Prana Kishore’s journey in music started at the age of 7 when his father Late Shri Bommireddipalli Bhima Row (International Arbiter of chess) and Late Mother Wunnava Padma Mahalakshmi presented him with the Indian instrument Tabla a percussion instrument used in light and classical music. He was then introduced to late Shri Shatrugnya famous Tabla teacher at Visakhapatnam(India) who was blind.Prana Kishore started giving stage performances by the time he was 8 yrs perhaps the youngest Tabla player. He joined Engineering College and during holidays learnt Indian classical music,Bhajans and Ghazals from Ms Priyamvada and other teachers. He became the youngest classical singer to sing in Govt of India All India Radio station Hyderabad India. Back in those days one has to pass a vocal exam to sing as there were no private radio stations.
He moved to Chennai (India) and started one of the biggest bands “Gopi-Kishore Musiano” which had over 60 musicians, Dancers on stage performing magic, and limbo dances with fire taking entertainment to the next level. He also started his first job at the Simpsons .Gopi was playing Roto Drums and Kishore was the lead singer.
Prana Kishore Performed over 500 Stage shows balancing work and music his passion. All his musicians were the ones who played in the film industry.His band rented Organ from Johnny, L R Eswari noted Play Back singer and Mrs Shekhar,(Wife of Late R K Shekar Music Director), Mother of A R Rahman who was known as R S Dileep Kumar in his younger days.Organs were only rented since they were very expensive to own those days He is a huge fan of A R Rahman, musical genius and a good human being first.
Every Sunday Prana Kishore used to teach Tabla and singing at Madras School of Blind at Chennai (India) to blind students giving back what he learnt from his blind teacher. Its here he met Joseph Krishna associate of music director MS Viswanathan (most reputed music director in India. He sang for Joseph Krishna and also worked with him learning the concepts of Instant music composing at studios.studios. Kishore, a Hindu also sang many Christian gospel songs and other songs for various recording companies in India. Kishore worked on his first album “Nazhira Divya Prabandham in Tamil (4000 verses praising the Lord) in 1983 as singer and music composer. This was the transition from percussion player to singer to music composer.
Keerthana Kishore and Sitara Kishore worked with Prana Kishore on creating new kind of music called “Prana Music” which has 5 elements of the earth (Fire, Water, Air, Space and Earth) just like our human body.
70% of the earth has water.70% of Human Body has water and that’s why Prana Kishore Team used real sounds of the holy river Ganga, along with real sounds of Birds and mixed them with ancient Healing Mantras which were sung by Prana Kishore in thie album Om Shri Rama Hanuman Raksha
Prana Kishore released over 50 albums
Prana Kishore Mega album is one single song of duration 5 hours 15 minutes 50 seconds
Healing Mantras Miracle Chants to walk with Sri Krishna to Happiness and Heave was released in 2019
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Prana Kishore confirmed that this is the just the beginning of many albums which they will produce which will help people to remove their fear, give Hope, Health and happiness as music therapy or easy listening to remove the stress and pain in this world