Yuvan shankar Raja As a Playback Singer

Besides, Yuvan Shankar Raja is a noted playback singer as well. As of January 2011, he has sung over 80 songs, mostly his own composed songs and several times for his fatherIlaiyaraaja and his brother Karthik Raja. He lent his voice first in 1988, when he was eight years old for a song in the film En Bommukutty Ammavukku, composed by his father. Since, he frequently sang for his father in films such as Anjali (1990), Chatriyan (1990), Thalattu Ketkuthamma (1991), Friends (2001), Kaathal Jaathi (2002) and Ramana (2003). Under his brother's direction, he had sung in the films Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar (1998) and Ullam Kollai Poguthae (2001). He had also performed a song for the film Siddu +2 (2010), composed by his friend Dharan, and had lent his voice for the theme song for the World Classical Tamil Conference 2010, set to tune by A. R. Rahman.
However, he is better known as a singer of his own composed songs. Films, featuring some of his most popular songs as a singer, include Thulluvadho IlamaiApril Maadhathil,PudhupettaiPattiyalAzhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu (in which he had sung all songs), DeepavaliKattradhu ThamizhSiva Manasula SakthiSarvamPaiyaa and Naan Mahaan Alla.


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