Ramani Bharadwaj

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Bharadwaj
Born (1960-07-03) 3 July 1960 (age 58)[1]
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) Composer, music director, singer
Years active 1998–present

Bharadwaj 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.[3]

Biography[edit]

Bharathwaj was born in Ravanasamuthram, Tirunelveli in a Tamil family and had his schooling and college education in Delhi.[3][4] His father was a government official. Bharathwaj qualified as a Chartered Accountant before entering the domain of music.[4]

He studied Hindustani and Western music at Delhi.[4]

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[5] 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
Pooveli
1999 Rojavanam
Amarkalam
2000 Parthen Rasithen
Sradha (Malayalam)
Penngal
2001 Asathal
Pandavar Bhoomi
2002 Dhaya
Roja Kootam
Gemini Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Raajjiyam
Thamizh
Enge Enadhu Kavithai
Jjunction
I Love You Da
2003 Kaalatpadai
Anbe Anbe
Jay Jay
2004 Autograph Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Kadhal Dot Com
Vasool Raja MBBS
Oru Murai Sollividu
Attagasam
Dreams
Amma Appa Chellam
Jananam
2005 Ayya
Mannin Maindhan
Priyasakhi
February 14
Anda Naal Nyabagam
Kundakka Mandakka
Ullakkadanthal
2006 Idhaya Thirudan
My Autograph (Kannada)
Thirupathi
Thiruttu Payale
Jambhavan
Vattaram
2007 Muni
Pirappu
No 73, Shanthi Nivasa (Kannada)
Vihari (Telugu)
Pallikoodam
Cheena Thaana 001
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu
2008 Vallamai Tharayo
2009 Naalai Namadhe
Manjal Veiyil
Solla Solla Inikkum
Kathalukku Maranamillai No Theatrical Release
2010 Aasal[5]
Kalavadiya Pozhudugal
2011 Nandhi
2014 Athithi
Aranmanai
Azhagiya Pandipuram
2017 Aayirathil Iruvar
Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal

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 Gautam, Savitha (2 April 2003). "Blending the best notes". The Hindu. Chennai: Kasturi & Sons. Retrieved 8 August 2018. 
  4. ^ a b c Movie Buzz. "Bharadwaj". Sify. 
  5. ^ a b "Saran confirms Bharadwaj for Asal". By Moviebuzz. 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

External links[edit]

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