Personal details of Music Director Karthik Raja
Became a thorough professional with the movie Ullaasam(1997).
Full Biography of Music-director Karthik Raja
Karthik Raja is a Tamil musician from Chennai, India. He made his debut as music composer in the Tamil film Alexander. He Born in 29 June 1973 in Tamil Nadu. Karthik Raja is the eldest son of musician Ilaiyaraaja and Jeeva. His brother Yuvan Shankar Raja and sister Bhavatharini, who are also Tamil Film music directors and playback singers, have worked with him on notable projects. Karthik Raja married Raja Rajeswari at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.He had his formal training in Western Classical music from the Trinity School of Music, mainly in piano.He also had training in Carnatic music , To this day he derives most of his inspiration from classical music (Western and Indian) and jazz.At the age of 13, Karthik Raja played the keyboard for the song Kannukkum from the Tamil movie Ninaikka Therinda Maname (1987). Many such outings followed including playing keyboard for the soundtrack of the movie Nayagan. Karthik also arranged many recordings for his father and composed his first song Pandianin Rajiyathil for the movie Pandiyan (1992) and Ninaikindra for the movie Athma (1993). Around this time, he also composed some background score for the TV series Bible
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