Sekhar Chandra a person with a good sense of music. He had imbibed Carnatic Classical Music under the guidance of Muralidhar Acharya. Therefore, he chose music direction as the profession. He is a famous Telugu music director. Sekhar was introduced in the film industry by Ravi Babu.
Chandra's debut Telugu film was Nyapakam during the year 2007, but that didn’t do well. However, his next film Nacchavule gave him the much-needed recognition.
Chandra became popular in the year 2009 for his movie Manjeera. Chandra has worked in different languages like Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies Chandra is a known face in Tollywood thanks to his outstanding music in films like Manjeera, Nuwilaa,
, Dillunnodu, etc. His works in Tamil include Oo La La La and Anasuya. His latest composition was for the 2015 Telugu film Karthikeya that had peppy and interesting numbers.