Devi Sri Prasad
() (born 2 August 1979) is a film composer
and playback singer in Telugu
films. His soundtracks have been dubbed or remade in several other languages as well.
Early life and career
He was born in Vedurupaka
and later moved to Chennai
, Tamil Nadu
. His father was a school teacher and a writer. He completed his schooling at Sir M. Venkata Subba Rao Boys High School, T. Nagar, Chennai. He won several prizes in the culturals organised at inter-school level for both dance and singing competitions.
His debut album Dance Party
was the start of his music career. He began his musical-direction career in 1999 in the Telugu film Devi
. Devi Sri Prasad was a disciple of the renowned mandolinist U. Srinivas
, and he has directed music for dozens of South Indian films, including several box-office successes.
He has also written lyrics for a few songs in Telugu, which include "Vecha Vechaga" in Vamsi
(starring Mahesh Babu
), "Premante Yemitante" in Anandam
, "Chaila Chaila" in Shankar Dada MBBS
, and "Udayinche Suryudinadigaa" and "Akaasam" in Kalusukovalani
. He also composed a song for the Telugu film Vajrotsavam
Devi Sri Prasad is known to be a big fan of Ilaiyaraaja
. He is also a great fan of A. R. Rahman
and has provided backing vocals for the song Kullu Pudithe
by Rahman. He has a younger brother named Sagar who is also a playback... Read More