Pradeep ‘Deepu’ Kumar is an Indian playback singer who enchanted the South Indian film industry with his Telugu & Tamil euphonies. He was born on 10th April 1986 in Andhra Pradesh to Sujata and Venkata Chary. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology) from the Devarakonda Vittal Rao College of Engineering and Technology, which is an affiliation of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad in 2007. He practiced the art of singing in Carnatic vocals for almost a decade under virtuosos, K. Ramachari and S.P. Balasubramanyam. His first song was ‘Jabilki Teliyadu’ for the movie “10th Class” (2006).
However, Deepu did not achieve much fame until he recorded the ‘Nachore Nachore’ soundtrack from the blockbuster fantasy-action “Yamadonga” (2007), directed by S.S. Rajamouli. Since then Deepu has given voice to several hits, including ‘Satyam Emito’ (“
” 2007), ‘Love U Raa’ (“
” 2007), ‘Naakosam Nuvvu’ (“
” 2015), and ‘Blockbuster’ (“
” 2016). Deepu sang two tracks with
, ‘Deerane’ and ‘Dhivara’, for “Baahubali: The Beginning” (2015). Both the tracks were nominated for the IIFA Utsavam Awards for Best Male Playback Singer, the first in Tamil category while the latter in Telugu category. Deepu most recent contribution was as a feature in Raashi Khanna’s ‘Bangaru’ from the Telugu movie “
” (2019). He currently resides in Hyderabad with his wife, Swathi, and daughter, Poorvi.
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Deepu Born on April 10, 1986, in Hyderabad, Telangana, Deepak Kumar, known by his stage name Deepu is a South Indian playback vocalist. He is the youngest son of Sujatha and Mr.Venkatachary. He trained Carnatic vocals for a long time. He at first prepared under Mr.K.Ramachari, an Indian music composer, Music Teacher, and playback singer who predominantly works in Telugu cinema and Mr.Vyzersu Balasubramanyam, a prominent Carnatic musician. What's more, practiced light music from Ramachari, who was a finalist on a TV reality singing challenge.
He graduated in 2007 with an Engineering qualification from DVR College of Engineering and Technology in Information Technology, under the protection of JNT University at Hyderabad. His kin
was likewise a forthcoming music executive in Telugu Film Industry. Deepu records his first song for the motion picture 10th class directed by Chandu starring Saranya and Bharath, in which he sang Jabilli Teliyadu. In any case, the audience acknowledged the melody Nachore from the motion picture Yamadonga by S.S. Rajamouli featuring Priyamani and Jr. NTR, which was an enormous hit in the year 2007 and even the tune as well.
The same year, he sang in the movie name Athidi by
, a song titled Satyam Emito along with playback singer Usha. He also recorded a song named Love U Raa with Rita Thyagarajan for the film Chirutha by
. He did playback singing in the movie Gamyam in 2008 by
for the tune Hatteri Chintamani with Gayatri. In 2009, Deepu gave his voice for the melody Naakosam Nuvvu with
in the motion picture Maghadeera by S. S. Rajamouli.
He completed five years in the South Indian music industry and sung more than 40 films. He worked with numerous music chiefs such as Chakri, M.M.Keeravani, Mickey J Mayer,
, Koti, M.M.Sreelekha, E. S. Murthy, R. Anil and many more. Deepu earned the grant for a best playback singer.
He has sung more than 300 tunes such as Routine Love Story,
, London Babulu,
, Eedo Rakam Aado Rakam, Shirdi Sai, Good Morning Sunshine, Savyasachi, Chuttalabbayi, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Madi Moose, Edo Anukunte, Racha and many more. Deepu worked with well-known vocalists such as Ramya Behra, Rita, Janaki, Pranika, Bindu, Srikrishna, Sahiti, Sumangali, and many more. He married Swathi in 2015 in Hyderabad.