Sam C. S.

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Sam C. S.
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Background information
Born (1989-07-30) 30 July 1989 (age 32)
OriginMunnar, Kerala, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer
Years active2010–present

Sam C. S. is a South Indian film music composer, producer, songwriter, lyricist, and singer who predominantly works in the Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film industries. He debuted in Tamil with the horror film Orr Eravuu before working on the scientific thriller Ambuli.[1][2][3][4][5] His most notable films include Kaithi (2019 film), Puriyatha Puthir, Vikram Vedha, Odiyan, Adanga Maru , Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Iravukku Aayiram Kangal, and NOTA, Enemy (2021 film)

Early life[edit]

Sam was born in Munnar in Kerala, India. He went to school at St. Aloysius Higher Secondary School in Royappan Patti, Theni. He later earned 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 chart busters, earning him a solid name in the Tamil cinema industry.[9]

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

Discography[edit]

As a composer[edit]

Year Tamil Other Language(s) Dubbed releases Notes
2010 Orr Eravuu
2012 Ambuli Ambuli (Telugu)
2016 Kadalai
2017 Vikram Vedha
(soundtrack)
Vikram Vedha (2018) (Hindi)
Puriyatha Puthir Soundtrack released under the name Mellisai
2018 6 Athiyayam One song; promotional
Keni Background score only
Diya Kanam (Telugu) Tamil Soundtrack released under the name Karu
Iravukku Aayiram Kangal
Mr. Chandramouli
Kadikara Manithargal
Lakshmi Lakshmi (Telugu)
Vanjagar Ulagam
NOTA NOTA (Telugu)
Odiyan (Malayalam) Background Score only
Adanga Maru
2019 Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum
K-13
100
Ayogya
Devi 2 Abhinetri 2
Gorilla
Kaithi
Arjun Suravaram (Telugu)
Jada
2021 Sám Hối: The Living Sandbag (Vietnamese)
Anu and Arjun Mosagallu (Telugu)
Kasada Thapara composed one song "Vidhi Ezhuthiya"
Enemy Background Score only
Sabhaapathy
Raajavamsam
Chithirai Sevvanam Zee5 Original film
2022 Carbon
Borrder
Saani Kaayidham Chinni (Telugu), Saani Kaayidham (Malayalam) Amazon prime original
Upcoming Rocketry: Nambi Vilaivu Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (Hindi and English)
Vikram Vedha (Hindi) Background Score only
Yaarukkum Anjel
Tamil Kudimagan
Vishal 33
Yenni Thunika
Two Stroke (Malayalam)
Soorpanagai Nene Naa (Telugu)
Bellbottom
Flash Back
Saloon
Kannamoochi
Rowdy Baby
Kadavul Sakaayam Nadana Sabha (Malayalam)
#Love
Ghosty
Red Sandalwood
Ramarao on Duty (Telugu)

As a singer[edit]

Year Movie Songs
2010 Orr Eravuu Ucchi Malayil
Kaadhala
2012 Ambuli Ambuli Theme
2016 Kadalai Kannukulla Vanthu
Aathankarai
2017 Vikram Vedha Karuppu Vellai
Yethu Nyayam
Oru Katha Sollatta
2018 Iravukku Aayiram Kangal Yea Pa Yeppappa
Nights of Neverland
Winds of the Darkest Hour
Mr. Chandramouli Kallooliye
Kandapadi
Yedhedho Aanene
Mr. Chandramouli Theme
Kadikara Manithargal Theera Oru
Yeanoo
Lakshmi Iraiva Iraiva
NOTA Yaar Kalikku
Adanga Maru Aangu Vaangu
2019
K-13 Oru Saayangalam
100 Nanba
Devi 2 Love, Love Me
Abhinetri 2 Love, Love Me
Kaithi The Hot Biriyani
Eternal Love of Father
Neel Iravil
Night is Dark
Arjun Suravaram Bang Bang
2021 Rajavamsam Mane Unna
Mapilla Vandha


As a lyricist[edit]

Year Movie Songs
2017 Puriyatha Puthir Mazhaikkulle
Vikram Vedha Pogatha Yennavittu
2018 Iravukku Aayiram Kangal Uyir Uruvaatha
Yea Pa Yeppappa
Yaen Penne Neeyum
Mr. Chandramouli Kallooliye
Theeraadho Vali
NOTA Yaar Kalikku
2019 100 Nanba
Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum Kannamma
Yendi Raasathi
Yeno Penne
Gorilla Yaaradiyo
Chimp Song


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". 14 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Mr. Chandramouli to get started".
  4. ^ "Shalini Pandey of 'Arjun Reddy' fame, to team up with Jiiva next". 27 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Jiiva's next, a heist comedy".
  6. ^ "For both Puriyaatha Puthir and Vikram Vedha, I composed the music for the script first: Sam CS - Times of India". The Times of India.
  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". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Madhavan at Vikram Vedha success meet: 'I've consumed 240 reviews since the film's release'- Entertainment News, Firstpost". 16 December 2017.

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