Bharani is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer. He has predominantly scored music for Tamil films apart from working in Telugu and Kannada films . He has also sung few of his own compositions. He was born as the eldest son in a family of three brothers. He studied up until Class 10 and actively used to compose songs during his school days, and came to Chennai in 1989 seeking an opportunity. Bharani, under his real name Gunasekaran, initially made a breakthrough as a lyricist and wrote Vijay's first on screen song for Naalaiya Theerpu (1992). He was introduced as a music director by director S. A. Chandrasekhar in Periyanna (1999), before going to gain acclaim for his work in film such as Paarvai Ondre Podhume (2001) and Charlie Chaplin (2002). Veluthu Kattu in 2010 was his twenty fifth venture.