Dhina

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Dhina
Birth name Padma Dinakaran
Born (1966-01-15) January 15, 1966 (age 48)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation(s) Music director
Years active 2001-Present

Dhina (also credited as Dheena)(Tamil: தினா; born on 15 January 1966) is an Indian film composer and television series composer from Tamil Nadu, India.

Biography and career[edit]

Dhina first worked as an assistant musician under popular composer G. K. Venkatesh, later being engaged by Meastro Ilaiyaraaja as a music conductor. He later became a music director for several Tele serials scoring for the title tracks. Some of his popular title scores for the serials include Chitthi, Annamalai, Ninaivugal, Payanam, Nambikkai, Chellamay, Metti Oli among others. It was the Radhika Sarathkumar produced hugely popular teleseries Chitthi that gave Dhina a very big break.[1]

Dhina's first big break in Tamil cinema came through a comedy film Middle Class Madhavan released in 2001. Since then, he has scored music for various films in various languages including Telugu and Kannada films.

Dhina is debuting in the upcoming film Soozhnilai as an actor.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Tamil Other Languages Notes
2000 Annai
2001 Middle Class Madhavan
Naan Paada Ninaipathellam
Grama Devatha (Telugu)
Naagulamma (Telugu)
Shivappa Nayaka (Kannada)
2002 King
Ivan Yaaro Adrushtam (Telugu)
2003 Thiruda Thirudi
Anbe Un Vasam
2004 Jana
Thirupaachi
Kadhal Sarigama
Donga Dongadi (Telugu) Remake of Thiruda Thirudi
2005 Aasai Vechhen
Ambuttu Imbuttu Embuttu
Aayudham
Iyer IPS
Kicha Vayasu 16
2006 Kokki
Nee Venunda Chellam
Yuga
Kaivantha Kalai
Thullal
2007 Kannum Kannum
Karuppusamy Kuththagaithaarar
Nee Naan Nila
Pori
2008 Sandai
Dindigul Sarathy
2009 Vedigundu Murugesan
Magane En Marumagane
Kandhakottai
Anthony Yaar?
Malayan
2010 Vallakottai
Bhavani IPS
Gowravargal
Pa Ra Pazhanisamy
Balu Thambi Manasula
Guru Sishyan
Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai film unreleased
Maasi
Medhai
Thambi Arjuna
2011 Pasakkara Nanbargal
Seedan 50th film
Soozhnilai
2014 Iravum Pagalum

Television[edit]

References[edit]