MM Keeravani, is an Indian music composer, record producer, singer, and lyricist who works mostly in the Telugu cinema and was conferred with Padma Shri. He won an Academy Award nomination, a Golden Globe Award, a LAFCA Award, a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, a National Film Award, eight Filmfare Awards, and eleven Nandi Awards.
Keeravani is best known for his compositions in works such as Kshana Kshanam (1991), Seetharamayya Gari Manavaralu (1991), Gharana Mogudu (1992), Varasudu (1993), Allari Alludu (1993), Allari Priyudu (1993), Criminal (1994), Subha Sankalpam (1995), Pelli Sandadi (1996), Annamayya (1997), Zakhm (1998), Student No.1 (2001), Jism (2003), Paheli (2005), Sri Ramadasu (2006), Magadheera (2009), Baahubali series (2015 and 2017), and RRR (2022).
He is one of the most popular music directors in the Telugu film industry. He is brother, Kalyani Malik, is also a music director and singer. He is the cousin of director S. S. Rajamouli and music director, singer M. M. Srilekha. He is the nephew of film screenwriter and director V. Vijayendra Prasad. His wife M. M. Srivalli works as a line producer in films. His elder son, Kaala Bhairava, is a singer and has sung many songs.