Surmukhi Raman predominantly works in Tamil cinema. She is both a playback singer and lyricist. Her recent song Aandipatti Kanava Kathu from the film Dharmadhurai garnered 26 million views on Youtube. She has tried her luck in Kannada and Telugu films as well.

She has sung for the movies including Sethu Boomi, Jippaa Jimikki, Yamaleela 2,Drishya, Aranmanai, Mudhal Thagaval Arikkai, Aakkam etc.

T L Maharajan Tamil Actor

T L Maharajan

T L Maharajan is a renowned classical singer in Tamil Nadu. He is a devotional singer who showed his merit of devotion playback singing even in movies too. Born in Trichy, he is considered to be the grandson of C.T Raajakaantham, who has sung in many Tamil movies during the early period of cinema. He is also the elder brother of Tamil playback singer, Dheepan Chakravarthy. Being a Viswa Brahmin caste in Tamil Nadu, he is closely related to M.K Thiyagaraaja Bagavathar. He is born to parents Trichy Loganathan & Rajalakshmi Loganathan on 9th March 1954. He is admired by classical singers who often hold 'kacheri' in towns, village, or even in small towns. T.L. Maharajan got married to Nirmala Devi and has a daughter with her. TLM showed his capability and talent in singing when he was just ten years old. He was seen singing in a stage play "Vallalar," and his booming voice was recognized. Thus, he got his first break in playback singing in the movie "Thiruvarutchelvar”. He was then given credit as 'Master Maharajan' because of his age. The film had singers like P. Susheela, T.M. Soundarajan. Music was composed by veteran K. V. Mahadevan. While one song '" Sadhuram Marainthaal' was a solo number, another number was "Pannier Mozhiyaal" was sung along with T. M. Soundararajan. Another song 'Kadhalaagi" in the same movie had the voice of him and T.M. Soundarajan. After this film, there was no looking back for 'Master Maharaja'. Today, the singer has completed a half a century period in playback singing. He holds his place as the most prolific singer who has sung some unexpected number in movies. He has sung for A R Rahman for the famous track of 'Nee Kattum Selai' which was sung by him and Sujatha for the movie 'Pudhiya Mannargal'. His other popular songs in Tamil movies include the number 'Rettai Jadai Rakkamma' which had voices of singers like Manicka Vinayagam, Swarnalatha, Srinivas, Manorama along with him for the movie ‘Anbe Anbe’ for music composer Bharathwaj. Another famous duet song was "Andhi Mazhai Megam" from movie 'Nayakan' was sung by T L Maharajan, P Susheela, and chorus which has the composition of Ilaiyaraaja. From the movie, Indira was another song titled "Munnerudhan" which had the voice of T. L. Maharajan, Swarnalatha for music composer A R Rahman. Of late, TL Maharajan has been a Judge for many singing competitions programs worldwide. Some of his devotional private albums include 'Ayyappan Thunai ''Ganapathi Saranam,' 'Murugan Shanmugan,' 'Thulasi Malai' etc.

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