Sunday, January 27, 2008

HAMSALEKHA (music director)

Hamsalekha (Kannada: ಹಂಸಲೇಖ) is a Music Director and lyricist in the Kannada film industry. He has composed music for over 300 feature films and written lyrics for 300 odd feature films. He stormed Kannada music industry with his catchy tunes and racey lyrics through the movie PremaLoka[1987]. Hamsalekha has now taken up directors mantle with the movie "Nalme", K.Shivaramu of "Baa nalle madhuchandrakke" fame is playing the lead role in it. His mother tongue is Kannada, He is basically from Mysore.

Hamsalekha was born on 23 June as Govindaraju Gangaraju, he is married to Latha, who is an established playback singer. Hamsalekha was introduced into feature films by M.N. Prasad (director) through a chance to write for the film TRIVENI. But his popularity soared only after his association with Actor-Director Ravichandran, Premaloka, released in 1987 brought the pair together to unleash a musical extravaganza for kannada audience for over 12 years. There is not a single song by this duo which is not hummable except the songs from their last movie together "Ondagona Baa". Hamsalekha's style included traces of western music, Hindustani and carnatic classical music. His favorite actors include Dr. Rajkumar of kannada film industry, Richard Burton and Marlyn Munroe, his favorite directors list includes Guru Dutt, Shantaram.

He also runs a Musical class, where he is bringing up the young talented singers.

Birth name Govindaraju Gangaraju
Born June 23, 1951(1951-06-23)
Origin Mysore, Karnataka
Genre(s) Film score
Soundtrack
Theatre
World Music
Occupation(s) Film composer, instrumentalist
Instrument(s) Keyboards, vocals, guitar, piano, harmonium, percussion, other
Years active 1987 – present


Kannada Films

  1. A.K. 47
  2. Abhijit
  3. Abhimanyu
  4. Ajagajanthara
  5. Akasmika
  6. Amanusha
  7. Anantha Prema
  8. Ananthana Avanthara
  9. Anatha Rakshaka
  10. Andaman
  11. Anjada Gandu
  12. Anna Thangi
  13. Annayya
  14. Anthima Thirpu
  15. Anuragada Alegalu
  16. Apoorva Jodi
  17. Arunodaya
  18. Aryabhata
  19. Asthra
  20. Ata Bombata
  21. Atanka
  22. Ati Madhura Anuraga
  23. Avale Nanna Hendathi
  24. Avane Nanna Ganda
  25. Avarnabittu Ivarnabittu Avaryaru
  26. Avesha
  27. Baa Nalle Madhuchandrake
  28. Balagalittu Olage Baa
  29. Balashiva
  30. Balondu Bhavageethe
  31. Bangalore Bund
  32. Bannada Gejje
  33. Bannada Hejje
  34. Bedi
  35. Belli Kalungura
  36. Bevu Bella
  37. Bhagavan Sri Sayi Baba
  38. Bharata Nari
  39. Bhavabhamaida
  40. Bhujangayyana Dashawatara
  41. C.B.I. Shankar
  42. Chaitrada Premanjali
  43. Challenge
  44. Chamundi
  45. Chandrodaya
  46. Channappa Chennegowda
  47. Cheluva
  48. Cheluve Ondu Heltheeni
  49. Cheluvi
  50. Chikkejamanru
  51. Chinna
  52. Chinna Nee Naguthiru
  53. Chirabhandavya
  54. Chiranjeevi Rajegowda
  55. Chitralekha
  56. Circle Inspector
  57. College Hero
  58. Cooli Raja
  59. Daiva Shakthi
  60. Dakote Express
  61. Dalavai
  62. Dayadi
  63. Devara Maga
  64. Devara Makkalu
  65. Dharma
  66. Dharma Pathni
  67. Dheerga Sumangali
  68. Diggajaru
  69. Digwijaya
  70. Dore
  71. Drona
  72. Dumbi
  73. Durgi
  74. Ellara Mane Dosenoo
  75. Entede Bhanta
  76. Eshwar
  77. Gadibidi Ganda
  78. Gadibidi Krishna
  79. Ganayogi Panchakshari Gawayi
  80. Gandharwa
  81. Garuda Dwaja
  82. Gattimela
  83. Geluvina Saradara
  84. Golibar
  85. Gopi Kalyana
  86. Gopi Krishna
  87. Gowdru
  88. Gowri Shankara
  89. Guru Brahma
  90. Gunavanta
  91. Habba
  92. Hagalu Vesha
  93. Halli Meshtru
  94. Halliyadarenu Shiva
  95. Halunda Thavaru
  96. Hats of India
  97. Hatya Kanda
  98. Hello Daddy
  99. Henne Ninagenu Bandhana
  100. Hetthavaru
  101. Himapatha
  102. Honganasu
  103. Hongirana
  104. Hoovu Hannu
  105. Hosa Kalla Hale Kulla
  106. Hosajeevana
  107. Hrudaya Bandhana
  108. Hrudaya Hrudaya
  109. Hrudayavantha
  110. Ide Police Belt
  111. Indrajit
  112. Jailer Jagannath
  113. Jana
  114. Jhenkara
  115. Jogula
  116. Joote
  117. Kadambari
  118. Kalavida
  119. Kaliyuga Bheema
  120. Kallarali Hoovagi
  121. Kalyana Rekhe
  122. Kalyanothsava
  123. Kambala Halli
  124. Karadipura
  125. Karpoorada Gombe
  126. Karulina Koogu
  127. Kattegalu Sir Kattegalu
  128. Kaurava
  129. Kempaiah IPS
  130. Kempu Gulabi
  131. Khalanayaka
  132. Kiccha
  133. Kindari Jogi
  134. Kirathaka
  135. Kodagina Kaveri
  136. Kona Edaite
  137. Kothigalu Sir Kothigalu
  138. Ksheera Sagara
  139. Kunkuma Bhagya
  140. Kurigalu Sir Kurigalu
  141. Lady Commissioner
  142. Lakshmi Mahalakshmi
  143. Lankesha
  144. Lockup Death
  145. Lovve Pasagali
  146. Madhura Maitri
  147. Mahakshatriya
  148. Makkala Sakshi
  149. Mallige Hoove
  150. Manedevru
  151. Mangalya Bandhana
  152. Mannina Doni
  153. Marana Mrudanga
  154. Mathru Devobhava
  155. Mauna Raga
  156. Meese Hotta Gandasige Demandappo Demandu
  157. Meera Madhava Raghava
  158. Megha Male
  159. Midida Hrudayagalu
  160. Mohini 9886788888
  161. Mojina Maduve
  162. Mojugara Sogasukara
  163. Mommaga
  164. Mr. Abhishek
  165. Mr. Harishchandra
  166. Mr. Raja
  167. Mr. Vasu
  168. Musuku
  169. Muthinantha Hendathi
  170. Muttanna
  171. Muttina Hara
  172. Nagadevathe
  173. Nagarahavu
  174. Naksalite
  175. Nammura Hammeera
  176. Nanjundi
  177. Nanna Thangi
  178. Nannaseya Hoove
  179. Narasimha
  180. Navathare
  181. Naviloora Naidile
  182. Nayaka
  183. Neenu Nakkare Halu Sakkare
  184. Nenapirali
  185. Nigoodha Rahasya
  186. Om
  187. Ondagona Baa
  188. Onti Salaga
  189. Palegara
  190. Pandava
  191. Pandavaru
  192. Parva
  193. Patela
  194. Poli Huduga
  195. Police File
  196. Police Power
  197. Pooja
  198. Parshuram
  199. Pratap
  200. Preethi Mado Hudugarigella
  201. Preethse
  202. Preethsod Thappa
  203. Premachari
  204. Premageethe
  205. Premagni
  206. Premaloka
  207. Premarajya
  208. Prematapaswi
  209. Prithiya Udugore
  210. Prithviraj
  211. Professor
  212. Puksatte Ganda Hotte Tumba Unda
  213. Punda Prachanda
  214. Purushothama
  215. Putnanja
  216. Rahuchandra
  217. Rajakeeya
  218. Ramachari
  219. Ramaswami Krishnaswami
  220. Rambhe Urvashi Menake
  221. Ranachandi
  222. Ranadheera
  223. Ranaranga
  224. Rani Mahrani
  225. Rasika
  226. Raviteja
  227. Roja
  228. Romeo Juliet
  229. Rowdi & MLA
  230. Rupayi Raja
  231. S.P. Bharghavi
  232. S.P. Sangliyana Part 2
  233. Saddam
  234. Sahasi
  235. Sambhrama
  236. Samgrama
  237. Sammilana
  238. Samrat
  239. Sangliyana
  240. Sarkarakke Saval
  241. Sarvabhowma
  242. Satyajwale
  243. saundarya
  244. Shabdavedhi
  245. Shanti
  246. Shanti Kranti
  247. Shapa
  248. Shivaraj
  249. Shivaranjani
  250. Shrungara Raja
  251. Sididedda Gandu
  252. Sididedda Pandavaru
  253. Simhada Mari
  254. Singari Bangari
  255. Sipayi
  256. Sixer
  257. Snehaloka
  258. Solillada Saradara
  259. Soorappa
  260. Sparsha
  261. Sri Ramachandra
  262. Sri Renukadevi
  263. Srigandha
  264. Sthri
  265. Stunt Master
  266. Suggi
  267. Sulthan
  268. Super Star
  269. Surasundaranga
  270. Surya IPS
  271. Suthradhara
  272. Suvvi Suvvalali
  273. Thalipooje
  274. Thapori
  275. Thavarige Baa Thangi
  276. Thavarina Siri
  277. Thayi Illada Thabbali
  278. Thayiyillada Thavaru
  279. Theja
  280. Thrinetra
  281. Thutta Mutta
  282. Tiger Padmini
  283. Time Bomb
  284. Tungabhadra
  285. Tuttoori
  286. Tuvvi Tuvvi Tuvvi
  287. Vajrayudha
  288. Vande Matharam
  289. Veera Dheera
  290. Veerabhadra
  291. Vijaya Khadga
  292. Vishwa
  293. Wanted
  294. Yare Nee Abhimani
  295. Yare Neenu Cheluve
  296. Yarige Salutte Sambala
  297. Yuddakanda
  298. Yugapurusha

5 comments:

Vani said...

It would have been nice if all the songs were linked to the respective films!!!

Vani said...

Add a link to the alphabetical list of Hamsalekha's composition

Anonymous said...

All songs are good to litioning

Anonymous said...

http://hamsalekha.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

His wife has the worst voice just like SP Shailaja.