Bjorn Surrao is a renowned musician who works in Tamil industry. The full name of this 29 year old musician is Beon Surrao Bashermax. Interestingly, he is also a singer and music composer who has his own music band Jigarthanda. Apart from composing music, he can also play multiple instruments and also works as an actor in Tamil films in supporting roles.
He has collaborated with renowned music composers in the film industry including Anirudh Ravichandar. The musician has also worked with other musicians like Shaktishree Gopalan and Benny Dayal for various projects. He has also teamed with composers Arivu and Suchith Sureshan for many shows and events.
The work of Bjorn Surrao is featured in popular platforms like BBC Asian Network Radio and Global X playlist of Spotify. Other than that, top magazines like Rolling Stone have covered his work in the music industry. He has performed with other international musicians in New York, Dubai and other countries like Singapore. He is very popular among the young audience.
Wiki | Biography
Bjorn Surrao was born on 14 April 1992 in Chennai Tamil Nadu in a middle class family. His parents are well educated and his father works as a professor in reputed university in the literature department. His mother works for a NGO in Chennai and supports various social activities. Bjorn was keenly interested in music since his childhood days and started learning guitar and piano at the age of 11.
He later learnt several other instruments when he was studying in AMM Matriculation School in Chennai. The musician did not attend many professional music schools and learnt most of it on his own. Interestingly, he was also interested in composing and started his work when he was just 15 years.
The musician and singer later started his own music bands Franks Got the Funks and Circuit when he was studying in Loyola College. Both the bands became very popular among students in Chennai and they participated in several events. The musician completed his graduation in commerce and went on to work in several popular events.
Family, Boyfriend, Relationship
Bjorn Surrao father works as a professor in Chennai and his mother works for an NGO. His parents encouraged his music talent at a young age. The musician is still not married and there are no rumours about his girlfriend.
The musician fits into the group of tall dark and handsome men. His height is 5.8 feet and looks lean. He is slim and looks very attractive. He has good following among female fans for his amazing voice and music talent. He can also emote nicely and is seen in comic roles in many top movies.
The music career of Bjorn Surrao began at a young age when he was in college. He started his band Franks Got the Funks that went on to create lot of buzz among the college music festivals. Bjorn later collaborated with many other talented musicians and started the band Circuit which also got good response from music lovers.
He was regularly seen in several international shows featuring independent music composers from all over the world. The music of Bjorn has enthralled the audience in New York and Singapore. He has also performed in Dubai with several international artists. When it comes to Tamil industry, he has worked with Anirudh Ravichander , Arivu and Shaktishree Gopalan.
After gaining popularity in the music circle, Bjorn went on to compose music for several albums. In the year 2015, he released two albums Oru Cup Coffee and 5 minutes that got good response. After that, he composed music for Stories from the Bottle in 2016 which also featured him as a singer.
In the year 2017, he started his career in movies with Naalu Peruku Nalladhuna Edhuvum Thappila. Bjorn was the background composer for the movie. In the same year, he was seen as a singer in the movie Vellaikaran. The musician also released two more albums Aazhi and Kadhal Neeye in 2017.
Bjorn was part of the team that composed the anthem for Chennai Super Kings IPL team. This song Yenna Sonna got millions of views and made him a big star among the young music lovers. Apart from that, his ability to play several music instruments also became popular with such shows and events.
Bjorn also went on to explore his acting talent in the Tamil film industry with the movie Doctor. The movie starring Shiva Karthikeyan has Bjorn in a comedy role and it garnered huge response among movie lovers. It became so famous that he got another opportunity to work with many movies. He is currently starring in Beast movie which is hitting the screens in 2022.
The net worth of Bjorn Surrao is around 3 Crores. He has worked as a musician in several top events since his childhood days. He earns good money from international shows. Apart from that, he has also composed music for some top movies and works as a singer in the Tamil film industry. He is also an entrepreneur and has businesses in Chennai.
Facts and Information
The Chennai Super Kings Anthem Yenna Sonna was composed by Bjorn Surrao along with composer Arivu. The Jigarthanda Band was part of the project and this got huge success among Tamil youngsters during the IPL season. It is still played in several radio shows in Chennai and has garnered millions of views on social media platforms.
Interestingly, Bjorn Surrao never trained to learn music and he did not attend music school. By the age of 11, he could effortlessly play the guitar and piano at home. When he was just 15 years old, he started composing lyrics for some songs. He can also play several music instruments and audience love his performance in live shows.
After getting good response for his comedy skills in the superhit movie Doctor, he has gained a chance to work with Tamil superstar Vijay in the movie Beast. The movie is expected to release in 2022. His earlier collaboration with Vijay was with Master the Blaster song for the movie Master. This song trended on the number one spot on iTunes and Spotify.
Bjorn Surrao regularly works for several music projects with various other international artists across the world. Interestingly, he is also popular for his live shows in the wedding events and charges lakhs for a few hours performance.