JAM8

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JAM8
Genres
Years active 2016–present
Labels
Associated acts Pritam
Members
  • Kaushik-Akash-Guddu
  • Tushar Joshi
  • Aheer

JAM8 is a musical platform founded by Indian superhit music composer/director Pritam. Pritam is the man who gave India numerous hits after hits & after been in industry for almost 2 decade, he came up with the idea of a platform as his responsibility, which allows upcoming talented musicians to have the facilities to nourish their talents, get work & flourish themselve to hold the future of bollywood music industry very strongly to maintain the benchmark of bollywood music set by numerous legends. Pritam himself with his whole team supervise this young talents & sometime these young musicians are part of Pritam's musical projects. The platform aims at nurturing and honing new musical talent and giving them a platform to work in mainstream Indian music.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

On 9 April 2016, music composer and director Pritam announced JAM8 on Twitter. He wrote: "Just announced J.A.M 8 (Just About Music) with Kaushik-Akash, who are the first artists of my A&R Music Production platform."

Their first work in mainstream Indian music was the 1920 London soundtrack, which released in 2016. They were one of the composers for the soundtrack of the film Raees in 2017. Their composition "Zaalima" was a huge hit from this album. They continued their works in Bollywood composing for the films like Behen Hogi Teri, Raabta, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, Race 3, Loveratri etc. They also worked in Telugu film Touch Chesi Chudu and Bengali films like Crisscross, Villain.

Discography[edit]

Soundtracks[edit]

Hindi Soundtracks[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Songs Singer(s) Lyrics Notes
2016 1920: London "Gumnaam Hai Koi" Kaushik-Akash for JAM8 Jubin Nautiyal, Antara Mitra Kunaal Verma Along with Sharib Sabri, Toshi Sabri (debut film)
"Aafreen" Kaushik-Akash for JAM8 KK, Antara Mitra Prashant Ingole
"Aafreen (2nd version)" Kaushik-Akash for JAM8 Sreeram, Antara Mitra
2017 Raees "Zaalima" Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur Amitabh Bhattacharya Along with Kalyanji–Anandji, Ram Sampath, OmGrown
"Zaalima (Remix)" Sreeram
"Dhingana" Aheer for JAM8, OmGrown Mika Singh Mayur Puri
"Saanson Ke" Aheer for JAM8 KK Manoj Yadav
"Saanson Ke (Reprise)" Aheer for JAM8 Javed Ali
Behen Hogi Teri "Tera Hoke Rahoon" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Arijit Singh Bipin Das Along with R.D. Burman, Rishi Rich, Yash Narvekar, Jaidev Kumar, Amjad-Nadeem
Raabta "Lambiyaan Si Judaiyaan" Arijit Singh, Shadab Faridi, Altamash Faridi Amitabh Bhattacharya Along with Pritam, Sohrabuddin, Sourav Roy
"Darasal" Atif Aslam Irshad Kamil
Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana "Main Hoon Saath Tere" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Arijit Singh Shakeel Azmi, Kunaal Verma Along with Arko, Zain-Saim-Raees, Rashid Khan, Anand Raj Anand
"Main Hoon Saath There (Shivangi Bhayana version)" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Shivangi Bhayana
2018 Race 3 "Allah Duhai Hai" Tushar Joshi for JAM8 Amit Mishra, Sreerama, Jonita Gandhi, Raja Kumari Shabbir Ahmed, Raja Kumari Along with Pritam, Meet Bros, Vishal Mishra, Vicky Raja, Hardik Acharya, Shivay Vyas, Ali Jacko, Gurinder Seagal
Loveyatri "Loveyatri Title Track" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Divya Kumar, Harjot Kaur, Ana Rehman Niren Bhatt Along with Tanishk Bagchi, DJ Chetas-Lijo George
Badhaai Ho "Sajan Bade Senti" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Dev Negi, Harjot Kaur Vayu Along with Tanishk Bagchi, Rochak Kohli and Sunny Bawra-Inder Bawra

Non-Hindi Soundtracks[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Songs Language Singer(s) Lyrics Notes
2018 Touch Chesi Chudu "Touch Chesi Chudu Title Song" Marc D Muse for JAM8 Telugu Brijesh Shandilya, Sreeram Chandra Bose Debut film (Solo composer)
"Raaye Raaye" Marc D Muse for JAM8 Nakash Aziz, Madhu Priya Kasarla Shyam
"Manasa" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan Rehman
"Rang Barse" Kaushik-Akash-Guddu (KAG) for JAM8 Akashdeep Sengupta
"Pushpa" Ashish Pandit for JAM8 Nakash Aziz, DJ Smash Guy
Crisscross "Duniya" Subhadeep Mitra for JAM8 Bengali Nikhita Gandhi Smaranjit Chakraborty
"Momer Shohor" Keeran for JAM8 Tushar Joshi
"Aalo Chaya" Shubham Shirule for JAM8 Armaan Malik
"Bari Phire Aye" Swastika & Sagnik for JAM8 Nikhita Gandhi Prasen
Villain "Bholey Baba Paar Karega" Subhadeep Mitra for JAM8 Badshah and Nikhita Gandhi Sanjeev Tiwari Along with Amlan Chakraborty, Dev Sen
"Shundori Komola" Subhadeep Mitra for JAM8 Armaan Malik and Antara Mitra

Overview[edit]

During the launch, Pritam said, “I had this plan long back, but could not execute it as I had no time and no one to manage it. Now, there is a team to do so, and I have some time to mentor them as I have limited assignments.”[1][2][3]

“JAM8 is a platform for newcomer composers. We hunt for them from all corners and want to push their music into the mainstream, as the industry is open to multiple composers for a film now.”[1][2][3]

Accolades[edit]

Award Ceremony Category Nominated work Result Ref.(s)
10th Mirchi Music Awards Album of The Year Raabta Nominated [4][5]
Upcoming Music Composer of The Year "Zaalima" from Raees Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Pritams music venture launched with shah rukh Khan". 6 January 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "pritams latest venture composes songs for shah rukh khans raees". Deccan Chronicle. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Pritams latest venture JAM8". Daily Hunt. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards 2017". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  5. ^ "Winners - Mirchi Music Awards 2017". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-13.