Girishh G

Girishh G

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  • Name:
  • Girishh G
  • Other Name:
  • Girishh Gopalakrishnan
  • Born:
  • September 26, 1986

Girishh G Biography

Girishh Gopalakrishnan, popularly known as Girishh G is a popular music director and singer of Tamil cinema. He is also known as a Conductor, Music Producer and lyricist. This upcoming music director composed his first independent album in the year 2012 – Marina. It was followed by Vidiyum Munn in 2013. He is a contemporary composer with a truly global perspective and outlook. He has also exhibited his music talents in short films and advertisements in India and in the UK, before entering film music. He has collaborated with many major national youth orchestras in the recent times. He didn’t want to assist any music director. For the same reason he went abroad for advanced studies.


Girishh was born on 26 September 1986 in Tanjore. He started learning music at the age of 8. He learnt traditional Carnatic music under the Legend Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. Later he also learned advanced western classical music under Das Daniel in UK.  After completing his engineering course, he joined Master’s in Leeds College of Music. After that he worked as a freelancer for some time and became associate conductor of Samyo and Tarang, Great Britain's national orchestra for south Asian music. Currently he resides in Chennai.


He met Pandiraj through Sivakarthikeyan in 2011 and bagged his first project in Tamil cinema – Marina. Its songs became extremely popular and received rave reviews from critics as well. "Vanakkam Chennai" became a chartbuster hit. It was followed by "Vidiyum Munn” in 2013 which featured the track "Penne" sung by British Indian singer Susheela Raman. He also marked his debut as a film lyricist through this movie. His sensational background music was the highlight of the movie. Despite getting good reviews from critics, the movie failed at box office.

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Updated: July 09, 2014


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