02 Oct 2020
Devan Ekambaram has been an active musician and vocalist since his early teens. After recording his first EP in 1993, he received his first recording contract with MAGNASOUND records, a licensee of WARNER BROTHERS in India and released his debut album entitled KAMBAN ORU KANNILE in 1998, which received Gold sales in India
Following the release of his album, Academy Award® winning composer Ar Rahman contacted Devan to feature as a vocalist on the soundtrack of the film KADHALAR DHINAM, and after the release of the film in 1999, Devan has been a sought after vocalist by many composers, and has been a featured vocalist for 20 years on over 500 film soundtracks, with many of his songs garnering millions of views on YouTube.
Devan has also been a music producer and vocal arranger for other artists and composers, as well.
His first album as producer was for the Rap Artist, Style Bhai.
He has done arrangements on many film background scores for composers such as Ar Rahman and Harris Jayaraj, on films like:
Devan debuted as a film composer in 2010 for the film BALE PANDIYA, which earned him critical acclaim.
His second feature film as composer titled PATTARAI is due for release in 2021
Devan got his first international recognition as a vocalist and vocal arranger on the 2015 Grammy winning New Age album, WINDS OF SAMSARA
In recent times Devan has become a much sought after a Cappella and vocal arrangement specialist, collaborating with many artists globally.
He recently collaborated with European vocalist Leila Kaiyr.
In addition to Devan's work in the studio, he is a performer, traveling regularly across the globe. He has performed in more than 20 countries, and has also been a television star as a judge on the leading music reality show SUPER SINGER, for Vijay TV.
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