wrote lyrics when we made the tunes. These
days all the lyricists are busy. Selva was
with us when we were making music and Dhanush
used to visit us quite often. And they casually
chipped in and gave out the verses very casually.
We had done Aayirathil Oruvan in a serious
vein and Mayakkam Enna music would be a festival
Mayakkam Enna music would
be a festival for youth
Muppozhudum Un Karpanigal and Saguni. Then Vetri Maaran,
Bharathi Raja sir and Bala sir’s projects. Director
Vijay’s film and Vikram’s film and Maareechan.
I am constantly working to give various genres to
audience and in the process I am also evolving.
There is always a positive vibe
surrounding Bharathi Raja
have met him twice. For the first time, I
met him in Producer’s Council where
I was singing a song and he told me that he
would definitely work with me. Later I got
a call from his office and when I met him,
he narrated the story which impressed me a
lot. It was like a beautiful novel. Bharathi
Raja sir is always like an energetic youth
of today. There is always a positive vibe
How is it to work with someone who is much older than
Bharathi Raja sir is very friendly and he always gives
us the space be it in the music department or personally.
That is his specialty and I am very excited working
What about your
Hindi and Telugu projects?
I am doing Joker which is produced by Farah Khan and
directed by my friend Shirish Kunder with Akshay Kumar
as hero in which I have completed four songs. I am
doing 2 films for Anurag Kashyap- background score
in Gangs of Wasseypur and full songs and background
score in Ugly.
In Telugu I am doing Endukante Premanta with Ram
as the lead. I may also do a Telugu film with Vetri
Maaran and Mahesh Babu.
When is your
We will get married at the end of next year as she
is busy with her classical singing and I in my film
How did you
meet your fiancée?
We are school mates and have been in love for more
than nine years.
It cannot be called a proposal. A situation was
created, that’s about it. She is my best friend
and is very supportive. We have no expectations
from each other.
What was your
They are ok with it.
I am going to US for a song in MUK as I will be
featuring in it and I am quite excited about it.
We are going to Los Angeles to shoot this number.