Very humble and simple in his living style the highly sensible prominent music director of Kannada cinema V.Manohar has reached the 100 mark in his music direction. The film 'Neenyaare' that went on the floors at Doddaganapathi Temple in Basavanagudi on Monday morning is the 100th film of eminent music director V.Manohar . The recent hit film of V.Manohar is 'Dhuniya' that has completed 100 days screening recently and still going strong.
This has been my journey from 1992 says Manohar. From 'Tharle Nan Maga' for director Upendra starring Jaggesh in the lead Manohar started his career as a music director. Some of the top films of V.Manohar are 'Janumadha Jodi', 'Oh Mallige', 'Jodi Hakki', Laali, Anuraaga Sangama, Suryavamsha, Ulta Palta, Super Nan Maga, Mungarina Minchu, Beda Krishna Ranginaata, Munnudi, Mata, Dhuniya are some of the top films.
Multifaceted Manohar has been a lyricist, cartoonist to newspapers and magazines besides a director. His debut film as director 'Oh Mallige' starring Ramesh and Chalrulatha was 100 days film. 'Indradhanush' starring Shivarajkumar the second film of V.Manohar did not click in the box office. From 1984 he has written more than 1000 songs for Kannada films. 'Hodheya Doora O Jothegaara' for the 'Anubhva' Kannada film is his debut as lyricist.
V.Manohar has bagged the Karnataka state award for three of his films - Janumadha Jodi, Jodi Hakki and Chiguridha Kanasu - all of them starring superstar Shivarajkumar. He bagged the Karnataka state award in 1993-94 for his song Mega O Megha....for the film 'Gejje Nada'.
It may be recalled that very recently music director Rajesh Ramanath has completed century in music direction.