Ravi Basrur

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Ravi Basrur
Background information
Born (1984-01-01) 1 January 1984 (age 40)
Basrur, Kundapura taluk, Udupi district, Karnataka
GenresFilm score, Soundtrack
Occupation(s)
Instrument(s)Rhythm Percussions, Keyboard, Vocals
Years active2014–present
LabelsRavi Basrur Music
Websitewww.ravibasrurmusic.com

Ravi Basrur is an Indian music composer, sound designer, lyricist and director who mostly works in the Kannada film industry and is known for his collaborations with director Prashant Neel, with whom he debuted in Ugramm. He also works as a film director, having directed the films Gargar Mandala and Girmit.

Early life[edit]

He is a native of Kundapura, a coastal town in Karnataka state. Born in Basrur Village,[1] the coastal state of Karnataka on 01 Jan 1984 with the name Kiran, Ravi Basrur was from a poor family with 3 siblings (2 elder brothers and an elder sister).

Career[edit]

He debuted by scoring music for the film Ugramm.[2][3] Following his debut, Basrur composed music [4][5] for films such as Ekka Saka (2015), Just Maduveli (2015),[6] Karvva (2016),[7][8] K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022).

Ravi's first release as a music director was Ugramm (2014), for which he won the Zee Music Award and the KIMA International Award for Best Background Score.[9] He was also nominated for a Filmfare Awards South[10][11][12] award for Best Music Director for this film. He won the 'Best Playback singer' for Anjaniputra (2018) at SIIMA. He further achieved acclaim and widespread fame for his music in the K.G.F. films. His other projects include the Prashant Neel directorial Salaar and Salman Khan's Kisi Ki Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.[13][14]

Discography[edit]

As music composer[edit]

Year Film Language Notes Ref.
2012 Panak Makka Kundagannada
2014 Ugramm Kannada
Gargar Mandala Kannada Also lyricist [15]
Ugraa Prathapi Kannada
2015 Mrugashira Kannada
Ekka Saka Tulu
Just Maduveli Kannada
Ring Master Kannada
Plus Kannada Only Background Score
2016 Tyson Kannada
Bilindar Kannada Also Actor
Karvva Kannada Only Background Score
2017 Anjani Putra Kannada
Mufti Kannada
Kataka Kannada
Vaira Kannada
Jana Gana Mana Kannada
2018 Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu Kannada
Samhaara Kannada
Umil Tulu
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Kannada
2019 Bazaar Kannada
Rajannana Maga Kannada
Marshal Telugu Background Score only
Girmit Kannada
2021 100 Kannada
Antim: The Final Truth Hindi [16]
Madhagaja Kannada
Singa Paarvai Tamil
Muddy Malayalam
Kannadiga Kannada
2022 K.G.F: Chapter 2 Kannada
Abbara Kannada
Sasanasabha Telugu Music Director [17]
2023 Kabzaa Kannada
Bholaa Hindi [18]
Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan Hindi Background score and

One Song

Chatrapathi Hindi Background score only
Kshetrapati Kannada
Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire Telugu
2024 Martin Kannada Background score only
Kaaliyan Malayalam [19]
Bhimaa Telugu [20]
TBA Sarzameen Hindi
Zebra Telugu
Seeta Manohara Sri Raghava Telugu

As singer[edit]

Year Song Film Composer(s) Ref.
2011 "Appaiya Kanee" Panak Makkal Ravi Basrur [21]
"Halai Hothneno"
"Niddi Bathilla"
"Yentha Henne"
2014 "Yentha Chandha Namm Bhashi" Gargar Mandala Ravi Basrur [22][23]
"Kathli Kattadh Aata Kani"
"Payatig Hooi Meen Takabani"
"Undadi Gunda"
"Hyangu Halaith Naav"
"Gar Gar Mandla"
2015 "Kadala Magalu - Bit" Mrugashira Ravi Basrur [24]
"Bangiranga" Ring Master Ravi Basrur [25]
"Bisiyusira"
2016 "Yegalu" Bilindar Ravi Basrur [26]
"Jeenva Eega"
"Amma Ninna"
"Kaala Kettoith"
2017 "Anjani putra" Anjani Putra Ravi Basrur
"Chanda Chanda"
"Chanooranu" Mufti Ravi Basrur
"Onti Salaga"
"Rajahuli - Theme" Samhaara Ravi Basrur
2018 "Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu" Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu Ravi Basrur
2019 "Masana Seroythu" Bazaar Ravi Basrur
2021 "Koi Toh Aayega" Antim: The Final Truth (Hindi) Ravi Basrur
2022 "Toofan" K.G.F: Chapter 2 Ravi Basrur
"Sulthana"
"Jodi Etthu" Raja Rani Roarer Rocket Prabhu S R
"Neene Rakshaka" Saddu! Vicharane Nadeyuttide Sachin Basrur
"Chola Chola" Ponniyin Selvan: I (Kannada) A. R. Rahman [27]

Filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

Year Film Director Producer Writer Notes
2014 Gargar Mandala Yes Yes Yes Directorial debut, Kundagannada film
2016 Bilinder Yes Yes Yes Lead actor, Kundagannada film
2017 Kataka Yes No Yes
2019 Girmit Yes No Yes
2023 Kadal Yes Yes Yes

Accolades[edit]

Film Award Category Result Ref
Ugramm 4th SIIMA Awards Best Background Score Kannada Won [28]
62nd Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director Nominated [29]
Kataka 7th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debut Director Nominated [30]
Anjani Putra Best Playback Singer - Male Won
65th Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director Nominated [31]
K.G.F: Chapter 1 2018 Karnataka State Film Awards Best Music Director Won [32]
Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kanndiga Awards 2019 Best Music Director Won [33]
8th SIIMA Awards Best Music Won [34]
66th Filmfare Awards South Best Music Director – Kannada Nominated [35]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Motion poster of Telugu political thriller 'Sasana Sabha' released". The Times of India. 19 July 2022. Archived from the original on 21 July 2022. Retrieved 21 July 2022.