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27/365 – K.V. Mahadevan

Name: K. V. Mahadevan
Birth name: Krishnankoil Venkatachalam Mahadevan
Also known as : Mama
Born: December 6, 1918(1918-12-06)
Place of Birth: Krishnancoil, Kanyakumari, Madras Presidency, British India
Origin: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Died: 21 July 2001(2001-07-21) (aged 82)
Occupations: Music Director
Years active: 1942–1985

K.V.Mahadevan was born in Tamil Iyer family in 1918 in Krishnancoil, Kanyakumari district. A contemporary of M. S. Viswanathan, T. K. Ramamoorthy, KVM has scored music for over 600 films, spanning four decades, after starting his career in the 1950s with Avan Amaran. Health reasons hastened the end of his career in the mid- nineties. His last film was Swathi Kiranam in 1992. During this period he scored music for about 250 Tamil and Telugu films.

Awards
National Film Award for Best Music Direction(1967) – Kandan Karunai
National Film Award for Best Music Direction (1980) – Sankarabharanam

 

Song from Sankarabharanam

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._V._Mahadevan

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  1. pulavartharumi
    September 26, 2011 at 11:19 am

    கே.வி. மகாதேவன் பற்றிய அறிமுகத் தகவலும், அவர் இசைமைத்த பாடலும் அருமை.

    • September 27, 2011 at 9:21 am

      நன்றி நண்பரே!!

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