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The Screen Award for Best Music Director is chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from the Indian Bollywood film industry and the winners are announced in January. Frequent winners include A. R. Rahman (5 times), Pritam (4 times), Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (3 times), Anu Malik, Rajesh Roshan and Nadeem-Shravan (2 times each). A.R.Rahman (2008–10) has won the award thrice in a row.
India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, and formerly known as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term being a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood", Bollywood is a part of the larger cinema of India, which includes other production centers producing films in other Indian languages. Linguistically, Bollywood films tend to use a colloquial dialect of Hindi-Urdu, or Hindustani, mutually intelligible to both Hindi and Urdu speakers, while modern Bollywood films also increasingly incorporate elements of Hinglish.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving picture, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
|1995||R.D. Burman||1942: A Love Story|
|1996||Rajesh Roshan||Karan Arjun|
|1999||Jatin-Lalit||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai|
|2000||A. R. Rahman||Taal|
|2001||Rajesh Roshan||Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai|
|2002||Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||Dil Chahta Hai|
|2004|| Anu Malik |
| LOC Kargil |
|2005||Anu Malik||Main Hoon Na|
|2006||Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||Bunty Aur Babli|
|2008||A. R. Rahman||Guru|
|2009||A. R. Rahman||Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na|
|2010||A. R. Rahman||Delhi 6|
|2011|| Sajid-Wajid |
| Dabangg |
My Name Is Khan
|2012||A. R. Rahman||Rockstar|
|2014||Pritam Chakraborty||Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani|
|2015||Mithoon & Ankit Tiwari||Ek Villain|
|2016||Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan||Roy|
|2017||Pritam Chakraborty||Ae Dil Hai Mushkil|
Allahrakka Rahman known professionally as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian Tamil music director, composer, musician, singer and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal".
Rangeela is a 1995 Indian comedy film written, directed and produced by Ram Gopal Varma. It stars Aamir Khan Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar. The film was A. R. Rahman's debut Hindi film with an original score and soundtrack, as his previous Hindi releases were dubbed versions of his Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.
Taal is a 1999 Indian musical romantic drama film co written, edited, produced and directed by Subhash Ghai. Taal was premiered at the Chicago International Film Festival, the "official selection" at the 2005 Ebertfest: Roger Ebert's Film Festival, and the 45th International Film Festival of India in the Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.
The Screen Awards is an annual awards ceremony held in India honouring professional excellence in Bollywood. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professionals from the industry. The name of the annual ceremonies are prefixed by the presenting network; the first Star Screen Awards were telecasted on Star Plus in 2000 till 2011, after which the Colors Screen Awards were previewed on Colors and the Life OK Screen Awards on Life OK, each for a period of two years. As of 2016, Star continues to hold the television distribution rights.
The Zee Cine Award Best Music Director is chosen by the jury and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony. A. R. Rahman has won most number of awards in this category(6 times).
Raavan is a 2010 Indian Hindi epic adventure film co-written, co-produced, and directed by Mani Ratnam. It stars Vikram, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. Govinda, Ravi Kishan, Nikhil Dwivedi, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Priyamani feature in key supporting roles. This film was the Bollywood debut of Tamil Superstar Vikram. It was simultaneously released in Tamil as Raavanan with a slightly different cast, which was also dubbed into Telugu and other regional languages. The film's score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman. The film was released on 18 June 2010. Its premiere was held in London on 16 June 2010.
Harshdeep Kaur is an Indian Playback singer known for her Bollywood Hindi, Punjabi and Sufi songs. She is popularly known as "Sufi Ki Sultana" because of her soulful Sufi renditions. After winning the titles in two talent reality shows, Kaur established herself as a lead singer in Bollywood soundtracks. She was only 16 years old when her first ever Bollywood song "Sajna Mai Haari" released.
This is a discography of composer, record producer and multi-instrumentalist A. R. Rahman.
Delhi-6 is the soundtrack album to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 2009 film of the same name. A. R. Rahman scored the film, his second collaboration with Mehra after Rang De Basanti and Prasoon Joshi penned the lyrics. The music was released on 14 January 2009 at the Indian Idol 4 competition.
Neeti Mohan is an Indian playback singer. Born in Delhi, she was one of the winners of the Channel V's reality show Popstars, subsequently being chosen for Aasma, with other winners of the show. She rose to prominence after recording "Ishq Wala Love" from Student of the Year (2012), ultimately winning the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and was nominated for the Best Female Playback Singer for "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).
Rockstar is the soundtrack album, composed by A. R. Rahman, to the 2011 Hindi musical film of the same name, directed by Imtiaz Ali, and starring Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri in the lead roles. The film also stars Shammi Kapoor, who makes his last silver screen appearance in the film. The film is jointly produced by Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd and Eros International. The album features fourteen tracks, and was released on 30 September 2011 by T-Series to extremely positive critical reception and hysterical response from fans, grabbing nominations and numerous music awards held in the subsequent year. The entire album topped the iTunes world charts 2011 and continued its legacy until early 2012. The Indian Express has termed the film’s soundtrack 'A Milestone for Bollywood'.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan is a 2012 Indian romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra; written and produced by Aditya Chopra under their production banner, Yash Raj Films. It stars Shah Rukh Khan as Samar Anand, a bomb disposal expert whose diary falls into the hands of an intern played by Anushka Sharma. The diary recounts his time as a struggling immigrant in London, and later details his whirlwind romance with Meera Thapar, played by Katrina Kaif.
Highway is a 2014 Indian road drama film written and directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda. Screened in the Panorama section of the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival, the film released worldwide on 21 February 2014. The film is based on the episode of the same name from the Zee TV anthology series Rishtey, starring Aditya Srivastava and Kartika Rane, which was also written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. It tells the story of a girl who, for reasons later revealed, discovers freedom after being kidnapped. Upon release the film met with positive reviews, with Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda's performances praised by both audiences and critics alike.
Raanjhanaa is the soundtrack album, composed by A. R. Rahman of the 2013 Hindi film of the same name, directed by Anand L. Rai and starring Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol in the lead roles. The film is produced by Krishika Lulla under the banner Eros International. The lyrics of the original version were written by Irshad Kamil whereas the Tamil lyrics were written by poet Vairamuthu. The soundtrack album features nine original tracks. The music of the original version of the soundtrack was released on the co-branded record labels Sony Music and Eros Music on 11 June 2013 and the Tamil version on 24 June 2013.
Shashaa Tirupati is a National Award and Filmfare Award Winning Indo-Canadian playback singer, songwriter, motivational speaker, theatre actor and voice over artist of Indian origin. Singer of "The Humma Song", she has family roots in Kashmir, predominantly active in the Bollywood and South Indian music industries.
The acclaimed soundtrack of the film Lagaan was composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. There are six songs and two instrumental pieces in this film. Rahman incorporated several music styles and genres to create the soundtrack.
Tamasha is the soundtrack album, composed by A. R. Rahman with song lyrics by Irshad Kamil, to the 2015 Hindi film of the same name, directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. The album features nine tracks, and was released on 16 October 2015 by T-Series. The music in the film is narrative, in the form of impresarios, depicting emotions of the characters. The songs cover genres like European dance, bhangra, opera, Hindustani classical and dubstep apart from experimental fusion of genres.