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Music Director/Singer
Biography:  Bhavatharani Raja , an accomplished Indian singer and music composer, hailed from a renowned musical family. Born as the daughter of Ilaiyaraja , she shared her musical lineage with noted film composers Karthik Raja and Yuvan Shankar Raja as her brothers. Most of her singing career unfolded under the guidance of her father and brothers. Bhavatharani received critical acclaim, earning the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer in 2000 for her soulful rendition of "Mayil Pola Ponnu Onnu" from the movie "Bharathi," a composition by her father Ilaiyaraja. Her singing journey commenced with the film "Raasaiya," where her debut song became a major hit. Over the years, she lent her melodious voice to numerous albums crafted by her family members, including her father and brothers. Additionally, she showcased her vocal talents in compositions by Deva and Sirpy. In 2001, Bhavatharani secured another National Award for her exceptional contribution to the song "Mayil Pola Ponnu Onnu" from the movie "Bharathi." Beyond singing, Bhavatharani ventured into music direction, marking her debut in the 2002 film "Mitr, My Friend," directed by Revathi and starring Shobhana. She expanded her musical footprint into the Telugu film industry with "Avunaa" and composed for "Phir Milenge," a film directed by Revathi, featuring Shilpa Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, and Salman Khan. In 2012, she took on the role of scoring tunes for the village-based project "Vellachi." Personal Life Bhavatharani was married to R. Sabariraj, an advertising executive and the son of S.N. Ramachandran. She pursued her education at Rosary Matric School in Chennai and later attended Adarsh Vidyalaya, Peters Road, Chennai, for her higher secondary schooling. Death Bhavatharani's journey was marked by resilience, and she faced a formidable battle with cancer. Unfortunately, she succumbed to the illness on January 25, 2024, in a hospital in Sri Lanka.
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Bhavatharini Movies

Movie Director
as Singer
Venkat Prabhu 25 Nov 2021
as Music Director
Vinayan 01 Mar 2013
as Music Director
Velu Viswanath 01 Mar 2013
as Music Director
Kannan Feb 2006

Bhavatharini: Age, Net Worth, Movies, Family, and Personal Details


Name Bhavatharini
Profession(s) Main Profession
Music Director, Singer

Other Profession
Date Of Birth 23 Jul 1976
Age 48
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Current Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign

Bhavatharini Family

Father Ilayaraja
Mother Jeeva
Sibling Karthik Raja (Brother), Yuvan Shankar Raja (Brother)
Spouse R. Sabariraj
Children NA

Bhavatharini Education

Education Qualification
School(s) Rosary Matric School, Chennai, Adarsh Vidyalaya, Peters Road, Chennai

Bhavatharini Net Worth

Net Worth

Bhavatharini Debut Movies

Tamil Raasaiyya

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Bhavatharini

  • The age of Bhavatharini in the 2024 was 48.

  • The Bhavatharini's was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  • The DOB for Bhavatharini was 23 Jul 1976.

  • The most recent movies for Bhavatharini is Maanaadu.

  • Raasaiyya was Bhavatharini first movie in Tamil

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