|Also known as Koti|
Name Saluri Rao
Genres Film score
Grandparents Sanyasi Raju
Years active 1983-present
Uncles S. Hanumantha Rao
|Parents S. Rajeswara Rao, Rajeswari Devi|
Albums Nuvve Nuvve, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Adhipathi
Siblings Saluri Koti Durga Prasad, Kousalya Rao
Similar People K Vijaya Bhaskar, S Rajeswara Rao, Ranina Reddy, Sirivennela Sitaramasastry, S P Balasubrahmanyam
Music Director Koti All Time Hit Songs || Koti Hit Songs
Saluri Koteswara Rao (also known as Koti) is an Indian composer notable for his work in the South Indian film industry. He has composed music for more than 475 movies in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. The son of music director Saluri Rajeswara Rao, in early 1980s Koti teamed with Somaraju (Raj), son of T. V. Raju, and the resulting duo was known as Raj-Koti. He won Nandi Award for Best Music Director for the film Hello Brother (1994).
He started his music career as an assistant to music director K. Chakravarthy Composers like Mani Sharma and A. R. Rahman worked as assistants with Koti during the initial part of their career. Roshan Saluri, son of Koti is also introduced as film score composer. Another son Rajeev Saluri started his career as an actor.