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Genres  Film score
Spouse  Sri Vardhini
Years active  2003–present
Albums  Business Man
Name  S. Thaman
Movies  Boys
Role  Film music composer

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Birth name  Ghantasala Sai Srinivas Thaman Sivakumar
Born  16 November 1983 (age 35)Andhra Pradesh, India (1983-11-16)
Occupation(s)  Actor, Singer , record producer, music director, singer
Instruments  Rhythm pads and keyboard
Similar People  Srinu Vaitla, Rakul Preet Singh, Devi Sri Prasad, Ravi Teja, Ram Charan

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Ghantasala Sai Srinivas Thaman Siva Kumar, popularly known and credited as S.S.Thaman is an Indian film music composer who mainly composes music in Telugu and Tamil.


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Although Thaman entered the film industry as an actor in a supporting role in the film Boys, he soon turned film composer and became popular for his work as a music director. His debut films as music director were Sindhanai Sei in Tamil, and Kick in Telugu, Kick went on to become his first blockbuster film.

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Personal life and career

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He was born in Andhra Pradesh, India into a Telugu Brahmin family. He is the grand child of Ghantasala Balaramayya, director and producer, known for producing the Telugu film Seetarama Jananam, the debut film of Akkineni Nageswara Rao. Thaman hails from a family of musicians from Pottepalem, Nellore District. His father Ghantasala Siva Kumar was a Drummer, who worked for seven hundred films, under composer, K. Chakravarthy, his mother Ghantasala Savitri is a playback singer and his aunt is singer P. Vasantha. Thaman is married to Play back singer Sri Vardhini.

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At the age of nine, He joined S.P. Balasubramaniam, Ilaiyaraaja's brother, and G. Anand as a rhythm pads player, and discontinued studies when he lost his father at the age of 13. He was compelled to make his hobby into a profession to meet the crisis in his family. He then joined Raj-Koti team, and worked for three years on sixty films and then joined M. M. Keeravani and worked with him for three years completing thirty films. He has also gained experience from composers like Vandemataram Srinivas, Chakri, R. P. Patnaik and Devi Sri Prasad.

He then spent six and a half years under the tutelage of Manisharma and worked on eighty films with him. On the whole he put in fourteen years of rhythm and keyboard programming with the veterans before branching out on his own.

He began his career as an actor in Tamil Film Boys and as a composer with the Tamil film Sindhanai Sei, while his first Telugu film was Kick in 2009. Aagadu in 2014 was Thaman's 50th film as a music director. In May 2017, Rohit Shetty signed Thaman for his Golmaal 4, a comedy franchise of bollywood and this would be Thaman's bollywood debut.

He owns a music band named Thakkali.


South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 2011: SIIMA Award for Best Music Director for Dookudu
  • 2012: SIIMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer for "Sir Osthara" – Businessman
  • Filmfare Awards South
  • Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu for Dookudu
  • Other Awards
  • The Hyderabad Times Film Awards 2011 – Best Music Director for Dookudu
  • MAA Music Awards 2011 – Best Music Director for Dookudu
  • TSR TV9 2011–2012 – Best Music Director for Dookudu.
  • TSR TV9 2015-2016-Best Music Director for "SARRINODU, SRIRASTHU SUBHAMASTHU".
  • Discography

    Film scores and soundtracks

    Upcoming soundtracks

  • Raju Gari Gadhi 2 (Telugu)
  • Sketch (Tamil)
  • Durga (Telugu)
  • Bhagmati (Telugu)
  • Jawaan (Telugu)
  • Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy # (Telugu)
  • References

    S. Thaman Wikipedia