Anirudh Ravichander was born on 16th, October 1990 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He works as music director and playback singer predominantly in Tamil language. He knows to play keyboard.
Anirudh is the son of actor Ravi Raghavendra and nephew of Latha Rajinikanth. He is the cousin of Aishwarya and Soundarya Rajinikanth. He was part of music band - Zinx. He graduated from Loyola College, Chennai in 2011. He learnt classical piano from Trinity College of Music, London.
Anirudh got a break in his debut film itself with the song "Why This Kolaver Di" in the movie 3. The song had fetched more than 100 million views in Youtube when it was released. Later, Anirudh composed music for many films in which Dhanush was the lead actor or was the producer. He has also worked for many other producers.
He has won awards like Vijay Awards for "3", Edicon Awards for "Vanakkam Chennai", Vijay Awards and South Indian International Movie Awards for "Ethir Neechal", Edison Awards for "Kaththi", Filmfare Awards South and Vijay Awards for "Velaiyilla Pattathari" and many more.