V. Manohar is a music director lyrcist and actor of Kannada movies. He has scored music to several Kannada movies. He is native of Vitla village in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. During beginning of his career he was very closely associated with now popular Kannada cinema directors Kashinath and Upendra.
He has composed music for Kannadamovies like O Mallige, Indra Danush, Janumada Jodi, Tharle Nan Maga, Swasthick, Duniya,Ee Sambhaashane, Banda nan Ganda, Janumada Gelathi, Mathadana. He has also composed music and title songs for popular television serials Danda Pindagalu, Prema Pishachigalu, Daridra Lakshmiyaru directed by Pani Ramchandra and also Pa pa Pandu, Silli Lalli and other comedy serials by Sihi Kahi Chandru.
He has won Karnataka State Award for best music for the movie (Super Hit) Anuraaga Sangama "Popular Track :- 'O mallige, ninnondige..".