• Birth Name Anoop Rubens
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  • debut year 2004
  • debut movie Jai

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In the age of the DSPs and Thamans, Anoop Rubens started his career as music director for small movies but made a mark for himself with those. Today he is one of the main league music directors in Telugu film industry.

  • Personal Life

    Anoop Rubens hails from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He is from a lower middle class family. He is born in a conservative Christian family. His brother also plays guitar like him.
    He completed his intermediate in St Anthony’s college and completed his graduation in Methodist College. Even though he is fully immersed in music since his school days, he is never a bad student in studies.

  • Career

    Anup Rubens always wanted to be a stage performer. In his college days, he formed a rock band ‘Rockstar’ along with some of his friends and used to do stage shows.  Later his financial problems forced him to join music directors as Keyboard player. The first movie he worked as Keyboard player is UdayKiran’sChitram. He went on working for about 400 movies as Keyboard player under several music directors.

    Watching his work close during his stay with Chakri, PuriJagannadh offered him music director role for Ravi Teja’sItluSravaniSubrahmanyam. But at that young age, anup was not courageous to accept the challenge and gave it a miss.  Years later in 2004, he became music director with director Teja’s Jai movie starring Navdeep.  He went on doing movies without much success.  The biggest offer of his life once again came from PuriJagannadh.

    He was roped in to score back ground music for Nenu Naa Rakshasi and Bollywood film, Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap starring Amitabh Bachchan. Both these movies gave him the star status. As a music director, his biggest success came with Sai Kumar son Aadi’s debut film, PremaKavali. He got both the success and recognition with the movie. Later he followed the success with Poolarangadu, Ishq, Lovely and Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyindhe.

    Akkineni family had bigger things to offer for him. He scored music for Naga Chaitanya’s Autonagar Surya and Akkineni Multistarer movie, Manam. While Autonagar Surya was an ordinary stuff, Manam ended up as the biggest hit of the year. Anup was supposed to score music for NTR’s Rabhasa but he was shown door from the project after it began due to some unknown reasons. However the opportunity came searching from him once again for NTR’s immediate next film, Temper. 2015 saw the first big release of Anup in the form of Gopala Gopala and his work was impressive in the film.

    Recent Form:

    • Bhimavaram Bullodu – Flop Album
    • Heart Attack – Hit Album
    • Autonagar Surya – Flop Album
    • Manam – Super hit Album
    • Oka Laila Kosam – Average
    • Gopala Gopala - Average

  • Trivia

    • During the start of his career, He first scored music for an ad commercial. It was of Vilan baniyans, the vests and brief brand for men. He was paid Rs 2,000 for it and he invested the money into buying some newer instrument. In fact, it was RP Patnaik who recommended him for the ad.
    • When he heard about the demise of late Chief Minister of AP, YS Raja Sekhar Reddy, he immediately scored some tunes as his tribute. The tunes are still used by TV channels while referring to YSR or his death.

  • Upcoming Movies

    • Temper starring NTR directed by Puri Jagannadh.


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