V. Harikrishna

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V Harikrishna
Origin Bangalore, Karnataka
Genres Film score, Soundtrack, Theatre, World music
Occupations Film composer, instrumentalist
Years active 1987 – present

V. Harikrishna is an Indian music director and singer in the Kannada film industry and has won three consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Music for Gaalipata in 2008, Raaj The Showman in 2009 and Jackie in 2010.[1] He is the son-in-law of music director G. K. Venkatesh.

As a Programmer, Arranger and a Keyboard Player[edit]

Since 1990, he has worked as an assistant to many music directors, including Hamsalekha, V Ravichandran, Gurukiran and others.[2] He has worked as a programmer, an arranger and as a keyboard player for many music directors. He has worked for feature films, short films, daily soaps, albums etc.

Career[edit]

He has composed music for nearly 50 feature films. He has also sung many songs. He entered the Kannada music industry as a composer from the movie Jothe Jotheyali.[3] in the year 2006. The film starring Prem and Ramya in the lead and Darshan Thoogudeepa in a guest role was directed by Dinakar Thoogudeepa that was produced by Meena Thoogudeepa Srinivas (Home production of Darshan) ran for 25 weeks. In 2008, the movie Gaalipata directed by film maker and lyricist Yograj Bhat. Gaalipata also won Harikrishna, his first film fare award. The songs 'Minchaagi Neenu Baralu' and 'Jeeva Kaleva' both sung by Sonu Nigam and written by Jayanth Kaikini (who also won the film fare for Minchaagi); 'Aakasha Ishte' sung by Tippu and Kunal Ghanjawala; 'Nadhim Deem Thana' sung By K.S.Chithra; 'Kavithe Kavithe' sung by Vijay Prakash and Aaha Ee Bedaru Bombege sung by Udit Narayan and Anuradha Sriram.

Harikrishna is now producing a movie along with Ravivarma with Ajay Rao in the lead, the movie is titled 'Jaadoo'. His first song was Shake Your Body in the film Ambari.

Collaborations[edit]

With Darshan: Harikrishna was music director for all Darshan films. He composed music for Bhupathi, Snehana Preethina, Gaja, Indra, Arjun, Navagraha, Yodha, Abhay, Porki, Boss, Prince, Saarathy, Chingaari among the released ones. The Music Composing for all other Darshan’s upcoming films that are still under production Virat, Bul Bul, Bhairava, Bheema and Lovely King that are announced will be done by Harikrishna.

With Yograj Bhat: [Paramathma]] was the second movie that the duo got together. Their combination started from the song Nadheem Dheem Thana from Gaalipata sung By K.S.Chithra. There have been hundreds of songs in their combination.

Filmography[edit]

As Music Director[edit]

Year Title Notes Director
2006 Jothe Jotheyali Dinakar Thoogudeep
2007 Bhoopathi S. Govinda
2007 Krishna M D Sridhar
2007 Snehana Preethina Shahuraj Shindhe
2007 Navagraha Dinakar Thoogudeep
2007 Ee Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide Background score only Prem
2008 Paramesha Panwala Mahesh Babu
2008 Indhra Vasu
2008 Payana Kiran Govi
2008 Arjun ShahurajSindhee
2008 Gaalipata Winner Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Yogaraj Bhat
2008 Gaja Madesha k
2009 Meghave Meghave Nagendra Prasad
2009 Rajakumari Govind.S
2009 Abhay Mahesh Babu
2009 Ambari A. P. Arjun
2009 Vayuputra Kishor Sarja
2009 Junglee Duniya Soori
2009 Raam [Madesha]
2009 Raj, The Showman Winner Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Winner Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director
Winner Suwarna Film Award for Best Music Director
Prem
2009 Maleyali Jotheyali Preetham Gubbi
2010 Modala Sala Purshotham
2010 Jackie Winner Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Suri
2010 Eno Onthara Mussanje Mahesh
2010 Super Upendra
2010 Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu RaghuRam
2010 Chalaki Telugu film
2010 Porki M D Sridhar
2010 Kiccha Huccha Chi.Guru Dutt
2011 Dhool Dharani
2011 Indhra ( Malayalam )
2011 Prince Om Prakash Rao
2011 Prema Chandrama Shahuraj Shinde
2011 Dandam Dashagunam Madesha
2011 Veerabahu S.Mahendar
2011 Kool...Sakkath Hot Maga Ganesh
2011 Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga Nagendra Prasad
2011 Hudugaru Madesh
2011 Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam Preetham Gubbi
2011 Vishnuvardhana P. Kumar
2011 Paramathma Yogaraj Bhat
2011 Boss RaghuRaj
2011 Saarathi Suvarna Film Award for Best Music Director Dinakar Thoogudeep
2011 Jogayya Box office Dud Prem
2012 Chingari A Harsha
2012 Shikari Abhay Shimha
2012 Anna Bond Winner SIIMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer Soori
2012 Katariveera Surasundarangi Suresh Krishna
2012 Addhuri Winner Udaya Award for Best Music Director Arjun
2012 Ready For Dhee Telugu film
2012 Snehitaru Ram Narayan
2012 Kaveri Loves Kariya Sai Ramesh
2012 Karaddi Ravivarma
2012 Jaanu Preetham Gubbi
2012 Manjina Hani V Ravichandra
2012 Prem Adda Mahesh Babu
2012 Drama Winner Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Yogaraj Bhat
2012 Yaare Koogadali Samuthirakani
2013 Topiwala Sri
2013 Bachchan Shashank
2013 Akka Pakka U K Das
2013 Bulbul M D Sridhar
2013 Kaddi Pudi Suri
2013 Viraat Vasu
2013 Brindavana Madesha K
2013 Sakkare Abhaya Simha
2013 Shravani Subramanya Manju Swaroop
2014 Gajakesari Krishna
2014 Jai Hind 2 Arjun Sarja
2014 Siddhartha Prakash

Awards[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Filmfare Award for Best Music Director - Kannada
  2. ^ "'Snehana Preethina' leaves to 3 countries - Kannada Movie News". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  3. ^ "'Jothe...' which was also Harikrishna's dream debut". Whereincity.com. 2006-12-29. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ Super Admin (2009-08-03). "Moggina Manasu | 56th Filmfare Awards | Shashank | Radhika Pandit | Yash Shubha Poonja". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  5. ^ "RNJ awards presented - Kannada Movie News". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 2012-02-20.