That he is a born artist has been proven ever since he embarked on the showbiz bandwagon years ago as a mimicry artist or a parody singer. Nadhirshah, the multi-talented artist cemented his position as a prodigious filmmaker as well as composer though his directorial venture Amar Akbar Anthony. Again, the peppy number, Minnaminnikkum composed by him ruled the chart for a long time.
The actor-director has been away for a brief recess. Now he is back again as music director and will be seen busy creating songs for a slew of upcoming flicks. Apart from the Tamil version of Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, which he had directed in Malayalam, Nadhirshah will set tunes for five movies in Malayalam that are in the offing.
"I will be composing music for Salim Kumar's directorial venture Daivame Kaithozham 'K' Kumarakanam and Hello Dubaikkaran, starring Adil Ibrahim. Then there is a Dulquer Salmaan-starrer produced by Anto Joseph and another yet to be titled film produced by Ranjith. There is one more film with Jayaram and Kunchacko Boban in the lead," Nadhirshah told Onmanorama over the phone.
The Tamil Version of Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, titled Ajith from Aruppukottai, is directed by Nadhirshah and produced by Ganesh G. Pillai and Zachariah Thomas. Vishnu Unnikrishnan, will playing the lead in this film too. The rest of cast will be completely from Tamil filmdom.
"The songs are rendered by the singing greats like S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal, Usha Uthup among others," Nadhirshah said and added that music composition for a couple of movies are over and that the work is in progress on the remaining ones.
"For me, composing music means creating melodious songs, which any ordinary human being can hum along," Nadhirshah, said.