Bharathwaj

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Bharathwaj
Born (1960-03-07) 7 March 1960 (age 54)[1]
Genres Film score
Occupations Composer, music director, singer
Years active 1998–present

Bharathwaj is a Tamil film composer. He has since scored music in languages including Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.[2] 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.

Biography[edit]

Bharathwaj was born in Ravanasamuthram, Tirunelveli in a Tamil Brahmin family and had his schooling and college education in Delhi.[3] His father was a government official.[3] Bharathwaj qualified as a Chartered Accountant before entering the domain of music.[3]

He studied Hindustani and Western music at Delhi.[3]

Songs[edit]

Association with directors[edit]

He has scored music for almost all movies of Saran

Notable compositions with Saran[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Bharathwaj has scored 49 films in Tamil. His 1st film Kaadhal Mannan, 25th film Attagasam and 50th film is Aasal[4] all with 'Ultimate Star' Ajith Kumar and with director Saran.

Year Tamil Other Language Notes
1998 Kaadhal Mannan Debut film as a composer
Pooveli
1999 Amarkalam
Rojavanam
2000 Parthen Rasithen
2001 Pandavar Bhoomi
Pengal
2002 Roja Kootam
Gemini Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Thamizh
Dhaya
Raajjiyam
Junction
I Love You Da
2003 Jay Jay
Kadhal Dot Com
Kaalatpadai
Anbe Anbe
2004 Vasool Raja MBBS
Dreams
Jananam
Oru Murai Sollividu
Autograph Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Attagasam
2005 Ayya
Priyasakhi
Kundakka Mandakka
February 14
2006 Idhaya Thirudan
Thirupathi
Jambhavan
Ulla Kadathal
My Autograph (Kannada)
Thiruttu Payale
2007 Vattaram
Pallikoodam
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu
Vihari (Telugu)
No 73, Shanthi Nivasa (Kannada)
Muni (film)
2008 Vallamai Tharayo
2009 Naalai Namadhe
Solla Solla Inikkum
Kadhalukku Maranamillai film unreleased
Aasal[4]
2010 Kalavadiya Pozhudugal
Nandhi
2014 Aayirathil Iruvar Filming
Athithi
Azhagiya Pandipuram Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lakshmansruthi.com/profilesmusic/bharadwaj.asp
  2. ^ "Bharadwaj Interview". Chennai Online. 2003. Retrieved 2003-10-27. 
  3. ^ a b c d Movie Buzz. "Bharadwaj". Sify. 
  4. ^ a b "Saran confirms Bharadwaj for Asal". By Moviebuzz. 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

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