|Place of Birth||Trichy,Tamil Nadu|
|School||RSK Higher Secondary School, Tiruchirappalli|
|College||J. J. College of Engineering and Technology, Tiruchirapalli|
|Debut movie||Attakathi (Tamil)|
|Known For||Attakathi,Soodhu Kavvum,Jigarthanda|
|Date of Marriage|
Santhosh Narayanan is an Indian film composer and musician in the Tamil film industry. Santhosh Narayanan made his debut as a film composer in the 2012 Tamil film Attakathi. His works in latter films including Pizza, Soodhu Kavvum, Cuckoo and Jigarthanda were critically acclaimed.
In 2014, Santhosh Narayanan worked exclusively on Tamil films. He had four soundtrack releases that year, the first being the album to the romantic drama Cuckoo. Cuckoo’s soundtrack was highly appreciated by critics who called it an alluring and immersive album.
While Cuckoo featured live instrumentation, Santhosh Narayanan used electronic musical instruments for the recording in Jigarthanda, who recorded almost all the songs in a studio in Sydney, Australia for nearly two months. The soundtrack and score featured a melange and fusion of several genres, including Gangsta rap, folk, electro.
After Jigarthanda, he worked on the action-drama film Madras. The Hindu described his score as “excellent”. The soundtrack to Enakkul Oruvan, the Tamil remake of the Kannada film Lucia, for which he had composed the score, was his final 2014 release. The album was also lauded by critics. Behindwoods named him the most promising among the younger composers. Upcoming projects of Santhosh Narayanan include the next films of directors Karthik Subbaraj and Nalan Kumarasamy.