Telugu music director Chakri died of heart attack

His career spanned for about 15 years.

Dec 17, 2014 10:35 IST
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ChakryTelugu music director Chakradhar or Chakri died on 15 December 2014 due to heart attack in Hyderabad. He was 60.

His career spanned for about 15 years. He composed music for about 85 films out of which huge hits are: Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi, Chakram, Simha and Desamuduru.

He debuted with Puri Jagannadh's directorial Bachi in 2000 and went on to compose music for over 85 films. He received State government's Nandi Award for his tunes in Simha.

His combination with director Puri Jagannadh was considered as the most suhcessful combination.

Chakri last scored music for Erra Bus which was directed by Dasari Narayana Rao.

He was born on 15 June 1974 and was a native of Mahabubabad in Warangal district. Chakri's father Gilla Venkata Narayana, singer and actor, too died of heart attack two years ago in 2012.

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