Category - Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja or Abdul Haliq  is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer-songwriter.

Other Names Yuvan, Yuvanshankar, YSR, U1 ,Abdul Khaliq
Date Of Birth 31 August 1979
Age 43 years 3 months 24 days
Place Of Birth Madras, Tamil Nadu
Brother Karthik Raja(music composer)
Father Ilayaraja
Mother Jeeva Ilayaraja
Education (High School) St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai
Teacher Jacob Master

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-2000s