Michael is an Indian-born New Zealand songwriter, composer, performer, producer, and director. He has worked on a large number of advertisements such as for brands like Levi's, Coca-Cola, Vodafone etc. and films such as Waiting, Margarita with a straw, Shaitan, Shanghai, David, Bombay Velvet etc. He has also released a one-of-its-kind album of full-length versions of some of his most popular advertisement jingles called TV Dinners. McCleary began his career in the Indian industry with a collaboration with Lucky Ali. He composed & produced all the tracks and background music for the recently released film Waiting. In 2015 he won the Best Composer Award for the Film Margarita with a Straw at the Asian Film Awards. TV Dinners was McCleary's debut album of English songs.
Born on: 8 January, 1969
Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.