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Ravi Basrur


Ravi Basrur is an Indian music composer, sound designer, lyricist, and director who mostly works in the Kannada film industry and is known for his collaborations with director Prashant Neel, with whom he debuted in Ugramm. He also works as a film director, having directed the films Gargar Mandala and Girmit.


He is a native of Kundapura, a coastal town in Karnataka state. Born in Basrur Village, the coastal state of Karnataka on 01 Jan 1984 with the name Kiran, Ravi Basrur was from a poor family with 3 siblings (2 elder brothers and an elder sister).


He debuted by scoring music for the film Ugramm. Following his debut, Basrur composed music for films such as Ekka Saka (2015), Just Maduveli (2015), Karvva (2016), K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022).


Ravi's first release as a music director was Ugramm (2014), for which he won the Zee Music Award and the KIMA International Award for Best Background Score. He was also nominated for a Filmfare Awards South award for Best Music Director for this film. 


He won the 'Best Playback Singer' for Anjaniputra (2018) at SIIMA. He further achieved acclaim and widespread fame for his music in the K.G.F. films. His upcoming projects include the Prashant Neel directorial Salaar and Salman Khan's Kisi Ki Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.