Anirudh Ravichander
Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander

About Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander has deep ties to the Indian film industry: His father is actor Ravi Raghavendra, and his great-grandfather is legendary director K. Subrahmanyam.

∙ In school, Ravichander played in a fusion band that won a contest judged by the world-renowned Indian composer and musician A. R. Rahman.
∙ To prep for a career in film composition, he studied classical piano at London’s Trinity College of Music, while also playing in Carnatic fusion and rock bands.
∙ His first foray into film music, for the movie 3, spawned the global viral hit “Why This Kolaveri Di - 3.”
∙ He has composed music for more than two dozen Tamil films, including 2014’s Kaththi, 2015’s Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, and 2019’s Petta.
∙ In 2016, he remixed “Cold Water,” Major Lazer’s massive hit with Justin Bieber and MØ.