Santhosh Narayanan has quietly made a mark as one of the most prominent music directors of this generation. His sounds have been very different and unique and has stood out in so many films. As the promising music director celebrates his birthday today let’s look at some interesting facts about him.
1. He was born in Srirangam Trichy.
2. He made his debut with Pa Ranjith’s Attakathi. It is also Pa Ranjith’s first film as a director.
3. Vada Chennai was his 25th film as a music director. Both the film and the songs were massive hits.
4. In 2016 the Hindu named him one of the three prominent music directors in the new age musical trio. The other two being Sean Roldan and Pradeep Kumar.
5. He has also composed music for the Telugu short film Advaitham.
6. He was part of the folk bank La Pongal.
7. He was awarded music director of the year for multiple films by Vikatan Awards.
8. He also introduced Gana Bala and brought back Gana songs to Tamil Cinema.
9. He also won the Vijay Awards for the Best Background score for the film Soodhu Kavum.
10. He was also nominated for filmfare awards for his music in Madras movie.