G. V. Prakash Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

G. V. Prakash Kumar

Full NameG. V. Prakash Kumar
Profession(s)Music Director, Singer, Actor, Producer
Famous RoleKathirvelan aka Kathir in Tamil film 'Darling' (2015)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 June 1987 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)36 Years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signGemini
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolChettinad Vidyashram, Chennai
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutTamil Singing: Chikku Bukku Rayile of film Gentleman (1993)
Bollywood Singing: Suraj Hai of film Ugly (2014)
Tamil Music Directorial: Veyil (2006)
Telugu Music Directorial: Vesavi (2006)
Kannada Music Directorial: Punda (2010)
Malayalam Music Directorial: Ayyo Pavam (2009)
Bollywood Music Directorial: Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 (2012)
Marathi Music Directorial: Half Ticket (2016)
Tamil Film: Kuselan (2008)
Tamil TV: Sundays with Anil and Karky (2018)
Awards2010- Mirchi Music Awards South for Best Song of the Year – Pookal Pookum Tharunam of Tamil film Madrasapattinam (2010)
2011- Filmfare Awards South for Best Music Director – Tamil for film Aadukalam (2011)
Mirchi Music Awards South for Best Music Director of the Year, Best Album of the Year, and Mirchi Listeners Choice Best Album for film Aadukalam (2011)
Vijay Award for Best Music Director for film Aadukalam (2011)
2013- MTV VMAI Award for Best Regional Music Video, 'Uyirin Uyire' from Tamil film Thaandavam (2012)

Note: Along with these, he received many other awards between 2011 and 2018.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affair/GirlfriendSaindhavi (Playback Singer)
Marriage Date27 June 2013
Marriage PlaceMayor Ramanathan Chettiar (MRC) Hall, Chennai
Wife/SpouseSaindhavi (Playback Singer)
G.V. Prakash Kumar with his wife Saindhavi
ParentsFather- G. Venkatesh
Mother- A. R. Reihana (Playback singer & Film composer)
G. V. Prakash Kumar mother A. R. Reihana
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- G. V. Bhavani
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorAjith Kumar
Favourite Film ComposerIlaiyaraaja
Favourite Cricketer(s)Sachin Tendulkar, Hardik Pandya

G. V. Prakash KumarSome Lesser Known Facts About G. V. Prakash Kumar

  • Does G. V. Prakash Kumar smoke?: No
  • Does G. V. Prakash Kumar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • His mother A. R. Reihana is the elder sister of popular music director, A. R. Rahman.
  • G. V. Prakash made his singing debut with the song ‘Chikku Bukku Rayile’ of the Tamil film ‘Gentleman.’ The song was composed by A. R. Rahman.
  • He also directed music for various hit films like ‘Aadukalam’ (2010), ‘Darling’ (2014), ‘Trisha Illana Nayanthara’ (2015), ‘Theri’ (2016), etc.
  • In 2013, he launched his own production company, ‘GV Prakash Kumar Productions’ and his first production film was ‘Madha Yaanai Koottam’ (2013). The film received positive reviews from the audience.
  • G. V. Prakash worked in different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, and Marathi.
  • Apart from being a great singer, he acted in several hit films like ‘Darling’ (2014), ‘Trisha Illana Nayanthara’ (2015), ‘Pencil’ (2016), etc.
  • In May 2018, he received an honorary doctorate for social service from ‘St. Andrews Theological University International.’G.V. Prakash Kumar received honorary doctorate for social service from 'St. Andrews Theological University International'