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Sony Music south rides high on success

MUMBAI: Sony Music south after winning accolades across music categories at the 61st Filmfare Awards south and the eighth Annual Star Vijay Awards, has now acquired the biggest releases of the year. 

 

The music company has an outstanding line-up of 11 films from prominent banners that are touted to create a stir at the box-office with its creative content and music. With several promising movies, 2014 is set to witness the magic of music from some ace composers.

 

Sony Music’s library gets richer with acquisitions like Suriya and Samantha’s most awaited Anjaan which has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, KV Anand's Anegan, GV Prakash's Irumbu Kuthirai, Kamal Hassan's Uttama Villain, that has music by Ghibran and Meagaamann directed by Magizh Thirumeni which has S. Thaman as the composer.

 

Additionally there is UTV Motion Pictures Sigaram Thodu and Sivakarthikeyan starrer Rajini Murugan and for both the music has been composed by music composer D. Imman.

 

The company has also bagged music rights of the period film Kaaviya Thalaivan. Music of the film is composed by music maestro and Oscar winning composer A R Rahman. The recently released racy single Vaanga Makka Vaanga, from the film has already gained popularity amongst the music lovers.

 

Sony Music south head Ashok Parwani believes that music from each film will be unique and will play a pivotal role in the success of the film. He adds: “After the grand success at major award functions last year, we are really looking forward to the new releases of 2014. We are working with all major production banners.”

 

Last year saw Sony Music south emerge as a clear winner with many chartbusters getting recognition across various award functions. At the 61st Filmfare Awards south, it bagged two awards for Kadal, music maestro A.R.Rahman winning the Best Music Director award and Shakthisree Gopalan – Nenjukulla, the Tamil Filmfare Best Playback (Female).

 

Yuvanshankar Raja won the Tamil Filmfare Best Playback (Male) for Thangameengal. At the eighth Annual Star Vijay Awards , Sony Music south won for more than just music with films Kadal, Maryan, Vishwaroopam, Arrambam, VVS, Ethir Neechal and Thangameengal  stealing the show.

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