Sharreth

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Sharreth
Music Director Sharreth.jpg
Background information
Birth name Sujith Vasudevan I
Born (1969-10-03) 3 October 1969 (age 47)
Origin Kollam, Kerala, India
Genres Film Composer, Music Director, Playback Singer
Occupation(s) Film Composer, Music Director, Playback Singer
Years active 1985–present
Website FB : Sharreth Official
Twitter : SharrethVI
Instagram : SharrethVI

Sujith Vasudevan I, better known by his stage name 'Sharreth' (Malayalam: ശരത്), is a music director and singer.[1] He predominantly composes film scores and songs for Malayalam films, but has gone on to compose for Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films too. He won the Filmfare Award for the best music director in 2008. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director in 2011 for the film Ivan Megharoopan. He was also the first recipient of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Classical Music Singer for his song Bhavayami in the film Meghatheertham. He was one of the permanent judges of Idea Star Singer till the end of Season 5 and played a huge role in making the show a rage across Kerala. From 26 September 2011, he has become a judge along with Bhavagayakan P. Jayachandran on the Amrita TV musical reality show Super Star – the Ultimate.[2] From May 2012, he has become a judge along with Ouseppachan and S. P. Shylaja on the Kairali TV Ghandharava sangeetham 2012. From February 2013, he has become a judge along with K. S. Chithra, Sreenivas and Sujatha on the Mazhavil manorama Indian Voice season 2 and Indian Voice Juinor. His memoir (written by Sanjeev Pillai) titled Aathmaraagam (ആത്മരാഗം) was published by Litmus Publications (an imprint of D C Books) in 2014. Now he is the permanent judge of Amrita TV musical reality show Superstar.

Life[edit]

Born as Sujith Vasudevann to Vasudevan and Indiradevi in Kollam, Kerala, India, Sharreth is a protégé of Carnatic music virtuoso M. Balamuralikrishna. He made his debut as a film composer in 1990 through the Malayalam language film Kshanakkathu. Prior to debuting as a composer, Sharreth had a sporadic presence as a playback singer for films. His first song was 'Dum dum dum', a duet with K. S. Chithra for the Malayalam film Onningu Vannengil (1985).

Awards[edit]

Discography[edit]

Film scores[edit]

Year Film Title Language Notes
1990 Kshanakkathu Malayalam Debut Film
1991 Ottayal Pattalam Malayalam Mukesh, Madhubala
1994 Rudraksham Malayalam Suresh gopi
Pavithram Malayalam Starring Mohanlal.
Sagaram Sakshi Malayalam Starring Mammootty.
Vilakku Vecha Neram Malayalam Background Score Only
1995 Thacholi Varghese Chekavar Malayalam Starring Mohanlal.
Sindoora Rekha Malayalam Starring Suresh Gopi.
1999 Devadasi (film) Malayalam
2000 Ayyappantamma Neyyappam Chuttu Malayalam
Sparsham Malayalam
Cover Story Malayalam Suresh gopi
Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya Hindi Hindi Debut.
Background Score Only
2001 Achaneyanenikkishtam Malayalam Background Score Only
Vakkalathu Narayanankutty Malayalam Background Score Only
2002 Sesham Malayalam
2003 Magic Magic 3D Malayalam
2005 The Campus (2005 film) Malayalam Background Score Only
Kanne Madanguka Malayalam Background Score Only
June R Tamil Debut Tamil Film[3]
2006 Shyaamam Malayalam
2008 Thirakkatha Malayalam Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Malayalam
2009 Kalavaramaye Madilo Telugu Debut Telugu Film
Chal Chala Chal Hindi Background Score Only.
Paleri Manikyam Malayalam Mammootty
Meghatheertham Malayalam First recipient of Kerala State Film Award for Best Classical Music Singer for his song Bhavayami.
2010 Pulliman Malayalam Kalabhavan mani
Nalla Pattukare Malayalam Star singers
Kanyakumari Express (film) Malayalam Suresh gopi
Orange Malayalam Background Score Only
Kushti Hindi Background Score Only
2011 180 Tamil / Telugu
2012 Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Malayalam
Ivan Megharoopan Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director
2013 Ente Malayalam
Naa Bangaaru Talli Telugu
The Reporter (film) Malayalam
2014 Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Tamil Parthiban. Guest Composer.
Drushyam Telugu Remade into Telugu as Drishyam. Starring Venkatesh.
2017 Hadiya Malayalam Unni Prranav. Nishan, Ragini Nandwani.

Albums[edit]

  • Sangeetha Paravai (Tamil)
  • Chitra Pournami (1994)
  • Sarana Manthram (1994)
  • Chaithra Geethangal (1997)
  • Pasupathaasthram -Sree Kadampuzha Bhagavathi (1997)
  • Gopeechandanam – Guruvayoorpuran Songs (1999)
  • Onappoovu
  • Gurudevan (2001)
  • Veendum (2003)
  • Sree Gananaatham (2008)
  • Devapampa (2009)
  • Sasthavu (2010)
  • Strawberry Theyyam (2014)
  • Njanappana (ART OF LIVING (2014)
  • Pahimam Padmanabha (2015)
  • Green Symphony (2015)
  • Paavana Pamba (2016)

Playback singer[edit]

Year Film Co-Singer(s) Music Director Song
1985 Onningu Vannenkil K. S. Chithra Shyam Dum dum dum swaramelam
1986 Ice Cream Cochin Ibrahim Johnson Premamennaalenthu
1990 His Highness Abdullah K. J. Yesudas, M. G. Sreekumar, Raveendran Raveendran Devasabhaathalam
1995 Sindoora Rekha Sharreth Paahiraama Prabhu
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar Srinivas Sharreth Veeraalipattin
1997 Aaraam Thampuran K. J. Yesudas Raveendran Sandatham
1999 Devadasi (film) G. Venugopal Traditional Slokam in
Lakshmi Ashtakam
Namasthesthu
Devadasi (film) Sharath Paaraalum Maalore
Devadasi (film) K. S. Chithra Sharreth Yamuna Nadhiyozhukum
2000 Cover Story M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chithra Sharreth Ini Maanathum
Sparsham Sharreth Pandenno Kettathaane
Sparsham Sharreth Thengi Mounam
2002 Shesham Sharreth Ethetho
2003 Nala Damayanthi Ramesh Vinayagam Pei Muzhi
2005 June R Sharreth Eano Eano
2006 Kalabham K. J. Yesudas, K. Krishnakumar Raveendran Varoo Varoo
2008 Thirakkatha Sharreth Oduviloru
2009 Meghatheertham K. S. Chithra Sharreth Mazhayaal
Meghatheertham Sharreth Bhavayaami. Kerala State Film Award for Best classical singer
Meghatheertham Sharreth Dhyanam Kondu
Paleri Manikyam Hariharan Sharreth Tum Jo Mujh Mein
Seetha Kalyanam Madhu Balakrishnan, Karthik, Anuradha Sriram Srinivas Seetharaamam
2010 Kadaksham M. Jayachandran Omanapennalle
Pulliman Traditional Folk Aanandam
Kavalar Kudiyirippu Priya Hemesh James Vasanthan Kodi Kodi Aasaikal
Kadhaksham Solo M. Jayachandran Omana pennllayo
2011 180 Sharreth Niyayam Thaana
Pranayam M. Jayachandran Kalamozhi
2012 Ivan Megharoopan K.S.Chithra Sharreth Vishukili
2013 Ente Solo Sharreth Engengo
The Reporter Solo Sharreth Karukkal nirathi
The Reporter Solo Sharreth Vaarmthiye
2014 Ulavacharu Biryani Solo Ilaiyaraaja Raayaleni Lekhane [Telugu song]
Oggarane Solo Ilaiyaraaja Bareyada Saalanu [Kannada song]
Drishya Solo Ilaiyaraaja Devare Kelu [Kannada song][Remake of Drishyam Malayalam movie]
Nadan Ouseppachan Sargavedhikale [Malayalam song]
Varsham Solo Bijibal Karimukilukal [Malayalam song]
2015 Touring Talkies Anitha Ilaiyaraaja Nenju Porukuthilayae [Tamil song]
Touring Talkies Solo Ilaiyaraaja Kathirunthaen [Tamil song]
Kida Poosari Magudi Solo Ilaiyaraaja Intha kaalathile [Tamil song]
Kanal Solo Ouseppachan Maaya Nagarame[Malayalam song]
2015 Tharai Thappattai Solo Ilaiyaraaja Idarinum [Tamil song]

Television[edit]

As Judge
year Program Channel Notes
2007 IdeaStar Singer2007 Asianet
2008 IdeaStar Singer2008 Asianet
2009-2010 IdeaStar Singer season 4 Asianet
2009 Zee Tamil Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2009 Challenge Zee Tamil Tamil show
2010-2011 IdeaStar Singer season 5 Asianet
2012 Gandharva Sangeetham Kairali TV
2013 Super star the ultimate Amrita TV
2013 Josco Indian voice season 2 Mazhavil Manorama
2013 Candyman Indian Voice Junior Mazhavil Manorama
2014 Super Star Amrita TV
2015 Bhima Indian Music League Flowers Tv
2016 Super Star Junior Amrita TV

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharreth". 
  2. ^ http://superstar.amritatv.com/ Super Star – the Ultimate
  3. ^ The Hindu (23 December 2005). "Singing to his tune". 

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