Darbuka Siva is one of the notable music directors in Kollywood. He debuted as a music director through the Tamil film ‘Kidari’ star-cast by Director Sasikumar in the lead role. He has composed music for six films. It is to be noted that Darbuka Siva was passionate in acting and has acted in three Tamil movies.
Darbuka Siva who ventured into direction has debuted as a director through the movie “Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee”. The movie is fully completed and is getting released on Zee5 OTT Platform.
“Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee” is a feel-good Youth Drama that revolves around the concept of filling oneself with hope and making peace with life. The story is narrated from the perspective of a bunch of high school kids growing up in the late 90s in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The film holds a mirror to the mood of that era as much as it reflects the mind space of those teenagers. Then the story moves to a space where finding closures and purpose in life are the central themes.
‘Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee’ has won ‘Honourable Mention’ at the ‘New York Movie Awards’ and ‘Best Director’ at ‘Art Film Awards’, Macedonia. Besides, it has been an official selection at various festivals all over the world. Music is considered as a prominent crowd-puller that escalates the expectations over a film. Significantly, the soundtracks in this movie have already performed well. The title track has been crooned by Sid Sriram and penned by Thamarai. The title track has been consistently topping the charts of various radio stations.
Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee has an ensemble star-cast comprising Amritha Mandarine, Purva Raghunath, K.Harish, Sharan Kumar, Rahul Kannan, Naren Vijay, Manjunath Nagarajan, Meetha Raghunath, Varun Rajan, Saraswathi Menon, Sacchin, Goutham Raj CSV, Harini Ramesh and Kishen Das.
Apart from writing and directing the film, Darbuka Siva has composed music as well. Sujith Sarang (Cinematography), Sreejith Sarang (Editing), Thamarai-Keerthi-Kaber Vasuki (Lyrics), Anandh (Associate Director & Creative Producer), Vasudevan (Art), G Venket Ram (Promotional Photography), Kannadasan DKD (Promotional Designs), Rajakrishnan MR (Sound Design), and Naveen Sabapathy (Colourist) are the main technicians.
Music director Darbuka Siva embarks on his directorial venture with the film ‘Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee’, which is produced by Sameer Bharat Ram of Super Talkies. The movie is premiering on Zee5 on January 21, 2022.