D. Imman

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D. Imman
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Background information
Birth name D. Immanuel Vasanth Dinakaran
Born (1983-01-24) 24 January 1983 (age 31)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Genres Filmi
Occupation(s) Composer, record producer, music director, arranger, singer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, Drums, Harpejji, Continuum Fingerboard, Keyboard, Piano, Accordion, Goblet, Drum, Concert Harp
Years active 2002–present

D. Immanuel Vasanth Dinakaran, better known as D. Imman (டீ. இமான்), is an Indian film composer and singer, predominantly working in the Tamil film industry. His first film as music director was Thamizhan in 2001. Since then he has composed music for more than 25 films.[1][2][3][4]

Early and personal life[edit]

Imman was born in Chennai, India. He is the son of J. David Kirubakkara Dass, who was a teacher. Imman started playing music at a very early age. His early years were spent in Chennai and he subsequently attended Don Bosco, Egmore, Chennai and later Pachaiyappa's College. He received his Masters' degree from the University of Madras.

Married to Monica Richard on 24 April 2008,[5] D. Imman has got two daughters, Veronica Dorothy Imman and Blessica Kathy Imman.

Discography[edit]

Upcoming projects[edit]

Year Film Notes
2015 Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga Filming
2015 10 Enradhukulla Filming
2015 Rajini Murugan Filming[6]
2015 Valiyavan Filming[7]
2015 Panjumittai Filming
2015 Romeo Juliet Filming
2015 Kalukkuray Maaplay Filming

Released projects[edit]

Year Film Other Languages Notes
2014 Vellaikaara Durai Soundtrack released, film in post-production
2014 Kayal Soundtrack released, film in post-production
2014 Jeeva
2014 Oru Oorla Rendu Raja
2014 Sigaram Thodu
2014 Ennathan Pesuvatho Soundtrack released, film unreleased[8]
2014 Tenaliraman
2014 Yennamo Yedho
2014 Jilla
2014 Rummy
2013 Pandianadu Palnadu (Telugu) [9]
2013 Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam Vijay Award for Favourite Song ("Oodha Coloru Ribbon")
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Tamil
Nominated – Vijay Award for Best Music Director
2013 Desingu Raja
2013 Therodum Veedhiyile Soundtrack released, film unreleased[10]
2012 Kumki Gajaraju (Telugu) Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Tamil
Vijay Award for Best Music Director
Edison Award for Best Music Director
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Tamil ("Onnum Puriyala")
Nominated – SIIMA Award for Best Music Director
Nominated – Vijay Award for Favourite Song ("Sollitaley Ava Kaadhala")
2012 Saattai
2012 Amara
2012 Manam Kothi Paravai Anjada Gandu (Kannada)
2012 Vetkathai Kettal Enna Tharuvaai
2011 Maharaja
2011 Uchithanai Muharnthaal
2011 Thambikottai
2011 Mudhal Idam
2010 Mynaa Prema Khaidi (Telugu) Nominated – Vijay Award for Best Music Director
2010 Vandae Maatharam Vandae Maatharam (Malayalam) Malayalam-Tamil bilingual
2010 Vaadaa
2010 Vilai
2010 Ninaivil Nindraval
2010 Kacheri Arambam
2009 Maasilamani
2009 Naan Avanillai 2
2009 Ainthaam Padai
2009 Odipolama Lechipodama (Telugu)
2008 Vambu Sandai Lakshmi Putrudu (Telugu)
2008 Durai
2007 Veerappu
2007 Marudhamalai
2007 Lee
2007 Thavam
2006 Kalinga
2006 Rendu Rendu (Telugu)
2006 Thiruvilayadal Arambam
2006 Kusthi
2006 Madrasi Sivakasi (Telugu)
2006 Vathiyar Ayyaa (Telugu)
2006 Nenjil Jil Jil
2006 Thalai Nagaram
2006 Kovai Brothers
2005 6'2
2005 Garam Masala (Hindi) Only film score
2005 Thaka Thimi Tha
2005 Anbe Vaa
2005 Chinna
2005 ABCD
2004 Aanai
2004 Isra (Malayalam)
2004 Giri
2004 Kis Kis Ki Kismat (Hindi)
2003 Whistle
2003 Khwaish (Hindi) Only film score
2003 Sena
2002 Thamizhan
2002 Kadhale Swasam Soundtrack released, film unreleased

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I prefer melody to pacy songs: Imman". The New Indian Express. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "- Imman, the Tamil music director to watch". andhracafe.com. 28 November 2006. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Profile of Music Director D Imman". Chennai Online. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Udhav Naig (3 October 2013). "Winning streak". The Hindu. 
  5. ^ "Imman to tie the knot". Indiaglitz. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  6. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movies/news/Samuthirakani-is-Sivakarthikeyans-villain/articleshow/39239602.cms
  7. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/music/Sunidhi-Chauhan-for-Jai/articleshow/39406318.cms
  8. ^ TNN Dec 6, 2012, 11.12AM IST (2012-12-06). "Vimal next in 'Desingu Raja' - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2013-06-12. 
  9. ^ "Vishal, now a producer too". The Times of India. TNN. 31 March 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  10. ^ S. R. Ashok Kumar (2012-09-29). "Therodum Veediyile: Promising tunes". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-06-12. 

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