Gangai Amaran

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Gangai Amaran
Born Pannaipuram, Theni, Tamilnadu
Occupation(s) Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Film score composer, lyricist, music director, songwriter, singer, conductor, instrumentalist
Instruments Vocals, (playback singing), guitar
Years active 1976–present
Associated acts Ilayaraaja, Karthik Raja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Venkat Prabhu

Gangai Amaran is a music director,[1] singer,[2] lyricist,[3] script writer, film director[4] and actor in Tamil films. He is the younger brother of noted music director Ilayaraaja and father of director/actor Venkat Prabhu and actor/singer Premji Amaren.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Writer/Director[edit]

Year Film Music Director Notes
1982 Kozhi Koovuthu Ilayaraja Directorial Debut
1983 Kokkarokko Ilayaraja
1984 Pozhuthu Vidinchachu Ilayaraja
1984 Devi Sridevi Ilayaraja
1984 Vellai Pura Ondru Ilayaraja
1987 Enga Ooru Pattukaran Ilayaraja
1988 Sarkarai Pandhal Ilayaraja
1988 Shenbagamae Shenbagamae Ilayaraja
1988 Koil Mani Osai Gangai Amaran
1989 Karagattakaran Ilayaraja
1989 Annanukku Jai Ilayaraja
1990 Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu Ilayaraja
1991 Kumbakarai Thangaiah Ilayaraja
1992 Villu Pattukaran Ilayaraja
1992 Chinnavar Ilayaraja
1992 Ponnuketha Purushan Ilayaraja
1993 Koyil Kaalai Ilayaraja
1994 Athai Maga Rathiname Gangai Amaran
1997 Themmangu Paattukaaran Ilayaraja

Music Director[edit]

As Lyricist[edit]

Dubbing artist[edit]

Actor[edit]

Singer[edit]

Year Film Song Music Director Notes
2013 Paradesi Senneer Thaana G V Prakash
2006 Thimiru Oppurane Yuvan Shankar Raja
1986 Vikram En Jodi Manjakuruvi Ilayaraja
1984 Neethana Andha Kuyil Poojaiketha Poovidhu Ilayaraja

Awards[edit]

International Tamil Film Awards (ITFA)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music Director Gangai Amaran Song Database". 600024.com Tamil Movie Database. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  2. ^ "Singer Gangai Amaran Song Database". 600024.com Tamil Movie Database. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Lyricist Gangai Amaran Song Database". 600024.com Tamil Movie Database. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Director Gangai Amaran Song Database". 600024.com Tamil Movie Database. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  5. ^ "Not truly Gangai Amaran". The Hindu. 2009-05-19. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  6. ^ "Gangai Amaran enthrals Vellore". The Hindu. 2006-02-27. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 

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