V Harikrishna came to limelight when the music of Gaalipata and Gaja was released and people stated humming those songs last year. 'Minchagi Ninu Baralu...' and Nadim din Tan... from Gaalipata and 'Ait Lakadi...' from Gaja became superhit songs of the year. Hereafter Harikrishna's star changed and he was signed in to score music for all the movie produced under Darshan banner. He has also scored music for the movies like Payana, Indra, Snehana Premana, Krishna, Parmesh Panawala, Arjun, Bhupati and Navagraha.
Already three Harikrishna music directed movies have released in 2009. They are Ambari and Meghave Meghave. The music of Ambari has become hit already. 'Saraso Saraso....' from Ambari is being hummed by everyone and the movie has got good response from the audiences. Harikrishna's music for Janglee has also become popular. Moreover the song 'Hale Patre Hale Kabbina...., from the movie is heard everywhere.
However all these reasons have created lot of demand for V Harikrishna. Anyway he is son-in-law of GK Venkatesh!
Music director Harikrishna has become very popular in Kannada film industry these days. According to Gandhinagar sources, Harikrishna has overtaken popular Kannada musicians like Manomurthy and Gurukiran. Gandhinagar experts have given him 100 marks.