Devi Sri Prasad – Leading Music director
Devi Sri Prasad is a music composer for many south Indian films especially Tamil and Telugu. Devi Sri Prasad is popularly called as DSP. Many of DSP’s songs have been dubbed in several other languages as well. He is famous for his fast number sound tracks that had fetched him mass crowd as fans. All of his songs are known for foot – tapping numbers that are to be a part of many of the party nights. It is not very easy for a music director to shine in various film industries with his wonderful composition. Devi Sri Prasad is very talented in making great performance in various film industries with his wonderful performance. Most of the songs that are composed by him is likely to be one of the best songs in Telugu and also in Tamil film industry. Not only in India but he has lots of fans all over the world for his performance that he makes.
In general he is called as DSP by his fans. He is very popular in the Tamil film industry and also in Telugu film industry for his wonderful contributions to various hit songs. There is also a very big specialty that people find it very easy to tap their feet for the songs of DSP. Also in the stage shows he finds himself very comfortable in giving a dance along with singing. He has a very good stamina in singing and dancing together. He got blessings for his wonderful skills from various famous actors and stars.
Early Life and Background of Music Director Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad was a born Telugu but got himself settled in Chennai. DSP was born on the 2nd of August in Vedurpaka in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He later moved to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father was a school teacher and a write. DSP completed his schooling at Sir M.Venkata Subba Rao High School in T.Nagar in Chennai. His interest for music was even more developed when he was at school for he took part in many competitions. He has been a recipient of several prizes at his inter – school level and at college level for dual performances that include singing and dancing. DSP is well known for his breath taking performances on stage that earn him laurels. His younger brother Sagar is a growing playback singer.
Career and Livelihood of Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad eventually initiated his career in music with his debut album “Dance Party”. Though his start with the album did not do well; his career with the music direction industry was established in the year 1999. His first music composing was started with his own mother tongue – Telugu. The first music composed movie was “Devi”. DSP was a devoted disciple of the most renowned musician – Mandolist U. Srinivas. In the Tamil film industry, DSP has composed music for over a dozen films that were huge hits for his fast numbers. This included several box office hit success.
Apart from being a musician, DSP has written lyrics for several songs in Telugu. Some of the songs where he worked as lyricist are “Vecha Vechaga” for the film Vamsi starring Mahesh Babu and Namrata; “Premate Yemitante” for the film Anandam, “Chaila Chaila” for the movie Shankar Dada MBBS, “Udayinche Suryudinadigaa” and “Akaasam” for the film Kalusukovalani. One famous song that he has composed in Telugu was for the film Vajrotsavam.
Devi Sri Prasad is known to be a great fan of Illayaraja and Rahman. Vocal or playback singing is in his queue consecutively after his interest in lyricist and music composing. He has provided vocals for “Kullu Puithe” for the movie Villain starring Ajith Kumar, Meena and Kiran in the lead roles.
Some of the notable movies that DSP has been worked in the tamil industry are Singam, Manmadhan Ambu, Kandasamy etc. He emerged to the film industry in the recent years only but he has already attained a very great position in the film industry and also in the heart of the people. Whenever he gives a stage performance or any performance in the reality shows he will be given lots of encouragement by his fan group and the viewers. He is very popular in making his stage shows more attractive and fabulous.
Awards and Accolades of Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad’s career has always most of his concentration in the Telugu industry which had fetched him many awards. He also gives various wonderful stage performance for his songs not only in India but also various other countries all over the world. In the stage shows he gives a performance himself by performing a dance for his song along with singing at the same time. He is very famous for making the audience enjoy his show. His songs are also very energetic in that aspect and that are more comfortable for the people to enjoy.
• Film fare award for best Telugu music director for the movie Varsham in the year 2004.
• Santosham best music director for Varsham.
• Filmfare award for best Telugu music director for the movie Nuvvostanante Nenoddanatan in the year 2005.
• Film fare award for Bommarillu in the year 2006.
• Santosham best music director award for the movie Jhalsa in 2008.
• Isai aruvi Tamil music awards for the best music director award in the year 2008.
• CineMAA award for Arya 2 in the year 2010.