Thaman made his debut in films as an actor with Shankar’s Boys and then became a music director. He scored music for many Tamil and Telugu films in his career of three years including Kick, Anjaneyulu and Brindavanam.
Now, five big budget and big banner films are in production for which Thaman composed the music. They are : Ragada starring Nagarjuna and Anushka, Ravi Teja-Richa Gangopadhyay starrer Mirapakaya, Dookudu with Mahesh Babu and Samantha in the lead roles, Nara Rohit’s second film and the Tamil-Telugu bilingual starring Manoj Manchu-Varun Sandesh.
Along with Mani Sarma and Devi Sri Prasad, Thaman has now reached the top rung of film music.