Amitabh Bhattacharya

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Not to be confused with Amitabh Bhattacharjee.
Amitabh Bhattacharya
Amitabh Bhattacharya at the Agneepath music launch
Amitabh Bhattacharya at the Agneepath music launch
Born Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Occupation Lyricist, singer

Amitabh Bhattacharya is an Indian lyricist and playback singer who works in Bollywood films. He shot to fame with the film Dev.D. The song "Emotional Attyachar" from the movie was an instant hit.[1] He has been continuously writing lyrics for a variety of Bollywood movies since then and has also sung a few of them. Bhattacharya has also maintained a close association with Amit Trivedi since their first film Aamir. He has written the lyrics or sang for most of the film albums composed by the latter. His lyrics have been variously described as "frillfree"[2] and "smartly worded".[3]

Filmography[edit]

Source:[4]

As lyricist[edit]

Year Film Composer Notes
2008 Aamir Amit Trivedi
2009 Acid Factory Shamir TandonManasi ScottGourov DasguptaBappi LahiriRanjit Barot
2009 99 Ashutosh Pathak and Shamir Tandon
2009 Dev D Amit Trivedi
2010 Chance Pe Dance Adnan SamiKen GhoshSandeep Shirodkar One Song
2010 Housefull Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Two Songs
2010 Udaan Amit Trivedi
2010 Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai Pritam One Song
2010 Anjaana Anjaani Vishal-Shekhar One Song
2010 Band Baaja Baaraat Salim-Sulaiman
2011 No One Killed Jessica Amit Trivedi
2011 Thank You Pritam Two Songs
2011 I Am Amit Trivedi National Award: Best Lyrics
2011 Luv Ka The End Ram Sampath
2011 Ready Pritam One Song
2011 Delhi Belly Ram Sampath Three Songs
2011 Chillar Party Amit Trivedi One Song
2011 Always Kabhi Kabhi Pritam One Song
2011 My Friend Pinto Ajay-Atul
2011 Aazaan Salim-Sulaiman
2011 Ladies V/S Ricky Bahl Salim-Sulaiman
2011 Pappu Can't Dance Saala Malhar
2012 Agneepath Ajay-Atul IIFA Award for Best Lyrics
2012 Ek Main aur Ekk Tu Amit Trivedi
2012 Agent Vinod Pritam
2012 Ferrari Ki Sawaari Pritam Two Songs
2012 Cocktail Pritam One song
2012 Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi Jeet Ganguly
2012 Barfi! Pritam One song
2012 Heroine Salim-Sulaiman
2012 Aiyyaa Amit Trivedi
2013 Bombay Talkies Amit Trivedi Three Songs
2013 Go Goa Gone Sachin-Jigar Two songs
2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Pritam
2013 Ghanchakkar Amit Trivedi
2013 Lootera Amit Trivedi
2013 Chennai Express Vishal-Shekhar
2013 Rabba Main Kya Karoon Salim-Sulaiman Three Songs
2013 Phata Poster Nikla Hero Pritam Chakraborty Two Songs
2013 Dhoom 3 Pritam Chakraborty One Song
2014 Mr Joe B. Carvalho Amartya Rahut One Song
2014 Yaariyan Pritam Chakraborty One Song
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Vishal-Shekhar
2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects Pritam Chakraborty
2014 Darr @ the Mall Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2014 One By Two Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2014 2 States Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2014 Lekar Hum Deewana Dil A. R. Rahman
2015 Bombay Velvet Amit Trivedi Upcoming

As playback singer[edit]

Year Film Composer Song Director/producer
2008 Aamir Amit Trivedi Ek Lau, Ha Raham
2009 Wake Up Sid Amit Trivedi Iktara "Ayan Mukerji"
2010 Band Baaja Baaraat Salim-Sulaiman Mitra
2010 Udaan Amit Trivedi Geet, Aazadiyan
2010 Admissions Open Amit Trivedi Dariya Ubale, Aasman Ke Paar
2010 Housefull Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Loser
2010 Fast Forward Aankhon ki Baat
2011 No One Killed Jessica Amit Trivedi Dua
2012 Agent Vinod Pritam Pungi
2012 Aiyyaa Amit Trivedi What to do Anurag Kashyap Production
2013 Lootera Amit Trivedi Ankahee, Manmarziyan, Shikayatein, Monta Re Phantom Films Production
2013 Chennai Express Vishal-Shekhar Tera Rasta Chhodun Na Red Chillies
2014 2 States Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Offo Dharma Productions
2014 Happy Ending (film) Sachin-Jigar Paaji Tussi Such a Pussy Cat Illuminati Films

Awards[edit]

National Film Award for Best Lyrics, for I Am

References[edit]

  1. ^ For eight years, I was a nobody: Amitabh Bhattacharya – The Times of India
  2. ^ Pillai, Pooja (9 July 2010). "A new hope". Express. Retrieved 3 July 2011. [dead link]
  3. ^ Abraham, Letty Mariam (19 May 2011). "'DK Bose' writer Amitabh: bard of the absurd?". IBN. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Amitabh Bhattacharya : Filmography and Profile". Bollywoodhungama.com. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 

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