G. V. Prakash Kumar (born June 13, 1987) is a film composer from Tamil Cinema. Prakash is the nephew of veteran film composer A. R. Rahman.
Prakash's introduction as a film composer was in the critically acclaimed the Tamil film Veyil, directed by Vasanthabalan and produced by the director S. Shankar. All the songs in Veyyil were well received. He recently composed Kireedam, and all the songs are super hit. 'Akkam Pakkam' and 'kanavellam palikkuthe' was a block buster in that movie. He is highly noticed in the Tamil industry for his hard working. After giving chartbusters, he is busy with his up-coming movies Ananda Thandavam, Leelai and Kuselan .
He first appeared as a vocalist on the soundtrack of Shankar's Tamil film Gentleman, composed by A. R. Rahman. He has also contributed to some of Rahman's other projects.
G. V. Prakash Kumar is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Venkatesh. His mother is also a famous singer, Reihana. He has a younger sister.