Eric Pillai

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Eric Pillai
Notable work
Mix of Aashiqui 2

Eric Pillai is an Indian sound engineer, mixing engineer and music producer. He is best known for his mix of Aashiqui 2 soundtrack for which he won GiMA Award for Best Recording Engineer.[1][2][3]

Early life and career[edit]

Pillai aspired to become a music producer and recording engineer since the age of 11. In 1999 he started working independently and in 2011 he built his own recording setup named as Future Sound of Bombay.[3]


Pillai won the GiMA Award for Best Rcording Engineer for his mix of the soundtrack of Aashiqui 2.[1][2] Pillai subsequently won International Indian Film Academy award, in the category of Best Recording Engineer for the song Galliyan.[4]

Year Award Song Film Category Result Ref.
2014 Mirchi Music Awards "Baby Doll" Ragini MMS 2 Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing) Nominated [5]
2015 "Sun Saathiya" ABCD 2 [6]
"Gerua" Dilwale
"Khamoshiyan" Khamoshiyan
2016 "Beat Pe Booty" A Flying Jatt [7]
2017 "Roke Na Ruke Naina" Badrinath Ki Dulhania [8]


  1. ^ a b "GiMA Awards 2014 : Who Won What?". Koimoi. 21 January 2014. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Film Music Nominations: 4th Gionne Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards 2014 Powered By Reliance 3G". GiMA. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Award winning Bollywood music producer Eric pillai chooses matrix".
  4. ^ "Shahid Kapoor's Haider wins big at iifa technical awards". Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards 2014". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  6. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  7. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  8. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-04-23.