T. L. Maharajan

T. L. Maharajan

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T. L. Maharajan Profile

  • Name:
  • T. L. Maharajan
  • Born:
  • March 9, 1954
  • Father:
  • Tiruchi Loganathan
  • Mother:
  • Rajalakshmi

T. L. Maharajan Biography

T. L. Maharajan is a Tamil musician and playback singer, who is also associated with many reality shows and singing competitions as a judge. Maharajan is a successful devotional singer and he mostly sings for devotional albums. Occasionally he sings for film music as well. Some of his memorable film songs as a playback singer include - "Nee Kattum Selai" from "Puthiya Mannargal", “Anthimazhai Megam” of “Nayagan”, "Unnai Kelai" from "Desam", "Rettajadai Rakkamma" from "Anbe Anbe", “Kadhal Yogi" from "Taalam", "Buck Buck Buck" from "Parthiban Kanavu" etc. He is the son of legendary playback singer, Thiruchi Loganathan who is regarded as the first playback singer of Tamil cinema. Legendary comic pair of Tamil cinema 1950s - Kali N. Rathnam and C. T. Rajakantham are his maternal grandparents.


His full name is Trichy Loganathan Maharajan, born on 9 March 1954 in Trichy district, Tamil Nadu. The man of golden voice - Thiruchi Loganathan and Rajalakshmi (daughter of Kali N. Rathnam and C. T. Rajakantham) are his parents. His younger brother Dheepan Chakravarthy is also a playback singer. He was born into a goldsmith family. His musical journey began at the age of 10, when he sang in a play called "Vallalar". He started playback singing at the age of 12. The devotional movie "Thiruvarutchelvar" (1967) marked his film debut as a playback singer. He sang the devotional number - "Kaadhalagi Kasindhu” which became popular.


T. L. Maharajan has completed 50 years in playback singing and still active with music field. He was closely related to M.K Thiyagaraaja Bagavathar, the great artist. Velayutha Saravanane Murugaiya, Murugan Arul, Murugan Shanmugan, Sabarikkattil Saranamazhai, Ayyappan Thunai, Sabarimalai Yaathirai, Sri Bhairava and Sri Bhairavar Kavasam are among his devotional albums.

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Updated: February 05, 2016

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