wiki:Hamsalekha

Hamsalekha (b. 1951)

Star Kannada music composer and lyric writer also active in Tamil and Telugu films. Born Govindaraju Gangaraju in Bangalore. Employed in his father’s printing press and, later, as a member of his brother G. Balakrishna’s orchestra. Film debut as songwriter in Triveni (1973). Started his theatre group Vivekaranga (1974) staging musicals. Directed, wrote and composed the apparently unreleased film Rahu Chandra (1981). Film career actually began writing dialogues and lyrics for Nanu Nanna Hendthi, 1985). Broke through with his next film, Ravichandran’s rock musical Premaloka and became part of the Kannada film boom in the late 80s. Scored some 150 films over the next decade. Mostly writes both dialogues and lyrics for his Kannada films.

FILMOGRAPHY (* also lyr): 1986: Henne Ninagenu Bandhana*; 1987: Premaloka*; Mr Raja*; Antima Theerpu*; Digvijaya*; Bedi*; Sangrama*; Divyashakti*; 1988: Avale Nanna Hendthi*; Ranadheera*; Prema Tapaswi*; Vijaya Khadga; Sangliana*; Matrudevobhava; Anjada Gandu*; Balondu Bhavageethe*; Jadiketha Moodi; Ranaranga*; Dharmapatni; Pelli Chesi Choodu; Kodiparakkuthu; Pudhiya Vanam; Kirataka*; 1989: Mutyamanta Muddu; Anantana Avanthara; Yuddhakanda*; Idhu Ungal Kudumbam; Avane Nanna Ganda*; Amanusha*; Yuga Purusha*; Sura Sundaranga*; Indrajit*; Arthanadam; CBI Shankar*; Kindara Jogi*; Singari Bangari; Onti Salaga*; Neram Nadhi Kadhu; Agni; Narasimha*; Parashurama*; Poli Huduga*; Premagni*; 1990: Kaliyuga Abhimanyudu; Nammoora Hemmira*; SP Sangliana*; Kempu Gulabi*; Trinetra*; Avesha*; Velai Kidaichiruchu; Bannada Gejje*; Prema Yuddham; Hosa Jeevana*; Muthina Hara*; Sididedda Gandu*; Abhimanyu*; Rani Maharani*; Pratap*; Aata Bombata*; Ananta Prema*; Challenge Gopalakrishna*; Nighooda Rahasya*; College Hero*; Bhujangayana Dashavatara*; 1991: Hatyakanda; Ajagajanthara*; Punda Prachanda*; Neenu Nakkare Haalu Sakkare; Ide Police Belt*; Garuda Dhwaja*; Navatare*; SP Bhargavi*; Ramachari*; Shanti Kranti; Puksatte Ganda Hotte Thumba Unda; Rowdy and MLA; Veera Deera; Anatharakshaka; Teja; Shivaraj; Kaliyuga Bhima; Nayaka; 1992: Ankuram; Belli Kalungara; Chaitrada Premanjali; Chitralekha; Entede Bhanta; Halli Mestru; Ksheera Sagara; Vajrayudha; Purushottama; Solillada Saradada; Gopi Krishna; Sahasi; Nanna Thangi; Hosa Kalla Hale Kulla; Police File; Guru Brahma; Gandharva; Chikka Yajamanaru; Mannina Doni; Marana Mridanga; Jhenkara; Shri Ramchandra; Rajakiya; Atanka; 1993: Mangalya Bandhana; Gadbidi Ganda; Anuraghada Alegalu; Shringara Kavya; Sarkarakke Saval; Annaya; Akasmika; Midida Hridayagalu; Hridaya Bandhana; Chirabandhavya; Mane Devaru; Hoovu Hannu; Kadambari; Munjaneya Manju; Shringara Raja; Golibar; Kalyana Rekha; Wanted; Kumkumabhagya; Mojina Madhuve; Jailor Jagannath; Apoorva Jodi; Ba Nalle Madhuchandrakke; Bevu Bella; Kempaiah IPS; Rupayi Raja; Karulina Koogu; 1994: Chinna; Musuku; Time Bomb; Sammilana; Rasika; Samrat; Mahakshatriya; Gopikalyana; Meghamale; Chinna Nee Naguthiru; Sididedda Pandavaru; Makkala Sakshi; Halunda Thavaru; Lockup Death; Hongirana; Muthanna; Jana; Shri Gandha; 1995: Puttnanja; Professor; Muthinantha Hendthi; Kone Edaithe; Mojugara Sogasugara; Thayi Illada Thavaru; Deergha Sumangali; Om; Eshwar; Kalyanotsava; Tungabhadra; Madhura Maitri; Ganayogi Panchakshara; Police Power; Chiranjeevi Rajegowda; Dore; Mr Abhishek.

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