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Hamsalekha (Composer) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 27, 2021

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Short Biography

Hamsalekha was born on 23-06-1951 in Mysore in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Writer, Screenwriter, Dialogue Writer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Musician & Singer who is best-known for his work in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil cinema.

Hamsalekha Complete Bio & Career

Hamsalekha’s real name is Govindaraju Gangaraju. The man who introduced him to movies was noted director M.N. Prasad. He made his debut as a lyricist and composer with the Kannada films, Triveni and Rahuchandra respectively. Along with music, he has also written screenplays, dialogues and stories of the film. He took the Kannada music industry by storm with his racy lyrics and catchy tunes. In his illustrious career, he has served as a composer for over 300 movies. 
His career took off after his association with Actor & Director Ravichandran. Premaloka was among their biggest musical hit film. In addition to singing, he is an adept in playing The Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Harmonium and Piano. 
He after Premaloka became the most favoured lyricist and music director of Kannada film industry. He delivered hits after hits in the decade of the 90s. He composed music in all genres like rock, Indian classical, hip hop, Western pop, ghazals, folk and Sufi as well. One of his composed ghazal Chandakinta Chanda from the film Sparsha was sung by the legendary ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas became a smash hit. In a career spanning over three and a half decade, he has composed music on every facet of human emotions. 
As a writer, Hamsalekha has written stories for films such as Shaapa, Gandharva and Avane Nanna Ganda among others. He established a musical university in the year 2001. He is referred as Hams by his fans. 

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Hamsalekha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born into a middle-class Hindu family to Rajamma and K. H. Govindaraju. He has a brother named Balakrishna. He married established playback singer of the Kannada music industry, Latha. Together the couple has two daughters named Nandini Gangaraju, Tejaswini Gangaraju & a son named Alankar Gangaraju.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Mysore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Kannada Film (as Lyricist and Dialogue Writer) - Naanu Nanna Hendthi (1985)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://www.hamsalekhadesi.com
Email Address desihamsa@gmail.com
Contact Number Landline Number: 080-23595622, 080-23193300
Mobile No.: 09986633352


Favorite Color White
Favorite Dress Dhoti Kurta

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Hamsalekha

  • Hamsalekha is a South Indian song writer and film composer. He worked in Kannada cinema for last five decades.
  • The movir composer is a all rounder who not only write movie dialogue, screenwriter, a conductor but also a good instrumentalist.
  • Till now, he wrote film stories for more than 500 feature movies.
  • In South Indian cinema, he is the first person who won seven Karnataka State Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards in a row for the Best Music Director.
  • He also drived music for private music albums and stage plays.
  • Mr. Hamsalekha likes to eat non veg and spicy cuisines.

Hamsalekha Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

72 years, 8months, 2 days old age Hamsalekha will turn 73 on 23 June, 2024. Only 3 months, 28 days, 12 hours,24 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Hamsalekha has celebrated the total number of 73 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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