Yuvan Shankar Raja is an Indian singer, composer and lyricist.
At the age of 16 he began his career with Aravindhan for which he composed mosic. He works for Tamil , Telugu and Kannada films also. He has composed for hit films like Dheena, Manmadhan, Paruthiveeran, Billa and Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule, Kaadhal Kondein, 7G Rainbow Colony, Pudhupettai, Chennai 600028 and Kattradhu Thamizh. Yuvan is famous for putiing western music elements in his composition.
He is one of the succesfull youngster of Tamil film industry therefore known as Youth Icon of Tamil Film Music. For a drama named 7G Rainbow Colony he received a Filmfare Award and also got Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Raam. He was the first Indian composer to get this award.
He is the youngest son of film composer Ilaiyaraaja.