Gangai Amaran

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Gangai Amaran
Born Pannaipuram, Theni, TAMIL NADU
Occupations 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 Annanuku Jay Ilayaraja
1990 Ooru Vittu Ooru Vandhu Ilayaraja
1991 Kumbakarai Thangaya Ilayaraja
1992 Villu Pattukaran Ilayaraja
1992 Chinnavar Ilayaraja
1992 Ponuketha Purushan Ilayaraja
1993 Kovil Kaalai Ilayaraja
1994 Athai Maga Rathiname Gangai Amaran
1997 Themmangu Pattukkaran Ilayaraja

Music Director[edit]

  • Aadhityan (1993)
  • Aagaya Thamaraigal (1985)
  • Adhikari (1991)
  • Annan Kaattia Vazhi (1991)
  • Athai Maga Rathiname (1994)
  • Chellakutti (1987)
  • En Pottukku Sondhakkaran (1991)
  • En Priyame (1983)
  • En Thangachi Padichava (1988)
  • Ettikki Potti (1987)
  • Imaigal (1983)
  • Irumbu Kaigal (1984)
  • Jaadiketha moodi (1988)
  • Kanavugal Karpanaigal (1982)
  • Kanna Thorakkanum Sami (1986)
  • Koil Mani Osai (1988)
  • Hello Yaar Pesurathu (1985) (with Illayaraja)
  • Kudumbaam (1984)
  • Madurai Veeran Enga Saami (1990)
  • Malargalae Malarungal (1980)
  • Mannukkeetha Ponnu (1985)
  • Marakka Mattaen (1986)
  • Michael Raj (1988)
  • Moodu Manthiram (1989)
  • Mouna Geethangal (1981)
  • Munthanai Sabhatham (1989)
  • Naal Ellaam Pournami (1983)
  • Naam Iruvar (1985)
  • Nalellam Pournami (1986)
  • Nan Valartha Poovey (1991)
  • Needhipadhi (1983)
  • Nichayam (1984)
  • Nyayam Ketkiraen (1984)
  • Oomai Janangal (1984)
  • Oorkuruvi (1987)
  • Oru Vidukadhai Oru Thodarkadhai (1979)
  • Pachai Kodi (1990)
  • Pillaikkaga (1989)
  • Ponnu Parkka Poraen (1989)
  • Pudhia Sangamam (1984)
  • Puthiya Sagaptham (1985)
  • Pugaippadam (2010)
  • Ragavan (2009)
  • Ramaye Vayasukku Vanthutta (1980)
  • Ratha Dhanam (1988)
  • Rudhra (1991)
  • Sattam (1983)
  • Suvarillatha Chithirangal (1979)
  • Thappu Kanakku (1988)
  • Tharayil Pootha Malar (1980)
  • Ungal Veetu Pillai (1984)
  • Vazhvey Maayam (1982)
  • Vamsa Vilakku (1984)

Singer[edit]

Year Film Song Music Director Notes
2013 Paradesi Senneer Thaana G V Prakash

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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