Ajit Varman

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Ajit Varman
Birth name Ajit Singh Varman
Born (1947-03-26)26 March 1947
Origin Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died 15 December 2016(2016-12-15) (aged 69)
Occupation(s) Music Director
Years active 1975- 2016

Ajit Singh Varman (Hindi: अजीत वर्मन; 26 March 1947 – 15 December 2016[1]), sometimes also credited as Ajit Verman, was an Indian film music composer.[2] He started his career in the 1960s as a musician for the likes of Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Pankaj Mullick and Salil Chowdhury in Calcutta (now Kolkata) as well as Shankar Jaikishan and Laxmikant Pyarelal in the 1970s in Mumbai (then Bombay) till 1975 when he decided to make the transition to full-time music direction.

He work on Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh (1980), Vijeta (1982) and Ardh Satya (1983), besides two of Mahesh Bhatt's early classics Saaransh (1984) and Janam (1985).[3][4]



  1. ^ "Composer of '80s melodies Ajit Varman passes away". Times of India. 16 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Saraansh Movie Review". Planet Bollywood. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Banerjee 2013, p. 10.
  4. ^ Wright 1991, p. 179.


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