S. N. Surendar is the popular Tamil cinema actor, dubbing artist and a playback singer. He was born and brought up in Chennai. His family is a musical family. His sister Shoba Chandrasekar is also music passionate, who has sung few songs in the films and she is also doing live concerts in Carnatic music. Shoba is the popular Tamil director S. A. Chandrasekar’s wife and popular Tamil hero Vijay’s mother. Surendar has sung more than five hundred songs in various south Indian movies.
Basically, he is a voice over artist and has rendered his voice for more than 600 films. His voice perfectly suits the Tamil cum Kannada actor Mohan and Surendar has rendered his voice to Mohan in almost all his films, except one or two. His voice is unique and it is loved by the audience. Most of the Tamil audiences had thought his voice is actor Mohan’s. He has also dubbed actor Kannan in the movie Kadhal Oviyam and
Nedumudi Venu in Anniyan. Right from 1980, he is acting in the films too. Some of the films in his acting list are Yaaga Salai, Naalaya Theerpu, Ayya Vazhi and Priyamudan. He says his father S.S. Neelakandan is the Guru, who taught him the music.
Though S. N. Surendar has sung hundreds of songs, his favorite songs are Thanimayile from Sattam Oru Iruttarai, Maamaratthu Poo Edutthu from the movie Oomai Vizhigal, Paarijatha Poove from the movie En Raasavin Manasile, Muthama from the movie Sigaram and Poove Poove Pen Poove from
Once More. S. N. Surendar has received the Kalaimamani award from the Tamilnadu State Government for his services in the film industry. He also has received the best dubbing artist award from the Tamilnadu State Government in 2005. S. N. Surendar’s son Hari Prashanth is also a child artist, who appeared in Anniyan and Chennai 28.
S. N. Surendar has a big dream to act with Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Hassan. Let us wish to get his dream come true.