Natarajan Sankaran is an Indian film composer and musician in the Tamil film industry. Natarajan Sankaran made his debut as a film composer in the 2013 Tamil film Moodar Koodam. His works in later films including Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaniyum and Kappal were critically acclaimed.
Natarajan Sankaran was born in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India to a Tamil family. His father Sankaran, is an Electrical engineer and mother Sundari is house wife. He began his career as mechanical engineer and worked in EID Parry and Glaxo smithkline, Delhi. He resigned the job to pursue his career as Music director. He is trained in piano from Musee musical, which is affiliated to Trinity College, London.
In 2011 Natarajan, got his first opportunity to compose Music for Moodar koodam through his friend and long time industry associate Naveen, director of Moodar koodam. Naveen offered him to compose 5 best songs for Moodar Koodam. His score won critical acclaim, and fetched him the opportunity from leading director Chimbudevan for his Arulnithi starrer Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum. Again he got an opportunity from Karthik G. Krish's (who worked as an assistant for director Shankar)Kappal. His score won critical acclaim. Kappal songs topped in FM station like radio mirchi in top 5 for 6 weeks and Suryan FM top 10 and held 2nd place in the iTunes chart for 2 weeks, especially Kadhal Cassatta become the most favorite song in all stations.