Top 10 Music Directors of India

Here are the best music directors in India.


A.R. Rahman (one of Best music directors in India)

A.R. Rahman’s full name is Allah Rakha Rahman. He is one of the best music director in India, his original name was A.S. Dileep Kumar. He is also a singer, record producer, and a songwriter famous for his work in India.

He was born on 6 January 1967 in Madras state (now Tamil Nadu). Rehman’s father R.K Sekhar was also a singer, his father allows him to follow his passion.

Rehman has composed songs in more than 140 movies in different languages which include Hindi, English, Telugu, Malayalam and many more. For more information you can visit Wikipedia


Himesh Rehammiya

Along with Music Director, Himesh is also a famous Indian playback singer, songwriter, actor and also a film producer. He stared his career in 90s and win everyone’s heart by his melodious voice & experimental music.

Himesh was born on 23 July 1973  in Mumbai, at the age of 21 he was married to Komal and get divorced with her in 2016. After that in 2018 he got married to his girlfriend Sonia Kapoor who is also an actress.

Himesh has composed more than 850+ songs.



Pritam Chakraborty

Pritam Chakraborty was born on 14 June 1947 in Kolkata, he is a guitarist, singer and a instrumentalist. Pritam is also a singer and composer. He has composed Music in more than 125 Hindi movies. 

He completed his education from Presidency College. His father was his first music teacher, who taught him about music.



Shankar Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan is the best music director of India, Shankar is also a part of Shankar Ehsaan Loy musical trio. He was born on March 1967 in Mumbai, he was graduated from  Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology. 

Mahadevan worked as a software programmer before starting his career in Music. Along with a Music Director Mahadevan is also a Finance Intern. 


Vishal Dadlani

Vishal Dadlani is a singer and a songwriter. Vishal was born on June 1973, in Mumbai Maharashtra. Vishal is a member of a band name Pentagram, it is the one of the leading rock band of India. 

Vishal got married in 1999 to Priyali Dadlani, and got divorced with her in 2017. 

Vishal also judge a show name Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, it is a reality show of India. He also sung songs in different languages like Marathi, Telgu, Tamil.


Salim Marchant

Salim Sadruddin Moledina Merchant is not only the Music Director but also a singer, and Score Composer. He was born on March 1974 in Mumbai Maharastra.  He did his education from KC College, Mumbai.

His wife name is Jeanne Merchant and they have a daughter name Ayesha. His father Sadruddin Merchant was also a Composer and Music Director 

Salim sung more than 50+ songs, and he started his own theater in his teen age. He started working in Bollywood in early 90s, and then composed the music for several movies. 


Jatin Lalit

Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit are Two brothers, who are known as Jatin-Lalit. They are also the Composers, and belongs to a Musical Family. They are from “Hissar” district of “Haryana”. Jatin-Lalit received their musical education from their father Pandit Pratap Narayan.

In 90s they started their career in Bollywood as a Music Composers. “Pehla Nasha” was the first hit song by Jatin-Lalit in bollywood. They have composed more than 450+ song in different films.


Rajesh Roshan

Rajesh Roshan is a composer in India, his father was also a Music Director name Roshan, he was died when Rajesh was only 10 years old. He was born in Mumbai in May 1955, his real name is Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath. “Kunwara Baap” was his debut in which he did Music Direction, “Raj Rahi Gali was the first song he recorded for the movie”.

He was the man who convinced Amitab Bachan to sing a song in film. He is known for his soft nature in the industry. His brother Rakesh Roshan is a film producer, screenwriter, and a director in Bollywood movies. 


Amit Trivedi

Amit Trivedi is a music director, lyricist, and also a singer, in 2001 he started his career in Bollywood. He was born in Mumbai Maharashtra on April 1979, he belong to a Gujrati family. 

Trivedi was influenced by the classical music in his younger days. During his  college days he used to perform in small shows and also joined a band name “Om”.


Tanisk Bagchi

Tanisk Bagchi does composing, singing and he is also a lyricist along with Music Director. He did the hits like “Dilbar”, “Aankh Maarey”, “Lut Gaye” any many others.

Tanisk Bagchi was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, on November 1980. “Humma Humma” was the first remark song of Bagchi.

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