Justin Prabhakaran

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Justin Prabhakaran
Born10 June 1986
OriginMadurai, Tamil Nadu, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer
Years active2014–present

Justin Prabhakaran is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer. He has scored music for Tamil films and Malayalam films. He made his debut as a film composer in the 2014 Tamil film Pannaiyarum Padminiyum.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Prabhakaran was born in Madurai.[3] From childhood, he was interested in music. He was introduced to church music at an early age and groomed to become a keyboard player. He participated in a TV show and won the award for his own composition. He is proficient in playing keyboard and guitar. During a film shoot at the American College, Madurai in 2003-2006, where he studied B.Sc. Zoology, he happened to meet cinematographer Gopi Krishna, who advised him to study sound engineering from M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute, Tharamani, Chennai.[4]


While studying at M.G.R. Film & TV Institute, Prabhakaran came up with his new composition for the Tamil thendral (cultural event) every year. He joined music composer Harris Jayaraj and worked for him on the movie Thuppakki. He has composed music for more than 55 short films.


As composer
Year Title Language Notes
2014 Pannaiyarum Padminiyum Tamil
2015 Orange Mittai Tamil
2015 Kunjiramayanam Malayalam
2016 Oru Naal Koothu Tamil
2016 Raja Manthiri Tamil
2016 Ulkuthu Tamil
2017 Kaalakkoothu Tamil
2017 Thondan Tamil
2018 Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren Tamil
2019 Naadodigal 2 Tamil
2019 Dear Comrade Multi-lingual - Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
2019 Monster Tamil
2019 Pasumai Vazhi Saalai Tamil
2019 Othaikku Othai Tamil
2019 Dharmaprabhu Tamil
2019 Adutha Saattai Tamil
As singer
Song Film
"Pesuren Pesuren" Pannaiyarum Padminiyum
"Kuru Kuru Kannal"


As lyricist
Song Film
"Enga Ooru Vandi", "Kadhal Vandhaacho", "Aaraaro", "Paaraai" Pannaiyarum Padminiyum
"Theeradhey Asaigal", Orange Mittai
"Bambaram" "Cauli Flowerey" Raja Manthiri


  1. ^ "Pannaiyarum Padminiyum Music Review". Indiaglitz. 10 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Pannaiyarum Padminiyum Music Review". Behindwoods. 22 November 2013.
  3. ^ Jyothsna. "Music Director Justin Prabhakaran Interview". Behindwoods. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  4. ^ Saravanan, T. (4 July 2013). "The RISING musicianship". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 March 2019.

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