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Yuvan Shankar Raja (born 31 August 1979) is an Indian singer-songwriter, film score and soundtrack composer, and occasional lyricist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has predominantly scored music for Tamil films. The youngest son of noted film composer Ilaiyaraaja, he began his musical career in 1996, at age 16, when 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-2000's.
Date of birth 31 August, 1979
Family Dad - Indian Maestro Ilayaraja
Mother -Jeeva(Housewife)
Brother -Karthik raja(Music Director)
Sister -Bhavatharini(Playback Singer)
Star Sign Virgo
First song composed "All the best"-Film Aravindhan (Tamil)
Favorite instrument Guitar, Piano
Favorite Songs 'Idhu Kadhala' from 'Thulluvathum Illamai, Kadhalin Dheepam Onru, Pehla Nasha and tons of his dad’s songs
Favorite Singers Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, P.B. Srinivas, S.P. Balasubramaniam

Favorite music
Ilayaraja, RD Burman, SD Burman, John Williams


Favorite films Singing in the Rain, Fugitive, Sixth Sense , Udhayam, Thevar Magan

Favorite Sport Roller Skates, Badminton
Favorite City Singapore, London, Bangalore
Favorite Food Italian, Indian, Mexican
Favorite Holiday Venice, Italy and Canada
First car BMW 3 series
Definition of love It's a drug like. when taking it you will get addicted to it and you will never let it go.
Happiest moment When he drove his new sports car
Saddest moment Lots of them. Difficult to pick up one
Likes Honesty
Dislikes Dishonesty
Dream To work on an international project

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