Manoj S (Manoj Sathivelu) (born 25 July 1990) is an Indian film composer and musician. He debuted as a film composer in the Kannada movie Mandya Star. He is the first Sri Lankan to compose music for a Kannada movie.
Born and brought up in Kandy, he finished his schooling at École internationale. He moved to India and joined M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore to study engineering, but his passion for music changed his plans. He dropped out of college and joined Soundtech Media to study sound engineering and recording arts.
He began as an audio engineer and assisted the sound team for more than 50 live shows, including Classical Incantations by A. R. Rahman. He worked as a recording engineer for artists in Chennai. Simultaneously he did scores for theater and jingles. He started working in the Kannada film industry for the feature film Wow Murugesh. His second movie Mandya Star is set for release in June 2016. Presently he is working on the movie Onti starring Arya.