(born 16 November 1983), known professionally as S. Thaman, is an Indian music composer and playback singer who predominantly works in Telugu and Tamil Cinema. Thaman entered the film industry as a supporting musician with the Telugu film Bhairava Dweepam in the year 1994, when he was 11 years old, he later turned into a film music composer and became popular for his work as a music director. His debut films as music director were Sindhanai Sei in Tamil, and Malli Malli in Telugu. He made his acting debut with Boys (2003). His major success as a music composer was with the album of 2009 Telugu film Kick which established him as a leading composer in Telugu cinema.