Anirudh Ravichander
Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander also credited mononymously as Anirudh, is an Indian music composer, and singer who works primarily in Tamil Cinema. He has also composed music for few Hindi and Telugu films. He has won two Filmfare Awards South, nine SIIMA Awards, six Edison Awards and five Vijay Awards. His debut song “Why This Kolaveri Di”, composed for the 2012 film 3, went viral across the globe and has achieved over 400 million views on YouTube.

Anirudh Ravichander Age

Anirudh Ravichander was born on 16 October 1990 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Anirudh is the son of actor Ravichander “Ravi” Raghavendra and classical dancer Lakshmi Ravichander and nephew of Latha Rajinikanth, thus making Aishwarya, Soundarya and Hrishikesh his cousins and Rajinikanth his uncle. Anirudh’s great-grandfather was director Krishnaswami Subrahmanyam, a filmmaker in the 1930s.

Anirudh Ravichander Biography

ProfessionMusic Director, Composer, Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 October 1990 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023)33 Years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signLibra
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolPadma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, K.K.Nagar, Chennai
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai; Soundtech Media Institute of Audio Technology, Chennai
Education QualificationsBachelor of Commerce (B.Com), Course in Sound Engineering
DebutSinging/Music Directorial Debut: 3 (Tamil, 2011)
FamilyFather– Ravi Raghavendra (Actor)
Mother– Lakshmi (Dancer)
Brother– N/A
Sister– Vaishnavi
ActressSushmita Sen
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known


Anirudh Ravichander Early life and family

Anirudh Ravichander is the son of actor Ravichander “Ravi” Raghavendra and classical dancer Lakshmi Ravichander. He graduated from the Loyola College, Chennai in 2011, which according to him was just a backup in case his music career did not take off. Anirudh learnt piano from Trinity College of Music, London. He also was part of a fusion band. Anirudh also pursued a diploma in sound engineering from Soundtech Media Audio Engineering Institute, Chennai. In his school days, Anirudh and his band participated in a reality TV show judged by A. R. Rahman, and his band was one of the winners along with five other bands.

Some Facts About Anirudh Ravichander

  • Anirudh is the son of Tamil actor Ravi Raghavendra.
  • He is the nephew of superstar Rajinikanth.
  • He started composing music at the age of 10.
  • He made his debut at the age of 21 in the Tamil film 3 as a music composer.
  • He has been inspired by the music of A. R. Rahman.
  • He learned classical piano from Trinity College of Music, London.
  • During his college days, he was also a part of the funk rock band named Circuit.
  • In 2011, his song Why This Kolaveri Di became an instant chartbuster.
  • In 2013, he won the Vijay Award for Best Find of the Year for his work in the film 3 (2011).

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