G. V. Prakash Kumar is a film composer from Tamil Cinema. Prakash is the nephew of the legendary two time Academy Award winning Chennai film music composer A. R. Rahman.
Prakash's introduction as a film composer was in the critically acclaimed the Tamil film Veyil, directed by Vasantha Balan and produced by the director S. Shankar. All the songs in Veyil were well received. He recently composed Kireedam, and all the songs emerged as super hit songs especially the song 'Akkam Pakkam' which was a chartbuster.
Highly noticed in the Tamil film music industry for his dedication and after giving numerous chartbusters, he is currently scoring up-coming movies Ananda Thandavam, Naan Aval Adhu and Kuselan .
He first appeared as a vocalist on the soundtrack of director S. Shankar's Tamil film Gentleman, composed by A. R. Rahman. He has also contributed to Rahman's other projects like 'Thiruda Thiruda,' Maymaadam' and others.
G. V. Prakash Kumar is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Venkatesh. His mother is also a famous singer, A. R. Reihana, sister of music director A. R. Rahman. He also has a younger sister, Bhavani.