After creating waves in Kollywood, it’s time for young music sensation Anirudh Ravichander to test waters in the neighbouring Tollywood.
According to sources, he is all set to make his Tollywood debut with the remake of the Ajith-starrer Veeram, which had music by Devi Sri Prasad.
The musician is likely to score the music for Powerstar Pawan Kalyan’s Devude Dig Vachina. The film will be directed by Trivikram Srinivas. The shoot for the film is expected to begin in January 2007.
Anirudh is the son of actor Ravi Raghavendra, nephew of Superstar Rajinikanth and Latha Rajinikanth, and cousin of Aishwarya and Soundarya Rajinikanth.
His mother Lakshmi is a dancer. Anirudh was a part of a band in school called Zinx. At the age of 10, he started composing music and landed his first break – ‘3’ at the age of 21
He did his schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, K.K. Nagar. He graduated from Loyola College, Chennai in 2011, which according to him was just a back up in case his music career did not take off. Anirudh learnt classical piano from Trinity College of Music, London. He also learnt Carnatic music, and was part of a Carnatic fusion band.