songs were played almost every week, and that is what inspired him to venture into music.

He used to sing their songs at shows during mid-week, in both Tamil and Telugu. He sang their songs for a couple of years. With the advice of S P Balasubramaniam, he started singing more varieties. He did a decent job of singing their songs in a versatile way and also tried new styles of music.

He is not only famous in the field of singing, but he is also a very graceful actor. He had acted in a film and in a TV series as well. He did a great job in both and proved his talent. He raised audiences’ expectations, by doing very well in different genres.

He acted in a film called “Vellaiya Irukkaravan Poi Solla Maattan” which was a dark comedy film. He got the role of an IAS officer, who was the antagonist. He aced the negative role with his talent. He also acted in a television series called “ Thamarai,” in which he was seen in an all-new look. He had to grow his beard for that series, which lasted for around six months.

So, he changed not just his way of singing, but also, his style as well as acting. Although he has done all these shows and films, he never quit on his soul interest- singing. He continues South Indian Folk music and is practicing different styles.

He is forever grateful to Ilayaraja and S P Balasubramaniam for giving him amazing opportunities and advising him towards a bright future and has given them the tributes by singing their original songs and modified ones as well.

Shenbagaraj G Tamil Actor

Shenbagaraj G

Shenbagaraj is an upcoming Kollywood singer who is based in Chennai. Lately, he has also sung a Telugu film song too. He made his debut as a playback singer in the Tamil movie 'Jilla' which is directed by T. Nesan. It stars Mohanlal, Vijay, and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. The film had an excellent soundtrack, and background score is given by D. Imman. It was Imman's first collaboration with Mohanlal and Nesan, and second collaboration with Vijay. The lyrics are written by Yugabharathi, Vairamuthu, and Viveka, and the soundtrack consists of six tracks and two karaoke tracks. Actor Vijay sang one song with Shreya Ghoshal named ''Kandangi Kandangi' which was on top chart, there was another song too in the movie which was also a foot-tapping one. It was the ‘Jilla Theme' song which was sung by Santhosh Hariharan, Deepak, Anand, Shenbagaraj and it has Viveka as the lyricist. This song made Shenbagaraj’s entry into playback singing. The songs of Jilla was no doubt a massive treat for Ilayathalapathy fans. D Imman used his opportunity well, and has done an excellent job. In the year 2016, he got an opportunity to sing under D. Imman's composition. It was a Tamil film titled 'Wagah,' written and directed by G. N. R. Kumaravelan. The film stars Vikram Prabhu and Ranya Rao in the leading roles. The soundtrack of this film had five numbers. Shenbagaraj sang a solo number 'Aaniyae Pudunga Venandaa' which was written by the lyricist Arunraja Kamaraj for D. Imman's score. His another assignment was for the movie '144' which is written and directed by G. Manikandan, and produced by C. V. Kumar. The film's music is composed by Sean Roldan. The film had Shiva. Oviya, and Ashok Selvan in lead roles. The soundtrack features six songs, the lyrics for which were written by Kabilan, Sean Roldan, Vivek, Karaikudi, and Bharathi Ganes. Since this film was a comedy one, the music too had a lot of energy and fun moments. Singer Shenbagaraj has sung two songs in the movie. One was a solo number "Velamarapattayum" sung by Shenbagaraj and another was a group song "Vinai Theerkum Pillayada" which was sung by Sean Roldan, Sathyaprakash & Shenbagaraj. In an upcoming movie 'Kagitha Kappal,' the music is composed by Nishant. "Vithaikari" is a duet sung by Nancy and Shenbagaraj. With fast beats and harmonium bits, this song has an uncanny resemblance to many Kollywood songs. Yet the song will appeal to the viewers. Shenbagaraj is also known for a song 'Viidhiyoda Vilayaada Pirandhaaley' for an album. This number is sung by Saisharan, Shenbagaraj, Nivas, Nikhil, Pravin, Santosh. He has also sung a Telugu song 'Night Nine' from the film 'London Babulu.' This song was sung together with many singers participation such as Saisharan, Shenbagaraj, Jiby, K, Depu, Sajan, Deepak, Philip. The music is scored by K in the movie , and Rakshith and Swathi Reddy are playing the main lead roles.

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Aslam Mustafa

“The two things that turn me on are visuals to score for and my train of thought. I call them "My Trigger Elements". Until either one of them hasn't got me crazy, I am perhaps the most restless guy in the world.” Aslam Mustafa is one of the popular music composers. He is also music programmer and pro-tool instructor. He started out doing playback with composer A.R. Rahman, which he claimed as great experience of his life. He also worked with cinematographer & film director Santhosh Sivan, critically acclaimed film directors Krishnan.S.Gomatam and B.Sivakumar, mix engineer H.Sridhar, art director ThottaTharrani, lyricist Vairamuthu, film editors A. Sreekar Prasad and B.Lenin and cinematographer Fowzia Fathima at a different phase of his career. This talented composer won awards like Best Music Composer - Malli (Santhosh Sivan Production)2000 and Kannadasan Awardee 1999. He completed his schooling from different schools. He studied at Albany Hall School (1977–1979) and later he attended Harrington House School (1979–1982) and Asan Memorial Senior Secondary High School(1982–1991). He also attended SAE Technology College from 2004 to 2005. While doing his diploma, he came to about pro-tools and since then this became his passion.He started his career as music composer and programmer in music album of Excuse Me - Yen Isai Chitram. He also worked as a composer in music album of Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat. The video for the title track "Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat" Directed by Krishnan.S.Gomatam and Cinematograph by Santhosh Sivan, won the Channel V's Best Music Video award. Besides he worked as additional background scorer in movies like Malli (IMDB Rating 8.0), The Terrorist (IMDB Rating 7.2) and background score in Supari (IMDB Rating 4.4), Chellama, Navarasa (IMDB Rating 7.8), MudhalMudhalMudhalVarai. Malli is his first movie score which gave him The Best Composer Award from Poznan 2000, Poland Film Festival. He also worked in a documentary called Maid in Bangladesh, Cinematographed by Sani Dastagir. He composed and programmed the themes using imagery and descriptions sent by Sani, a filmmaker from London. He worked in many commercials as music scorer like McCann-Erickson, Ogilvy & Mather, Indian Express, Titan Quartz, CKC diamonds for TV Commercials, Radio FM and Corporate AV. He is also working as a volunteer in his free time at Blue Cross of India since Feb,1996.He is now currently working with his own music preproduction and pre-tools instructor in Chennai. He is very hopeful with his own music production and his fans are eagerly looking for his production’s release date.

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