Vivek Sagar

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Vivek Sagar
Vivek Sagar.jpg
Sagar in 2018
Born1983/1984 (age 37–38)[1]
Occupation
Years active2013–present
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
LabelsTapeloop
Associated acts

Vivek Sagar is an Indian music composer who works in Telugu cinema.[2] 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.[3]

He scored for Sammohanam (2018) and garnered his second nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu at 66th Filmfare Awards South. The same year, he again collaborated with Pelli Choopulu director Tharun Bhascker for Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi.

Life[edit]

Vivek Sagar has done his schooling at All Saints High School in 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.[4]

Career[edit]

His first full-length film and his first Telugu film production was Pelli Choopulu.[1] He has stated that he believes music should be custom-written for the movie's story and that he will avoid "commercial music".[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Notes
2013 Race
2016 Pelli Choopulu Debut film
Nominated -

Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu

Nominated - SIIMA 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 [7]
2020 HIT: The First Case [8]
2021 Pitta Kathalu
Raja Raja Chora
Ante Sundaraniki
Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali
Web series
Year Title Notes
2017 Story Discussion
2018 Nirudyoga Natulu
TBA Chivariki Migiledhi
Discography
  • 2020 - Sanchari (Hyderabad Gig)[9]
  • 2020 - Saami Saami (Chivaraku Migiledhi)
  • 2021 - Jatha Kalisina (from the OST of Kirayi Hanthakudu / Story Discussion 2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (11 September 2017). "Vivek Sagar: Career not driven by an agenda". The Hindu. Kasturi and Sons Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Music composer Vivek Sagar talks about what inspires him to blend folk with contemporary tunes". www.indulgexpress.com. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Best Music Album Nominee". Filmfare. Worldwide Media. 2007. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  4. ^ Nadadhur, Srivathsan (27 July 2016). "Eclecticism, his signature". The Hindu. Kasturi and Sons Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  5. ^ ""I will never do commercial movies"". Tupaki.com. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Ilaiyaraaja and AR Rahman have a huge influence on my work: HIT composer Vivek Sagar". The Indian Express. 8 April 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  7. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (11 July 2019). "Vivek Sagar's swara swagger". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  8. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (28 February 2020). "'HIT' movie review: This Vishwak Sen-starrer hits close to the bull's eye". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  9. ^ ""Sanchari" by Vivek Sagar | Music Video". MTV Asia. Retrieved 8 April 2021.