H Sridhar

Other names of H Sridhar: H.Padmanabh

H. Sridhar was a renowned sound engineer, whose primary job is to enhance an audio by editing or adjusting it using modern sound technology. He was born in Kerala, India. He worked as a Chief Audio Engineer in Media Artists Chennai.

He was a graduate in mathematics and was interested in electronics. Since he had learned the basics of music, he decided to take up the career of sound engineer by keeping his interests in mind. He started his career in 1958 but achieved recognition with his movie Rangeela in the year 1955.

After that, he worked on more than two hundred films in various languages. Some of them are the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire Click to look into! >> Read More... , Aayutha Ezhuthu, Connections, Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities, Dasavathaaram, New, Jodhaa Akbar Click to look into! >> Read More... , Boys, Cheeni Kum Click to look into! >> Read More... , Saathiya, Bombil and Beatrice, Om Jai Jagadish, Sivaji, Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin, Guru, Kannathil Muthamittal, Dharam, Nayak: The Real Hero, Provoked, Dil Chahta Hai Click to look into! >> Read More... , Godfather, Lagaan, Water, Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa, Ramji Londonwale, Pukar, Ah Aah: Anbe Aaruyire, Alaipayuthey, Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Thakshak, Swades, Mast, Bombay, Jeet, Daud: Fun on the Run, Aflatoon, Kabhi Na Kabhi, Dil Se.., Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Vaastav: The Reality, Siraichaalai, Bharatheeyudu, My Dear Kuttichathan 3D, Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya, and Kandukondain Kandukondai.

He collaborated with accomplished directors such as Mani Ratnam Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker deeply rooted t >> Read More... , Ramgopal Varma, K Balachandar, Sibi Malayil Sibi Malayil is an acclaimed director in Malayalam >> Read More... , Bharathiraaja, Priyadarsan, Shankar, P C Sreeram, and Kamal Hassan. He became extremely efficient in handling Digital Sound in DTS format.

He has also worked with international singers like George Harrison, a member of the famous Beatles group, John Neptune Kaizan, John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain Zakir Hussain is a veteran and prominent film and >> Read More... , Pandit Ravi Shankar Born on April 7, 1920, in Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, >> Read More... , and L.Shankar. Oscar-winning music director A. R. Rahman hired him for all his projects.

For national-award winning film Kalpani, he also worked with legendary music director Ilaiyaraaja and Minasaara Kanavu. Apart from being a sound engineer, he has donned the hat of mixing engineer, sound recordist, background music recordist, and sound re-recordist.

He has won several awards like the prestigious Grammy Award for  Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media, and has been the four-time nomination of the National Awards in the Best Audiography category for Mahanadi, Dil Se.., Lagaan, and Kannathil Muthamittal respectively.

Tamil Nadu's government has also conferred upon him the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for his work as an Audiographer in the movie Karuppu Roja. He passed away on December 1, 2008, in the morning, due to age-related health issues.

Vijay Rathinam Tamil Actor

Vijay Rathinam

India is a more than billion strong nation but the career choices still remain limited to the mainstream doctor, engineer, architect and the maximum deviation for the majority is being a teacher. But, there are people like Vijay Rathinam who go for the relatively less explored or in this case mainly unexplored and make a mark for themselves. Vijay Rathinam for your information is a Sound Design specialist with about 15 years of experience inclusive of both national and international projects. Vijay, a native of Madras has worked on over 70 South Indian films as a sound editor –performing various roles as the need be. He started his career with the Indian Industry only but realizing the potential that the field had, he felt the need to go for higher education so that he may specialize in the domain. Basis this decision, he immigrated to the UK to pursue Masters in Advanced Music Production from ‘Glamorgan University’. Here, he worked on skills such as sampling, synthesis, recording, sound editing, and mixing. Having pursued his graduation, he started working with Inspire GLG, Worcestershire, England as a sound editor. At Inspire, Mr. Rathinam got the opportunity to work on “Boblins”, “Odd-Jobbers” and “Amber’s Animals”. Boblins and Odd-Jobbers got broadcasted in more than 17 countries worldwide while Amber’s Animals became the sixth most appeared show in MIPCOM fest-2008. After Inspire, Mr. Rathinam took up the work with Taylor Drew Productions and became the key member in developing their new series called “Sofi on Safari”. Vijay, after working for some time there shifted back to India and started taking up projects with the audio industry. During this time, he joined the well-known ‘AM Studios’ as a sound designer. Even though he has a full-time job with ‘AM Studios’, Vijay still takes up individual projects with both national as well as international clients. During his tenure at ‘AM Studios’, Mr. Rathinam met Wilfred Baelen, CEO of ‘Auro Technologies’ in ‘Chennai’. Following this meeting, he visited Galaxy Studios and learned about ‘Auro 3D’. He was responsible for designing the sound for the first ‘Auro 3D’ Enabled Indian film called ‘Maryaan’. Vijay says that 3D sound is the future of sound designing and keeping up with the faith; he switched to ‘Auro Technologies’ for the post of Senior Audio Engineer/Product Manager for India. Vijay handles all types of sound engineering projects and maintains an extensive sound library which he keeps updating constantly