Amartya Bobo Rahut
Amartya Bobo Rahut
|Also known as||Amartya Rahut, Bobo|
|Born||11 May 1977|
Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India
Amartya Bobo Rahut (born 11 May 1977) is an Indian composer, record producer and singer based in Mumbai, India. Bobo has composed and produced music for films & albums such as, Drive, Tu Hai Mera Sunday, Aurangzeb, Uttarayan, Tumhari Sulu, Rewind – Nine Lost Stories, Om The Fusion Band, etc.
Bobo has also done music for over 2500 TV commercials, and he has worked for some of the biggest brands and campaigns including Godrej, ITC, McDonald's, Hero Motocorp, Bharti AXA, HDFC Bank, Max New York, Haywards, Kingfisher IPL, Kurkure, Mirinda, Thums Up etc. Bobo has to his credit, the bronze at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for his Levi's Slim Fit Commercial for best soundtrack. He also won the award for best soundtrack at Promax Awards for the MTV/Nickelodeon's ‘Jingle Bell – Bhangra Version’. Bobo has composed various signature tunes such as Colors TV's Flute Tune, BSNL's Signature Tune, Godrej's Whistle Mnemonic, Pepperfry's Brand Tune, etc.
After completing his schooling & higher education from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, Bobo has started his professional career as a guitar player in Kolkata in 1992 with some of the biggest acts at that time namely – Shiva, The Fifth Dimension, Cactus, Paras Pathor (founding member), Prakriti, Asteroids etc.
It was during the later part of those formative years, Bobo made up his mind about becoming a music composer because he felt that would give him the maximum release of expression towards his art & he knew he had to take his art to places. Bobo opted for finding a bigger canvas and he decided to shift base to Mumbai in the year 2001.
After going through an intense but supremely enriching phase of extreme struggle to get going and survive in one of the most competitive cities in the world as far as music and media are concerned. Bobo finally managed to establish himself as one of the premier music composer & record producer for the thriving advertising industry.
|2020||Jai Mummy Di||Dariyaganj||Siddhant Kaushal||Arijit Singh, Dhvani Bhanushali|
|Prem Pujari||Amit Mishra, Akasha Singh, Dev Arijit|
|22 Yards||Sanjheya||Nikhita Gandhi, Pradeep Sran|
|2017||Tu Hai Mera Sunday||Thodi Si Jagah||Milind Dhaimade||Arijit Singh|
|Tu Hai Mera Sunday||Shalmali Kholgade|
|Yeh Mera Mann||Ash King|
|Yeh Jo Pyaar Hai||Nandini Srikar|
|Tumhari Sulu||Farrata||Siddhant Kaushal||Armaan Malik, Aadityan, Arijit Dev, Tushar Joshi|
|2013||Aurangzeb||Barbaadiyaan||Puneet Sharma||Ram Sampath, Sasheh Aagha|
|2011||Rewind – Nine Lost Stories||Naina Tore||Neelesh Mishra||Shilpa Rao|
|Unka Khayal||Shilpa Rao, Neelesh Mishra|
|Yadon Ke Idiot Box Mein – 1||Shilpa Rao|
|Roobru||Shilpa Rao, Neelesh Mishra|
|Yadon Ke Idiot Box Mein – 2||Suraj Jagan|
|Dil Raffu||Shilpa Rao|
|Shayad||Suraj Jagan, Shilpa Rao|
|2005||Om – The Fusion Band||Son Chiraiya||Shriram Iyer|
|Samjhaun Kaise Mere|
|Man Ke Darpan Mein|
|2004||Uttarayan||Dhund Hote Shabd Saare||Kaustubh Savarkar||Ravindra Bijur|
|Raan Hai Uthle Uthle||Ravindra Sathe|
Awards and recognition
|Year||Ceremony||Category / Award||Work|
|2012||Promax Awards, India||Best Music Composition||Nickelodeon's ‘Jingle Bell – Bhangra Version’|
|2011||GiMA Awards||Best Non Film Music Debut||Rewind – Nine Lost Stories|
|2005||Zee Gaurav Awards||Best Music Album of the Year – Marathi||Uttarayan|
|2005||Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity||Bronze||Levi's Slim Fit Commercial|
- "Tumhari Sulu music review: Will win you over with its sweetness". Times Now. 24 November 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "'Thodi Si Jagah': A motivational track giving you passion goals". radioandmusic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Bsnl Music Director Amartya Rahut Bobo". The Times of India. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "He deos gets women to #ShowMenSomeLove on Men's Day, with a song and dance". Campaign India. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "Every song is like an exam result". Hindustan Times. 13 May 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "City boy gets his tune turn". The Telegraph. 4 September 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "'Dhoondlo', a soulful song from 'Tu Hai Mera Sunday'". Radio & Music. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "Amartya Rahut: A Rendezvous". Music Aloud. 14 February 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2019.