Indian singer and film composer best known for songs like "Why This Kolaveri Di," which earned more than 100 million views on YouTube.
He was a member of a band called Zinx while still in school.
He won the Vijay Award for Best Find of the Year for his work on the film 3 in 2012.
He was born to famed actor Ravi Raghavendra. His mother is named Lakshimi.
He rose to fame after composing music for the film 3, which starred actor Dhanush.