Chandra Bose

Singer, Lyricist
Nandi Award for Best Lyricist
Chandra Bose
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Born: Challagariga, Warangal district, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Residence: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation: Poet, lyricist, composer
Religion: Hindu
Spouse: Suchitra Chandrabose

Chandrabose (Telugu: చంద్ర బోస్ ) is an Indian lyricist who writes songs for Tollywood films. He was also a playback singer at the start of his motion picture career. He has won a number of awards as best lyricist

Chandrabose is from the village of Challagariga in Warangal district, Telangana, in Andhra Pradesh, where he completed high school.citation needed He earned a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. He has written music for 520 movies to date, with over 1500 songs to his name.citation needed Early in his career, he tried working as a singer in Doordarshan, without success. He then decided to switch to working as a lyricist.

His friend Srinath, who suggested the change, introduced him to the director Muppalaneni Siva.citation needed Siva had already directed Gharana Alludu and was starting production on Taj Mahal. Music director M. M. Sreelekha helped him with his first movie song, "Manchu Kondalloni Chandramaa", in 1995