MS Viswanathan

Music Director ● Playback Singer ● Supporting Actor


Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan was born on the 24th of June 1928 and died on the 14th of July 2015, also known as M.S.V., was an Indian music director and composer. He was popularly known as Mellisai Mannar ("The King of Light Music"). He composed songs in 1200 films across languages - Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi. He worked primarily in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. He also acted and sung in a few Tamil films. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa conferred the Thirai Isai Chakravarthy ("The Emperor of Cine Music") title on him in August 2012 and presented him with 60 gold coins and a new car. Viswanathan composed film music together with composer and violinist T. K. Ramamoorthy from the 1950s to 1965, as Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy for 100 films and from 1965 until 2014 he worked independently as a composer for 1100 films composing more than 15000 songs.

Born on: 24 June, 1928

Born in: Palakkad, Madras Presidency,India

Died on: 14 July, 2015

Nickname(s): M S V

Malayalam TBA
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil TBA
Music Director
Tamil 2013
Playback Singer
Malayalam 2013
Playback Singer
Tamil 2013
Music Director
Tamil 2013
Music Director
Tamil 2013
Music Director
Tamil 2012
Playback Singer
Tamil 2010
Playback Singer
Tamil 2008
Playback Singer
Tamil 2004
Music Director
Tamil 2002
Playback Singer
Hindi 2001
Music Director
Malayalam 1998
Music Director
Tamil 1993
Music Director
Tamil 1991
Music Director
Tamil 1990
Music Director
Tamil 1990
Music Director
Malayalam 1990
Music Director
Tamil 1989
Music Director
Tamil 1989
Music Director
Tamil 1989
Music Director
Tamil 1988
Music Director
Kannada 1988
Music Director
Kannada 1988
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Malayalam 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1987
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1986
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Malayalam 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Playback Singer
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Tamil 1985
Music Director
Malayalam 1984
Music Director
Malayalam 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Hindi 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Malayalam 1984
Music Director, Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Tamil 1984
Music Director
Malayalam 1983
Music Director
Kannada 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Malayalam 1983
Playback Singer
Tamil 1983
Playback Singer
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1983
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Playback Singer, Music Director
Malayalam 1982
Music Director
Telugu 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Malayalam 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Hindi 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1982
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Telugu 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Malayalam 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Telugu 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Malayalam 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1981
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Telugu 1980
Music Director
Kannada 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Telugu 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Hindi 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Malayalam 1980
Music Director
Telugu 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1980
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Telugu 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Telugu 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Telugu 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Telugu 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1979
Music Director
Malayalam 1979
Music Director
English 1979
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Playback Singer, Music Director
Telugu 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Telugu 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Playback Singer, Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Tamil 1978
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Telugu 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Telugu 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Malayalam 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1977
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Telugu 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Telugu 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1976
Playback Singer, Music Director
Malayalam 1976
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Telugu 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Malayalam 1975
Music Director
Malayalam 1975
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Malayalam 1975
Music Director
Malayalam 1975
Music Director, Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1975
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Malayalam 1974
Music Director
Malayalam 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Telugu 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1974
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director, Playback Singer
Malayalam 1973
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Malayalam 1973
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1973
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Playback Singer, Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1972
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Malayalam 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1971
Playback Singer
Tamil 1971
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1970
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1969
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1968
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1967
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Telugu 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1966
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Telugu 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1965
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1964
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1963
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director, Playback Singer
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1962
Music Director
Tamil 1961
Music Director
Tamil 1961
Music Director
Tamil 1961
Music Director
Tamil 1961
Music Director
Telugu 1961
Music Director
Tamil 1960
Music Director
Tamil 1960
Music Director
Tamil 1960
Music Director
Tamil 1960
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1959
Music Director
Tamil 1958
Music Director
Tamil 1958
Music Director
Tamil 1958
Music Director
Tamil 1958
Music Director
Tamil 1957
Music Director
Telugu 1957
Music Director
Tamil 1956
Music Director
Telugu 1956
Music Director
Kannada 1956
Music Director
Tamil 1956
Music Director
Telugu 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1955
Music Director
Hindi 1955
Music Director
Tamil 1954
Music Director
Tamil 1954
Music Director
Tamil 1954
Music Director
Tamil 1954
Music Director
Telugu 1953
Background Music
Tamil 1953
Music Director
Tamil 1952
Music Director
Telugu 1950
Music Director
Tamil 2011
Supporting Actor
Tamil 1998
Supporting Actor
Tamil 1998
Supporting Actor
MSV’s music, a major highlight
09 Jan 2013, by The Hindu