|Birth name||D. Immanuel Vasanth Dinakaran|
24 January 1983 |
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Occupation(s)||Composer, record producer, music director, arranger, singer|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, Drums, Harpejji, Continuum Fingerboard, Keyboard, Piano, Accordion, Goblet, Drum, Concert Harp|
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.
Early and personal life
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, D. Imman has got two daughters, Veronica Dorothy Imman and Blessica Kathy Imman.
|2015||Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga||Filming|
|2014||Vellaikaara Durai||Soundtrack released, film in post-production|
|2014||Kayal||Soundtrack released, film in post-production|
|2014||Oru Oorla Rendu Raja|
|2014||Ennathan Pesuvatho||Soundtrack released, film unreleased|
|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||Therodum Veedhiyile||Soundtrack released, film unreleased|
|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||Manam Kothi Paravai||Anjada Gandu (Kannada)|
|2012||Vetkathai Kettal Enna Tharuvaai|
|2010||Mynaa||Prema Khaidi (Telugu)||Nominated – Vijay Award for Best Music Director|
|2010||Vandae Maatharam||Vandae Maatharam (Malayalam)||Malayalam-Tamil bilingual|
|2009||Naan Avanillai 2|
|2008||Vambu Sandai||Lakshmi Putrudu (Telugu)|
|2006||Nenjil Jil Jil|
|2005||Garam Masala (Hindi)||Only film score|
|2005||Thaka Thimi Tha|
|2004||Kis Kis Ki Kismat (Hindi)|
|2003||Khwaish (Hindi)||Only film score|
|2002||Kadhale Swasam||Soundtrack released, film unreleased|
- "I prefer melody to pacy songs: Imman". The New Indian Express. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
- "- Imman, the Tamil music director to watch". andhracafe.com. 28 November 2006. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
- "Profile of Music Director D Imman". Chennai Online. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
- Udhav Naig (3 October 2013). "Winning streak". The Hindu.
- "Imman to tie the knot". Indiaglitz. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- 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.
- "Vishal, now a producer too". The Times of India. TNN. 31 March 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- S. R. Ashok Kumar (2012-09-29). "Therodum Veediyile: Promising tunes". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-06-12.
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