TOP 10 MUSIC DIRECTORS IN TOLLYWOOD
Music has always been an excellent source for attracting audiences towards the films, and every Indian household drools over it. Like any other cinema industry, Tollywood has numerous young proficient music directors working in it. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that music has acted as the soul of films lately and our youth has emerged as a bunch of talent. There are highly extraordinary, promising, brilliant, and hard-working music directors who have composed foot-tapping music for the listeners and have redefined Telugu music.
1. Vivek Sagar
The 32 years old guy got thought for his rejuvenating music. He debuted with the film Pelli Choopulu. Vivek’s work has got appreciated by several critics. It has even been nominated for Filmfare Awards in the Best Music Album category and IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Music Direction – Telugu. His album includes Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi Pelli Choopulu.
2. Chaitan Bhardwaj
Chaitan has completed his Bachelor’s in Computer Science Engineering; however, he started his musical career in 2009 after releasing his private album, namely “Majnu.” He is best proverbial for his song “Pilla Raa,” which eventually became extremely popular. He composes background scores, songs, and soundtracks for Tollywood. Once in an interview, he stated that it takes him a quarter-hour to for a tune.
Shakthi Kanth has been a music composer for several hit Telugu movies since 2012. He has worked in popular movies like Nootokka Jillala Andagadu Nela Ticket. He has contributed to the Telugu screenland predominantly. His background score for the film Satya 2 gained critics’ admiration.
4. Gopi Sundar
He started his work composing music for advertisements and has nearly 5,000 jingles value- added to his list. He made his debut in the cinema business in 2006 with a movie named “Notebook.” He is a National Award-winning Indian musician with many rewards, including Filmfare for Best Music Director.
5. Prashant R Vihari
Prashant R is known for his work in Chi La Sow (2018) and Dorasaani (2019) and has many available movies to his credit. In 2019, Dorasaani came out to be a success at the box office. Prashant began his music career at A. R. Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory and got offered to compose music by Raj Kandukarin in 2017.
Pakala is a passionate and well-deserved music director. Sricharan Pakala got thought for his work on Chanakya (2019), Goodachari (2018), and Operation Gold Fish (2019). Pakala once said, “I owe my music to Vizag’s Hills and Beaches.” He started his career with the movie Kiss: Keep it Simple Stupid in 2013. He gained recognition and fame majorly in 2016 after working at Kshanam.
Born and cited in Chennai, Harshvardhan completed his Bachelor’s in Commerce from the University of Madras. He worked in one of the blockbusters of recent times – Arjun Reddy, which additionally gave him popularity. Rameshwar’s work includes Pressure Cooker, Saakshyam, and Vijetha.
The proficient music director, lyricist, singer, and musician wrote a song regarding the crisis faced in Covid-19 in 2020. His most prominent film to the point is “Bengal Tiger”; however, he achieved his fame through “Aayudham” for a song named “Oye Raju.” He received overnight popularity for writing the lyrics of Oye Raju.
Born in 1990, the young heart-throbbing Music composer, audio engineer, guitarist, and playback singer started his career as a vocalist in Nirval Band. He was born in Hyderabad, Telangana. His work has been getting used for Telugu movies and web series.
10. Devi Sri Prasad
Prasad is a seven-time winner of Filmfare Awards for Best Music Director, popular among youth. He has also won five Cinema Awards and an IIFA Award for his music direction. He made his debut in Devi by scoring the music in it. His work includes Singam (2010), Manmadhan Ambu (2010), Bhaag Johnny (2015), Raajakumara (2017).