Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander's Height, Weight, Biography & more…


Anirudh Ravichander is an Indian singer and music composer who became an overnight sensation in the Tamil industry at age of 21 with his phenomenal debut song, ‘Why This Kolaveri Di’. Since then, there has been no looking back for this adorable composer. As a coming of age music director, almost all his songs are instant hits and strikes an instant chord with the youth.

Age and Height

Ravichander is 28 years of age and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Marriage / Relationships 

Anirudh Ravichander dated with actor-singer Andrea Jeremiah.  They were together for quite some time. But eventually, they broke off. However, the lovebirds created a sensation with their intimate pictures creating waves on the internet.

Family and Early Life

Anirudh was born on 16th October 1990 in Chennai to veteran Tamil actor Ravi Raghavendra and his wife Lakshmi, who is a classical danseuse. Anirudh was an active member of the school band called Zinx. He is a gifted tunesmith. Since the age of 10, he had a natural flair for composing music. He is the alumnus of Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, one of the best schools in Chennai. He is a graduate of the prestigious Loyola College, Chennai. Anirudh trained in classical piano from Trinity College of Music, London. He was part of a Carnatic fusion band as an amateur.


Anirudh made his kick-off as a music composer in his cousin Aishwarya R. Dhanush’s directorial debut 3, with Dhanush as the lead. Why This Kolaveri Di!, released officially on 16 November 2011 shot to instant popularity for its unconventional blend of Tamil and English and foot-tapping kuthu beats. The vocals draw heavily upon the Tamil folk culture.

Next, he composed and sang a single for David – a bilingual multi-starrer directed by Bejoy Nambiar; Yun Hi Re in Hindi and “Kanave Kanave” in Tamil. Anirudh's song was "the pick of the album". His next album was Ethir Neechal, which received a positive reception. His next soundtrack, Vanakkam Chennai released in July 2013 grabbed the top spot in iTunes India Top Album category within a few days of its release. He roped in Vishal Dadlani for rendering his voice for the song "Oh Penne" which also was Dadlani’s maiden attempt at Tamil music. Anirudh also collaborated with British Indian rapper and Adhi of Hiphop Tamizha for the promotional song, "Chennai City Gangster". He composed the background score for Selvaraghavan’s fantasy film Irandam Ulagam in September 2013 and consequently received a positive response to his work.

Anirudh's next release Velaiyilla Pattathari, featuring Dhanush veteran singer S. Janaki, Dhanush and Anirudh himself and garnered critical acclaim upon its release. His next film was Maan Karate, the soundtrack of which was a perfect blend of many genres.

Anirudh went on to compose music for Kaththi, which became his highest grossing album till date. Anirudh recorded songs with veteran maestros like Vijay and Yesudas for the first time in his career and created a "love kuthu" ditty "Selfie Pulla" to be sung by the film's protagonist Vijay and Sunidhi Chauhan, which became a massive hit.

In May 2016, Anirudh collaborated with music moghul Sony India to perform in live concerts.   Anirudh again jammed with Sivakarthikeyan for the album Remo which featured 8 tracks. In 2017, Anirudh’s first solo "Surviva" and became fastest Tamil song to have gained 1 million streams. For his next single, "Thalai Viduthalai" Anirudh used the "Death Metal" first time in Kollywood for this track. The third single was a romantic classical blend "Kadhalaada". Further, he composed for Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, and the track "Sodakku" was a rage among the masses.


Anirudh’s trophy cabinet is a veritable panoply of prestigious awards such as the SIMA, Edison Awards, Filmfare Awards South, Vijay Awards etc for his outstanding contribution in  Tamil music.


Anirudh found himself in the soup soon after a three-minute sex tape featuring a lookalike of him started doing rounds in the social media. However, he brushed aside such reports as a vindictive attempt by his detractors to calumniate him.


Anirudh’s favourite musical instrument is piano. He took training in classical piano from Trinity College, London.


Anirudh is an avid binge-watcher. He is a huge fan of Walter White and  Pablo Escobar. His favourite pastime includes watching Breaking Bad and Narcos.

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Real NameAnirudh Ravichander
Famous RoleAs Music Director In 3

Anirudh Ravichander - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)175
Weight(In Kg)62
Figure MeasurementNot known
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBrown

Anirudh Ravichander - Other Details

Date of Birth1990-10-16
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sun SignNot known
Nationality India
College Loyala College, Chennai; Soundtech Media Institute of Audio Technology, Chennai
Education QualificationBachelor Of Commerce (B.Com.), Course in Sound Engineering