Name Devi Sri Prasad
Nick Name DSP
Date Of Birth 02/08/1979
Place of Birth Vedurupaka, Andhra Pradesh
Birth Sign Leo
Occupation Music Director,Play back Singer
Active from 1999
Debut movie Devi (Telugu)
Known For Sachien,Kanthaswamy,Singam
Home Town Hyderabad
Devi Sri Prasad (born 2 August 1979 Vedurupaka, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh) is a music composer and playback singer in Telugu and Tamil films, residing in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. His soundtracks have been dubbed or remade in several other languages as well. Devi Sri debuted through movie "Devi", His music in Sreenu Vaitla's second movie Anandam earned him accaludes.
His father was a school teacher and a writer. He completed his schooling at Sir M. Venkata Subba Rao Boys High School, T. Nagar, Chennai. He won several prizes in the cultural organized at inter-school level for both dance and singing competitions.
His debut music album Dance Party, along with S. P. B. Charan and a few more debutants at the time, was the kick start of his music career. He began his musical-direction career in 1999 in the Telugu film Devi. Devi Sri Prasad was a disciple of the renowned mandolinist, U. Srinivas, and he has directed music for dozens of South Indian films, including several box-office successes.
He has also written lyrics for a few songs in Telugu, which include "Vecha Vechaga" in Vamsi (starring Mahesh Babu, Namratha), "Premante Yemitante" in Anandam, "Chaila Chaila" in Shankar Dada MBBS, and "Udayinche Suryudinadigaa" and "Akaasam" in Kalusukovaalani.
Devi Sri Prasad is known to be a big fan of Ilaiyaraaja. He has a younger brother named Sagar who is also a playback singer.