G V Prakash Kumar is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer, actor and singer. He has mainly scored music for Tamil films. His first film was S Pictures' Veyil (2006) and he became popular in Tamil cinema by the early 2010s. He has ventured into film production and acting.
He first appeared as a vocalist on the soundtrack of director S. Shankar's Tamil film Gentleman, composed by his maternal uncle, A. R. Rahman. He has also contributed to some of Rahman's other projects. He had also worked with Harris Jayaraj and sang two songs in Anniyan and Unnale Unnale.
GV Prakash's introduction as a film composer was in the critically acclaimed Tamil film Veyil, directed by Vasantha Balan and produced by the director S. Shankar. His music in the film Madrasapattinam directed by A. L. Vijay was appreciated mainly for his song "Pookal Pookum Tharunam". He went on to win critical acclaim for his music in Selvaraghavan's drama film Mayakkam Enna.
In 2013, Prakash Kumar launched his own production house under the name "GV Prakash Kumar Productions". His first film, Madha Yaanai Koottam was directed by Vikram Sugumaran a former assistant of Balu Mahendra.
Prakash was going to make his acting debut in a film titled Pencil opposite Sri Divya, where he will be playing a school student. However, as Pencil's release was delayed, his first release became the horror film, Darling, the film got positive reviews. Trisha Illana Nayanthara, his next venture collected 10crored on the opening weekend. He signed another film named Bruce Lee. He signed a Film with Sam Anton named ennaku innoru Peru irruku.
Born on: 13 June, 1987
Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India