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|Born||7 March 1960|
|Occupations||Composer, music director, singer|
Bharathwaj is a Tamil film composer. He has since scored music in languages including Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. trained in Hindustani, Western and Carnatic music. He is a recipient of Kalaimamani Award for the year 2008 from Tamil Nadu Government. He had composed music for programmes on AIR and DD at the age of 17.
Bharathwaj was born in Ravanasamuthram, Tirunelveli in a Tamil Brahmin family and had his schooling and college education in Delhi. His father was a government official. Bharathwaj qualified as a Chartered Accountant before entering the domain of music.
Association with directors
He has scored music for almost all movies of Saran
Notable compositions with Saran
- 1998 Kaadhal Mannan - Unnai Paartha Pinbu Naan
- 1999 Amarkalam - Mahaganapathi,Sathamillatha Thanimai Keitten.This high-geared song demonstrated his capability over a mix of ragas and the perfect blend to the story showcasing the pains of the lead actor (Ajith) in the film.
- 2000 Parthen Rasithen -Parthen Parthen, Kidaikaley Kidaikaley
- 2002 Gemini - O! Podu..O! Podu
- 2003 Jay Jay - Jee Boomba, Nee Suriyanai suttuvidum
- 2004 Vasool Raja MBBS - Seena Thaana doi
- 2004 Attagasam Attagasam, 'Thekku seemaiyile, Thala Pola Varuma
- 2009 Aasal - Yea Dushyantha, Totodaing
Notable compositions with other directors
|1998||Kaadhal Mannan||Debut film as a composer|
|Gemini||Filmfare Award for Best Music Director|
|I Love You Da|
|Kadhal Dot Com|
|2004||Vasool Raja MBBS|
|Oru Murai Sollividu|
|Autograph||Filmfare Award for Best Music Director|
|My Autograph (Kannada)|
|Onbadhu Roobai Nottu|
|No 73, Shanthi Nivasa (Kannada)|
|Solla Solla Inikkum|
|Kadhalukku Maranamillai||film unreleased|
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