Dhina (birth name: Padma Dinakaran, also known as: Dheena) was born on 15th January, 1966 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He works as music director in Tamil film industry and as composer for television series.
Dhina first worked as assistant musician under G K Venkatesh and as music conductor under Maestro Ilaiyaraaja. He has composed title track for many serials like Chitthi, Annamalai, Ninaivugal, Payanam, Nambikkai, Chellamay, Metti Oli and many others. His composition for tele serial Chitthi gave him a huge break.
Dhina's first music compostion for Tamil industry was in the film Middle Class Madhavan that released in 2001. Earlier he worked in Vasantha Vaasal in 1996 but only did its background score.
Some of the notable films composed by Dhina are King, Thiruda Thirudi, Thirupaachi, Aayudham, Dindigul Sarathy, Anthony Yaar?, Malayan, Guru Sishyan, Seedan and many more.