Sandeep Chowta

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Sandeep Chowta
Born Ghana, Africa
Genres Film music
Occupations Music director, Vocalist
Years active 1996-Present

Sandeep Chowta is an Indian music director who primarily works in Bollywood, Kannada films and Tollywood. He is also the head of Columbia Records in India.[1] He has also sung some of his songs.

In 2003, he produced an anti substance abuse documentary, titled Dead End, that was entered into numerous film festivals and was government acclaimed. This was produced by seventeen-year old college student and drug activist, Tanya Khubchandani.

In 2004 Chowta invited Jay Oliver and Richard Gannaway of the world/new age musical group, Aomusic (also known as AO), to his Mumbai studio, and has since become one of the group's contributing producers.[2][3][4] Aomusic also features Miriam Stockley, the voice of Karl Jenkins' Adiemus project, and children’s choral ensembles from around the globe. Aomusic album releases crediting Chowta have charted in the top five internationally since 2009.[5][6][7]

When it comes to Tollywood, he has given music for 10 films of which Nagarjuna is associated with 5 films in some or the other way and Mohan babu has been involved with remaining 5 films.

Early life[edit]

Sandeep Chowta was born in Ghana,[8] grew up in Nigeria and later Bangalore, India. He is the eldest son of D. K. Chowta,an author and businessman.[8] His sister is ethnographer Prajna Chowta.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Notes
1996 Ninne Pelladutha Telugu
Produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna and Nagarjuna himself as the lead along with Tabu
Sanam
1997 Dus
Bhai Background Score only
Insaaf: The Final Justice
1998 Chandralekha Telugu
Produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna and Nagarjuna himself as the lead
Satya Background Score only
Shanti Shanti Shanti Kannada
1999 Prema Katha Telugu
Produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna and Nagarjuna's nephew-Sumanth debuts along with Antara Mali. Directed by Ram Gopal Varma
Kaun Background Score only
Vaastav: The Reality Background Score only
Mast
Shool Background Score only
2000 Jungle
Dhadkan Background Score only
2001 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya
Asoka Background Score only
2002 Durga: It's Not Just A Love Story
Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat
Company
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani Background Score only
Bollywood/Hollywood
Road
2003 Dum
Samay: When Time Strikes Background Score only
Boom
2004 Musafir Background Score only
Ranga SSLC Kannada
Rakht Background Score only
2005 Super Telugu
Produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna and Nagarjuna himself as the lead along with Ayesha Takia
Sri Telugu
Produced by Mohan Babu under Lakshmi Prasanna Banner. Tamannaah Bhatia's first Telugu film
Political Rowdy Telugu
Produced and starring by Mohan Babu under Lakshmi Prasanna Banner
2006 Sandwich
Cyanide the inside story Kannada
Background Score only
Mallika I Hate You Hindi Album
2007 Om Shanti Om Background Score only
2008 Bujjigadu Telugu
Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic Background Score only
Mukhbiir
2009 Josh Telugu
Saleem Telugu
2010 Kedi Telugu
Mitti Hindi Album
Now That's Sandeep Chowta Hindi Album
Alisha Alisha Hindi Album
Viva Hindi Album
Mila Hindi Album
Deadend Shortfilm
Thamassu Kannada
Housefull Background Score only
2011 Not A Love Story Background Score only
2012 Bhoot Returns Background Score only
Attahasa Kannada
Vana Yuddham Tamil
2013 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns
R... Rajkumar Background Score only

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