|Occupation(s)||Music director, singer|
|Years active||2006 – present|
Manikanth Kadri is an Indian film score, soundtrack composer and singer. He has predominantly scored music for Kannada and Tulu as well as several Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil films. He is the son of legendary saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath.
Manikanth started out his career by composing for jingles and devotional albums. He also composed for a title track of a Malayalam tele-serial Annu Mazhayayirunnu and won the Kerala State Award for best music.
He released his first instrumental album called Dream Journey in the year 2001 and also tasted success. He also scored for background for an English feature film Tantric Journal.
His film musical career began with Smart City (Malayalam) and Mr. Garagasa (Kannada), at the age of 24. After these films, his major break through happened with the Kannada film Savari in 2009. He has scored music for various films in Kannada, Tulu, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil languages.
|2009||Village Lo Vinayakudu||Telugu|
|2013||Manasunu Maaya Seyake||Telugu|
|2014||Chaali Polilu||Tulu||Background score|
|2015||Chandi Kori||Tulu||Background score|
|2017||Are Marler||Tulu||Background score|
|2018||Yera Ullerge||Tulu||Background Score|
|2018||Asathoma Sadgamaya||Kannada||Background Score|
|2018||Sri Bharatha Bahubali||Kannada|
|2018||Deyi Baidethi||Tulu||Background Score|
|2018||Sagutha Doora Doora||Kannada|
|2019||Gubbi Mele Brahmastra||Kannada|
|2021||Love You Rachchu||Kannada|
|2022||Melobba Maayaavi||Kannada||Background Score|
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- Title song for CHAMPIONS COLORS SUPER kannada
- Title song for Super minute 2 Kannada for COLORS Kannada
- Title song for Sriman shrimati for ZEE Kannada
- Title song for DANCING STARS 2 COLORS kannada
- Title song for COLORS Anubandha Awards.
- Station ID for COLORS CINEMA kannada
- Title song for THAKADHIMITHA COLORS Kannada
- Title song for MAADESHWARA for ZEE Kannada
- Title song for Lakshana for Colors Kannada
- 2005 – Kerala State Television Award for Best Music- Annu Mazhayayirunnu
- 2009 – Mirchi music awards for best song of the year and song of the year listeners choice and best female singer for "SAVARI"
- 2010 – Best music director by Bangalore Music Academy "PRITHVI"
- 2014 – Zee Kannada awards for Ninna danigaagi song from savari 2 (Best lyrics, Best female singer and Best male singer)
- 2014 – Six mirchi music awards for ninna danigagi song (Best composer of the year, best album of the year, song of the year, song of the year listeners choice, best lyrics, best technical award for mix n master) for Savari 2
- 2014 – best music director award from chithra sante for Savari 2
- 2014 – Red Fm tulu film awards for best music director (RANG)
- 2014 – Red Fm tulu film awards for best background score (Chalipolilu)
- 2017 – Best album of the year for RUN ANTONY
- 2018 – TIMES KAFTA awards for best background score (March 22)
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