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Thaman - Telugu Live in Concert in New Jersey by Hamsini Entertainment in Trenton

Event Type: Entertainment Event

4/16/2022 - 4/16/2022 

Admission : Level 1 ($250 +5 fee)
Level 4 ($160 +$5 fee)
Level 5 ($135 +$5 fee)
Level 8 ($75 +$5 fee)
Level 9 ($55 +$5 fee)
Level 11 ($35 + $5 fee)

Due to the extended delay to the opening of the US borders we regret to inform you that we have had to take the difficult decision to postpone the dates for S Thaman.

We are delighted that the US administration has just announced the opening of the borders from the 8th November, however this date is just too late for Thaman along with his musicians, dancers and designers to get here on time to play all of the scheduled tour dates.

We will offer a refund window from now until November 19, 2022 for those that cannot make the new date. All ticket for the previous date of September 5 and November 5 will be good for this date.

International music and film start S. Thaman brings his live show to the CURE Insurance Arena on Friday, November 5, 2021. Due to delays for vaccinating artists and crew members, the show has been postponed from the original scheduled date of September 5. All tickets for the original show will be valid for the new show date.

Tickets on sale now!

Doors open at 5:30pm

Support acts to be announced

For private suite rentals and availability please email

Artist Info:

For Sivamani, music is a passion and self-learnt. It runs in his blood as his father S.M. Anandan, a renowned drummer in the South Indian Film Industry. At an early age of seven, his father initiated him into music. Apart from drums, he started learning violin and harmonium. Again his father showed the path — to his gurus Noel Grant, Billy Cobham, Trilok Gurtu, and Lewis Pragasam.

Sivamani started his musical career at the age of 12, and later shifted to Mumbai. His first studio break was playing for one of South India’s leading music composers – K. V.Mahadevan. By the age of 13, he had started building his professional music career with S.P. Balasubramaniam, who he considers to be his godfather.

He started as a substitutein music maestro Ilayaraja’s group. But soon, his talent was spotted by Ilayaraja and he found a permanent position in the group. Also, it marked the beginning of a successful career building strong relationships with a lot of music composers in both Tamil and Malayalam film industry including T. Rajendhar, Sam Joseph and Sankar Ganesh.

Sivamani always showed keen interest in taking inspiration from Indian classical music. He would never miss a chance to taking leads from the legends of classical music – VikkuVinayakram, UmaiyalpuramSivaraman and T.K. Moorthy. Impressed by his dedication, tabla stalwart UstadZakir Hussain invited Sivamani to join him for a concert.

Also Sivamani enjoys a special relationship with the multi-Oscar and multi-Grammy winnerA.R. Rahman. He played for A.R. Rahman’s some of the most popular scores ‘Mustafa…Mustafa,’ of KadhalDesam, ‘Humma..Humma’ of Bombay and ‘Chaiya…Chaiya’ of Uyire.

He was also a prominent team member of Bollywood-themed musical – Bombay Dreams. On a different note, he collaborated with singer Hariharan for the ghazal album Kaash was much appreciated for his experimentation with beats in ghazals.

One of Sivamani’s cherished experiences is sharing the stage with Billy Cobham for a concert in Mumbai’s Rang Bhavan. From then on there was no looking back, as he collaborated with renowned musicians of the country and continued with his experimentations.

Flute Naveen
Naveen Kumar is a flautist, music composer and singer based in Mumbai, India. A prolific recording artiste who has contributed immensely to the Hindi, Tamil and Telugu film industries, he is best known for his collaborations with Academy-Award winning music composer AR Rahman. Apart from Indian flutes, Naveen is also proficient at playing rare and exotic varieties from across the world. He is the inventor of many unique wind instruments, the most renowned being The Naveen Flute, which combines the flute tone with the vibration of strings.

Thaman S
Thaman is a music composer who composes music for Tamil and Telugu films in India. Despite debuting his film career as an actor in Shankar's Boys, he has since established himself as a prominent music director in the South Indian film industries. Ghantasala Sai Srinivas Thaman Siva Kumar, popularly known and credited as S. Thaman.

He is the Grandson of the famous director and producer Ghantasala Balaramaiah. He is married to playback singer Srivardhini.

Although Thaman entered the film industry as an actor in a supporting role in the film Boys, he soon turned film composer and became popular for his work as a music director. His debut film as music director was the Tamil film Sindhanai Sei, while his first Telugu film was Kick.

Personal life and career

He was born in Andhra Pradesh, India into a Telugu Brahmin family. He is the grand child of Ghantasala Balaramayya, director and producer, known for producing the Telugu film Seetarama Jananam, the debut film of Akkineni Nageswara Rao. Thaman hails from a family of musicians from Pottepalem, Nellore District.

His father Ghantasala Siva Kumar was a Drummer, who worked for seven hundred films, under composer, K. Chakravarthy, his mother Ghantasala Savitri is a playback singer and his aunt is singer P. Vasantha. Thaman is married to Play back singer Sri Vardhini.

At the age of nine, He joined S.P. Balasubramaniam, Ilaiyaraaja's brother, and G. Anand as a rhythm pads player, and discontinued studies when he lost his father at the age of 13. He was compelled to make his hobby into a profession to meet the crisis in his family.

He then joined Raj-Koti team, and worked for three years on sixty films and then joined M. M. Keeravani and worked with him for three years completing thirty films. He has also gained experience from composers like Vandemataram Srinivas, Chakri, R. P. Patnaik and Devi Sri Prasad.

He then spent six and a half years under the tutelage of Manisharma and worked on eighty films with him. On the whole he put in fourteen years of rhythm and keyboard programming with the veterans before branching out on his own.

Thaman was added to the cast of Boys after a successful audition in which he had to play the drums and went on to help out with the background score of the film.

He began his career as a composer with the Tamil film Sindhanai Sei, while his first Telugu film was Kick in 2009. Aagadu in 2014 was Thaman's 50th film as a music director.


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Start Date : 4/16/2022
End Date : 4/16/2022
Start Time : 5:45:00 PM
Venue : CURE Insurance Arena
Address : 81 Hamilton Ave  
Trenton , NJ 08611
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