Anonymous wrote on 14 Jun 2011
R. P. Patnaik is a music director and playback singer in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. He has written music for Jayam,Santosham, and Nijam. Kannada movies where he has given music include Excuse me, Akash, Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Mele Ide, and Savi Savi Nenapu.
He also acted in the film Srinu Vasanthi Lakshmi as a blind person which impressed tollywood .His latest directorial venture is AMY, a Hollywood movie which is going to release soon
Patnaik studied space physics at Andhra University.
He received Filmfare Awards in three consecutive years, for the films NuvvuNenu, Santhosham and Excuse Me. His first live show for the public was on July 20, 2002. He has performed in US, UK, Dubai, Kuwait, Singapore, Delhi, Chennai and Andhra Pradesh.
Patnaik has acted in the Telugu film Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi in which he played a blind singer. He has directed a feature film calledAndamaina Manasulo.His most recent work is starring in the film Broker.
* Won the "best music director" award for the film Santoshamor Jayam during the
Telugu Filmfare awards(2002 films).
* He won the Nandi Awards "Best story writer" award for the Telugu film "Andamaina
Manasulo"; he is also the director of the film(debut direction in Telugu).