Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja is an Indian singer-songwriter, film score, and soundtrack composer, singer and occasional lyricist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has predominantly scored music for Tamil films. Being the youngest son of noted film composer Ilaiyaraaja, he began his musical career in 1996, at age 16, as he composed the film score for Aravindhan. After initial struggle, he made his big break with the Thulluvadho Ilamai soundtrack (2001), and evolved as one of Tamil cinema’s most sought-after composers by the mid-2000s. Within a span of 15 years, Yuvan Shankar Raja has worked on over 100 films. He has won two Filmfare Awards, the Best Music Director Award in 2004 for his score in the drama 7G Rainbow Colony and Filmfare Special Award – South in 2009 for his Telugu musical ‘Oy’ Besides, he received six nominations for Filmfare Awards, one Tamil Nadu State Film Award in 2006 and the Cyprus International Film Festival Award in 2006 for Raam, becoming the only Indian composer to win it.

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Name Yuvan Shankar Raja
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DOB 30/08/1979
Place of Birth Chennai
Complexion Very Dark
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Nationality Indian
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School St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Trinity College in London, UK
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Birth Sign Leo
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Occupation Music Composer
Active from 1996
Debut movie Aravindhan (Tamil)
Known For Kaadhal Kondein,7G Rainbow Colony,Billa
Awards Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music director (2006) – Pattiyal
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Home Town Chennai
Parents Ilayaraaja – Jeeva
Spouse Sujaya Chandran (Divorced),Shilpa Mohan (divorced),Zafrun Nizar
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Siblings Karthik Raja,Bhavatharini
Relative Venkat Prabhu,Premji (Cousin)
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