Friday, 16 August 2013

Star Portrait-Keeravani

Keeravani is the most popular music director in Telugu. Hw eas born in Kovvur, Andhrapradesh on 4th July, 1961, He has brothers K.Vijayendra Prasad and Kalyani Malik and Uncle Rajamouli. All of them are extremely successful as screen writer, director, music director.

He is also popular as Maragatha Mani (Tamil Cinema) and M. M. Kreem (Bollywood),He is also a playback singer and works in  Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi cinema. [1] In 1997, he has garnered the National Film Award for Best Music Direction. He has won eight Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards, four Filmfare Awards South and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.

Film Career

Keeravani made his debut in films as an  Assistant music director with the noted composer Chakravarthy in the year 1987. He assisted in some movies like Collectorgari Abbayi and Bharathamlo Arjunudu in the later 80's. For one year he did apprentice under veteran lyricist Veturi.

Keeravani became music director in the year 1990 with Kalki. The film never got released and in 1990 he worked for Manasu Mamata in Mouli's direction but got the big break in  1991 in the form of Ram Gopal Varma's Kshana Kshanam .

His most popular films include Annamayya,Magadheera,Rajanna, Eega,Shirdi Sai. He has composed music for Hindi films such as Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin (1996), Sur: The Melody of Life, Zakhm, Saaya, Jism, Criminal, Rog and Paheli. In Malayalam, he has scored for films like Neelagiri (1991), Soorya Manasam (1992), and Devaraagam (1996). He has composed for over 200 films in various Indian languages.

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