Bharathwaj

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Bharathwaj
Born (1960-07-03) 3 July 1960 (age 56)[1]
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) Composer, music director, singer
Years active 1998–present

Bharathwaj is a Tamil film composer. He has since scored music in languages including Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam[2] trained in Hindustani, Western and Carnatic music. He is a recipient of Kalaimamani Award for the year 2008 from Tamil Nadu Government. He had composed music for programmes on All India Radio (AIR) and DD at the age of 17.

Biography[edit]

Bharathwaj was born in Ravanasamuthram, Tirunelveli in a Tamil Brahmin family and had his schooling and college education in Delhi.[3] His father was a government official.[3] Bharathwaj qualified as a Chartered Accountant before entering the domain of music.[3]

He studied Hindustani and Western music at Delhi.[3]

Songs[edit]

Association with directors[edit]

He has scored music for almost all movies of Saran

Notable compositions with Saran[edit]

  • 1998 Kaadhal Mannan - Unnai Paartha Pinbu Naan
  • 1999 Amarkalam - Mahaganapathi, Megangal Ennai Thottu,Sathamillatha Thanimai Keitten.This high-geared song demonstrated his capability over a mix of ragas and the perfect blend to the story showcasing the pains of the lead actor (Ajith) in the film.
  • 2000 Parthen Rasithen -Enakena Earkanave, Parthen Parthen, Kidaikaley Kidaikaley
  • 2002 Gemini - O! Podu..O! Podu, Pen Oruthi
  • 2003 Jay Jay - Unai Naan, May Maasam, Kaadhal Mazhaiye
  • 2004 Vasool Raja MBBS - Kaadu Thirandhe, Seena Thaana doi, Pathukulle Number onnu
  • 2004 Attagasam Attagasam, 'Thekku seemaiyile, Thala Pola Varuma
  • 2009 Aasal - Yea Dushyantha, Totodaing

Notable compositions with other directors[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Bharathwaj has scored 49 films in Tamil. His 1st film Kaadhal Mannan, 25th film Attagasam and 50th film is Aasal[4] all with 'Ultimate Star' Ajith Kumar and with director Saran.

Year Tamil Other Language Notes
1995 Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? Telugu Debut as composer
1996 Merupu Telugu
1996 Dongaata Telugu
1996 Pittala Dora Telugu
1997 Oka chinna maata Telugu
1997 Mangalya balam Telugu
1998 Life lo wife Telugu
1998 Kaadhal Mannan Hit
Pooveli
1999 Amarkalam Hit
Rojavanam
2000 Parthen Rasithen Hit
Sradha (Malayalam)
Penngal
2001 Pandavar Bhoomi Hit
2002 Roja Kootam Hit
Gemini Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Hit
Thamizh Hit
Dhaya
Raajjiyam
Junction
I Love You Da
2003 Jay Jay Hit
Kadhal Dot Com
Kaalatpadai
Anbe Anbe
2004 Vasool Raja MBBS Hit
Dreams
Jananam
Oru Murai Sollividu
Autograph Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Hit
Attagasam Hit
2005 Ayya Hit
Priyasakhi
Kundakka Mandakka
February 14
2006 Idhaya Thirudan
Thirupathi
Jambhavan
Ulla Kadathal
My Autograph (Kannada)
Thiruttu Payale Hit
2007 Vattaram
Pallikoodam
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu
Vihari (Telugu)
No 73, Shanthi Nivasa (Kannada)
Muni
2008 Vallamai Tharayo
2009 Naalai Namadhe
Solla Solla Inikkum
Kathalukku Maranamillai
Aasal[4]
2010 Kalavadiya Pozhudugal
Nandhi
2014 Athithi
Aranmanai
Azhagiya Pandipuram
2015 Aayirathil Iruvar Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lakshmansruthi.com/profilesmusic/bharadwaj.asp
  2. ^ "Bharadwaj Interview". Chennai Online. 2003. Archived from the original on 2003-11-07. Retrieved 2003-10-27. 
  3. ^ a b c d Movie Buzz. "Bharadwaj". Sify. 
  4. ^ a b "Saran confirms Bharadwaj for Asal". By Moviebuzz. 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

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