Sam C. S.

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Sam C. S.
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Background information
OriginMunnar, Kerala, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer
Years active2010–present

Sam C. S. is an Indian film music composer, producer, songwriter and singer who predominantly works in Tamil and Malayalam film industry. He debuted in Tamil with the horror film Orr Eravuu before working on the scientific thriller Ambuli.[1][2][3][4][5] His Noted works are Vikram Vedha, Odiyan& Kaithi.

Early life[edit]

Sam was born in Munnar in Kerala, India. A music enthusiast from his early childhood days, he was actively involved in music and participated in opportunity. He did schooling in St. Aloysius Higher Secondary School,Royappan Patti,Theni. He holds a degree in MCA and MBA from St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli. He worked for a software company after his graduation.

Career[edit]

Sam's passion and drive to make music led him to quit his job and work for other music composers on background score and programming for movies.[6] His talent was soon discovered by movie houses, following which he got an opportunity to compose music for a musical thriller named 'Mellisai' later renamed as Puriyatha Puthir.[7][8]

During this time span, he composed music for a lot of jingles which led him to meet the director duo Pushkar-Gayathri, who offered him the opportunity to score music for Vikram Vedha. The film's album and OST's went onto become chartbursters earning him a solid name in the Tamil cinema industry.[9]

He got next big break in 2018 when director V. A. Shrikumar Menon offered him the background score of the then much-awaited Mohanlal-starrer Odiyan.

Filmography[edit]

As a composer

Year Tamil Other Language(s) Dubbed releases Notes
2010 Orr Eravuu
2012 Ambuli Ambuli (Telugu)
2016 Kadalai
Kadikara Manithargal
2017 Puriyatha Puthir Soundtrack released under the name Mellisai
Vikram Vedha Vikram Vedha (2018) (Hindi)
2018
Diya Kanam (Telugu) Tamil Soundtrack released under the name Karu
Iravukku Aayiram Kangal
Mr. Chandramouli
Lakshmi Lakshmi (Telugu)
Adanga Maru
Vanjagar Ulagam
Odiyan (Malayalam) Background Score only
NOTA NOTA (Telugu)
2019 100
Arjun Suravaram (Telugu)
Ayogya
K-13
Gorilla
Devi 2 Abhinetri 2
Jada
Kaithi
Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum
2020 - 2021 Rocketry: Nambi Vilaivu Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (Hindi and English)
Rajavamsam
Kasada Thapara
Yaarukkum Anjel
Yenni Thunika
Two Stroke (Malayalam)
Soorpanakai Nene Naa (Telugu)
Bellbottom
Flash Back
Saloon
Kannamoochi
Rowdy Baby
Kadavul Sakaayam Nadana Sabha (Malayalam)
#Love
Mosagallu (Telugu)

Awards[edit]

Provoke Awards

Hello FM Awards

Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards

Vijay Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Director Vijay's film with Prabhudheva could be Tamil remake of 'Charlie'". 23 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Adanga Maru: Jayam Ravi announces title of his next film, will go on floors on 14 December- Entertainment News, Firstpost".
  3. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/2017/nov/22/mr-chandramouli--to-get-started-1708521.html
  4. ^ https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/shalini-pandey-arjun-reddy-fame-team-jiiva-next-73771
  5. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/2017/dec/26/jiivas-next-a-heist-comedy-1736786.html
  6. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/music/for-both-puriyaatha-puthir-and-vikram-vedha-i-composed-the-music-for-the-script-first-sam-cs/articleshow/60234027.cms
  7. ^ "New trailer of Vijay Sethupathy's Puriyatha Puthir is out! Watch it here". 22 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Puriyatha Puthir: Five reasons to watch this Vijay Sethupathi film - Times of India".
  9. ^ "Madhavan at Vikram Vedha success meet: 'I've consumed 240 reviews since the film's release'- Entertainment News, Firstpost".

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