Mani Sharma, The busy music composer of Telugu film industry was born in a middle class family at Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh on 11th July 1964. A Keyboard player along with A R Rahman, for music directors Raj-Koti, became a popular name in the music Loving Circles as a music director. He was also Keyboard player for music director M M Keeravani.
He started his career as a music director providing background music in Ram Gopal Varma’s film “Raathri” in 1992.
As a Music composer /director his first film is “Antham” which was directed and produced by Ram Gopal Varma in the year 1992.
Antham (in Telugu-The End) movie was a beginning for this ace music director and till today he has scored music for more than 120 movies.
List of his top Hit Films:
Super Heros (1997)
Choodalani Vundi (1998)
Bavagaru Bagunnara (1998)
Manasuicchi Choodu (1998)
Iddaru Mithrulu (1999)
Samarasimha Reddy (1999)
Ravoyi Chandamama (1999)
Narasimha Nayudu (2001)
Takkari Donga (2002)
Jai Chiranjeeva (2005)
Ek Niranjan (2009)
He was the recipient of 1998 Film fare 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 Film Fare Award (South-Telugu) in the best music director category for the film “Chirinavvutho” in the year 2000.
He is the Nandi Award winner as the best Music director for the film ”Okkadu” in the year 2003.
He owns “Mahathi” Recording Studio” at T.Nagar, Chennai, with modern recording equipment for song recording.
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.
Business of Tollywood through this column wish him a “Happy Birthday”.