Have you ever listened to Tamil music? No? Then, for starters, you should include a few songs on your favorite playlist. Believe us, this will be enough for you to fall in love with this type of music. You will understand why more and more people are turning to these artists and their songs. In the following text, we are going to tell you about some of the most popular Tamil performers.
known by his stage name Dhanush are a well-respected Indian actor, writer, lyricist, producer, director, screenwriter, and playback singer. This 36-year-old made his debut in 2002 coming-of-age film “Thulluvadho Ilamai”. In 2010 he won the Best Actor Award for the movie “Aadukalam” at the 58th National Film Awards. Besides his successful acting career, he has left a great impact on the music scene – his song, “Why this Kolaveri Di” was the first Indian music video that reached 100 million views on YouTube in 2011. If you want to listen to this song, you can find it on the isaimini website along with numerous others.
Another young and extremely successful artist is Anirudh Ravichander. He is not even 30 years old yet and he has already won 9 South Indian International Movie Awards. Together with the abovementioned Dhanush he created and performed the song called “Why This Kolaveri Di” for the 2012 movie “3” that has almost 200,000,000 on YouTube. Another major success was the 2015 song “Thangamaey (Naanum Rowdy Dhaan). This young artist has signed a contract with Sony Music and we cannot wait to see what he will create in the future.
Shruti Haasan is one of the leading actresses in South Indian cinema. She made her film debut in the Bollywood movie “Luck”. In 2011 she appeared in three successful movies that help her build a name for herself and also earned her two Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut – South. Since then she has appeared in numerous comedy, action, and crime films. Alongside her acting career, she is also a famous Indian playback singer and she has been awarded for her performance of several popular songs.
Shreya Ghoshal has been singing since she was just four years old. When she was six, she started formal classical music training. At the age of 16, she entered and won singing contest Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, after which she sang in 2002 romantic drama “Devdas”. She won three awards for both her acting and singing skills for the performance in this movie. Shreya has been building an international career and she has been featured five times in Forbes magazine, and in 2017 she got her wax figurine in Madame Tussauds Museum making her the first Indian singer to have one.
C. Joseph Vijay
Finally, we have to mention the highest-paid actors in India and that is C. Joseph Vijay. He was only 10 years old when he appeared in his first film, “Vetri” in 1984. His breakthrough role was in the 1996 movie “Poove Unakkaga”. He is also one of the most popular Tamil singers and he has sung over 30 numbers in different movies.