Personal details of Music Director Sankar Ganesh
Became a thorough professional with the movie Moondru Mudichu(1976).
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Full Biography of Music-director Sankar Ganesh
Shankar Ganesh is an Indian music director duo who have worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies for around 50 years.
They started as an assistant to Tamil music composers M. S. Viswanathan and T. K. Ramamoorthy beginning 1964 and later the duo assisted M.S.Viswanathan alone from 1965 till 1969.Kannadhasan started his own film Titled"Nagarathil Thirudargal" in which he introduced Shankar Ganesh as music directors. But unfortunately the film was stopped. So Kannadhasan took them to Chinnappa Devar and requested him to give them a chance.
After Kannadhasan's death, Shankar Ganesh had their titles changed to " Kavinger vazhangiya Debating"Shankar Ganesh.
Kaveri Thanda Kalaiselvi was a Natya Nadagam( Dance Drama) wherein Jayalalitha was main lead and rehearsals used to happen at her house with all artistes and musicians coming to her house and doing practice. Shankaraman, musician duo Shankar and Ganesh used to come to play music. Sandhya used to make food and give all artistes breakfast and lunch.This went on for 28 days before the first show happened in 1965. After Jayalalitha became a huge star she recommended Devar Films to give musician duo Shankar Ganesh their debut film as a music director in the film Maharasi starring Ravinchandran with Jayalalitha.
Their first independent release was Magaraasi in 1967. Aattukara Alamelu was a turning point in their career.Musician duo Shankar Ganesh composed music for 2 film s of Jayalalitha - Maharasi in 1967 produced by Devar Films and Vandhale Maharasi in 1973 directed by K.S.Gopalakrishnan. Their best known composition were in Naan Yen Pirenden and Idhaya Veenai.
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