Ananta Sriram

Last updated

Ananta Sriram
Born
Chegondi Ananta Sriram

(1984-04-08) 8 April 1984 (age 36)
Other namesAnanth Sriram
OccupationLyricist
Years active2005–present

Ananta Sriram is a songwriter who predominantly works in the Telugu film industry. [1]

Contents

Career

Sriram has written lyrics for 990 Telugu film songs in his fourteen-year-long career in the industry. Kaadante Aunanile was the first film he worked on. He gained prominence after he wrote songs for Chiranjeevi's Andarivadu and Stalin. He has worked with top music directors including A.R. Rahman, Keeravani and Illayaraja.

Besides a Filmfare award for Eto Vellipoyindi Manasu, he has received a host of other honours. [2] He also made a cameo appearance in the movie Saakshyam as a game designer.

Partial filmography

YearMovieSongs
2020 A (Ad Infinitum) "Maya"
2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy "Andam Ankitam"
2019 Guna 369 " BUJJI BAGARAM"
2019 Thoota (Dubbed version)"Maruvaali"
2018 Saakshyam ALL SONGS
2018 2.0 (Dubbed version)"Yanthara Lokapu sundarive"
2018 Geetha Govindam "Inkem Inkem Inkem Kaavaale"
2017 Arjun Reddy "Emitemitemo", "Dhooram"
2016 Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo "Chakori" , "Taanu Nenu"
Sarrainodu "You Are My MLA"
Nirmala Convent All songs, "Mundhu Nuyya" with Chandrabose
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning "Pachcha Bottesi"
Nenu Sailaja "Masti Masti"
Size Zero All songs
Courier Boy Kalyan All songs
Yevade Subramanyam "Challagali Takuthunna, O kala"
Gopala Gopala "Bhaje Bhaaje"
I (Dubbed version) "Poolane Kunukeyamanta"
Janda Pai Kapiraju All songs
Loukyam "Ninnu Chudagane"
Oka Laila Kosam "Teluse Nuvvu Ravani"
2014 Raja Rani All songs
Rabhasa "Hawa Hawa"
Autonagar Surya All songs
Bhimavaram Bullodu "Super Manula Marinanura Va"
Yamaleela 2 All songs
Vikramasimha "Yedemaina Sakha", "Yedemaina Sakhi"
Oohalu Gusagusalade "Emiti Hadavidi", "Em Sandeham Ledu"
Lingaa (Dubbed version)"Vo Manmadhaa"
2013 Bangaru Kodipetta All songs
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu "Aaraduguluntara", "Inka Cheppale", "Seethamma Vakitlo", "Vaana Chinukulu"
Sahasam All songs
Anthaka Mundu Aa Tarvatha "Hey Kanipettey", "Thamari Thone", "Ye Inti Ammayive"
Bhai "Nemmadiga"
Aadu Magaadra Bujji "Adede Tholiprema"
Chammak Challo "Simplega Cheppala", "Chandamamapai Kundelaa", "O Meri Mehabooba", "Naa Kallalona"
Greeku Veerudu "Osina Bangaram"
2012 Poola Rangadu "Poola Rangadu"
Denikaina Ready "Pilla Neevalla"
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu All songs
Routine Love Story "Naa Manasupai", "Yeppatikaina", "Nee Varasa Neede"
Life is Beautiful "Life Is Beautiful", "Atu Itu Ooguthu", "Its Your Love", "Life Is Beautiful Pop"
Sudigadu "Yenduke Cheli"
Sarocharu "Gusa-Gusa"
Eega "Konchem Konchem"
Lovely "Chori Choriye", "Ninnu Chusina", "Nenunnadi"
Ishq "Edho Edho", "Sutiga Choodaku"
Body Guard "Hosannaa", "Oh My God"
Nippu "Dhiya Dhiya"
Genius All songs
Gundello Godari "Jillumandi", "Nanu Neetho", "Ekkadundhi Naa Kodi"
Nuvva Nena "Tha Tha Thamara"
Vetadu Ventadu "Andham Andham", "Vennellona Aduthunna'"
David Billa (Dubbed version)All songs
2011 Rajanna "Chittiguvva", "Okka Kshanam", "Raa Ree Ro Rela"
2011 Ala Modalaindi "Innaallu Naa Kallu Ammammo Ammo"
2011 Prema Kavali "Dum Dum Dolu Baaje", "Chirunavve Visirave", "Manasanta Mukkalu Chesi"
Oosaravelli "Niharika", "Dandiya India"
Dhada "Hello Hello", "Telugu Bengali", "Chinnaga Chinnaga"
Nanna (Dubbed version)All songs
Mr.Perfect "Rao Gari Abbai", "Chali Chaliga", "Aakasam Badhalaina"
Oosaravelli "Niharika", "Dandiya India"
2010 Mirapakay "Adigora Choodu"
Brindavanam "Nijamena Nijamena", "Suride Suride Chooppulo Suride", "Chinnadho Vypu Pedhadho Vypu"
Maryada Ramanna "Ammayi Kitiki Pakkana", "Telugammayi"
Shubhapradam "Mouname Chebutondi", "Yelelo Yelelo"
Rama Rama Krishna Krishna All songs
Darling "Hoshare", "Inka Aedo", "Neeve", "Pranama", "Yeyo"
Manasara All songs with Bhaskarabhatla
Baava "Pannendella Praayam"
Gaayam 2 "Endukamma Prema Prema"
yagam All songs
Seeta Ramula Kalyanam "Naa Kallalo"
Ye Maaya Chesaave All songs
2009 Kurradu All songs
Oye "Saradaga"
Thoranai "Pistha"
Mitrudu "By Birthe", "Don't Touch Me"
Aakasamantha "Aatala Patala", "Veechi Gali"
Arundhati All songs
Satyameva Jeyate All songs except "Saaganee"
Shashirekha Parinayam "Bejawada, Gundello Golisoda," "O Bujjamma", "Yedho Yedho"
Kurradu "Emantaave"
Inkosaari "Life Oka Saturday"
Aakasa Ramanna All songs
2008 Malli Malli "Magic Magic Magic"
Kotha Bangaru Lokam "Nijangaa Nenena" [3]
Parugu "Nammavemo", "Yelageyalaga", "Manakanna Podiche"
Kantri "I Go Crazy," "Janthar Manthar"
Drona Vaade Vaade, Yem Maaya
Ullasamga Utsahamga "Priyathama"
Baladur "Yetu Podam Cheppamma"
Souryam "Ammi Ammi"
2007 Chandamama "Naalo Oohalaku"
Yamadonga "Nuvvu Muttukunte", "Rabbaru Gajulu", "Noonogameesoludu"
Munna "Vastava Vastava"
Sangamam "Poothavesina", "santhosham", "palarathi shilpaniki", "chinuku"
Maharathi "Mangamma Mangamma"
2006 Stalin "Go Go Gova", "Tauba Re Tauba", "Parare Parare"
Bommarillu "Apudo ipudo epudo with Kula Shekar"
Evandoi Srivaru All songs
2005 Andarivadu "Chilipi Srugarama"
Oka Oorilo All songs except "Chandamama Okati'"
Kaadante AunanileAll songs

Awards

Related Research Articles

<i>Swathi Kiranam</i> 1992 Telugu film directed by Kasinathuni Viswanath

Swathi Kiranam is a 1992 Telugu musical drama film directed by K. Viswanath. Produced by V. Madhusudhan Rao, the film starred Mammootty in his Telugu debut, Master Manjunath and Raadhika. The film is about an egotistical music teacher envious of the extraordinary talent of his prodigious young disciple. It is loosely based on the English language film Amadeus. The film was showcased among the Indian panorama section, at the 1992 International Film Festival of India, the Asia Pacific Film Festival, the Moscow Film Festival and the AISFM Film Festival. The film has garnered the Filmfare Award for Best Music Direction and the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer. The film was dubbed into Malayalam as Pranavam.

Veturi

Veturi Sundararama Murthy was an Indian poet and lyricist who is popular for writing Telugu songs. His career in the Telugu cinema spanned more than four decades. He was highly admired and cherished for his deep and meaningful lyrics in Telugu songs. He was considered an inspiration by many lyricists.

Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry

Chembolu Seetharama Sastry, known popularly as Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, is an Indian poet, and lyricist known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema, and Telugu theatre. He has garnered eleven state Nandi Awards and four Filmfare Awards South for his lyrical works. He has penned lyrics for over 3000 songs until 2020. He was the speaker at the Telugu Association of North America's celebrations held in Chicago Illinois, U.S. July 2–4, 2009. Recently, he was also felicitated by the Bay Area Telugu association. In 2019, he was awarded the Padma Shri for his contributions towards the field of arts and aesthetics.

M. M. Keeravani

Koduri Marakathamani Keeravaani, better known as M. M. Keeravani, is an Indian film composer, playback singer and lyricist, who works predominantly in Telugu cinema along with other languages including Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. Also known by his aliases Marakathamani, and M. M. Kreem, Keervaaani was awarded National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the 1997 Telugu film Annamayya. He is also a recipient of eight Filmfare Awards, eleven state Nandi Awards and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.

Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu

The Filmfare Best Female Playback Award - Telugu is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Telugu Filmfare Awardss for Telugu films. The first Telugu award was given in 2006. However, since 1997 till 2005, a common award for playback was available for both Male and Female singers of all the four South Indian languages.

S. A. Rajkumar is an Indian film music director who hails from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has composed music for many south Indian films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages. Light-hearted melodies are often considered his forte. He has won three Filmfare Awards for the films Raja,Pudhu Vasantham & Shruthi.

Anupam Roy Indian musician

Anupam Roy is an Indian singer, lyricist, composer and playback singer from Kolkata, West Bengal. He made his debut with Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao & Benche Thakar Gaan, which appeared on the soundtrack of the 2010 Bengali film Autograph. Since then, he has gone on to compose, write lyrics and sing for many Bengali films. In 2015, he made his Bollywood debut, composing the songs and score for Piku. He was nominated for the 61st Filmfare Award for Best Music Director, and won the 61st Filmfare Award for Best Background Score for Piku. He is a recipient of 64th National Film Award for Best Lyrics for the song Tumi Jaake Bhalobasho.

Rallapalli Ananta Krishna Sharma

Sangita Kalanidhi Rallapalli Ananta Krishna Sharma was a noted composer of Carnatic music, singer as well as a writer. He was a noted scholar in several languages like Telugu, Samkrit, Kannada & Prakrit, and has written books & poetry in these languages.

Sriram Parthasarathy is a Carnatic Classical Vocalist and a renowned playback singer. He hails from a family of Classical Musicians.

Nani (actor) Indian actor, producer, assistant director, radio jockey

Ghanta Naveen Babu, known professionally as Nani, is an Indian film actor, producer, and television presenter primarily known for his work in Telugu cinema and a few Tamil films. Nani made his film debut with the 2008 romantic comedy Ashta Chamma and went on to star in many commercially successful films. His performances in various films earned him two state Nandi Awards, one Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South and two nominations in Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu. Nani also won an award in Best Hero category at the 2013 Toronto After Dark Film Festival.

<i>Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu</i>

Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu is a 2012 Indian Telugu musical romantic drama film co written, co produced and directed by Gautham Menon, featuring Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. The film, featuring film score and soundtrack composed by Ilaiyaraaja and cinematography by M. S. Prabhu, was simultaneously shot in Tamil as Neethaane En Ponvasantham with actor Jiiva. It received mixed reviews The film was a box office success and was declared a hit.

<i>Neethaane En Ponvasantham</i> 2012 film by Gautham Menon

Neethaane En Ponvasantham is a 2012 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film co written, co produced and directed by Gautham Menon, starring Jiiva and Samantha. The film is based on a story written by Reshma Ghatala, who produced the film alongside Elred Kumar, Venkat Somasundaram and Menon. The cinematography was handled by M. S. Prabhu and Om Prakash. The film's background score and soundtrack were composed by Ilaiyaraaja which went on to become a chartbuster, and the soundtrack album sold a record 8.5 million units through various platforms on its release.

Ramajogayya Sastry

Ramajogayya Sastry is an Indian film lyricist, known for his works in Telugu cinema and Telugu music.

<i>Ye Maaya Chesave</i> (soundtrack) 2010 soundtrack album by A. R. Rahman

Ye Maaya Chesave is the soundtrack album of the 2010 Telugu romantic drama film of the same name, directed by Gautham Menon. The original score and songs were composed by A. R. Rahman; this was his first time collaborating with Gautham Menon. Lyrics are penned by Anantha Sreeram, along with Kalyani Menon and Kaithapram, the latter penning the Malayalam lyrics in the album. This is the sixth time that A. R. Rahman composed music for a direct Telugu film and the fourth time that he composed the entire soundtrack for a Telugu film. This also marked Rahman's comeback into Telugu cinema after six years. Ye Maaya Chesave was one of the most anticipated soundtracks of Rahman.

<i>I</i> (soundtrack) 2014 soundtrack album by A. R. Rahman

I is the soundtrack album to the 2015 Indian romantic thriller film of the same name written and directed by S. Shankar. A. R. Rahman had composed the original songs and background score for the film. The album consists of seven tracks, which include a remix and a reprise. Recording of the songs began in 2012 and was completed by 2014. Songs in the film vary in genre like EDM, bhangra, opera, urban. The original version of the soundtrack has youth oriented voices. The original version of the album was released on 6 September 2014. The audio was launched at a grand function at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai on 12 September 2014, with Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Chief Guest. The dubbed Hindi version of the album was released at a promotional event held in PVR, Mumbai on 31 December 2014. The dubbed Telugu version of the album was released digitally on the same day.

<i>Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo</i> 2016 film by Gautham Menon

Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo is a 2016 Indian Telugu-language romantic action thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film stars Naga Chaitanya and Manjima Mohan in the lead, the film tells the story of a happy-go-lucky young man who is in love. However, in an unexpected turn of events, he and his dear ones are embroiled in a high-risk situation, which demands that he rise to the occasion and stand his ground against the odds. It is a bilingual filmed alongside Menon's Tamil film titled Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada. The film features music composed by A. R. Rahman. The film was released on 11 November 2016, two days after demonetisation, to positive reviews.

Sid Sriram Indian musician

Siddharth Sriram, popularly known as Sid Sriram is an Indian-American music producer, playback singer, and songwriter. He is an R&B songwriter, singer and performer, and works predominantly in the Tamil and Telugu music industry while also working in a few Malayalam film productions. He regularly collaborates with Bharata Natyam dancer, his sister Pallavi Sriram, and music directors.

Nani filmography Indian film actor filmography

Nani is an Indian actor, producer and television presenter who works predominantly in Telugu cinema and appears in a few Tamil language films. He made his acting debut with Mohana Krishna Indraganti's 2008 comedy film Ashta Chamma, an Indian adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest. After Ashta Chamma's commercial success, Nani played the lead roles in three Telugu films in the next two years: Ride (2009), Snehituda... (2009) and Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu (2010). In 2011, Nani collaborated with B. V. Nandini Reddy on the romantic comedy film Ala Modalaindi which was profitable. The same year, he made his Tamil cinema debut with Anjana Ali Khan's Veppam, a crime drama set in the backdrop of North Chennai. The following year, Nani collaborated with S. S. Rajamouli and Gautham Menon on the Telugu-Tamil bilingual Eega and the romance film Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu respectively. The former, which was about a murdered man reincarnating as a housefly and avenging his death, earned Nani an award in the Best Hero category at the 2013 Toronto After Dark Film Festival. He received the Nandi Award for Best Actor for his performance in Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu.

SIIMA Award for Best Lyricist (Telugu) Indian award for lyricist

SIIMA Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu is presented by Vibri media group as part of its annual South Indian International Movie Awards, for the best lyrics done by a writer for a Telugu song. The award was first given in 2012 for songs and films released in 2011.

Nalini Sriram is an Indian fashion costume designer and entrepreneur. She is considered as one of the early pioneers of fashion designing for South Indian films.

References

  1. "అనంత శిఖరం". ntnews.com. Namaste Telangana. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  2. Varma, P. Sujatha. "I was smitten by Telugu literature bug: lyricist". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  3. IDREAM Lyrics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmJht_IHKaw.Missing or empty |title= (help)