Updated December 16th, 2023 at 18:44 IST

Guess THIS music composer who went viral for Dhanush's song Why This Kolaveri Di

Endearing childhood photographs of celebs have always been a matter of discussion among netizens. One such photos has gone viral again.

Guess the name of the celebrity child
Guess the name of the celebrity child | Image:Instagram

A recent childhood photograph has emerged on the Internet creating a curiosity among netizens about the person's identity. The endearing photographs have gone viral on the Internet. Any guesses? Well, he is none other than Anirudh Ravichander, a musical maestro and one of the highest-paid music directors in India. In the photograph, dressed in a white traditional outfit, young Anirudh's charm with elegant smile hints at the talented charisma that defined his celebrated career.

Anirudh Ravichander's background

Born on October 16, 1990, in Chennai, Anirudh Ravichander is not only a musical sensation: he is also a son of Ravi Raghavendra. With familial ties to the iconic Rajinikanth through his grandmother, Latha Rajinikanth, Anirudh's roots are marked by individual brilliance.

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He was also popular for Why This Kolaveri Di. This breakthrough track from the Tamil film 3  brought Anirudh into the limelight, garnering over 85 million views on YouTube, establishing as  a household name. Anirudh's professional journey is an example of musical odyssey and accolades.

With three Filmfare Awards, nine SIMA Awards, six Edison Awards, and five Vijay Awards under his belt, Anirudh became a musical powerhouse, seamlessly blending innovation with tradition. His debut composition, Why This Kolaveri Di,   received 400 million views,  signaling  a global resonance that transcended regional boundaries.

Anirudh Ravichander's professional journey

Anirudh's journey also includes collaborating with acclaimed director AR Murugadoss for Kaththi (2014), steering  with musical helm of Rajinikanth's Petta in 2019. These milestones further strengthened his position as a reputed, versatile and impactful composer in the Indian film industry.

In 2016, Anirudh signed a record deal with Sony Music. This expanded his horizons to release his independent albums and live concert recordings. A global collaboration with Diplo on a remix of Major Lazer's hit single Cold Water in the same year.

For the unversed, Anirudh composed and produced original scores and songs for more than 30 films in various languages, including Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu. He won two Filmfare Awards South, nine SIIMA Awards, six Edison Awards, and five Vijay Awards. He started his musical journey at a young age, learning classical piano and Carnatic music, and performing at concerts as part of the boyband Zinx


Published December 16th, 2023 at 18:44 IST

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