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|Birth name||Rajesh Murugesan|
14 May 1988|
Kochi, Kerala, India
Rajesh Murugesan from Nagercoil and hails from Thripunithura in Ernakulam district, Kerala. He completed his schooling at Cochin Refineries School, Ambalamugal and graduated with a Degree from SAE International College, Chennai in 2008
Rajesh made his debut as a music director in Neram a Tamil - Malayalam bilingual film which was directed by Alphonse Putharen and released in 2013. The music won him immediate attention. The promo song Pistah: The Run Anthem, had gone viral in 2013. The song Pistah also featured as IPL promo song for the year 2016. In 2015, he worked on another movie by Alphonse Putharen, Premam. All the songs in the movie received excellent critical response and the song,'Malare' broke the record for the fastest song in Malayalam to reach 5 lakh hits in YouTube.
- Mustache Blues (2015)
- Kattan Kappi (2014)
- The Rat: A Sexy Tale (2011)
- Wind (2011)
- Black and White (2011)
- Reg:We (2011)
- Sathya (2017)
|2016||Action Hero Biju||Malayalam||No||Yes|
|Premam||Telugu||Yes||No||Remake of Premam|
|2017||Kismath||Kannada||Yes||Yes||Remake of Neram|
- CPC Cine Awards 2015 for Best Music Director
- Vanitha Film Awards 2015 for Best Music Director
- Asianet Film Awards 18th Asianet film awards for Best Music Director
- 5th South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Music Director Malayalam
- Asiavision Awards Asiavision Film Awards 2014 for Best Music Director
- Red fm awards Song of the year 2016
- IIFA 2016 Best music director 2016
- Radio mirchi music awards 2014 and 2016 best debut music director and popular song of the year 2016
- "Sounding off, musically". The Hindu. April 10, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
- "Music composer Rajesh Murugesan gets married..." Malayala Manorama. May 9, 2016. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
- "Rajesh Murugesan to score again". Times of India. February 14, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
- "'Pistah' rocks IPL". Times of India. March 23, 2016. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
- "Rajesh Murugesan scores music for Premam !". Times of India. April 21, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2015.