Telugu Music is one of the well-known forms of music in India and around the world. As we know there are many maestros among Telugu Musicians. But there are some who never fail to amuse us with their magic. We have made a list of those evergreen composers to let the world know about them. Check them out.
The one unbeaten musician from Tamilnadu has been providing us with fresh music from time to time. Composing music predominantly for Tamil Films since the 70s, Ilayaraja has also composed music for numerous Telugu films starring the Top Actors.
Devi Sri Prasad
The latest heart- throb of the youth. There is no dance club in South India that his songs don’t play. Devi Sri is the one musician that has been able to improve his standard with his every song. The musician has composed music for all the biggest superstars in Tollywood. He is the most popular musician in Telugu Film industry as of now.
M M Keeravani
This is a musician who can compose anything. Keeravani’s big break came with Ram Gopal Varma’s Kshana Kshanam movie starring Venkatesh and Sri Devi. From that, there is no turning back for this musician. Keeravani is the key composer for all of the SS Rajamouli’s movies including Bahubali- The Beginning and Bahubali- The Conclusion. He is also known for his devotional numbers in Movies like Sri Ramadasu, Shirdi Sai etc.
Known as the God of Melody Mani Sharma obviously is famous for his melodies and soft music. Though his major work has been in Telugu he has composed music for Tamil and several other languages. He has composed music for some of the biggest superstars’ films in Telugu and also given background scores for a fair number of movies.
Mickey J Meyer
With his big break after the blockbuster movie Happy Days, Mickey J Meyer is known for his blend of western and traditional Indian music. He then proceeded to make music for some of the biggest blockbusters in Telugu film industry like Leader, Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Brahmotsavam, A Aa, Shatamanam Bhavati, etc. Mickey says that he got addicted to music because of AR Rahman who he claims to be his biggest inspiration.
Anup Rubens composed for the Telugu movie Jai, directed by Teja. He then composed music for different films but which did not get him recognition. He got his big break for the film “Ishq” starring Nitin in 2012. There on, he composed music for blockbusters like Gunde Jaari Gallanthayinde, Heart Attack, Manam, Temper, Gopala Gopala, Soggade Chinni Nayana, Katamarayudu etc.
Chakri started his career with Puri Jagannath’s film Bachi and composed music for several other films. He is also a singer and had won the best playback singer award from Filmfare for the film Satyam. Chakri has composed music for some of the best films in Tollywood like idiot, Sivamani, Satyam, Desamuduru, Dhee, Krishna, Maska etc.
Born into a musician’s family Thaman is one of the few music directors that had made their mark in the Telugu film industry. Thaman entered the Telugu film industry as an actor in the film boys. Thaman made his debut in music career with the film Kick which was a huge hit. Later he composed music for some of the biggest movies like Brindavanam, Dookudu, Businessman, Nayak, Baadshah, Racegurram, Kick 2 etc.