Yuvan Shankar Raja
Birthday – 31 Aug 1979 (Age 38)
Yuvan Shankar Raja (Abdul Khaliq) is a film arranger and vocalist from Tamil film industry. The most youthful child of noted film arranger Ilaiyaraaja, he started his melodic vocation in 1996, at age 16, when he made the film score for Aravindhan.
Yuvan is the most youthful child of movie writer Ilaiyaraaja, the more youthful sibling of music executive, Karthik Raja and the more youthful sibling of playback artist and music chief Bhavatharini. Yuvan has said that his sibling Karthik Raja is more skilled than him, however did not get a fruitful break into the music business.
Yuvan Converts to Islam
There were bits of gossip that Yuvan, who was hitched twice, was currently going to wed a Muslim lady. Yuvan Shankar Raj cleared the gossipy tidbits too on the interpersonal interaction site by saying that his family underpins his choice and there was no misconception. He tweeted,
“I take after Islam and I’m pleased about it. Alhamdhulillah.”
“My family bolsters my choice and there is no misconception amongst me and my father.”
After this declaration he got more number nagative reaction to his twitter handle @Raja_Yuvan, today he deactivated his record.
Later rechristened himself as Abdul Khaliq. On first January 2015, he wedded for the third time. Yuvan and his third spouse had a child young lady on 7 April 2016.
Yuvan Shankar Raja moved on from the St. Bede’s School in Chennai. In 2005, he wedded his long time sweetheart Sujaya Chandran. After two years the couple had petitioned for separate through common assent and in February 2008, they at last had been allowed separate. The purpose behind the partition has been refered to as ‘irreversible contrasts’. He severed his kinship with Selvaraghavan because of certain untold issues and left the motion picture Aayirathil Oruvan.
Film score and soundtracks
His first creation was soundtrack for the Tamil dialect motion picture Aravindhan. In this way he broke into the Kollywood music scene with collection Thulluvadho Ilamai. Different soundtracks on which he has worked incorporate Manmadhan, Kadhal Kondein, 7G Rainbow Colony, and Kanda Naal Mudhal.
His soundtracks for the movies Silambattam, Aegan, Saroja, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Billa, Satham Podathey,Manmadhan and Vallavan built up him as a main writer. Soundtracks of movies like Pudhupettai, which highlighted a conventional instrumental score played by Chapraya Symphony Orchestra in Bangkok, or Katrathu Tamil were widely praised.
Yuvan Shankar Raja’s joint efforts with the chiefs Selvaraghavan, Ameer Sultan, Silambarasan, Venkat Prabhu, Vasanth and Vishnuvardhan have brought about effective soundtracks. Up and coming components incorporate Kettavan, Yogi, and Sarvam. He has been proclaimed as one of the best music writers in Chennai. His collection with Sony is an excitedly expected one and other than this, he has an extensive rundown of 16 different movies for which he is the arranger.
He will likewise be entering the Hindi film industry with talks continuing in regards to two movies. He is likewise notable for his re-recording/mood melodies in his movies like Pudhupettai, 7/G Rainbow Colony, Raam, Kadhal kondaen,etc. He is likewise the main music executive in the tamil film industry to win the best music writer grant for the film “Raam” in the Cyprus International film celebration.
Other than scoring film music and soundtracks, he likewise creates individual music collections now and again. In his initial years, in 1999, when he was not commonplace to the vast majority yet, he made the Tamil collection The Blast that contained 12 tracks, which included vocals by Kamal Haasan, Unnikrishnan and Nithyashree.
Be that as it may, the collection went out and out unnoticed. As of now he is taking a shot at his second collection, the privileges of which have been obtained by Sony BMG and is yet to be titled. It is supposedly a bilingual collection to be discharged both in Tamil and Hindi. The dispatch is required to occur in 2009.
In January 2009, Yuvan declared his initially live execution at a show at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Canada, to be hung on April 25, 2009. As per Yuvan, the show, titled Yuvan – Live in Concert, will highlight around 30 tunes, which will be sung by artists like Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Vijay Yesudas, Shreya Ghoshal and his dad Ilaiyaraaja, and in addition some stage moves in the middle of by performing artists Sana Khan and Meenakshi