Jeet Gannguli

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Jeet Gannguli
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Jeet Gannguli (left) at Aashiqui 2 music concert
Background information
Birth name Chandrajeet Ganguly
Born Mumbai, India
Occupation(s) Music director, singer
Years active 2001–present

Jeet Gannguli (born Chandrajeet Ganguly Bengali: চন্দ্রজিৎ গাঙ্গুলী), popularly known as Jeet,[1] is a music composer and singer of Bengali and Hindi movies.[2] He is a good friend and follower of Premson. Born in a distinguished family with a rich cultural heritage in Kolkata, Jeet Gannguli was initiated into the world of music at the age of three. Jeet was a student of Baranagar Ramkrishna mission from where he completed his schooling. Later he finished his graduation from Calcutta university. Jeet is trained in Indian classical music under the guidance of his guru and father- Kali Ganguly and his pisima (father's sister) Shibani Roychowdhury. Kali Ganguly was a well-known musician of Calcutta. On the other hand, his bond with Western Classical, Jazz and Rock was shaped and nurtured by the famous Jazz guru and Guitarist- Karlton Kitto. Absorbing the best of these two streams of music, Jeet today is a successful music director in Bollywood, scoring music for films, with the unbeatable combination of melody and new age sounds.

Jeet got his first break when Sanjay Gadhvi was signed on to direct Tere Liye and he, in turn, signed on his friends Jeet and Pritam as music composers. In 2002 Yash Raj Films signed Gadhvi up to direct Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, for which the Jeet-Pritam duo composed the music.

After the duo parted ways, Jeet has started scoring music for Hindi and Bengali films, TV serials and jingles.

Filmography[edit]

Key
films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released

Bengali[edit]

Year Film Other Notes
2004 Premi Debut in Tollywood as Jeet Ganguly
Bandhan
2005 Yuddho
Shubhodrishti
2006 Hero
Eri Naam Prem
Ghatak
Nayak
Priyotoma
Refugee
MLA Fatakeshto
2007 I Love You
Tiger
Minister Fatakeshto
2008 Lal Kalo Animation Film
Premer Kahini
Love
Chirodini Tumi Je Amar
Mon Mane Na
2009 Saat Paake Bandha
Jackpot
Challenge
Poran Jaye Jolia Re
Keno Kichu Kotha Bolo Naa
Prem Aamar
2010 Thana Theke Aschi
Bolo Na Tumi Aamar
Target: The Final Mission
Amanush
Dui Prithibi
Mon Je Kore Uru Uru
Sedin Dekha Hoyechilo
Kellafate
2011 Paglu
Bhorer Alo
Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re
Romeo
System
2012 100% Love
Le Halua Le
Jaaneman
Awara
Paglu 2
Ekla Akash
Challenge 2
Bapi Bari Jaa
2013 Rocky
Boss: Born to Rule
Rangbaaz
2014 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2
Game
Arundhati
Bachchan
2015 Herogiri
Gangster

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Others Notes
2005 Nishaan - The Target
2008 Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang Animation Film
2009 Morning Walk
2010 Mumbai Cutting
2012 Blood Money
Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi
Raaz 3
2013 Aashiqui 2 FilmFare Awards for Best Music Director
2014 Youngistaan
CityLights
Singham Returns
2015 Alone
Khamoshiyan
Mr. X
Phir Se...
Hamari Adhuri Kahani
Welcome to Karachi
Ishqedarriyaan
Ishq Junoon
Junooniyat
Hate Story 3

Awards[edit]

Bengali Cinema Awards[edit]

Year Film Award Category
2006 Yuddho Filmfare Awards East Best Music Director
2006 Shubhodrishti Anandalok Awards Best Music Director
2007 MLA Fatakeshto Tele Cine Awards Best Music Director
2008 Minister Fatakeshto Tele Cine Awards Best Music Director
2009 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar Anandalok Award Best Music Director
2010 Challenge Anandalok Award Best Music Director
2010 Poran Jaye Jolia Re Star Jalsa Entertainment Award Best Music Director
2013 Bapi Bari Jaa Tele Cine Awards Best Music Director
2014 Boss: Born to Rule Kalakar Award Best Music Director
2014 Boss: Born to Rule Mirchi Music Awards Bangla Best Music Director
2014 Rangbaaz Zee Bangla Gaurav Samman Award Best Music Director

Hindi Cinema Awards[edit]

Year Film Award Category
2009 Morning Walk Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Music Director
2014 Aashiqui 2 Filmfare Awards Best Music Director
2014 Aashiqui 2 GiMA Awards Best Music Director
2014 Aashiqui 2 Zee Cine Awards Best Music Director
2014 Aashiqui 2 IIFA Awards Best Music Director

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composer Jeet Ganguly made a comeback in Bollywood". Ibnlive. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Music Composer Jeet Ganguly". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 

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