Monty Sharma

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Monty Sharma
Born (1970-04-17) 17 April 1970 (age 46)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Music director
Years active (2002-present)

Monty Sharma (born April 17, 1970) is a music composer from India scoring music for Bollywood. He is popular for being the background music composer for Black (2005), Ram-Leela (2013) and music director for Saawariya (2007).[2]. He is cousin of famous Indian music composer Mithoon & nephew of famous music composer Pyarelal Sharma of popular Indian music composer duo Laxmikant–Pyarelal.

Early life[edit]

Monty Sharma was born on 17 April, in Mumbai.[3] He started learning music at the age of five and had the opportunity to learn under the guidance of his grand father Pandit Ram Prasad Sharma. Monty is nephew of Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma of Laxmikant-Pyarelal fame.[citation needed] Monty started his career as a professional keyboard player with Laxmikant-Pyarelal for the film Mr. India at the age of sixteen.[citation needed] He worked with all the well known music directors such as Laxmikant Pyeralal, R.D. Burman, Rajesh Roshan, Nadeem Shravan, Jatin Lalit, Ismail Darbar, Sanjeev Darshan for many bollywood films.[citation needed]

He was a member of judges' panel of the popular reality show STAR Voice of India 2.

Career[edit]

Background Music Composer[edit]

Music Director[edit]

Awards[edit]

Won
Nominated
  • 2008 - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for the film Saawariya
  • 2008 - Set Max Stardust Award for Music for the film Saawariya
  • 2014 - LifeOk Screen Awards for best background score for the film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela
  • 2014 - Filmfare award for best background score for the film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

External links[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://myswar.in/artist/monty-sharma
  2. ^ Reshma Kelkar Dabholkar (28 Feb 2011). "Monty Sharma follows Vishal Bhardwaj". Times of India. Retrieved 21 Feb 2012. 
  3. ^ "Monty Sharma date of birth". Adlabs. Retrieved 30 April 2014.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)