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Srikanth Deva
Srikanth Deva - Profiles of Music Director

Srikanth Deva is a music director of Tamil films. He is the son of Tamil music director Deva. Noted music-director Srikanth Deva, son of composer Thenisai Thendral Deva Successor to the talents of Deva, follows his father to the top. He made his debut as music director in the Tamil movie Doubles in 2000. After this film he has rocked the film world through his great music. He has served as music director for films like Aei, M.Kumaran S/o Mahalakshmi, Kuthu, Githan, Chanakya and Sivakaasi. His biggest hit was M. Kumaran.

His music for Sivakasi has also won him applause. He is an innovative music director and tries to bring in variety. He has managed to make it big with his catchy musical score in many films. He is known for coming out with peppy numbers, in films including Saravana, Bambara Kannalae, Sivakasi, Aalwar, Madurai Veeran, Jithan, Thagappansamy, and has gone on to top the audio charts. He is married to playback singer Febi Mani who is also a playback singer. His musical scores are different from his father and are energetic and foot-tapping.

On the remix culture in Kollywood, Srikanth says, We have had enough remix of yesteryear hit songs. I have resolved not to do anymore remakes. Hence forth more concentration would on towards coming up with melodies. The young and enterprising music composer Srikanth Deva is making the right moves in Kollywood.

Says Srikanth,‘I am happy that I am getting good offers coming my way. My tunes in Nepali has been received well by the audience. Also the songs have come good for my next Pandi. I have received over a dozen offers to act as baddie in films. However my concentration now is only towards music. Music is first for me”, he says.

 
Family Background

He is married to FebiMani a well-known play back singer. His Father Deva Music Director cum Singer .His Uncles are Sabesh, Murali, Siva and Sampath. His Grand Parent Mr.M.C.Chokkalingam and Mrs.M.C.Krishnaveni who were the inspirers.

Educational Qualification & Sports

Srikanth was educated at St. John's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alwarthirunagar, Chennai.

 
Awards & Titles

Best Music Director Award Tamil Nadu State Award Function M.Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi(2004).