Mani Sarma, The busy music composer of Telugu films, born in a Telugu middle class family at Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh on 11th July 1964. A Keyboard player for music directors, A R Rahman, Raj-Koti, became a popular name in the music loving circles as a music director. He was also a keyboard player for the busy Telugu music director M M Keeravani.
He started his career as a music director providing background music only in Ramgopal Varma’s film “Raathri” in 1992.
As a Music composer /director his first film is “Antham” directed and produced and released in the year 1992 by Ramgopal Varma.
“Antham(in Telugu-The End) movie was a start for this ace music director and till today he has scored music for 120 plus movies In Telugu.
We mention below few of his top films as music director
- Super Heros(1997)
- Choodalani Vundi(1998)
- Bavagaru Bagunnara(1998)
- Manasicchi Choodu(1998)
- Iddaru Mithrulu(1999)
- Samarasimha Reddy(1999)
- Ravoyi Chandamama(1999)
- Annayya (2000)
- Chirunavvutho (2000)
- Narasimha Nayudu(2001)
- Takkari Donga (2002)
- Athidhi (2007)
- Ek Niranjan(2009)
- Nuvva Nena(2012)
- Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu(2012)
- Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum(2012)
He is composing music for, RUM, Doosukeltha, Bheemavaram Bullodu movies which are on sets.
He was the recipient of 1998 Filmfare Award (South-Telugu) for his music score for the film”Choodalani Vundi”.
The State Government has honored him with “Nandi Award “(1998) as Best Music director for the Film”Choodalani Vundi”
He has bagged the Filmfare Award (South-Telugu) in the best music director category for the film “Chirinavvutho” (year-2000).
He is the Nandi Award winner as a best Music director for the film”Okkadu” for the year 2003.
He has provided music for 10 films of Chiranjeevi, 10 films of Mahesh Babu, 7 films each of Venkatesh and Jr.N T R starrers.
Today Mani Sarma is completing 49 and entering into 50th year.
Businessesoftollywood through this coloumn wish him a very “Happy Birth Day”.