Amartya Bobo Rahut

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Amartya Bobo Rahut
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Background information
Also known asAmartya Rahut, Bobo
Born (1977-05-11) 11 May 1977 (age 42)
Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India
Genres
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsGuitar, Keyboard
Years active2001–present
Websiteamartyarahut.com

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.[1][2]

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.[3]

He is currently composing music for TV commercials and a few upcoming bollywood film projects.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

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.[6]

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.[7]

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.[8]

Discography[edit]

Year Film(s) Track(s) Lyricist(s) Singer(s)
2020 Jai Mummy Di Dariyaganj Siddhant Kaushal Arijit Singh, Dhvani Bhanushali
2019 Drive Karma Sukriti Kakkar
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
Dhondlo
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
Barbaadi Mohan Kanan
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
Aangan Suraj Jagan
Maazi
2005 Om – The Fusion Band Son Chiraiya Shriram Iyer
Piya
Tum Tana
Maula
Mohana
Baadal
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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tumhari Sulu music review: Will win you over with its sweetness". Times Now. 24 November 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  2. ^ "'Thodi Si Jagah': A motivational track giving you passion goals". radioandmusic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Bsnl Music Director Amartya Rahut Bobo". The Times of India. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  4. ^ "He deos gets women to #ShowMenSomeLove on Men's Day, with a song and dance". Campaign India. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Every song is like an exam result". Hindustan Times. 13 May 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  6. ^ "City boy gets his tune turn". The Telegraph. 4 September 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  7. ^ "'Dhoondlo', a soulful song from 'Tu Hai Mera Sunday'". Radio & Music. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Amartya Rahut: A Rendezvous". Music Aloud. 14 February 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2019.

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