The latest inclusion to this list is music composer Santhosh Narayanan and his growth in the last couple of years has been immense.
Starting off his career as an assistant to AR Rahman, Santosh got his break through Attakathi in which he made his debut as an independent music director.
In only his third film, Pizza, he performed a symphony orchestra in Sydney, Australia. His songs and background score were both fresh and captivating.
But he was recognized widely after the release of Soodhu Kavvum, thanks to the number 'Kaasu Panam thuttu money money' which became a sensation.
His first film in the year 2014 Cuckoo, once again earned him positive reviews with the song 'Manasula Soora Kaathu' taking the first position in the iTunes all India charts.
The just released album of Jyothika's 36 Vayathinile is already receiving rave reviews with each and everyone praising the song 'Rasathi' for its beautiful message.
Santosh Narayanan has already made his leap by making his debut in Bollywood. He is roped in to compose music for Ajay Devgan's Golmaal 4 along with Pritam Chakraborty.
Now that's what we call growth and Tamil cinema has truly been lucky enough of late to have been blessed with talented technicians like Santosh Narayanan.