Devi Sri Prasad is an Indian singer, lyricist, music composer, TV presenter, record producer, and dance choreographer who predominantly works in the Telugu film industry. He is one of the most sought after music composers in the Telugu film industry.He grew up in a well to do family in Madras (now Chennai).His father, G. Satyamurthy, was a renowned scriptwriter in the Telugu film industry who wrote films Telugu films like Devatha (1982), Khaidi No. 786 (1988), and Pedarayudu (1995). Satyamurthy died of a heart attack in December 2015.Growing up in a family with a musical background, Devi Sri Prasad got inclined towards music at a very young age. In childhood, he used to listen to songs of Ilaiyaraaja.Prasads mother enrolled him in Maestro Sri Mandolin U. Shrinivas singing classes when he was in school. Devi Sri Prasad with his music guru.In his school days, his father used to show different kinds of films. His father also gifted him a VHS of The Legend Continues documentary. Devi became a big fan of the legendary singer Michael Jackson after watching the film.Devi Sri Prasad started his career as a music composer in 1997 with a track for the studio album Dance Party..In 1999, he composed the film score and soundtrack of the Telugu film Devi. He also composed a Tamil version of the soundtrack for the film. The track gained immense popularity.He made his breakthrough in 20221 by composing the soundtrack of the Telugu film Anandam.The same year, he entered the Tamil music industry by composing the film score of Badri..