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S P Venkatesh

Genres  Film score
Parents  Pazhani
Role  Music Director
Name  S. Venkatesh

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Occupation(s)  Film score composer, music director, instrumentalist
Albums  Vadakku Vaasal (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Awards  Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Malayalam
Similar People  Thampi Kannanthanam, Gireesh Puthenchery, Bichu Thirumala, Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri, Raveendran

Instruments  Guitar, vocals, violin

S. P. Venkatesh is a music director and composer popular for his works in the Malayalam film industry.His father Pazhani was an accomplished Mandolin player.During his early days S.P.Venkatesh used to be adept at playing Guitar,Banjo and Mandolin.He was an assistant music director to Shyam and Raveendran Master during his early days. S. P. Venkatesh was introduced into the Malayalam film industry by Dennis Joseph. The major break for S. P. Venkatesh came in the form of the film Rajavinte Makan, directed by Thampi Kannanthanam. The film and the songs in it turned out to be big hits. From then on he became an integral part of Thampi's ventures. It was Thampi kannanthanam who exploited the musical talents of S.P.Venaktesh which resulted in a series of musical hit albums during the nineties. He soon became one of the top music directors of the early and mid-nineties. Indrajaalam, Kilukkam, Minnaram, Sphadikam, Dhruvam, Kauravar, No.20 Madras Mail, Manthrikam were among the influential film scores he created. He made extensive use of acouttic guitar, bass guitar and violin orchestra in his song compositions and synth-based orchestra fused with traditional strings in his background scores. He was able to create an identity of his own through his compositions. He has also handled the orchestration for many other music directors.

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In 1993 he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director for his work in Paithrukam and "Janam"

His ability to emotionally enhance scenes through background music was widely appreciated. He composed background scores for films for which songs were composed by other composers. These include films like Devasuram, Thenmavin Kombath etc.

He has also scored for some Bollywood and Bengali films

Malayalam films

  • Veera Vilayattu (2015 Music)
  • Makkal Thalivan ( 2015 Music)
  • Haridwaril Maniosai (2015 Music)
  • Thomson Villa (2014 music)
  • Ginger (2013/music)
  • 99 kk road (2010/music)
  • Koottukar(2010/music)
  • Patham Nilayile Theevandi (2009/music)
  • Bharya Onnu Makkal Moonnu (2009/background)
  • Detective (2007)
  • Pathaka (2006) (background music)
  • Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006)
  • Pandippada (2005)
  • Iruvattam Manavaatti (2005) (background music)
  • Junior Senior (2005) (background music)
  • Mambazhakalam (2004) (Background music)
  • Vajram (2004) (background music)
  • Agninakshathram (2004) (background music)
  • Maratha Nadu (2004) (background music)
  • Jagathi Jagathish in Town (2002)
  • Videsi Nair Swadesi Nair (2002)
  • Level Cross (2001)
  • Kakkakuyil(background music) (2001)
  • Dubai (2001) (background music)
  • Aayiram Meni (1999)
  • Vazhunnor (1999) (background music)
  • Alibabayum Arara Kallanmarum (1998) (background music)
  • Amma Ammayiamma (1998) (background music)
  • Mayajalam (1998)
  • Oro Viliyum Kathorthu (1998)
  • Bhoopathi (1997/music)
  • Maasmaram (1997/music)
  • virasat (Hindi/1997)(background music)
  • Ekkareyanente Manasam (1997)
  • Hitler Brothers (1997/music)
  • Lelam (1997) (background music)
  • Nagarapuranam (1997)
  • Superman (1997/music)
  • [swarnakireedam (1996/music)
  • Kaathil Oru Kinnaram (1996)
  • Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran (1996/music)
  • Aadyathe Kanmani (1995) (Also for the Kannada remake : Muddina Kanmani (1997))
  • Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava (1995/music)
  • Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman (1995)
  • Kalamasseriyil Kalyanayogam (1995) (background music)
  • Kidilol Kidilam (1995music)
  • Kusruthikaatu (1995) (background music)
  • Manthrikam (1995)
  • Puthukottyile Puthu Manavalan (1995/music)
  • Sphadikam (1995)
  • Tom & Jerry (1995)
  • Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995/music)
  • Highway (1995/music)
  • Vishnu (1994) (background music)
  • Bheesmacharya (1994/music)
  • Kambolam (1994/music)
  • Kashmeeram (1994) (background music)
  • Minnaram (1994/music)
  • Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu (1994/music)
  • Sainyam (1993/music)
  • Paithrukam (1993/music)
  • Sopanam
  • Valsalyam (1993/music)
  • Dhruvam (1993/music)
  • Customs Diary (1993) (background music)
  • Ethu Manju Kaalam (1993)
  • Injakkadan Mathai & Sons (1993/music)
  • Janam (1993/music)
  • Journalist (1993/music)
  • Devasuram (1993) (background music
  • Pravachakan (1993/music)
  • Sowbhagyam (1993/music)
  • Sthreedhanam (1993/music)
  • Daddy (1992/Music)
  • Jhonnie walker (1992)
  • Kizhakkan Pathrose (1992/music)
  • Mahanagaram (1992) (background music)
  • Ennodishtam Koodamo (1992)
  • Kaazhchakkppuram (1992) (background music)
  • Nadodi (1992/music)
  • Kilukkam (1991/music)
  • Koodikazhca (1991/music)
  • Kuttettan (1990)
  • Appu (1990) (background music)
  • Indrajaalam (1990/music)
  • Vyooham (1990)
  • Mahayanam (1989) (background music)
  • Douthyam (1989)
  • Puthiya Karukkal (1989/music)
  • Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar (1987/music)
  • Naradhan Keralathil (1987)
  • P. C. 369 (1987)
  • Vazhiyorakkazhchakal (1987/music)
  • Vilambaram (1987)
  • Rareeram (1986) (background music)
  • Rajavinte Makan (1986/music)
  • Desatanakkili Karayarilla (background music)
  • Vivahitare Itihile (1986)
  • Janakeeya Kodathi (1985)
  • Tamil films

  • Muni (2007) (BGM only)
  • Remote (2004)
  • Bheeshmar (2003)
  • Vadakku Vaasal (2003)
  • Game (2002)
  • Nee Enthan Vaanam (2000)
  • Idhuthanda Sattam (1992)
  • Vigneshwar (1991)
  • Salem Vishnu (1990)
  • Pathimoonam Number Veedu (1990)
  • Paattali Magan (1990)
  • En Kanavar (1989)
  • Kaaval Poonaigal (1989)
  • Kannada films

  • Veera Ranachandi (2017)
  • Muddina Kanmani (1996)
  • Megha Mandara (1992)
  • Aragini (1992)
  • Hindi films

  • Kyon Ki (2005)(Background Score Only)
  • Hungama (2003)(Background Score Only)
  • Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001) (Background Score Only)
  • Virasat (1997) (Background Score Only)
  • Gardish (1993) (Background Score Only)
  • Muskurahat(1992)(Background Score Only)
  • References

    S. P. Venkatesh Wikipedia


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