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Anirudh Ravichander


Anirudh Ravichander is an Indian Film Composer, Songwriter, and Actor, who mostly is involved with Tamil as well as Telugu Films. He first made an appearance as a performer in the Tamil Film Industry when he was just 21. In his debut song “Why This Kolaveri Di” for the movie “3”, Anirudh Ravichander became famous in a matter of hours when the song went all over the world breaking records and has over more than 100 million hits on YouTube. He has written several hit songs for blockbuster films and has become an extremely well-known music director from South India with a huge following. He has won 7 South Indian International Movie Awards and a Filmfare Awards South. In addition, he has signed a recording agreement with the music giant Sony for the publishing of his independent live shows and albums. Times of India has honored him with the title of Chennai Times Most Desirable Man award for 2017 through a poll, becoming his first musical director to be awarded this prize. The music director became a cult figure due to his performance in Kamal Haasan’s newest film Vikram. In the film, Kamal Haasan composed and sang lyrics for a track with Anirudh Ravichander. He wrote songs and background music to Thalaivar’s “Jailer”.

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He began composing music when he was 10 and was part of a group at the school called Zinx. The first time he appeared as a composer was in the movie “3” directed by his cousin Aishwarya R. Dhanush, with the help of Dhanush as well as Shruti Haasan. In his college days in music composition, he composed background music for short films produced by Aishwarya. In the early months of November the unreleased version of the track “Why This Kolaveri Di” started to be distributed online and was then officially released by the group on November 16th, 2011. YouTube recognized the video with the “Recently Most Popular” Gold Medal award as well as a “Trending” silver medal award to acknowledge a huge amount of hits in the span of a few days. The singer recently released a song called Julie to accompany the singles of Valentine’s Day for which the lyrics were composed by Vignesh Shivan. The songs of Anirudh Ravichander such as Vaathi Coming, Marana Mass, Chellamma, Kanave Kanave as well as Master The Blaster, are extremely popular with the public.



Name Anirudh Ravichander
Real Name Anirudh Ravichander
Nickname Ani
Profession Composer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Music Producer
Date of Birth 16 October 1990
Age 32 (as of 2022)
Zodiac sign Libra
Family Father: Ravi Raghavendra
Mother: Lakshmi
Sister: Vaishnavi
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not yet kept up to date
Wife NA
Children NA
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, K.K. Nagar, Chennai
College Loyola College, Chennai
Soundtech Media Institute of Audio Technology, Chennai
Hobbies Singing, listening to music,
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian

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As Composer

Year Tamil Other Languages Dubbed Releases Notes Music Label
2012 3 3 (Telugu)3 (Hindi) Tamil Debut Sony Music India
2013 Ethir Neechal Naa Love Story Modalaindi (Telugu) Cameo appearance in the song “Local Boys”. Sony Music India
2013 David* David * (Hindi)* David (Telugu) 1 Song, Hindi Debut T-SeriesReliance Big Music
2013 Vanakkam Chennai Cameo Appearance in the Song “Chennai City Gangsta” Sony Music India
2013 Irandaam Ulagam* Varna (Telugu) 3 songs with background music Sony Music India
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari Raghuvaran BTech (Telugu) Wunderbar StudiosDivo
2014 Maan Karate Cameo Appearance in the “Open The Tasmac”. Sony Music India
2014 Kaththi Kaththi (Telugu, Malayalam) Eros Music
2014 Kaaki Sattai Wunderbar StudiosDivo
2015 Maari Maass (Telugu)Maari (Malayalam) Cameo appearance as a singer in “Maari Thara Local” Sony Music India

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Independent Work And Music Videos

Year Title Languages Artist Notes
2012 Sachin Anthem Tamil Video promotion as an allude to Sachin Tendulkar, the founder of health drinks company Boost
2012 Ai Dil Mere Hindi Promotion for Bejoy Nambiar and MTV’s Rush
2013 Chennai City Gangsta Tamil featuring Hiphop Tamizha, Hard Kaur & Country Chicken Promo video to promote Vanakkam Chennai movie Vanakkam Chennai film
2014 Chancey Illa Tamil Promo video in support of the campaign city connect from Times of India
2015 Enakenna Yaarum Illaye Tamil Single by Aakko The single was released on Valentine’s Day
2016 Avalukena Tamil with Srinidhi Venkatesh Single for Valentine’s Day
2016 Damkutla Dumkutla Tamil with Shabareesh Varma Track for promotion of Tamil Nadu Premier League Anthem
2016 Cold Water Diwali Edition English Remix of Major Lazer-Cold Water (feat. Justin Bieber & MO)
2016 Sirikkadhey Tamil with Arjun Kanungo and Srinidhi Vekatesh Promo video to promote the film, Remo.
2017 Onnume Aagala Tamil with Mali with Manoj Single for Valentine’s Day

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As A Playback Singer

Year Album Language Song Notes
2012 3 Tamil “Come on Girls”
2013 Ethir Neechal Tamil “Boomi Ennai”, “Un Paarvayil”, ” Ethir Neechal”
2013 David Tamil “Kanave Kanave”
2013 David Hindi “Yu Hi Re”
2013 Vanakkam Chennai Tamil “Chennai City”, “Engadi Porandha”, ” Ailasa Ailasa”, “Osaka”, “Oh Penne”
2013 Irandaam Ulagam Tamil “Penne Naa Enna Solla”, “Iravinil Oruvanai”, “Un Kaadhal Ingu Unmaiya”
2013 Backbench Student Telugu “Sachin Tendulkar Back Bencher” Composed by Sunil Kashyap
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari Tamil “Velaiyilla Pattathari”, “Udhungada Sangu”, ” What a Karuvaad”, “Ey Inga Paaru”
2014 Maan Karate Tamil “Maanja”, “Open The Tasmac”, “Un Vizhigalil”
2014 Vadacurry Tamil “Low Aana Life-u” Composed by Vivek-Mervin

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Appearances In Music Videos

Year Title Languages Artist Notes
2012 Why This Kolaveri Di Tamil Dhanush The song was filmed in the film alongside lead actors Dhanush and Shruti Haasan.
2018 Gun In Kadhal Tamil Vijay Yesudas Promo film for Kolamaavu Kokila which was shown with the lead actress of the film Nayanthara.
2018 U-Turn TamilTelugu Anirudh Ravichander , Samantha Sung the track “The Karma theme” and appeared in the promotional track alongside leading actress Samantha.
2019 Nani’s Gang Leader Telugu Nani,Anirudh Ravichandar Promo video to promote Gangu the leader’s song performed alongside the film’s lead actress Nani.
2020 Vaathi Coming Tamil Anirudh Ravichander, Gana Balachandar The video is lyrical about Vaathi Making a Comeback to Master
2020 Chellamma Tamil Anirudh Ravichande, Jonita Gandhi Video with lyrics that features Chellama for Doctor
2021 Rendu Kaadhal Tamil Anirudh Ravichander, Shakthisree Gopalan, Aishwarya Suresh Bindra Song for Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.
2021 Two Two Two Tamil Sanjana Kalmanje, Sunidhi Chauhan, Anirudh Ravichander Song for Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.
2022 RRR TeluguTamilHindiKannadaMalayalam M. M Keeravani, Anirudh Ravichandar Promotional video of Dosti, Natpu, and Priyam together with Vijay Yesudas, Amit Trivedi, Hemachandra, Yazin Nizar
2022 Arabic Kuthu Tamil Anirudh Ravichander, Jonita Gandhi Lyrical video Arabic Kuthu in the form of Beast (Raw in Hindi)

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Year Award Category Film Result
2012 60th Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director 3 Nominated
2012 Vijay Awards Favorite Song 3 Nominated
2012 Vijay Awards Best Find of the Year 3 Won
2012 Vijay Awards Best Music Director 3 Nominated
2012 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Music Director 3 Nominated
2012 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Sensational Music Director 3 Won
2012 Edison Awards Best Music Director 3 Won
2013 Edison Awards Best Music Director Vanakkam Chennai Won
2013 61st Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director Vanakkam Chennai Nominated
2013 61st Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director Ethir Neechal Nominated

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Other Honors

Year Award
2011 UK Music Academy Awards for Most World Popular Music Director for the film 3
2011 The most Outstanding Indian of the Year award for the movie 3 is honored by the Government of India
2011 Government of Uttar Pradesh award for the best new talent in the musical director of the 3rd film
2012 New York Best New Music Talent Award for “Ai Dil Mere” (Promotional track for MTV’s Rush)
2012 Mirchi Listeners”Choice” Best Album Mirchi Music Awards South in the movie 3
2016 Cinema Express Award – Best Music Director for Naanum Rowdy Dhaan
2016 Mirchi Music Awards Tamil for the most outstanding music composer, the best song of the year, an album of the Year in the case of Naanum Rowdy Dhaan
2016 Provoke Lifestyle Awards – Best Music Director 2015-2016
2017 Pride of Tamil Nadu 2017 Awards
2017 Oscar Awards -South India’s Most Admired Musical Prodigy Award

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