Thaman has played instruments like Drums, Rhythm pads, Keyboard for long time when he was an assistant
Thaman lost his father at the age of 13.
Telugu film Aagadu(2014) was Thaman's 50th film as a music director.
Although Thaman entered the film industry as an actor in a supporting role in the film Boys
It is interesting that S Thaman entered the film industry as a supporting actor in the 2003 movie Boys, directed by Shankar.
2009 Telugu movie Kick starring Ravi Teja & Ileana D'Cruz was his initial hit, it made him popular among masses.
Golmaal 4 marks the Bollywood debut for S Thaman, it is directed by Rohit shetty.
His father Ghantasala Siva Kumar has been a drummer in the Telugu film industry for a long time, he has worked in more than 700 movies as a part of music director Chakravarthy's crew.
He is part of a music band named "Thakkali"
Thaman has worked as an assistant with legends of musica industry like - S P Balasubramanyam, Ilayaraja, Sri-Koti, M. M. Keeravani, Vandemataram Srinivas, Chakri, R. P. Patnaik, Devi Sri Prasad, Manisharma.
Thaman has won SIIMS awards for movies Dookudu(2011), Businessman(2012)