Dhina

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Dhina
Birth namePadma Dinakaran
Born (1966-01-15) 15 January 1966 (age 54)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation(s)Music director
Years active2001 – present

Dhina (also credited as Dheena) (Tamil: தினா; born on 15 January 1966) is an Indian film 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 Maestro 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 Raadhika 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]

Political career[edit]

On 23rd Aug 2018 he joined T. T. V. Dhinakaran's Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Tamil Other Languages Notes
1996 Vasantha Vaasal Only Background Score
2000 Annai
2001 Middle Class Madhavan
Naan Paada Ninaipathellam Only Soundtrack
Nagathamman Naagulamma (Telugu)
Shivappa Nayaka (Kannada)
2002 Angala Parameswari Grama Devathe (Kannada),
Grama Devatha (Telugu)
King
Ivan Yaaro Adrushtam (Telugu)
2003 Thiruda Thirudi Donga Dongadi (2004) ♦ (Telugu)
Anbe Un Vasam
2004 Kadhal Sarigama
Jana
2005 Aayudham
Thirupaachi
Iyer IPS
Kicha Vayasu 16
Ambuttu Imbuttu Embuttu
Aasai Vechhen Movie Not Released
2006 Kokki
Kaivantha Kalai
Yuga
Nee Venunda Chellam
Maranthen Meimaranthen
2007 Pori
Karuppusamy Kuththagaithaarar
Nee Naan Nila
Thullal
2008 Kannum Kannum
Sandai
Dindigul Sarathy
2009 Vedigundu Murugesan
Malayan
Anthony Yaar?
Kandhakottai
2010 Guru Sishyan
Magane En Marumagane
Pa. Ra. Palanisamy
Thambi Arjuna
Gowravargal
Vallakottai
Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai Film Unreleased
2011 Seedan 50th film
Bhavani IPS
Pasakkara Nanbargal
2012 Medhai
Soozhnilai Also Actor
Maasi
2014 Balu Thambi Manasula
2015 Iravum Pagalum Varum
2017 Gilli Bambaram Goli
2019 Thanimai

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Dhina". lakshmansruthi.com. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Music Director Dhina turns actor". chennaionline.com. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  3. ^ https://news7paper.com/%E0%AE%9F%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%9F%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B5%E0%AE%BF-%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%A9%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%81%E0%AE%9F%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%9F%E0%AF%80%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%86/
  4. ^ https://tamil.filmibeat.com/news/music-director-dhina-political-entry-055295.html