Natarajan Sankaran

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Natarajan Sankaran
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Background information
OriginTirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer
music director
Instrumentskeyboard, piano, vocal
Years active2013-present

Natarajan Sankaran is an Indian film composer and musician in the Tamil film industry. He made his debut as a film composer in the 2013 Tamil film Moodar Koodam.[1][2] His works in later films including Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaniyum and Kappal were critically acclaimed.[3]

Early life[edit]

Natarajan Sankaran was born in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu to a Tamil family. His father Sankaran is an electrical engineer and mother Sundari is a housewife. He began his career as a mechanical engineer and worked in EID Parry and GlaxoSmithKline, Delhi. He resigned the job to pursue his career as a music director. He is trained in piano from Musee Musical, which is affiliated to Trinity College, London.

Career[edit]

In 2011, Sankaran got his first opportunity to compose music for Moodar Koodam through his friend and long time industry associate Naveen, who was the director and an actor of the movie. Naveen offered him to compose five songs for Moodar Koodam. His score won critical acclaim and fetched him the opportunity from leading director Chimbu Deven for his Arulnithi-starrer Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum. He got an opportunity from Karthik G. Krish's Kappal. His score won critical acclaim. Kappal's were part of the top five in Radio Mirchi for six weeks, top 10 in Sooriyan FM, and held 2nd place in the iTunes chart for two weeks. The song Kadhal Cassatta became the most favorite song in all stations.

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Filmography[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2013 Moodar Koodam Tamil
2014 Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaniyum Tamil
Kappal Tamil
2017 Enkitta Mothathe Tamil
Kolanji Tamil
2018 Evanukku Engeyo Matcham Irukku Tamil
2019 Agni Siragugal Tamil, Telugu
Alaudhinin Arputha Camera Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ S. R. Ashok Kumar (1 June 2013). "Audio Beat: Moodar Koodam - Yesudas returns to sing 'Neeyum Bommai'". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Moodar Koodam release date". Behindwoods. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Movie Review : Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum". Sify.com. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.suryanfm.in/chennai/Chart/index.aspx. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ http://www.radiomirchi.com/more/tamil-top-20/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ http://www.kollyinsider.com/2014/04/shankars-assistant-brings-us-colorful.html
  7. ^ http://itwofs.com/milliblog/2014/11/22/kappal-music-review-tamil-natarajan-sankaran/

External links[edit]

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