Devi Sri Prasad

Devi Sri Prasad (born 2 August 1979) is an Indian music composer, lyricist, singer, and performer.[2][3] He is best known for his works in Telugu films.[4][5] He also worked in some Tamil and Hindi films.DSP is a recipient of nine Filmfare Awards, eight of which are Filmfare Award for Best Music Director - Telugu and one Filmfare South Best Background Music, five CineMAA Awards - Best Music Director,[6][7] five SIIMA Award for Best Music Director (Telugu) and one Nandi Award for Best Music Director. Devi also choreographed a song in the 2015 film Kumari 21F.[8][9] As of 2020, he has composed music for more than 100 films in various Indian languages.

Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad
Background information
Born (1979-08-02) 2 August 1979 (age 41)[1]
Vedurupaka, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation(s)
  • Music composer
  • singer
  • lyricist
  • choreographer
  • performer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • keyboard
  • shehnai
  • piano
  • mandolin
  • harmonium
  • drums
  • guitar
  • violin
Years active1999–present

Personal life and careerEdit

Devi Sri Prasad was born as : Gandham Sriprasad, in Vedurupaka, Andhra Pradesh into a Telugu speaking family.[10] His father Gandham Satyamurthy was a writer in Telugu cinema who has penned popular films like Devatha, Khaidi No. 786, and Pedarayudu.[11] He grew up in Madras (now Chennai) and attended M. Venkata Subba Rao School in T. Nagar. In his debut music album Dance Party, he collaborated with veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam’s son S. P. Charan. He debuted in the 1999 Telugu film Devi as a film music composer. Contrary to popular belief that 'Devi' was prefixed to his name after his debut film, he was named after his maternal grandparents, Devi Meenakshi, and Prasada Rao.[12]

He has one younger sister and one younger brother : Gandham Sagar who is a playback singer. G Sriprasad's father Gandham Satyamurthy, died in December 2015.

DiscographyEdit

ComposerEdit

Telugu albumsEdit

Album Year Film Director
1 1999 Devi Kodi Ramakrishna
2 2001 Navvuthu Bathakalira Kodi Ramakrishna
3 Anandam Srinu Vaitla
4 2002 Kalusukovalani R. Raghuraj
5 Khadgam Krishna Vamsi
6 Manmadhudu K. Vijaya Bhaskar
7 Thotti Gang E. V. V. Satyanarayana
8 Sontham Srinu Vaitla
9 2003 Varsham Sobhan
10 2004 Venky Srinu Vaitla
11 Abhi Kiran
12 Arya Sukumar
13 Shankar Dada MBBS Jayanth C. Paranjee
14 Mass Raghava Lawrence
15 2005 Naa Alludu Vara Mullapudi
16 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Prabhu Deva
17 Bunny V.V. Vinayak
18 Bhadra Boyapati Srinu
19 Oka Oorilo Ramesh Varma
20 Andarivadu Srinu Vaitla
21 2006 Pournami Prabhu Deva
22 Bommarillu Bhaskar
23 Rakhi Krishna Vamsi
24 2007 Jagadam Sukumar
25 Aata V. N. Aditya
26 Shankar Dada Zindabad Prabhu Deva
27 Tulasi Boyapati Srinu
28 2008 Jalsa Trivikram Srinivas
29 Ready Srinu Vaitla
30 King Srinu Vaitla
31 2009 Current Palnati Surya Pratap
32 Arya 2 Sukumar
33 Adhurs V.V. Vinayak
34 2010 Namo Venkatesa Srinu Vaitla
35 Sye Aata K.R.K. Pavan
36 2011 Mr.Perfect Dasaradh
37 100% Love Sukumar
38 Dhada Ajay Bhuyan
39 Oosaravelli Surender Reddy
40 2012 Gabbar Singh Harish Shankar
41 Julayi Trivikram Srinivas
42 Damarukam Srinivasa Reddy
43 Sarocharu Parasuram
44 2013 Mirchi Koratala Siva
45 Iddarammayilatho Puri Jagannadh
46 Yevadu Vamsi Paidipally
47 Attarintiki Daredi Trivikram Srinivas
48 Bhai Veerabhadram
49 1: Nenokkadine Sukumar
50 2014 Legend Boyapati Srinu
51 Alludu Seenu V. V. Vinayak
52 2015 S/O Satyamurthy Trivikram Srinivas
53 Srimanthudu Koratala Siva
54 Shivam Sreenivasa Reddy
55 Kumari 21F Palnati Surya Pratap
56 Nenu Sailaja Kishore Tirumala
57 2016 Nannaku Prematho Sukumar
58 Sardaar Gabbar Singh K. S. Ravindra
59 Janatha Garage Koratala Siva
60 2017 Khaidi No. 150 V.V. Vinayak
61 Nenu Local Trinadha Rao Nakkina
62 Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Kalyan Krishna Kurasala
63 Duvvada Jagannadham Harish Shankar
64 Jaya Janaki Nayaka Boyapati Srinu
65 Jai Lava Kusa K. S. Ravindra
66 Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi Kishore Tirumala
67 MCA (Middle Class Abbayi) Venu Sree Raam
68 2018 Rangasthalam Sukumar
69 Bharat Ane Nenu Koratala Siva
70 Hello Guru Prema Kosame Trinadha Rao Nakkina
71 2019 Vinaya Vidheya Rama Boyapati Srinu
72 F2 – Fun and Frustration Anil Ravipudi
73 Chitralahari Kishore Tirumala
74 Maharshi Vamsi Paidipally
75 2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Anil Ravipudi
76 Uppena Buchibabu Sana
77 Good Luck Sakhi Nagesh Kukunoor
78 Pushpa Sukumar
79 Rang De Venky Atluri
80 Ravi Teja's Khiladi Ramesh Varma

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Film Notes
2001 Badri Composer for the BGM Only.
2003 Inidhu Inidhu Kadhal Inidhu Remake of Anandam.
Ice Remake of Kalusukovalani.
2005 Thirupaachi Composer for the song "Kattu Kattu".
Maayavi Reused one song from Venky
Sachein
Mazhai Remake of Varsham.
Aaru
2006 Unakkum Enakkum Remake of Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana.
2008 Santosh Subramaniam Remake of Bommarillu.
Dasavathaaram Composer for the BGM Only.
2009 Villu Reused one song from Jalsa, Ready and Shankar Dada Zindabad, respectively
Kanthaswamy
2010 Kutty Remake of Arya.
Singam
Manmadan Ambu
2011 Venghai
2013 Alex Pandian
Singam II
2014 Veeram
Bramman
2015 Puli
2018 Saamy²

Other languagesEdit

Year Film Language Notes
2008 Sangama Kannada
2011 Ready Hindi One song only. "Dhinka Chika". Modified version of "Ringa Ringa" from Arya 2.
2014 Jai Ho Hindi One song only. "Naacho Re".
2015 Bhaag Johnny Hindi One song only. Modified version of song "Akalesthey" originally from Shankar Dada Zindabad.

SingerEdit

Year Film Song(s) Lyrics
2000 Vamsi Vechavechaga Devi Sri Prasad
2001 Navvuthu Bathakalira "Din Din Thara" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
Anandam "Monalisa" Bhuvanachandra
"Premante Emitante" Devi Sri Prasad
2002 Kalusukovalani "Udayinchina"
"Cheliya Cheliya" Kulasekhar
Khadgam "Govinda Govinda" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
Manmadhudu "Andhamaina Bhamalu" Bhuvanachandra
Thotti Gang "Gundello Nuvve"
Sontham "Naayudo Naayudo" Kulasekhar
2003 Jodi No. 1 "Iddaru Kalisi"
2004 Bunny "Mayilu Mayilu" Suddala Ashok Teja
Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. "Tellarindoi" Devi Sri Prasad
2005 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana "Chandrulo Unde"
Oka Oorilo "Chindulese" Ananta Sriram
2006 Pournami "Muvvala Navvakala" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
Bommarillu "Kaani Ippudu" Chandrabose
Rakhi "Rakhi Rakhi" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
Sri Ramadasu "Heylessa" Suddala Ashok Teja
2007 Shankar Dada Zindabad "O Bapu Nuvve" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
"Good Morning Hyderabad" Devi Sri Prasad
Tulasi "Hello Boys" Chandrabose
2008 Jalsa "You And I" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry
2009 Current "You Are My Love Story" Chandrabose
Arya 2 "Mr. Perfect" Kedarnath Parimi
"Baby He Loves You" Chandrabose
Kasko "Whistle Kottu"
2010 Adhurs "Shiva Sambho" Chandrabose
2011 100% Love "A square B square"
Oosaravelli "Brathakali"
2012 Julai "Pakdo Pakdo" Ramajogayya Sastry
Sarocharu "Made For Each Other"
2013 Mirchi "Darlingey"
Attarintiki Daredi "Ninnu Chudagane" Devi Sri Prasad
2014 1: Nenokkadine "Who Are You" Chandrabose
Alludu Seenu "Whatsapp Antu" Ramajogayya Sastry
2015 S/O Satyamurthy "Super Machi" Devi Sri Prasad
Kumari 21F "Bang Bang Bangkok"
Bhaag Johnny "Daddy Mammy" Kumaar
2016 Nannaku Prematho "Naa Manasu Neelo" Bhaskarabhatla
"Nannaku Prematho" Devi Sri Prasad
2017 Khaidi No. 150 "Ammadu Let's Do Kummudu"
Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi "Trendu Maarina" Chandrabose
"What Amma What is This Amma" Sri Mani
"Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi" (movie version)
2018 Rangasthalam "Yentha Sakkagunnave" Chandrabose
"Aa Gattununtava" (movie version)
2019 Vinaya Vidheya Rama "Ek Baar" Sri Mani
F2 - Fun and Frustration "Entho Fun"
Maharshi "Choti Choti Baatein"

FilmographyEdit

LyricistEdit

Year Film Language Song
2000 Vamsi Telugu "Vecha Vechaga"
2002 Kalusukovalani Telugu "Udayinchina Suryudinadiga"
"Aakasam"
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS Telugu "Chaila Chaila"
2007 Shankar Dada Zindabad Telugu "Good Morning Hyderabad"
2012 Julayi Telugu "O Madhu"
Gabbar Singh Telugu "Pilla"
2013 Attarintiki Daredi Telugu "Ninnu Choodagane"
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Telugu "One & Two & Three"
"Super Machi"
"Vacchadu"
Puli Tamil "Puli Promo Song"
Kumari 21F Telugu "Bang Bang Bangkok"
2016 Nannaku Prematho Telugu "Follow Follow"
"Nannaku Prematho"
Sardaar Gabbar Singh Telugu "Khakhee Chokka"
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Telugu "Ammadu Let's Do Kummudu"
"Ratthalu"
2018 Saamy Telugu "Kotha metro rail"
Saamy Square Tamil "Pudu metro rail"
2019 Chitralahari Telugu "Parugu Parugu"
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Telugu "Sarileru Neekevvaru Anthem"

Onscreen appearancesEdit

Year Film Language Song
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS Telugu "Chaila Chaila" and "Sande Poddu"
2007 Shankar Dada Zindabad Telugu "Good Morning Hyderabad"
2010 Manmadhan Ambu Tamil [13]
2011 Vedi Tamil "Kadhalikka Pennoruthi"
2013 Attarintiki Daredi Telugu "Ninnu Chudagane"
2015 Bhaag Johnny Hindi "Daddy Mummy"
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Telugu "Ammadu Let's Do Kummudu"
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Telugu "Mind Block"

Awards and nominationsEdit

Filmfare Awards SouthEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2005 Varsham Best Music Director – Telugu Won [14]
Arya Nominated
2006 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Won [14]
Filmfare Special Award – South Won
2007 Bommarillu Best Music Director – Telugu Won [14]
2009 Jalsa Nominated
2010 Arya 2 Nominated
Kanthaswamy Best Music Director – Tamil Nominated
Villu Best Music Director – Tamil Nominated
2011 Adhurs Best Music Director – Telugu Nominated
2012 100% Love Nominated
2013 Gabbar Singh Won [14]
2014 Attarintiki Daredi Won [14]
Mirchi Nominated
2015 Yevadu Nominated
2016 Srimanthudu Won [14]
2017 Nannaku Prematho Won [14]
2018 Duvvada Jagannadham Nominated
Khaidi No. 150 Nominated
2019 Rangasthalam Won [14]

Nandi AwardsEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2013 Attarintiki Daredi Best Music Director Won [15]

South Indian International Movie AwardsEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2013 Gabbar Singh Best Music Director (Telugu) Won [16]
2014 Attarintiki Daredi Won [17]
2016 Srimanthudu Won [18]
2017 Nannaku Prematho Won [19]
2018 Khaidi No. 150 Nominated
Khaidi No. 150 Best Male Playback Singer (Telugu) Nominated
2019 Rangasthalam Best Music Director (Telugu) Won [20]

CineMAA AwardsEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2005 Varsham Best Music Director Won [21]
2010 Arya 2 Best Music Director – Telugu Won
2007 Bommarillu Best Music Director – Telugu Won
2013 Gabbar Singh Best Music Director – Telugu Won
2015 1: Nenokkadine Best Music Director – Telugu Won
2016 Srimanthudu

S/O Satyamurthy

Kumari 21F

Best Music Director – Telugu Won

IIFA UtsavamEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2016 Srimanthudu Best Music Director Won [22]
2016 "Super machi" from S/O Satyamurthy Best Lyricist Nominated [22]
2017 Janatha Garage Best Music Director Won [23]
2017 Sardaar Gabbar Singh Best Music Director Nominated

Zee Cine Awards TeluguEdit

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2019 Rangasthalam Best Music Director Won [24]

ReferencesEdit

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