Yuvan Shankar Raja

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Yuvan Shankar Raja is a renowned Indian film score and soundtrack composer, singer and song writer from Tamil Nadu, India. Since 1996 he has been active in this sector.

Yuvan Shankar Raja Profile

NameYuvan Shankar Raja
Other NamesY Shankar Raja, Abdul Haliq
Date of Birth31-Aug-79
Age43 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Music Director,
Music Composer
Instrument(s)Guitar, keyboard, vocals
Years active1996–present
LabelsSony Music, Think Music India, U1 Records and Divo
School NameSt. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College NameTrinity College, London, UK
Net Worth$5 Million
Zodiac SignVirgo
ParentsIlaiyaraja & Jeeva Rajaiya
SiblingsKarthik Raja, Bhavatharini
Wife NameZafroon Nisa
Weight69 Kgs
HobbiesSinging, Reading
Nationality (Country)India

Yuvan Shankar Raja Age, Family, Biography and more

Yuvan Shankar Raja was born on 31st August 1979 in Theni, Tamil Nadu, India. Now he is 43 years old. He belongs to a Hindu family. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

His father Ilayaraja was a music composer and mother Jeeva Rajayya was a classical dancer. He has a brother and sister named Karthik Raja and Bhavatharini.

He got married with Sujaya Chandran on 21st March 2005. She was a London based singer and daughter of Dr C R Velayuthm and Dr Sarojini Chandran. Unfortunately they got sepeated in 2007.

Later he got hitched with Shilpa on 1st September 2011 at Tirumala Venketeswara Temple, Tirupathi.in 2014 they embraced Islam and changed name to Abdul Haliq. After that he got married with Zafroon Nisa and the couple has a daughter.

Education Qualification and Career Journey

He completed schooling from St Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He attended piano classes from Musee Musical, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Yuvan started his career as a soundtrack composer. He composed various film songs and performed songs for films. his musical genres are film score and world music.

Composer, Lyricist

From 1997 to 2005 he composed songs for the movies “Aravindhan”, “Velai”, “Kalyana Galatta”, “Poovellam Kettuppar”, “Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga”, “Rishi”, “Dheena”, “Manadhai Thirudivittai”, “ Nandha”, “Thulluvadho Ilamai”, “Junior Senior”, “Kadhal Samrajyam”, “Bala”, “Pop Carn”, “Kurumbu”, “Bose”, “Raam” and “Sandakozhi.”

Later he composed songs for the movies “Pattiyal”, “Kedi”, “Kannamoochi Yenada”, “Saroja”, “Sarvam”, “Baana Kaathadi”, “Pathinaaru”, “Vaanam”, “Ullam”, “Biriyani”, “Anjaan”, “Masss”, “Taramani”, “Kadamban”, “Peranbu”, “Hero”, “Chakra”, “Valimai”, “Bommai”, etc.

He worked as lyricist for the movies “Chennai 600028” (2007), ‘Saroja”(2008), “Mankatha” (2011), “Biriyani” (2013) and “Maari 2” (2018).

Playback Singer

He was the playback singer in the movies “Thendral Sudum” (1989), “Anjali” (1990), “Alexander” (1996), “Friends” (2001), “Bala”, “Kurumbu”, “Raam”, “Manmadhan”, “Pattiyal”, “Raju Bhai”, “Aegan”, “Oye”, “Goa”, “Pesu”, “Panjaa”, “Billa 2”, “Maryan”, “Poojai”, “Yakkai”, “Balloon”, “Peranbu”, “Kazhugu 2”, “Master”, “Valimai”, “Captain” and “Dada.”

Web Series

He was the scriptwriter of the web series ‘Nilamellam Rattham” along with Ameer and Vetrimaran aired on ZEE 5.


He won the awards such as ‘South Indian International Movie Awards’, ‘Filmfare South Awards’, ‘Tamil Nadu State Film Awards’, ‘Vijay Awards’, ‘Crprus International Film Festival Awards’ etc.

YouTube and Instagram

Yuvan runs a YouTube channel named ‘U1 Records.’ He started this channel on 13th May 2015. Now he has 1.34 million subscribers and 337 videos are uploaded. Total view of the channel is 461, 119, 743.

The Instagram ID of Yuvan is ‘yuvanshankarraja_official.’ He gained 3600 followers and 86 videos and photos are posted.

Physical Appearance

The height of Yuvan is 5 feet 6 inches and weight is approximately 65 kilograms. He has black colored hairs and eyes.

You can check out the similar Indian singer Anirudh Ravichander.

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