Mani Sharma

Mani Sharma is an Indian composer, singer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and music producer known for his works primarily in the Telugu and Tamil along with Hindi and Kannada films.[2][3][4] He is a recipient of two state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, two CineMAA Awards, and three Mirchi Music Awards South for Best Music Direction. His works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestra. He is often referred to as Melody Brahma and Swara Bramha for his melodious tunes.[citation needed]

Mani Sharma
Birth nameYanamandra Venkata Subramanya Sharma
Born11 July 1964
Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
GenresFilm score, electronic, rock, fusion, blues, Indian classical
Occupation(s)Film composer, music director[1]
InstrumentsKeyboard, synth, piano, mandolin, harmonium, guitar
Years active1992–present

He has a several albums in his frequent collaborations with Chiranjeevi, Nandamuri Bala Krishna, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Daggubati Venkatesh, Jr NTR, Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, Vijay, Allu Arjun, Prabhas and Ram Charan. In his early days he worked as a programmer under many music composers namely Saluri Rajeswara Rao, Chakravarti, Ramesh Naidu, Ilaiyaraja, Raj-Koti, M. M. Keeravani. Ram Gopal Varma recognised his talent and gave hime the opportunity to work in his film Raathri and for a tune in Antham. Choodalani undi is the first movie where he composed songs. The producer Ashwini Dutt introduced him as a full time music composer and later went on to work with him for many films.[citation needed]

Many music composers such as S. Thaman, Devi Sri Prasad, Harris Jayaraj worked under him in their early days.[5][6][7][8]

DiscographyEdit

TeluguEdit

Year Film Director Cast
2021 Bhala Thandanana Chaitanya Dantuluri Sree Vishnu, Catherine Tresa
BlacknWhite Brunda Ravindar Rahul Vijay
Sridevi Soda Center Karuna Kumar Sudheer Babu
Shaakuntalam Gunasekhar Samantha Akkineni, Dev Mohan
Power Peta Krishna Chaitanya Nithiin
Liger Puri Jagannadh Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday
Pogarunnodu N Padma Raju Akhil Reddy, Rashi Singh
Republic Deva Katta Sai Dharam Tej, Nivetha Pethuraj
Black Rose Mohan Bharadwaj Urvashi Rautela
Naarappa Srikanth Addala Daggubati Venkatesh, Priyamani
Acharya[9] Koratala Siva Chiranjeevi, Kajal Aggarwal, Ram Charan
Seetimaarr Sampath Nandi Gopichand, Tamannaah
Red Kishore Tirumala Ram Pothineni, Nivetha Pethuraj
2019 iSmart Shankar Puri Jagannadh Ram Pothineni, Nidhhi Agerwal, Nabha Natesh, Satyadev Kancharana
2018 Devadas Sriram Aditya Nagarjuna Akkineni, Nani, Rashmika Mandanna, Aakanksha Singh
Ee Maaya Peremito Ramu Koppula Rahul Vijay, Kavya Thapar
MLA Upendra Madhav Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Kajal Aggarwal[10]
2017 Okka Kshanam Vi Anand Allu Sirish, Surbhi
Balakrishnudu Pavan Mallela Nara Rohit, Regina Cassandra
LIE Hanu Raghavapudi Nithiin, Megha Akash
Aaradugula Bullet B. Gopal Gopichand, Nayanthara
Shamanthakamani Sriram Aditya Sudheer Babu, Nara Rohit, Sundeep Kishan, Aadi Saikumar, Rajendra Prasad
Ami Thumi Mohan Krishna Indraganti Adivi Sesh, Eesha Rebba
Jayadev Jayanth C. Paranjee Ganta Ravi(Debut), Malvika Raaj
Fashion Designer s/o Ladies Tailor Vamsy Sumanth Ashwin, Anisha Ambrose
Aakatayi Rom Bhimana Aashish Raj Bidkikar, Rukshar Mir
2016 Siddhartha K. V. Dayanand Reddy Sagar, Sakshi Chaudhary
Gentleman Mohan Krishna Indraganti Nani, Nivetha Thomas, Surabhi
2015 Lion Satyadev Nandamuri Balakrishna, Trisha, Radhika Apte
Tippu Jagadeesh Daneti Karthik Raju, Pamella Mondal, Kanika Kapoor, Samskruthy Shenoy, Sravan
2014 Basanti Chaitanya Dantuluri Gautham, Alisha Begh
Rough C.H.Subba Reddy Aadi, Rakul Preet Singh
2013 Doosukeltha Veeru Potla Vishnu Manchu, Lavanya Tripathi
Prema Geema Janta Nai Subbu R. V Sreeram Chandra, Barbie
Telugulo Naaku Nachni Padam Prema Raghava Sakti, Shanker, Poorna
2012 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum Krish Rana, Nayantara
Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu Puri Jagannadh Pawan Kalyan, Tamanna
Ramachari G Eshwar Venu, Kamalini Mukherjee
Rachcha Sampath Nandi Ram Charan, Tamanna
2011 Solo Parasuram Nara Rohit, Nisha Aggarwal
Maaro Siddique Nithiin, Meera Chopra
Teen Maar Jayanth C. Paranjee Pawan Kalyan, Trisha Krishnan, Kriti Kharbanda
Shakthi Meher Ramesh Jr. NTR, Ileana D'Cruz
Vastadu Naa Raju Hemant Madhukar Vishnu Manchu, Taapsee Pannu
Parama Veera Chakra Dasari Narayana Rao Nandamuri Balakrishna, Sheela, Amisha Patel
2010 Rakta Charitra
Rakta Charitra 2
Ram Gopal Varma Suriya, Vivek Oberoi, Radhika Apte, Priyamani
Kalyanram Kathi Mallikharjun Kalyan Ram, Sana Khan
Khaleja Trivikram Srinivas Mahesh Babu, Anushka[11]
Happy Happy Ga Priya Sharan Varun Sandesh, Vega Tamotia, Saranya Mohan
Don Seenu Gopichand Malineni Ravi Teja, Shriya Saran
Kothimooka A.V.S Krishnudu, Shraddha Arya
Subhapradam K. Viswanath Allari Naresh, Manjari Phadnis
Em Pillo Em Pillado A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary Tanish, Pranitha
Varudu Gunasekhar Allu Arjun, Bhanu Mehra, Arya
2009 Aa Okkadu N. S. Murthy Ajay, Madhurima
Billa Meher Ramesh Prabhas, Anushka
Baanam Chaitanya Dantuluri Nara Rohit, Vedhika Kumar
Rechipo Paruchuri Murali Nithiin, Ileana D'Cruz
Ek Niranjan Puri Jagannadh Prabhas, Kangana Ranaut
Mithrudu Mahadev Nandamuri Balakrishna, Priyamani
Evaraina Epudaina Marthand K Shankar Varun Sandesh, Vimala Raman
Bhadradri A Mallikarjun Srihari, Gajala
Pista Sabha Ayyappan Vishal, Shriya Saran
Sasirekha Parinayam Krishna Vamsi Tarun, Genelia D'Souza
2008 Souryam J.Siva Kumar Gopichand, Anushka
Hero G.V. Sudhakar Naidu Nithiin, Bhavana
Yuvatha Parashuram Nikhil Siddharth
Parugu Bhaskar Allu Arjun
Kantri Meher Ramesh NTR Jr., Hansika Motwani
Ontari B.V. Ramana Gopichand, Bhavana
Pourudu Raj Aditya Sumanth, Kajal Aggarwal
2007 Sri Mahalakshmi Vijayan Srihari, Suhasini|
Toss Priyadarshini Ram Upendra, Raja
Okka Magadu YVS Chowdary Balakrishna
Godava A. Kodandarami Reddy Vaibhav Reddy, Shraddha Arya
Athidhi Surender Reddy Mahesh Babu, Amrita Rao
Chiruta Puri Jagannadh Ram Charan Teja, Neha Sharma
Lakshyam Srivaas Gopichand, Anushka, Jagapathi Babu
Dubai Seenu Srinu Vaitla Ravi Teja, Nayantara
Madhumasam Chandra Siddhartha Sumanth, Sneha, Parvati Melton
2006 Room Mates A.V.S Allari Naresh, Navneet Kaur
Seethakoka Chiluka A. R. Rajaraja Navdeep, Sheela
Raraju Uday Shankar Gopichand
Stalin AR Murugadoss Chiranjeevi, Trisha
Ashok Surender Reddy NTR Jr., Sameera Reddy
Pokiri Puri Jagannadh Mahesh Babu, Ileana D'Cruz
Veerabhadra A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary Balakrishna
Style Raghava Lawrence Raghava Lawrence, Charmy Kaur
Ranam Amma Rajashekhar Gopichand
Raagam Mahesh Dattani
2005 That is Pandu Devi Prasad Jagapathi Babu, Sneha (actress)
Jai Chiranjeeva K. Vijaya Bhaskar Chiranjeevi, Bhoomika, Sameera Reddy
Balu Karunakaran Pawan Kalyan, Shriya Saran, Neha Oberoi, Gulshan Grover
Allari Pidugu Jayanth C. Paranjee Nandamuri Balakrishna, Katrina Kaif, Charmy Kaur
Athadu Trivikram Mahesh Babu, Trisha
Narasimhudu B. Gopal NTR Jr., Sameera Reddy
Athanokkade Surender Reddy Kalyan Ram, Sindhu Tolani
Subash Chandra Bose K. Raghavendra Rao Venkatesh, Genelia D’Souza, Shreya
2004 Vidyardhi Balachari Ramesh, Aditi Agarwal
Sakhiya Jayanth C. Paranjee Tarun, Nauheed Cyrusi
Gudumba Shankar Veera Shankar Pawan Kalyan, Meera Jasmine
Arjun Gunasekhar Mahesh Babu, Shriya Saran, Keerthi Reddy
Sri Anjaneyam Krishna Vamsi Arjun, Nithiin, Charmy Kaur
Yagnam A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary Gopichand, Sameera Banerjee
Samba V. V. Vinayak Jr. NTR, Bhoomika Chawla, Genelia D'Souza
Adavi Ramudu B. Gopal Prabhas, Aarti Agarwal
Anji Kodi Ramakrishna Chiranjeevi, Namratha Shirodhkar
Lakshmi Narasimha Jayanth C. Paranjee Nandamuri Balakrishna, Asin
Morning Raga Mahesh Dattani Prakash, Shabana Azmi[12]
2003 Abhimanyu A. Mallikarjun Kalyan Ram, Spandana
Ori Nee Prema Bangaram Ganu A.V.S Rajesh, Sangeetha, Charmy Kaur
Tagore V. V. Vinayak Chiranjeevi, Jyothika, Shriya Saran
Simhachalam Indra Kumar Srihari, Meena
Kalyana Ramudu G. Ram Prasad Venu, Prabhu Deva, Nikita
Palnati Brahmanayudu B. Gopal Nandamuri Balakrishna, Sonali Bendre, Arti Agarwal
Tarak Balasekaran Tarakaratna, Krishna
Raghavendra Suresh Krishna Prabhas, Anshu, Shweta Agarwal
Pellam Oorelithe S. V. Krishna Reddy Srikanth, Venu, Rakshitha, Sangeetha
Okkadu Gunasekhar Mahesh Babu, Bhumika Chawla
2002 Bobby Sobhan Mahesh Babu, Aarthi Agarwal
Chennakeshava Reddy V. V. Vinayak Nandamuri Balakrishna, Shriya Saran, Tabu
Indra B. Gopal Chiranjeevi, Aarthi Agarwal, Sonali Bendre
Priyadarshini Dhavala Mallik Surya Vamsi, Meenu Bharadwaj, Mada Venkateswara Rao
Aadi V. V. Vinayak Jr. NTR, Keerti Chawla
Takkari Donga Jayanth C. Paranjee Mahesh Babu, Lisa Ray, Bipasha Basu
Seema Simham G.Ram Prasad Nandamuri Balakrishna, Simran, Reema Sen
Cheppalani Vundi Chandra Mahesh Vadde Naveen, Raasi, Kanchi Kaul
2001 Subbu Suresh Varma Jr. NTR, Sonali Joshi
Bhalevadivi Basu P.A. Arun Prasad Balakrishna, Anjala Zhaveri, Shilpa Shetty
Prematho Raa Udaya Shankar Venkatesh, Simran
Kushi S. J. Surya Pawan Kalyan, Bhoomika Chawla
Murari Krishna Vamsi Mahesh Babu, Sonali Bendre
Devi Putrudu Kodi Ramakrishna Venkatesh, Anjala Zaveri, Soundarya
Narasimha Naidu B. Gopal Balakrishna, Simran, Preeti Jhangiani
Mrugaraju Gunasekhar Chiranjeevi, Simran, Sanghavi
2000 Chiru Navvuto G.Ram Prasad Venu, Shahin
Vamsi B. Gopal Mahesh Babu, Namrata Shirodkar, Krishna
Azad Thirupathisamy Nagarjuna, Soundarya, Shilpa Shetty
Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary Suresh Krishna Mohan Babu, Jaya Sudha, Priya Gill
Manoharam Gunasekhar Jagapati Babu, Laya
Yuvakudu A. Karunakaran Sumanth, Bhumika Chawla
Annayya Muthyala Subbaiah Chiranjeevi, Soundarya
1999 Ravoyi Chandamama Jayanth C. Paranjee Nagarjuna, Anjala Zhaveri, Keerthi Reddy
Seenu Sasi Venkatesh, Twinkle Khanna
Rajakumarudu K. Raghavendra Rao Mahesh Babu, Preity Zinta
Iddaru Mitrulu K. Raghavendra Rao Chiranjeevi, Sakshi Sivanand, Ramya Krishnan
Neti Gandhi E. V. V. Satyanarayana Rajasekhar, Raasi
English Pellam East Godavari Mogudu Doraswamy Raju Srikanth, Ramya Krishna
Anaganaga O Ammayi Ramesh Sarangan Srikanth, Soundarya, Abbas
1998 Samarasimha Reddy B. Gopal Nandamuri Balakrishna, Simran, Anjala Zhaveri
Manasichi Choodu Suresh Varma Vadde Naveen, Raasi,
Choodalani Vundi Gunasekhar Chiranjeevi, Soundarya
Ganesh Thirupathisamy Venkatesh, Rambha, Madhoobala
Bavagaru Bagunnara? Jayanth C. Paranjee Chiranjeevi, Rambha
1997 Preminchukundam Raa Jayanth C. Paranjee Venkatesh, Anjala Zhaveri
Super Heroes A.V.S. A.V.S, Brahmanandam
1992 Antham RGV Nagarjuna, Urmila
Raatri RGV Revathi, Chinna

TamilEdit

Year Title Director Cast
2015 Narathan Naga Venkatesh Nakul, Nikesha Patel
Inji Murappa Saga
2014 Vetri Selvan Rudhran Ajmal Ameer, Radhika Apte
2012 Sinam Arun Prasad P A Navdeep, Bhumika Chawla, Kim Sharma
Apple Penne R. K. Kalaimani Vatsan, Aishwarya Menon, Roja
2011 Uyarthiru 420 Premnath Snehan, Meghana Raj
Mappillai Suraj Dhanush, Hansika Motwani, Manisha Koirala
2010 Maanja Velu A. Venkatesh Arun Vijay, Dhansika
Sura S. P. Rajkumar Vijay, Tamannaah
2009 Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru Nandhini J S Ajmal Ameer, Rupa
Malai Malai A. Venkatesh Arun Vijay, Vedhika
Thoranai Sabha Ayyappan Vishal, Shriya Saran
Padikathavan Suraj Dhanush, Tamannaah
Kadhalna Summa Illai Ilankannan Ravi Krishna, Sharwanand, Kamalinee Mukherjee
2007 Malaikottai Boopathy Pandian Vishal, Priyamani
Arya Balasekaran Madhavan, Bhavana
Sabari Suresh Vijayakanth, Malavika, Jyorthirmayi
Pokkiri Prabhu Deva Vijay, Asin
2005 Thirupaachi Perarasu Vijay, Trisha
2004 Gambeeram Suresh Sarath Kumar, Laila
Jai S. Narayan Prashanth, Anshu Ambani
2003 Anjaneya N. Maharajan Ajith Kumar, Meera Jasmine
Alaudin Ravi Chakravathy Prabhu Deva, Ashima Bhalla
Arasu Suresh R. Sarathkumar, Simran
Aasai Aasaiyai Ravi Mariya Jiiva, Sharmelee
2002 Youth Vincent Selva Vijay, Shaheen Khan
Ezhumalai Arjun Sarja Arjun Sarja, Simran
2001 Shahjahan Ravi Abullu Vijay, Richa Pallod
Narasimha Thirupathisamy Vijayakanth, Isha Koppikar

KannadaEdit

Year Title Director Cast
2002 Premakke Sai Kodandarami Reddy V. Ravichandran
2005 Yeshwanth Dayal Padmanabhan Sriimurali
2006 Ajay Meher Ramesh Puneeth Rajkumar, Anuradha Mehta, Prakash Raj
2014 Ninnindale Jayanth C. Paranjee Puneeth Rajkumar, Erica Fernandes
2015 Shivam Srinivasa Raju Upendra, Saloni Aswani

HindiEdit

Year Title Director Cast
1992 Drohi Ram Gopal Varma Nagarjuna Akkineni, Urmila Matondkar
1992 Raat Ram Gopal Varma Revathi
2014 Mumbai 125 KM Hemant Madhukar Veena Malik, Karanvir Bohra
2021 Liger Puri Jagannadh Vijay Devarakonda, Ananya Panday

Background score onlyEdit

Year Film Language Director Cast
2018 Touch Chesi Chudu Telugu Vikram Sirikonda Ravi Teja, Rashi Khanna
2016 Hyper Telugu Santosh Srinivas Ram, Raashi Khanna
2015 Akhil Telugu V. V. Vinayak Akhil Akkineni, Sayyeshaa
Temper Telugu Puri Jagannadh N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Kajal Aggarwal
2013 Ongole Gittha Telugu Bommarillu Bhaskar Ram, Kriti Kharbanda
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu Telugu Srikanth Addala Mahesh Babu, Venkatesh, Anjali, Samantha, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha
2012 Nuvva Nena Telugu P. Narayana Allari Naresh, Sharvanand, Shriya Saran
2011 Oh My Friend Telugu Venu Sree Raam Siddharth, Shruthi Haasan, Hansika Motwani
2008 Chintakayala Ravi Telugu Vignesh Venkatesh, Anushka
2009 Koncham Istam Koncham Kastam Telugu Kishore Kumar Pardasani(Dolly) Siddharth, Tamanna
2006 Lakshmi Telugu V V Vinayak Venkatesh, Nayanatara
2002 Shakti: The Power Hindi Krishna Vamsi Karisma Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Nana Patekar
1996 Deyyam Telugu Ram Gopal Varma J. D. Chakravarthy
Maheshwari

TelevisionEdit

  • 2007 Suriya

Other worksEdit

Year Title Producer
2016 Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Star Maa
2009 Chennai Super Kings Theme song Chennai Super Kings
2020 Bigg Boss (Telugu season 4) Theme music Star Maa

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Mani Sharma: Movies, Photos, Videos, News, Biography & Birthday | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  3. ^ "A musical blockbuster in the making?". Deccan Chronicle. 4 December 2019.
  4. ^ Borah, Prabalika M. (29 January 2012). "One for the melody". Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018 – via www.thehindu.com.
  5. ^ https://m.timesofindia.com/topic/Mani-Sharma
  6. ^ "Mani Sharma: Top Telugu musical hits of Melody Brahma". The Times of India. 11 July 2018.
  7. ^ Nadadhur, Srivathsan (5 September 2015). "One good, two better?" – via www.thehindu.com.
  8. ^ Raghavan, Nikhil (10 September 2009). "On a song". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  9. ^ "The team of Narappa did not let me compose music for the first glimpse: Mani Sharma - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  10. ^ "MLA Telugu Movie Review {3/5}: Entertaining, 'time-pass' kind of a film to watch along with your family". indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 25 March 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  11. ^ Reporter, Staff (28 September 2010). "Audio of Khaleja released". Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018 – via www.thehindu.com.
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