Rajamani : Music Director And Composer Passes Away

Rajamani, southern music director and composer has passed away. He was 60. He suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and passed away in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He had predominantly worked in Malayalam film industry and had composed music for around 70 films. 

Rajamani was born into a family of Carnatic musicians and was the son of noted musician BA Chidambaranath. His first tryst with music happened at age of 13 after he had accompanied his father on a devotional album “Gangayar Pirakkunnu”. Besides learning Carnatic music, Rajamani also dabbled in Western and Hindustani music.

His first independent venture as composer and music director was in Tamil film Gramathu Kiligal (1983) and followed by Kalloori Kanavugal (1983). Rajamani made his Malayalam film debut with Nullinovikkaathe in 1985. His famous score music for Malayalam films are The King, Ekalavyan, Commissioner, Aram Thampuran and Narasimham. He composed music for nearly 70 films and rendered background score for over 700 films and as a composer his last film was Malayalam romantic-drama Hide n’ Seek (2012).

So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Who is Rajamani ?
2. Rajamani, music director and composer belongs from which industry ?

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