Chakri (composer)

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Gilla Chakradhar (15 June 1974 – 15 December 2014), known professionally as Chakri, was an Indian music composer and singer who worked in Telugu cinema. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Telugu for Satyam (2003) & Nandi Award for Best Music Director for Simha (2010).

Chakri
Chakri in 2014
Chakri in 2014
Background information
Birth nameGilla Chakradhar
Born(1974-06-15)15 June 1974
Kambalapally, Andhra Pradesh (now in Telangana), India
Died15 December 2014(2014-12-15) (aged 40)
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film score composer, singer
Years active2000–2014

Early lifeEdit

Gilla Chakradhar was born on 15 June 1974 in Kambalapalli village of Mahabubabad district, Telangana.[1]

CareerEdit

Chakri composed music for around 85 movies.[2] He started his career as music director with the movie Bachi directed by Puri Jagannadh. He won best singer award for Satyam in the Tollywood Filmfare Awards and a Nandi Award for Simha.[3][4][5] He created many musical hits for Ravi Teja and director Puri Jagannadh, working on nine films with the former and ten films with the latter.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Chakri had married Sravani in 2004 after he divorced his first wife.[6] He had one brother and three sisters.

DeathEdit

Chakri died on 15 December 2014.[7] According to media reports, Chakri didn't wake up from bed. His wife took him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 7:45 AM. Chakri had been suffering from obesity and related comorbidities.

ControversiesEdit

In 2013, a molestation case was filed against Chakri and producer Paruchuri Prasad on the grounds of allegedly misbehaving with a 36-year-old woman during a party. Police reported that the victim was Chakri's friend and invited him to the party. During the party Chakri and Prasad became intoxicated and "misbehaved with her."[8] The two have been booked under penal provisions for assault on a woman with the intent to outrage her modesty.

FilmographyEdit

As music directorEdit

Year Title Director Actors Notes
2000 Bachi Puri Jagannadh Jagapathi Babu
2001 Itlu Sravani Subramanyam Puri Jagannadh Ravi Teja, Tanu Roy
2002 Aaduthu Paaduthu Devi Prasad Srikanth, Sunil, Gayatri
2002 Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru Vamsy Ravi Teja, Kalyani
2002 Idiot Puri Jagannadh Ravi Teja, Rakshita
2003 Juniors J Pulla Rao Allari Naresh, Sherin
2003 Ammayilu Abbayilu Ravi Babu Vijay Sai, Mohit, Devina, Vidya, Swapna Madhuri
2003 Dhanalakshmi, I Love You Siva Nageswara Rao Naresh, Allari Naresh, Aditya Om, Ankita
2003 Kabaddi Kabaddi Venky Jagapati Babu, Kaveri
2003 Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi Puri Jagannadh Ravi Teja, Asin
2003 Dreams Balaji K Niraj Kumar, Chaandreyi Ghosh
2003 Oka Raju Oka Rani Yogi Ravi Teja, Namitha
2003 Donga Ramudu & Party Vamsy Meka Srikanth, Laya
2003 Sivamani Puri Jagannadh Nagarjuna Akkineni, Asin
2003 Satyam Surya Kiran Sumanth, Genelia D'Souza Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Telugu
2003 Veede Ravi Raja Pinisetty Ravi Teja, Aarthi Agarwal, Reemma Sen
2003 Toli Choopulone Yanamadala Kasi Viswanath Kalyan Ram, Akanksha
2004 Andhrawala Puri Jagannadh Jr. NTR, Rakshitha
2004 Pedababu Paruchuri Murali Jagapati Babu, Kaveri
2004 Veera Kannadiga Meher Ramesh Puneeth Rajkumar, Anita Kannada film
2004 143 Puri Jagannadh Sairam Shankar
2004 Andaru Dongale Dorikite Nidhi Prasad Rajendra Prasad, Prabhu Deva, Ankita
2004 Suryam V. Samudra Manchu Vishnu, Celina Jaitly, Veda
2004 Konchem Touchlo Vunte Cheputanu Vamsy Sivaji, Archana
2005 Pandem Sabapathy Dekshinamurthy Jagapathi Babu, Kalyani
2005 Dhana 51 R. Surya Kiran Sumanth, Saloni Aswani
2005 Soggadu Ravi Babu Tarun, Aarti Agarwal
2005 Chakram Krishna Vamsi Prabhas, Asin, Charmy Kaur
2005 Bhageeratha Rasool Ellore Ravi Teja, Shriya Saran
2006 Party Ravi Babu Allari Naresh, Shashank, Madhu Sharma
2006 Chukkallo Chandrudu Siva Siddharth, Sadha, Charmy Kaur, Saloni Aswani
2006 Devadasu YVS Chowdary Ram Pothineni, Ileana D'Cruz
2006 Asadhyudu Anil Krishna, Ani Kanneganti Kalyan Ram, Diya
2006 Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw Nidhi Prasad Rajendra Prasad, Richard Rishi, Farjana
2007 Satyabhama Srihari Nanu Sivaji, Bhumika Chawla
2007 Desamuduru Puri Jagannadh Allu Arjun, Hansika Motwani
2007 Dhee Srinu Vaitla Vishnu Manchu, Genelia D'Souza
2007 Takkari Amma Rajashekhar Nithiin, Sadha
2008 Aatadista Ravi C. Kumar Nithiin, Kajal Aggarwal
2008 Kasipatnam Chudara Babu Maddhirala Vijayanand, Superna
2008 Krishna V.V. Vinayak Ravi Teja, Trisha
2008 Nagaram CC Srinivas Jagapati Babu, Srikanth, Kaveri Jha
2008 Victory Ravi C. Kumar Nithiin, Mamta Mohandas, Sindhu Tolani
2008 Neninthe Puri Jagannadh Ravi Teja, Siya
2009 Maska B. Gopal Ram Pothineni, Hansika Motwani
2009 Gopi Gopika Godavari Vamsy Venu Thottempudi, Kamalinee Mukherjee
2009 Raju Maharaju Shankaranath Durga Mohan Babu, Sharwanand, Surveen Chawla, Ramya Krishnan
2010 Simha Boyapati Srinu Nandamuri Balakrishna, Nayantara Nandi Award for Best Music Director
2010 Golimaar Puri Jagannadh Gopichand, Priyamani
2010 Aakasa Ramanna G. Ashok Allari Naresh, Sivaji
2010 Baava Rambabu Siddharth, Pranitha Subhash
2010 Saradaga Kasepu Vamsy Allari Naresh, Madhuurima
2010 Gandedhe Akul Shiva Chiranjeevi Sarja, Ragini Dwivedi Kannada film
2011 Wanted B.V.S.Ravi Gopichand, Deeksha Seth
2011 Jai Bolo Telangana N. Shankar Jagapathi Babu, Smriti Irani
2011 Pillaiyar Theru Kadaisi Veedu Kishore Tirumala Jithan Ramesh, Sanchita Padukone Tamil film
2012 Naa Ishtam Prakash Tholeti Rana Daggubati, Genelia D'Souza
2012 Denikaina Ready G.Nageswara Reddy Vishnu Manchu, Hansika Motwani Composed 3 songs out of 5
2012 Srimannarayana Ravi Nandamuri Balakrishna, Isha Chawla, Parvati Melton
2012 Devaraya Nani Krishna Srikanth, Meenakshi Dixit, Vidisha
2014 Laddu Babu Ravi Babu Allari Naresh, Bhumika Chawla, Poorna
2014 Rey YVS Chowdary Sai Dharam Tej
2014 Yuddham Bharathi Ganesh Tarun Kumar, Yami Gautam
2014 Erra Bus Dasari Narayana Rao Vishnu Manchu, Catherine Tresa
2015 Tommy Raja Vannemreddy Rajendra Prasad, Seetha
2016 Vennello Hai Hai Vamsy Ajmal Ameer, Nikitha Narayan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "మళ్లీ కూయవా గువ్వ.. | Telangana Magazine". Telangana Magazine. Retrieved 20 March 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Archived at Ghostarchive and the Wayback Machine: "Jhummandi Naadam - ఝుమ్మంది నాదం (చక్రి... చివరి స్వర మజిలీ!) - 16th December 2014". YouTube.
  3. ^ "Music director Chakri left for Almighty's abode - Telugu Movie News". TFPC-. 12 June 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2014.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Other side of Music Director Chakri". IndiaGlitz. 12 June 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  5. ^ "Music director Chakri has fans". andhracafe.com. 27 December 2005. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  6. ^ "Relatives fight over Chakri's property". The Times of India. 11 January 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  7. ^ "Veteran Music Director No More". Archived from the original on 20 February 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Telugu music composer Chakri and producer Paruchuri Prasad booked for molestation". DNA India. 6 August 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2020.

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