Raghav Sachar

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Raghav Sachar
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Background information
Born (1981-07-24) 24 July 1981 (age 33)
India
Genres Pop, playback singing
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Music composer, Instrumentalist, musician
Years active 2003–present
Website www.raghavsacharmusic.com

Raghav Sachar (born 24 July 1981 in India) is an Indian singer[1] born to father, R. K. Sachar, and mother, Usha Sachar. He is the youngest of three children. He started playing his first instrument, the harmonica, at the age of four. Every year since then his parents have given him an instrument. Born into a family of music lovers, Raghav was interested in music from a very early age. He won the Best Drummer Award at the Pepsi Cornucopia contest in Delhi in 1994 besides being adjudged the best keyboard player at the BITS Pilani Festival. He also formed a band, Canzona, with some friends before proceeding to Monash Conservatory of Music, Melbourne in 2000 to study music.

Raghav studied at the Berklee College of Music, Boston.

It was during this time that Raghav traveled to countries in South East Asia including Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. He also gave solo concerts while visiting India and worked with Viva and Shubha Mudgal on albums apart from recording for jingles and film soundtracks. His crowning glory was being awarded the Golden Key Award and Earnest Award for academic excellence in 2000 and 2001 at Monash. Raghav now plays more than 32 instruments. The title song of his new album, Charming Lootera enjoyed success throughout India. His recent collaboration is with ZING for his creation of Om Jai Jagdish Hare – Remix, where he plays 9 instrumental voices.

Personal life[edit]

On 21 January Raghav married actress Amita Pathak in Mumbai.[2]

Albums[edit]

Album title Language Year
Raghav, For the First Time Hindi 2003
24 Carat Hindi 2005
Play It Loud Hindi 2007
Charming Lootera Hindi 2009
Dil ki zubaan Hindi 2011
Ishq Ki Subha Hindi 2012
Om Jay Laxmi Mata Hindi 2012
Khoya Khoya Hindi 2013
Gulabi Ankhen Hindi 2013
Yeh Ladka Haaye Allah(Ft.Neeti Mohan) Hindi 2014
"Raat Akeli Hai(Ft.Sophie Choudry)" Hindi 2014

Film soundtracks[edit]

Year Film Language Note(s)
2006 Kabul Express Hindi
2008 Sunday Hindi
2008 One Two Three Hindi
2008 Haal-e-dil Hindi
2009 Daddy Cool Hindi
2012 Bittoo Boss Hindi
2014 Sonali Cable Hindi

Filmography[edit]

Title Role Year Notes
Tum Milo Toh Sahi Tharki Rockstar 2010 Special Appearance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferguson, Tom (26 November 2005). "Global Pulse". Billboard. p. 56. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Notila, Angela (23 January 2014). "Raghav Sachar and Amita Pathak Tie the Knot in a Star Studded Wedding [PHOTOS]". International Business Times. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 

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