Sid Sriram

Sid Sriram
Born (1990-05-19) May 19, 1990
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Genres R&B, Jazz, Blues, Carnatic music, Gospel
Occupation(s) Music producer, rapper, playback singer
Years active 2013–present

Siddharth "Sid" Sriram (born 19 May 1990) is an Indian-American music producer, playback singer and songwriter working primarily in the Tamil film industry. He is based in San Francisco, CA.[1] He shot to fame in India with the song "Adiye" sung for the soundtrack of Kadal (2013) composed by A. R. Rahman.[2] He won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for his rendition of "Ennodu Nee Irunthaal" for the soundtrack of I (2015).[3]

Personal life

Sid was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and his parents moved to San Francisco when he was 3 year old. His basic musical skills were nurtured by his mother who was a Carnatic singer who had set up a music school for children. His formal Carnatic music lessons were taught by P. S. Narayana Swamy and he simultaneously started to learn R&B, Blues, Jazz and Gospel music. After his 12th grade, he joined the Berklee College of Music to pursue his advanced graduation in music.[4] After his graduation, he has been visiting India during December month to perform in Classical concerts as a part of Marghazhi Utsavam.[5]



Independent albums

Playback singing


Year Film Song Composer
2013 Kadal "Adiye" A. R. Rahman
2015 Naanum Rowdy Dhaan "Yennai Mattrum" Anirudh Ravichander
I "Ennodu Nee Irunthaal" A. R. Rahman
"Ennodu Nee Irundhal (Reprise)"
2016 24 "Mei Nigara" A. R. Rahman
Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada "Thalli Pogathey" A. R. Rahman
Kavalai Vendam "Nee Tholaindhaayo" Leon James
Kattappavae Kaanom "Hey Penne" Santhosh Dhayanidhi
Rum (film) "Alladhe Siragiye" Anirudh Ravichander


Year Film Song Composer
2015 I "Nuvvunte na jathaga" A. R. Rahman
2016 Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo "Vellipomaakey" A. R. Rahman
2016 24 (Telugu) "Manasuke" A. R. Rahman


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