Arko Pravo Mukherjee

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Arko Pravo Mukherjee
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Arko Pravo Mukherjee
Background information
Birth nameArko Pravo Mukherjee
Born (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 36)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
GenresBengali modern
Occupation(s)
  • Music composer
  • singer-songwriter
Years active2012–present
Websitehttp://www.arkoworld.com/

Arko Pravo Mukherjee is an Indian singer-songwriter working in the Bollywood film industry since 2012. Jism 2 was his debut film as a music composer and lyricist.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]He is also known for singing several Bengali and Nepali music.

Early life[edit]

Arko Pravo Mukherjee was born on 19 May 1983 to Dr. Apurba Kumar Mukherjee and Mahasweta Mukherjee in Kolkata, West Bengal. He attended school at Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata. Arko graduated with MBBS in 2007 from Burdwan Medical College. He completed his internship at Calcutta Medical College and then in 2008 he shifted to Mumbai to pursue a career in Bollywood film industry as a music director, singer songwriter.[13][14][15][16]

Filmography[edit]

Hindi filmography[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Name/Album Song Singer(s) Notes
2012 Jism 2[17] Abhi Abhi (Male) KK
Yeh Jism Hai Toh Kya[18] Ali Azmat
Maula
Abhi Abhi (Duet) KK, Akriti Kakar, Shreya Ghoshal
2014 Yaariyan[19] Allah Waariyan Shafqat Amanat Ali
Zor Lagaake Haisha Vishal Dadlani
Hate Story 2 Aaj Phir Tumpe Pyaar Aaya Hai Arijit Singh, Samira Koppikar
Tamanchey Dildara Sonu Nigam
Dildara (Reprise) Arko
The Shaukeens[20] Meherbani[21][22] Jubin Nautiyal
2015 Kuch Kuch Locha Hai Pani Wala Dance Ikka, Shraddha Pandit
Aao Na Ankit Tiwari, Shraddha Pandit
Bhaag Johnny Iss Qadar Pyar Hai[23] Ankit Tiwari
Jazbaa Kahaaniya[24] Nilofer Wani
Jaane Tere Shehar Vipin Aneja
2016 Kapoor & Sons[25][26] Saathi Rey Arko[27]
Rustom Tere Sang Yaara Atif Aslam[28]
Tere Bin Yaara Arko
Baar Baar Dekho Dariya
Tum Bin II Dil Nawaziyaan Arko, Payal Dev Composed by Ankit Tiwari
2017 Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana Rishta Arko, Ankit Tiwari
Dobaara: See Your Evil Kaari Kaari Arko, Asees Kaur
Humdard Jyotica Tangri
Sweetiee Weds NRI O Saathiya Armaan Malik, Prakriti Kakar, Arko
Bareilly Ki Barfi Nazm Nazm Arko
Nazm Nazm (2nd Version) Ayushmann Khurrana
Nazm Nazm (Female Version) Sumedha Karmahe
Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana Jogi Yasser Desai, Aakanksha Sharma
Jogi (Male) Shafqat Amanat Ali
Jogi (Female) Akanksha Sharma
2018 Hate Story 4 Boond Boond Jubin Nautiyal, Neeti Mohan
Baaghi 2 O Saathi Atif Aslam, Payal Dev
Daas Dev Rangdaari Arko & Navraj Hans
Gold Naino Ne Bandhi Yasser Desai
Naino Ne Bandhi (Female) Akanksha Sharma
Bolte Pari Ni Arko Bengali
Satyameva Jayate Paaniyon Sa Arko, Tulsi Kumar
Jack and Dil Chuski Arko, Sonu Kakkar
Tina & Lolo Tension Wali Raat Neha Kakkar, Farhad Bhiwandiwala
2019 Kesari Teri Mitti B Praak
Teri Mitti (Female) Parineeti Chopra
Blank Ali Ali B Praak, Arko
Ali Ali (Reprise) Navraj Hans
Fastey Fasaatey dagger Savera Arko
Tadka dagger TBA TBA
The Body "Aaina" Tulsi Kumar,Arko Pravo Mukherjee,Neha Kakkar
"Khuda Haafiz" Arijit Singh

Bengali filmography[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Name/Album Song Singer(s) Composer Notes
2019 Shesh Theke Shuru Mon Aamar Arko Himself
Madhubala Akriti Kakar & Tanmoy Saadhak
Allah Aamar Arko
Mon Aamar (Revamped Version) Arko
Shantilal O Projapoti Rohoshyo Shomoy Arko
Parineeta Tomake (তোমাকে) (Female) Shreya Ghoshal
Shei Tumi (সেই তুমি) Arko
Tomake (তোমাকে) (Male) Arko

Telugu filmography[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Name Song Singer(s) Notes
2018 Lover What A Ammayi Sonu Nigam

Album(s)[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year(s) Alum Name(s) Song(s) Co-Singer(s) Composer(s) Language(s)
2015 Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog "Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog" single Tulsi Kumar Original: Bhushan Dua, Nadeem-Shravan, Recreated by: Arko Hindi
2018 Bepanah "Bepanah" Tina Kundalia, Arko Rishabh Shrivastava Hindi
2019 Oriplast Originals "Baundule (বাউন্ডুলে)" Shaan, Arko Arko Bengali
"Bola Jaye Na (বলা যায় না)" Akriti Kakar, Arko
Akhbaar "Akhbaar" Arko Hindi

In 2012, Arko debuted as a music composer in Jism 2. He composed 4 songs for it. In 2014, he composed 2 songs for Yaariyan for which he earned a nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Music Director along with Pritam, Mithoon, Yo Yo Honey Singh & Anupam Amod. In the same year, he composed songs for Hate Story 2, Tamanchey & The Shaukeens. In 2015, he composed for Kuch Kuch Locha Hai, Bhaag Johnny, Jazbaa & a single. In 2016, he composed a song for Kapoor & Sons & Baar Baar Dekho. He also composed 2 songs for Rustom. He earned another nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for Kapoor & Sons along with Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Tanishk Bagchi, Benny Dayal & Nucleya. In 2017, he composed for Sweetiee Weds NRI, Dobaara: See Your Evil, Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana, Bareilly Ki Barfi & a single titled 'Aainda'. He received his third nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for Bareilly Ki Barfi along with Tanishk Bagchi, Samira Koppikar, Vayu & Sameer Uddin. He also earned a nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Lyrics for the same film. In 2018, Arko composed a song for Hate Story 4. He also composed a song for Baaghi 2. He will compose for Gold, Satyamev Jayate.

Arko Pravo Mukherjee rendered his voice as the playback singer for the first time in 'Saathi Re' for Kapoor & Sons[29] following Rustom , Baar Baar Dekho, Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana , Tum Bin II, Sweetiee Weds NRI, Dobaara: See Your Evil, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Daas Dev & a single titled 'Aainda'.

Non-film songs[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year(s) Song(s) Singer(s) Language(s)
2019 Shukriya Arko Hindi
2019 Baarishein Atif Aslam
2019 Akhbaar Arko Pravo Mukherjee
2017 Aainda[30][31] Arko Pravo Mukherjee
Salaam-e-Ishq[32][33] Producer/Remixer – DJ Shilpi Sharma,
Male vocalist -Arko Pravo Mukherjee
Female vocalist – Jasmine
Reeva[34] Arko Pravo Mukherjee
2015 Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog[35] Tulsi Kumar
2013 Maa[36] Arko Pravo Mukherjee Bengali
2011 Mira (Hindi Album)[37] Arko Pravo Mukherjee & Dev(Bishwadeb Bhaumik) Hindi

Arko Pravo Mukherjee is planning to record an English album in Los Angeles soon.[38] His song 'Reeva' has become the No.1 Break Out Song for the Billboard Dance Club 50 Charts.As per the 1 April reports, the track entered the Billboard Dance 50 Charts at Number 49.[39]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Nominations

Aaj Phir Tum Pe – Hate Story 2

  • Nominated Best Singer Debut – Saathi Re ( Kapoor & Son's )
  • Nominated Filmfare Best Music Director- Saathi Re ( Kapoor & Son's )
  • Awarded TIFFA – Best Music Director ( Song Of the Year – Tere Sang yaara )
  • Awarded Platinum Disc – Mirchi Top 20 ( Tere Sang Yaara )


AWARDS

  • Won STAR SCREEN Awards as Best Music Composer for Movie 'YAARIYAN' alongside Pritam, Mithoon, Yo Yo Honey Singh

Notable achievements[edit]

  • Arko is the First Indian who was featured on The Billboard Charts List. Arko's Latest English single Reeva was the 45th song on the Billboard Dance Club top 50 Charts.[40][41][42][43][44]
  • Awarded as the Prominent Bengali of the year 2016 – Awarded by Indian Oil Corporation & Ebela Tabloid (ABP Group)
  • Best Music Director Award for the song 'Tere Sang Yaara' from the film Rustom (Zee ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2016)
  • Singers who have made their debut for Arko in Bollywood

– Samira Koppikar, Jubin Nautiyal, Nilofer Wani, Neha Pandey, Yasser Desai & B-Praak

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Jism 2' songs are not copied, says composer". IBN Live. 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Arko to compose music for 'Jism 2'". The Times of India. 17 April 2012.
  3. ^ "New Prescription Arko Pravo Mukherjee to compose music for Jism 2". India Today. 28 April 2012.
  4. ^ "A quick four with Arko Pravo Mukherjee". Deccan Chronicle. 1 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Arko Pravo Mukherjee sings an EDM number". The Indian Express. 7 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Tips Music signs Arko Pravo Mukherjee for ten songs of their upcoming films". Radio And Music. 10 February 2015.
  7. ^ "On a high note: Arko Pravo Mukherjee". The Indian Express. 13 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Item songs don't work anymore: Dr Arko Pravo Mukherjee". The Times of India. 8 August 2012.
  9. ^ "Signing A Deal". Box Office India. 7 February 2015. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
  10. ^ "Nothing works beyond Bollywood, says 'Aaj Phir Tum Pe' singer Arko". Hindustan Times. 28 November 2014.
  11. ^ "2014 Rewind: Bollywood musicians pick their favourite songs of the year". MidDay. 29 December 2014.
  12. ^ "Music Review: 'Jism 2' has wonderful tracks". IBN Live. 14 July 2012.
  13. ^ "MEET DR DO MORE OF MUSIC". Daily Pioneer. 4 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Rising Arko Pravo sets solid foot in Bollywood". The Asian Age. 9 December 2014. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015.
  15. ^ "A quick four with Arko Pravo". The Asian Age. 2 December 2014. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015.
  16. ^ "Melody matters". The Asian Age. 2 November 2015.
  17. ^ "Made in Calcutta: A DBPC boy has scored the soundtrack. Meet Arko Pravo Mukherjee". The Telegraph. 14 July 2012.
  18. ^ ""Yeh Jism' is very close to my heart" – Dr.Arko Pravo Mukherjee". Bollywood Hungama. 3 August 2012.
  19. ^ "I don't mind being part of a multi- composer movie: Arko Pravo Mukherjee". The Times of India. 27 December 2013.
  20. ^ "The Shaukeens : On a Song – What started in the studio ended at a party". The Times of India. 23 October 2014.
  21. ^ "Arko Pravo Mukherjee: 'Meherbani' was completed in a couple of days". Radio And Music. 5 November 2014.
  22. ^ "WHAT STARTED IN THE STUDIO ENDED AT A PARTY". Mumbai Mirror. 23 October 2014.
  23. ^ "Arko Pravo Mukherjee composes 'Iss Qadar Pyar Hai' for 'Bhaag Johnny'". Radio And Music. 2 September 2015.
  24. ^ "Why 'Kahaaniyaan' from 'Jazbaa' will end speculations on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's fitness!". Dna India. 15 September 2015.
  25. ^ "Composer Arko Mukherjee on turning singer for two Dharma Productions films, Kapoor & Sons and Baar Baar Dekho". Boxoffice India. 12 March 2016. Archived from the original on 13 November 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  26. ^ "Music Review: 'Kapoor & Sons'". The Times of India. 11 March 2016.
  27. ^ "Composer Arko Mukherjee raises the pitch with 'Kapoor & Sons'". scroll.in. 10 March 2016.
  28. ^ "TERE SANG YAARA LYRICS – Rustom | Atif Aslam". 6 July 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  29. ^ "It's not always been my call: Composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee on turning singer only now". Daily News and Analysis. 9 April 2016.
  30. ^ "Riteish Deshmukh makes debut in pop world with Arko Pravo Mukherjee's song Aainda. See photos". 10 August 2017.
  31. ^ "Madalina Bellariu to feature in Arko Pravo Mukherji's pop song 'AAINDA' – Times of India".
  32. ^ "Launch of single Salaam-E-Ishq by Dj & Actor Shilpi Sharma and Arko – Media Infoline". 20 July 2017.
  33. ^ "Salaam-e-Ishq – Arko & DJ Shilpi Sharma I Jasmine Sandlas – listen and download music videos from Saregama".
  34. ^ "Arko's New Song 'Reeva' Features on Billboard Dance Club Chart". news18.com. 3 April 2017.
  35. ^ "Tulsi Kumar-Arko Pravo Mukherjee collaborate for Khushali Kumar's next". India Blooms. 10 October 2015.
  36. ^ "A Melodious Mother's Day Tribute From Arko Pravo Mukherjee". koimoi. 12 May 2013.
  37. ^ "The songwriter duo Arko & Dev is a UFO in the sky of Indipop". Artist Trove. 25 September 2011.
  38. ^ "Arko Pravo Mukherjee keen to record English album". The Indian Express. 13 March 2016.
  39. ^ "Most Viewed Business News Articles, Top News Articles". The Economic Times.
  40. ^ "Arko Is The First Indian on the Billboard Charts List!". festivalsherpa.com. 10 April 2017.
  41. ^ "Indian singer Arko features on Billboard Charts". Business Standard. IANS. 3 April 2017.
  42. ^ "Here's why singer Arko is the man on the Billboard". India Today.
  43. ^ "Indian singer Arko features on Billboard Charts".
  44. ^ http://t2online.com/lifestyle/indian-singer-arko-features-on-billboard-top-50/cid/1.70738M/[permanent dead link]

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