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Priyadarshini .R

Priyadarshini .R

Doctor of Philosophy in Music


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Dr. Priyadarshini is Playback Singer, Performer, Music Researcher in Indian Film & Music Industry. She is the First Indian Playback Singer to pursue Ph.D Research in Film Music & has authored several music research articles & papers.She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.She completed her Master's Degree in Indian Music from University of Madras.She is certified in Western Music from The Royal School of London.


Publications (3)
Music is an integral part of Indian films and is associated in all phases on cinematic development. Commercial Indian films are melodramatic with different characters, exaggerated emotions, feelings and sentiments. Music plays a vital role in exposing a character’s emotions, feelings, actions even film’s tensions. Indian film music's dominant role...
Music is the heart of Indian Film and plays the role of a powerful dynamic in films. It has the ability to guide the audience on the emotions of the scene. In addition it makes it easier for the movie director to let the audience feel the way he wants during specific scenes and adds to the expressions of the actors. It creates the right mood or ton...
Conference Paper
Music has been closely amalgamated with Indian films. Film Music has the capacity to create suitable atmosphere, emotion, establish the right setting, call for the attention to elements, reinforce narrative developments, denote character's actions or express their thoughts. Enhanced digital and online technologies have been playing an important rol...