Vivek Sagar

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Vivek Sagar
Vivek Sagar
Vivek Sagar
Background information
BornHyderabad, Telangana, India
GenresFilm score, electronic, rock, fusion, blues, Indian classical
Occupation(s)Musician, Film composer, music director
InstrumentsKeyboard, synth, piano, mandolin, guitar

Vivek Sagar is an Indian music composer. He debuted with the movie, Pelli Choopulu (2016). Upon critical acclaim for the album garnered him his first nomination as Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu at 64th Filmfare Awards South.[1]

He scored for Sammohanam (2018) starring Aditi Rao Hyadri and Sudheer Babu, and directed by Mohana Krishna Indraganti and garnered his second nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu at 66th Filmfare Awards South. He again collaborated with Pelli Choopulu director Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam for Ee Nagaraniki Emayndi.

Life[edit]

Vivek Sagar has done his schooling from All Saints High School from Hyderabad. Sagar studied Electronics and communications engineering before embarking on a career in music. He began his career as a music composer with a short film, Sainma.[2]

Career[edit]

His first full-length film and his first Tollywood production was Pelli Choopulu.[3] He has stated that he believes music should be custom-written for the movie's story and that he will avoid "commercial music".[4]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Notes
2016 Pelli Choopulu

Debut film
Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu

Sheesh Mahal
2017 Yuddham Sharanam
2018 Nirudyoga Natulu
Sammohanam

Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu

Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi
2019 Mithai
Falaknuma Das
Brochevarevarura
2020 HIT: The First Case
Raja Raja Chora
Web series
Year Title Notes
2017 Story Discussion
2018 Nirudyoga Natulu
TBA Chivariki Migiledhi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best Music Album Nominee". Filmfare. Worldwide Media. 2007. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  2. ^ Nadadhur, Srivathsan (27 July 2016). "Eclecticism, his signature". The Hindu. Kasturi and Sons Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (11 September 2017). "Vivek Sagar: Career not driven by an agenda". The Hindu. Kasturi and Sons Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  4. ^ ""I will never do commercial movies"". Tupaki.com. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.