Nikhil Paul George

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Nikhil Paul George
Nikhil Paul George at an award function.jpg
Alma materRoyal College of Music, London, UK
OccupationRecord producer, composer, singer, guitarist
Years active2008-present
Label(s)
Sony Music, T-Series, Disney

Nikhil Paul George is a British music producer, singer, composer and guitarist of Indian origin. His work has extensively featured on high grossing mainstream Indian films.

Known to work out of Mumbai and London, with further links in LA and Nashville, he often records & collaborates with musicians from around the world. Notable of these are Indian composer Pritam, musicians from London orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra and various traditional folk musicians from Africa and central & eastern Europe.

He studied at the Royal College of Music in London, graduating in film music in 2009. In the Indian sub-continent and its diaspora, he’s most known for being the voice behind the songs Main Kya Karoon & Aashiyaan (Barfi!, 2012) and Nazdeekiyan (Shaandaar, 2015).

His major last known work was completed on the Disney production Jagga Jasoos (2017). Currently believed to be working on the album ‘Love In America’ as part of his social enterprise 'NPG Music' which focuses on mentoring, empowering and publishing music creators. [1]

Discography[edit]

Movies, songs and other works in which George was involved include :[2][3]

Year Film / Album Songs Role Label / Studio
2019 Single by Ash King Aafreen Producer & Publisher Raymann Rayy Productions
2019 Nikhil Paul George Singer NPG Music
2019 Love In America 10 Songs Producer, Songwriter NPG Music
2019 The Sky Is Pink Vocal Producer, Guitars, Lyrics (english)
2018 Single by Nakash Aziz Heeriye[4] Orchestral Producer Indie Music Label
2017 Jagga Jasoos Phir Wahi Producer T-Series
Musafir Producer
Khaana Khaake Producer, Guitars
Bad Lucky[5] Producer
Aaya Jagga[6] Producer
News Musical[7] Producer
Question Mark[8] Producer
World Of Jagga[9] Producer
Chocolaty Chunnu[10] Producer
Humko Usse Kya[11] Producer
Aflatoon[12] Producer
Bas Do Din Aur[13] Producer
Hotel Agapastala[14] Producer
Sab Jhoot[15] Producer
Background Score Producer
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Orchestral Producer Sony Music
Channa Mereya Producer
Alizeh Producer, Lyrics (english)
Background Score Producer
2016 Dangal Gilehriyaan Producer, Guitars Zee Music
2015 Shaandaar Nazdeekiyaan Singer Zee Music
Gulaabo Horn Producer
Shaam Shaandaar Horn Producer
2015 Phantom Afgaan Jalebi Producer T-Series
2015 Dilwale Janam Janam Orchestral Producer Sony Music
Gerua Producer
Tukur Tukur Producer
2015 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Selfie Lele Re Producer T-Series
Tu Chahiye Producer
Kuch To Bata Producer
Bhar Do Jholi Producer
Chicken Song Producer
2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects I'm Sorry Par Tumse Pyaar Ho Gaya Singer, Producer T-Series
Baawla Sa Sapna Producer
2014 Queen Taake Jhaake Guitars T-Series
2014 Holiday Shayaraana Producer Zee Music
Tu Hi To Hai Producer
2013 Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani Badtameez Dil Producer T-Series
Ilaahi Producer
Ilaahi (Reprised) Producer
Kabira Producer
Balam Pichkari Producer
Background Score Producer
2013 Dhoom 3 Tu Hi Junoon Guitars, Producer YRF Music
2013 Race 2 Be Intehaan Producer, Guitars, Lyrics (english) Tips Music
2013 R.. Rajkmuar Dhoka Dhadi Producer Eros Now
2013 Phata Poster Nikla Hero Janam Janam Producer Tips Music
2013 Aatma Jee Le Zyada Singer T-Series
2013 Mickey Virus Mickey Virus Singer T-Series
2013 3G Kaise Bataun Guitars Eros Now
2013 Maazi Zindagi Singer FilmyBox
2013 Ragini MMS 2 Main Khud Ko Guitars T-Series
2012 Barfi! Main Kya Karoon Singer, Guitars, Producer Sony Music
Aashiyaan Singer, Producer
Saawali Si Raat Producer
Kyun Producer
Background Score Producer
2012 Cocktail Daaru Desi Producer, Guitars Eros Now
2012 Ferrari Ki Sawaari Rusy's Theme Producer, Guitars T-Series
Life Ye Mausambi Si Producer, Guitars
2012 Players Kyun Dooriyan Vocal Producer T-Series
2012 Oh My God Tu Hi Tu Vocal Producer T-Series
2012 Rush Chup Chup Ke Producer, Guitars T-Series
2011 Mausam Rabba Main Toh Producer, Guitars T-Series
2011 Bodyguard I Love You Vocal Producer T-Series
2011 Dum Maaro Dum Te Amo Vocal Producer T-Series
2010 Aisha Aisha Vocal Producer Sony Music
2009 Slumdog Millionaire Cheeky (unreleased) Guitars
2009 A Road Apart (Background Score) Composer
2008 Eve (Background Score) Composer

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Song Film Title Role Result Ref.
2018 Filmfare Awards Music Album Jagga Jasoos Best Music Album Producer Won [16][circular reference]
2018 Filmfare Awards Background Score Jagga Jasoos Best Background Score Producer Won [17][circular reference]
2018 IIFA Awards Background Score Jagga Jasoos Best Background Score Producer Won [18][circular reference]
2018 Mirchi Music Awards Background Score Jagga Jasoos Best Background Score Producer Nominated [19][circular reference]
2017 Screen Awards Music Album Jagga Jasoos Best Music Producer Nominated
2017 Zee Cine Awards Music Album Jagga Jasoos Best Music Producer Nominated [20][circular reference]
2017 Filmfare Awards Music Album Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Best Music Producer Won
2017 Mirchi Music Awards Music Album Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Album of the Year Producer Won
2017 Mirchi Music Awards Channa Mereya Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Song of the Year Producer Won [21][circular reference]
2017 Star Screen Awards Music Album Dangal Best Music Producer Won
2017 Mirchi Music Awards Music Album Dangal Album of the Year Producer Nominated
2017 Mirchi Music Awards Music Album Dangal Listeners' Choice Album of the Year Producer Won
2016 Screen Awards Music Album Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Best Music Producer Won
2016 Stardust Awards Music Album Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Best Music Producer Won
2016 Filmfare Awards Music Album Dilwale Best Music Producer Nominated
2016 Mirchi Music Awards Music Album Dilwale Music Composer of the Year Producer Won
2015 Mirchi Music Awards Seflie Lele Re Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Producer (Programming & Arranging) Producer Nominated
Gerua Dilwale Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing) Producer Nominated
2014 GIMA Awards Badtameez Dil Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Arranger & Programmer Producer Won [22]
2014 Star Screen Awards Music Album Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Music Producer Won
2014 Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Music Album Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Music Producer Won
2014 Filmfare Awards Music Album Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Music Producer Nominated
2014 Zee Cine Awards Music Album Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Music Producer Nominated
2014 Zee Cine Awards Background Score Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Background Score Producer Won
2014 IIFA Awards Music Album Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Music Producer Nominated
2013 Filmfare Awards Music Album Cocktail Best Music Producer Nominated
2013 Mirchi Music Awards Music Album Cocktail Album of the Year Producer Nominated
2013 Filmfare Awards Background Score Barfi! Best Background Score Producer Won
2013 Filmfare Awards Music Album Barfi! Best Music Producer Won
2013 IIFA Awards Background Score Barfi! Best Background Score Producer Won
2013 Screen Awards Background Score Barfi! Best Background Score Producer Won
2013 Times Of India Film Awards Background Score Barfi! Best Background Score Producer Won
2013 Mirchi Music Awards Background Score Barfi! Best Background Score Producer Nominated
2013 Mirchi Music Awards Badtameez Dil Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Best Programmer & Arranger Producer Won [23]
2013 Filmfare Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Playback Singer (Male) Singer, Producer Nominated [24]
2013 IIFA Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Playback Singer (Male) Singer, Producer Nominated [25]
2013 TOIFA (Times Of India Film Awards) Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Playback Singer (Male) Singer, Producer Nominated [26]
2013 Screen Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Playback Singer (Male) Singer, Producer Nominated [27]
2013 Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Playback Singer (Male) Singer, Producer Nominated [28]
2013 Stardust Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi! New Musical Sensation Singer Singer, Producer Nominated [29][circular reference]
2013 GIMA Awards Daru Desi Cocktail Best Music Arranger & Programmer Producer Nominated [30]
2012 Mirchi Music Awards Main Kya Karoon Barfi Best Upcoming Vocalist of the Year Singer, Producer Nominated
Aashiyaan Barfi Best Upcoming Vocalist of the Year Singer, Producer Nominated

Television Performances & Appearances, Tours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikhil George IMDB". BBC Music. August 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "Nikhil George Interview". The Hindu. September 26, 2012.
  3. ^ "Nikhil George Linkedin". Linkedin. August 28, 2012.
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  29. ^ List of accolades received by Barfi!
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External links[edit]


Year Show / Tour Role
2019 Love In America Tour
2018 Pritam Live in America Producer, Choir Director
2017 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs (Reality TV Show) Juror
2016 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (Reality TV Show) Juror
2015 GIMA Awards Singer, Producer
2015 MTV Unplugged (India) Season 05 ft. Pritam Producer, Guitarist
2014 IIFA Awards Singer, Producer
2013 GIMA Awards Singer, Producer
2013 NTDV Support My School Campaign Singer
2012 MTV Unplugged (India) Season 02 ft. AshKing Producer, Guitarist