V. Nagendra Prasad

V. Nagendra Prasad is a Lyricist, composer and director who predominantly works for Kannada cinema. He has penned more than 3000[citation needed] songs particularly for Kannada cinema.

V. Nagendra Prasad
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Born (1975-12-03) 3 December 1975 (age 45)
Ijjala Ghatta, Nagamangala, Mandya, Karnataka, India
Alma materManasa Gangotri, Karnataka
OccupationActor, Composer, Film Director, Lyricist, Dramatist, Dialogue writer
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Yamuna Prasad
Children2
Parent(s)M. V. Venkataramanappa (father)
Chandramma (mother)
AwardsKarnataka State Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Best Director award from SIFFA

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 3 December 1975 has an elder son to M. V. Venkata Ramanappa and Chandramma in Ijjala Ghatta village of Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya District.[citation needed]

He did his schooling in Doddaballapura, Bangalore and completed his Post-Graduation in Kannada Literature at Manasa Gangothri Mysore University.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

V. Nagendra Prasad made his debut as a Kannada lyricist for the movie Gajina Mane directed by K. V. Jayaram in 2000.[1][2] He was appreciated for his another debut as a dialogue writer for supernatural film written and directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, Sri Manjunatha.[3] His debut as a director for Nalla featuring Sudeep was remarkable. He also worked in music composition, direction, acting and dialogue writing for Television.[2][4] He is also known to be involved in Theatre both on Stage and in Street plays.[4] In 2018, he made his debut as a lead actor in his own directorial Googal movie. His another appearance as a lead actor in the movie Guruji.[4]

As lyricistEdit

V. Nagendra Prasad has penned more than 3000 songs for over a 1000 movies, 100s Devotional, Classical, Patriotic, Promotional albums and over 50 TV serials.[2][5][6] He has worked with most of the music composers including Ilayaraja, Hamsalekha, Rajan–Nagendra, Upendra Kumar, Sadhu Kokila, Gurukiran, V. Harikrishna, Arjun Janya, Vidhya Sagar, V.Manohar, Rajesh Ramanath, Raghu Dixit, Anoop Seelin, Mano Murthy, Deva, M. M. Keeravani, Gandharva, L. N. Shastri, Jessie Gift, Chandan Shetty, Ravi Basrur, Sridhar V. Sambhram, Bharath B. J., B. Ajaneesh Loknath, Manikanth Kadri, Poornachandra Tejaswi, Manisharma, Thaman, R. P. Patnaik, Sandeep Chowta, Venkat Narayan, Gowtham Srivatsav, Vineeth Menon, D Imman, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Charan Raj and others.[citation needed]

Notable songsEdit

Film Song
Sri Manjunatha Obane obane manjunathanobane
Premakke Sai Anda nin hesara
Dhumm Ee touchalli yeno idhe
Dhruva Dina heege ninne naa
Nandhi Nakara gikara beda / Kadala dati bandha
Majestic Mudhu manase peddu manase / (all songs)
Kariya Kenchalo manchalo
Excuse Me Brahma vishnu shiva / Preethse antha prana / (all songs)
Abhi Bitaku guru feel
Sriram Yella nine thaye
Swathi Muthu Sri chakradhari ge / (all songs)
Ranga SSLC Manase Thank you / Oora kannu / (all songs)
Nalla Huchu preethi / Malage malage / (all songs)
Apthamithra Pata pata haro galipata
Shastri Sumne sumne sumne takararu / (all songs)
Vishnu Sena Meghave meghave
Ambi Hey hrudhaya / (all songs)
Dattha Baare baare
Jothe Jotheyali Oo Gunavantha / (all songs)
Duniya Kariya I LOVE YOU / Nodaiyya kotte
Milana Kadhu kadhu nodo
Gaja Aaithalakadi / Maathu nanollu
Vamshi Bhuvanam gaganam
Payana Modadha ollage / (all songs)
Navagraha Kann kanna salige / (all songs)
Raaj the Showman Muthuraja / Soorya nina / Hey paru
Porki Sakathagavle sumne nagthale
Modalasala Prathama prathama
Sathya Hutu yeradakshara / (state award)
Kempegowda Shankar shashidhara / Geleyane
Hudugaru Shambo shiva / Yen chandane hudugi
Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga Yarivalli hudugi / (all songs)
Saarathi Athiratha maharatha / (all songs)
Vishnuvardhana 123 Vishnuvardhana / Yedheyolage
Rambo Mane tanka bare mane tanka
Kalpana Bandalo bandalo nodu
Prem Adda Kalli ivalu
Yaare Koogadali Yarivano / Kempadho / Galliyalli
Gombegala Love Premave jeeva
Brindavana Bellam belaga
Bhajarangi Jai bajarangi / Sri krishna
Madarangi Darling darling
Shravani Subramanya Kannale kann ittu
Rose Yenla badadhe maige / (all songs)
Adyaksha Adyaksha adyaksha
Ambareesha Kannali bachidala / (all songs) / (Filmfare Award)
Ond Chance Kodi "Haaduva Premaraagadali"
Ranna Gabhar Sherr
Vajrakaya Vajrakaya
Muddu manase Eydeyal yaro gazal / (state award)
Kotigobba 2 Saaluthilave / Parapancha nine / (all songs)
Mukunda Murari Nine rama nine shama
Chowka Appa I LOVE YOU / (Filmfare Award)
Chakravarthi Ondhu malebillu / Chakravarthi
Anjani Putra 1234 Shille Hodi
Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya Ondanondhu oorali
Tagaru Tagaru banthu tagaru
Amma I Love You Amma nannee januma
Naduve antaravirali Shakunthle sikkallu
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Salaam Rocky Bhai
Kavacha Rekheya Khudre yeri
Kurukshetra All songs
Pailwaan All songs

Music directorEdit

Film Year Actors Notes Ref.
Ambi 2006 Aditya, Manya, Shobaraj, Kishore, Bullet Prakash, Chitra Shenoy, Shankar [7]
Shishya 2006 Deepak, Chaitra, Rangayana Raghu, Padma Vasanthi, Pramila Josai, Yashi Ramesh [8]
Googal (film) 2018 V. Nagendra Prasad, Shubha Punja,Deepak,Amrutha Rao,Shobaraj,Muni

Dialogue writerEdit

DirectorEdit

Film Year Actors Notes Ref.
Nalla 2004 Sudeep, Sangeetha, Srinath, Naveen Mayur, Apoorva, Chitra Shenoy, Tara [9]
Ambi 2006 Aditya, Manya, Shobaraj, Kishore, Bullet Prakash, Chitra Shenoy, Shankar [7]
Meghave Meghave 2009 Gracy Singh, Ram, Sudeep, Ravi (KSL Swamy), Chethan, Gururaj Hosakote, Shobaraj, Karibasavaiah, Mandya Ramesh, Kashi, Myna [10]
Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga 2011 Vijay Raghavendra, Naveen Krishna, Meghana Gaonkar, Rangayana Raghu, Shobharaj, Chi. Gurudutt, Petrol Prasanna [2][11]
Googal (film) 2018 Shubha Punja, Deepak, Amrutha Rao, Shobaraj, Muni

AwardsEdit

Partial list of awards.

Ceremony Category Movie Song (if applies) Result
Siri Ganda Award Best Lyricist- 2002 Premakke Sai Olavu Shuruvaytu Won
Hello Gandhinagara Award Best Lyricist- 2003 Excuse Me All Songs Won
South Indian Film Fans Association-Chennai Best Director- 2004 – Kannada Nalla Won
Udaya Film Awards Best Lyricist 2007 – Kannada Duniya Kariya I Love U Won
Karnataka State Film Awards Best Lyricist 2009–10 Sathya Akshara Akshara Eradakshara Won[12]
Mirchi Music Awards South Album of the Year - 2009 Raaj the Showman Won
Santosham Film Awards Best Lyricist 2014 – Kannada Shravani Subramanya Kannalle Kannittu Won[13]
Zee Kannada Best Lyricist Won
Karnataka State Film Awards Best Lyricist 2015 Muddu Manase Edeyal Yaro Ghazal Won[14]
62nd Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist 2015 – Kannada Ambareesha Kannalli Won[15][16][17]
65th Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist 2017 – Kannada Chowka Appa I Love You Won[18]
Ragavendra Chitravani Award Best Lyricist 2017 Chowka Appa I Love You Won
International Innovative Film Festival Carrier Best Award 2018 Chowka Appa I Love You Won
Kannada International Music Academy Best Lyricist Award 2017 Chowka Appa I Love You Won
Mirchi Music Awards South Best Lyricist Award 2017 Chowka Appa I Love You Won
Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadiga-2017 Chowka Appa I Love You Won
Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadiga-2018 K.G.F Chapter 1 Salam Rocky Bhai Won
Chithara Magazine Awards Readers Choice Award K.G.F Chapter 1 Salam Rocky Bhai Won

ReferencesEdit

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  14. ^ Karnataka State Film Awards, 2015: Full List
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