Son of one of the first few playback singers in the Tamil film industry and the grandson of a veteran stage and film actress, Deepan Chakravarthy is an established playback singer in Tamil cinema. He belongs to a talented lineage which gave Tamil movies legends, such as C. T. Rajakantham and Tiruchi Loganathan.

He started off by performing at several stage shows and hence making his debut in the music world in 1974. In 1975, T R Papa introduced him on All-India Radio. Henceforth, Thanjai Vanan hosted him on Indian Television - Doordarshan. In 1980, Ilaya Raja, the Isai Gnani Maestro introduced Deepan as a playback singer in the film industry. His first song was "Oh Nenjame Ethu Un Raghame" with S.Janaki as his female counterpart in the movie Enakaka Kathiru. Ilaya Raja was responsible for the music in the movie and Gangai Amaran for the lyrics. However, the first song released was "Poongathave Thazh Thiravai" for the flick Nizhalgal. The same music director and lyricist collaborated with Deepan for this song. This song got him his first award as a singer.

Furthermore, he has acted in movies like Rani Theni and Marupatta Konangal. His role in the film Arasangam received a lot of appreciation. In 2007, he quite perfectly played the role of a police officer in Veeranum Eeranum. His acting experience is not limited to the big screen; he also starred in Megala, a Tamil Television serial on SUN TV and Aaru Maname Aaru, a series on RAJ TV. Not only has he set a mark amongst the Tamil audiences but he has performed worldwide, with him conducting the first ever Tamil film music show in many countries. Denmark, Malaysia, Singapore, London, Sri Lanka, France, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Canada, Australia, Lebanon, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait have witnessed his musical excellence. Deepan has received numerous awards for his excellent performances. Thevar Award and State Best Singer Award (1983) are a few of the many.

Deepa Miriam Tamil Actress

Deepa Miriam

Deepa was born in the year 1981 of April. She is from the United Arab Emirates but a Malayalee-Catholic family; she did her schooling there and started learning to sing at a very young age. She won ‘Best Child Singer Award’ in a music competition conducted by the Umm Al Quwain Radio in U.A.E. Her age or her maturity in understanding the music was never been a barrier. At her age of 7, she started learning Carnatic music. She took part in most kind of musical competition like classical, semi-classical, light music and she won First place in all. Deepa cleared her 12th Standard board exams with distinction. She showed equal concentration in both her academics and music. She then came back to Kerala to begin her graduation in an engineering field and attained her B.Tech degree. Her love for Music also continued in other hands, as she took courses to learn Hindustani music from the Kerala University. Took piano lessons for three years at Trinity College, London and simultaneously she did her Masters in Chicago, New Jersey. When she was planning to settle there with a job, she was brought to India for giving her a debut song ‘Thaen Kudicha Nilavu’ in a Tamil movie, ‘Naan Avanillai’. Her livelihood begin here from then on, she was married to John on 2007 and decided to settle down in Chennai. In her next song, ‘Kangal Irandaal’ from ‘Subramaniapuram’ (2008) won her awards for ‘Best Playback Singer’. Her journey turned to be divine and blissful when she sang spiritual song ‘Viswasanthi’ praising Lord Jesus at her age of 12. Deepa’s singing had no bounds to language as she knew Malayalam, English, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, and Arabic languages. As she has sung 40 private albums, it would be great to sing with legendry singer K. J. Yesudas as a duo, but to sing a spiritual song would be perfect. A song named ‘Diviya Hridyam’ was released in 2005 which shone her in spiritual field. Awards enlist for ‘Best Female Playback Singer’ includes ‘Lime Entertainer’ and ‘Benze Group’ in the year 2008. For the song ‘Kangal Irandaal’ in ‘Subramaniapuram’ she won ‘Film Fare Award’ and ‘GMMA Award’ in Dubai in the year 2008. Tamil Nadu Cinema Kalai Mandram gave her award for the Best Playback Singer in the year 2009 and 2010.

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Ishaan Dev

Ishaan Dev is an Indian singer, songwriter, composer, music programmer, stage performer and instrumentalist. He is popularly known by the name shaan in the industry. He mainly performs in South Indian languages and is a famous singer in South India. He was born in Thiruvallam of Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala. He received training of basics in Carnatic music from his father Shri Soman and later on did formal training under the guidance of musicians like Chandrababu, Iraniyal Perumal, Neyyatinkara Surendran, and Ambalapuzha Vijayan. He developed a deep interest in music during his childhood days and was influenced by Classical music. He completed his graduation from University College of Thiruvandrum in Zoology. Soon after which he formed the band named Confusion by teaming up with the violinist Balabhaskar. He played the part of being a lead vocalist and percussionist of the band. His band became famous amongst the people in the year 2000, and he performed in Malayalam language and also composed a song for a TV commercial titled Kaliya Visha Dhara. He made the debut in the Kannada language through his song for the film Shyloo, which bagged him a couple of awards. He won the Best Singer and Best Upcoming Singer in Kannada language Award in the year 2011. He has worked in Kannada movies like Samkranthi and Munjane. He also delivered songs for Tamil films like Elam Avan Seyyal in the year 2008 and Kai Thunindavan in the year 2012. His work in these movies made him receive appreciation and praise from the audience. He has also published devotional albums in the Malayalam language which were certainly amazing and outstanding. Recently, Ishaan has made a comeback with some Tamil films and looked forward to influencing the audience by his performance. Taking about his personal life, Dev tied the knot with Jeena in the year 2009, and the couple has a daughter.

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Ishaan Dev Tamil Actor