Diwakar

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Diwakar
Diwakar (singer) - Dhivagar Santhosh.JPG
Born (1990-01-26) 26 January 1990 (age 28)
ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu
OccupationPlayback Singer, Live Performer
Years active2014 to present

Dhivagar Santhosh (also known as Diwakar) is an Indian playback singer and live performer. He is best known for winning season 4 of Airtel Super Singer,[1][2][3][4] a Tamil language musical reality TV show which was telecast from December 2012 to February 2014 on Vijay TV.

Career[edit]

Television works[edit]

Diwakar participated in various reality TV musical competitions telecast on various Tamil language TV channels, including Zee Tamil's Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2009 Challenge, Jaya TV's Hariyudan Naan, and season 2 of Sun TV's Sangeetha Mahayuddham. In 2012, Diwakar was crowned runner up in Raj TV's Voice of Tamil Nadu.[5]

On 1 February 2014, he was crowned the winner of season 4 of the Airtel Super Singer music competition telecast on Vijay TV, having received the greatest number of viewer votes.[1][2] During the show's grand finale, Diwakar's performance of the song "Neeye Unakku Endrum" from the film Bale Pandiya prompted a standing ovation from the audience and a kiss on his forehead from playback singer, S. Janaki.[1]

Playback singing and recordings[edit]

Diwakar recorded his first song as a playback singer for music director D. Imman for the movie 'Panchu Mittai'. However, his voice as a playback singer was first released in the Tamil language movie, Vadacurry, for a song co-sung by playback singers Vijay Prakash and Ajeesh.

Movie songs[edit]

Year Film Name Language Song Title Music Director
2014 Vadacurry Tamil "Nenjukkula Nee" Vivek-Mervin
Kalkandu Tamil "Kannoramai" Kannan
2015 Panjumittai Tamil "My Wifeu Romba Beautifulu" D. Imman
Purampokku Tamil "Marina Beachula" Varshan
Purampokku Tamil "Kalasi Kalasi" Varshan
Rajini Murugan Tamil "Jigiru Jigiru" D. Imman
Pugazh Tamil "Naanga Podiyan" Vivek-Mervin
Paayum Puli Tamil "Marudakaari vaadi" D. Imman
2016 Adra Machan Visilu Tamil "Thalaivan Purantha Naalu" N. R. Raghunanthan
Rum Tamil "Pori Paththi Vizhum" Anirudh Ravichander
2017 Kaatru Veliyidai Tamil "Tango Kelaayo" A. R. Rahman
Yagan Tamil "Aarathi Kaattu" Niro Pirabakaran
Karuppan Tamil "Muruku Meesai Mama" D. Imman
Thondan Tamil "Thondan Thondan" Justin Prabhakaran
Visiri Tamil "Ore vaanam oru thalathaan" Sekar Sai Bharath
Visiri Tamil "Thalayum Thalapathiyum" Dhanraj Manickam
Mental Madhilo Telugu "Bagundaya Chandram" Prashanth R Vihari
2018 Yaar Ivargal Tamil "Pora Pora" Javed Riaz
Chi La Sow Telugu "Solo Solo" Prashanth R. Vihari
Chi La Sow Telugu "Chi La Sow" Prashanth R Vihari
Seemaraja Tamil "Vaaren Vaaren Seemaraja" D. Imman
Dha Dha 87 Tamil "Wine Kannala" Leander Lee Marty

Albums[edit]

Year Song Composer Album Name Notes
2017 Thanimaiyile Surya Prasadh En Kaalgal
2016 Pogadhae Simeon Telfer Pogadhae
2015 Chennaiyile - The Rhythm of Chennai Ganesh Chandrasekaran U - The Epitome of Love To be Re-Released
2015 En Vizhigalil Pranav Muniraj En Vizhigalil
2015 Kadhal Version 1.0 Rajaganapathy Kadhal Version
2014 Kangal Rendum Kousikan Sivanlingam Kousi’s Beginning

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Udhav Naig (3 February 2014). "The victory song - The Hindu". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Dhivagar is Super Singer 4". Times of India. 2 February 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Winning notes". The Hindu. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Vijay TV Airtel Super Singer 4 Diwakar to sing for D.Imman". TruthDive. 4 February 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Results of the Raj TV Finals". The Hindu. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2015.

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