Mano Murthy is a leading music composer in the Kannada Film Industry. His compositions right from his very first film American America were very well received. He shot to fame with Mungaru Male, one of the biggest hits in Kannada Film Industry and considered by many to be a musical landmark and trend setter in Kannada film music. Mano Murthy is also an engineer and entrepreneur, having successfully co-founded three networking startup companies in California.