Viju Shah

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Viju Shah (full name Vijay Kalyanji Shah Born 5 June 1959) is a music director of Hindi cinema.[1] He is the son of music director Kalyanji Virji Shah of composer duo Kalyanji Anandji.[2] He composed music for movies such as Vishwatama (1992), Mohra (1994), Tere Mere Sapne (1996) and Gupt (1997) for which got his second nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director and he won the 1998 Filmfare Award for Best Background Score for Gupt.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Sunanda Shah. He has three elder brothers Chandrakant, Ramesh, Dinesh and a younger brother Rajesh. He has a daughter pursuing Western Classical piano in the United States of America.[4]

Career[edit]

He started his music composing career in 1992 with the movie Vishwatama. His first breakthrough came two years later, in 1994 with Mohra. He composed many hit songs which included "Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast", "Tip Tip Barsa Pani". The music album went on to become the second most sold album of that year.[5] Since then he has composed for hit movies like Tere Mere Sapne, Gupt, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat.

Awards[edit]

Won

Nominated

  • 1996 - Best Music Director - Tere Mere Sapne
  • 1997 - Best Music Director - Gupt
  • 1992 - Best Music Director - Vishvatma
  • 1995 - Best Music Director - Raavan Raaj
  • 1990 - Best Background Score - Andaaz Apna Apna
  • 1993 - Best Background Score - Lootere

Filmography[edit]

Year Name Note(s)
1992 Vishwatama Debut film
Yalgaar
1994 Mohra Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1995 Ravan Raaj
1996 Tere Mere Sapne Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1997 Prithvi
Gupt Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Filmfare Award for Best Background Score
Aar Ya Paar
1998 Vinashak
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1999 Beti No. 1
2000 Bulandi
2001 Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
Hadh
Kasam
2002 Chhal
2003 Dhund
Diva
Kaise Kahoon Ke Pyaar Hai
Tujhe Meri Kasam
2004 Asambhav
2005 Shikhar
2006 Anjaan
Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota
2007 Victoria No. 203
Zamaanat Unreleased film

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