Yuvan Shankar Raja, the youngest son of legendary music director Ilayaraja. Yuvan made his debut as a music director at the age of 16 with the Tamil movie “Aravindhan” followed by few films which didn’t bring him the needed recognition.
Yuvan’s initial breakthrough came with the movie “Thulluvadho Ilamai” and in a short time, Yuvan Shankar Raja has become the Tamil cinema’s most sought-after music director. Yuvan, though a specialist in western music, he has explored all genres and in his career. Yuvan has composed music for over 100 films and some of his popular films in Telugu include “Happy”, “Raju Bhai”, and “Oye”.
Yuvan’s siblings Karthik Raja, Bhavatharini are popular music directors and singers in Tamil cinema.