Pritam Chakraborty

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Pritam Chakraborty
Pritam Chakraborty at the 5th GiMA Awards.jpg
Pritam at the 5th Global Indian Music Academy Awards 2015.
Born 14 June 1971 (1971-06-14)[1]
Chittagong, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
Alma mater Film and Television Institute of India
Occupation
  • Composer
  • Music Director
  • Singer
  • Record Producer
  • Instrumentalist
Religion Hinduism
Spouse(s) Smita Chakraborty
Parent(s)
  • Prabodh Chakraborty
  • Anuradha Chakraborty
Musical career
Genres Film scores, Pop, Sufi, Rock, classical
Instruments Guitar,[2] Vocals[3]
Years active 2001–present
Labels Tips Industries Limited, Sony Music, Eros International, T-Series
Associated acts Chandrabindoo, Metro

Pritam Chakraborty (born June 14, 1971) better known by the mononym Pritam is a noted Indian music director, composer, singer, instrumentalist and record producer for Bollywood films. In a career spanning nearly one and a half decades, Pritam has composed music for more than a hundred Bollywood movies, covering many genres and becoming one of the most versatile music composers in India. He has won 2 Filmfare Awards, 4 Zee Cine Awards, 3 Star Screen Awards and 3 IIFA Awards among many others.

Pritam's composing career started in Bollywood, when he was signed for the film Tere Liye along with his friend Jeet Gannguli, The duo next composed music for the 2002 Yash Raj Films production Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai. The music of the movie was a huge success and most of its songs went on to become chartbusters. After the duo parted ways, Pritam composed music for the second film of Sanjay Gadhvi, Dhoom, which received overwhelming response. The music of the movie topped the charts rendering huge fame to Pritam.

On screen appearance[edit]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Winner

  • 2012 Barfi- Won Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Music

Filmfare Awards

Winner

Nominations

  • 2005 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Dhoom (2004)
  • 2007 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Dhoom:2 (2006)
  • 2008 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Life in a Metro (2007)
  • 2008 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Jab We Met (2007)
  • 2009 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Race (2008)
  • 2010 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Love Aaj Kal (2009)
  • 2010 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)
  • 2011 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)
  • 2013 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Cocktail (2012)
  • 2014 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award — Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Zee Cine Awards

Winner

Star Screen Awards

Winner

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Winner

Other

  • Won RMIM Puruskaar Album of the Year[1]
  • Won RMIM Puruskaar for Song of the Year for Phir Le Aayaa Dil
  • Won RMIM Puruskaar for Best Sung Songs (Solo) for Phir Le Aayaa Dil
  • Won RMIM Puruskaar for Best Sung Songs (Duet) for Aashiyaan
  • Got Satish Kalra Sammaan in RMIM Puruskaar
  • Nominated Album of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards for Barfi
  • Nominated Music Composer of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards for Barfi
  • Nominated Technical Background score of the year in Mirchi Music Awards for Barfi
  • Nominated for Song of the Year for 'Tum Hi Ho Bandhu' at Mirchi Music Awards for Cocktail
  • Nominated Album of the Year at Mirchi Music Awards for Cocktail
  • Nominated Music Composer of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards for Cocktail
  • Won People's Choice Awards India for Favorite Movie Album of the Year (Cocktail)
  • Won U.K. Bollywood Cosmpolitan Award for Best Music Album ( Cocktail )
  • Won the Best Music Director's award
  • Nominated for Best Music award in 8th Apsara Awards
  • Won GIMA Hottest Song of the Year for Daaru Desi
  • Won GIMA Hottest Song of the Year for Daaru Desi
  • Apsara Producers Guild Award 2010 Won Best Music Director award for Love Aaj Kal
  • Radio Mirchi 2009 Won Composer of the Year Award for Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
  • Big Star Award 2011 Won Best Music Director award for song Pee Loon from Once Upon A Time in Mumbai
  • Global Indian Film and Television Honours award 2011 Won Special Music Director award for Once Upon A Time in Mumbai
  • Mirchi Music Listeners Choice 2011 Won Album of The Year award for Once Upon A Time in Mumbai

Discography[edit]

Select Filmography[edit]

Year Film Title Notes
2016 Dangal Upcoming film of which is scheduled to release on 23 December 2016.
2016 Disnesh Vijan's film Raabta Upcoming film starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Upcoming film with Dharma Production starring Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma
2016 Jagga Jasoos Upcoming Film
2016 Azhar Release on 13 May 2016.
2016 White Lies Post-production
2016 Dishoom Upcoming Film
2015 Dilwale Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
2015 Phantom
2015 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Nominated BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Best Music
Nominated Stardust awards for Best Music
Nominated Guild film Awards for Best Music
2014 Yaariyan[4]

Nominated Screen Award for Best Music Director
Nominated BIG Star Most Entertaining Music
Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Star Guild Award for Best Music

Won Stardust Award for Best Music

2013 Dhoom 3: Back in Action
2013 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobara Pritam's 100th film as a Music Director
2013 Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani Won Screen Award for Best Music Director

Won Star Guild Award for Best Music
Won GIMA Award for Best Music
Won Zee Cine Award for Best Background Score
Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director
Nominated GiMA Award for Best Background Score
Nominated Mirchi Music Award for Composer of the Year
Nominated Mirchi Music Award for Best Background Score

2012 Barfi! Won Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Music
Won IIFA Award for Best Music Director
Won IIFA Award for Best Background Music

Won Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Won Filmfare Award for Best Background Score
Won Screen Award for Best Music Director
Won Screen Award for Best Background Music
Won Screen Award for Most Popular Music
Won GIMA Award for Most Outstanding Music of the Year 2012
Nominated Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director
Won RMIM Puruskaar Album of the Year[5]
Won RMIM Puruskaar for Song of the Year for Phir Le Aayaa Dil
Won RMIM Puruskaar for Best Sung Songs (Solo) for Phir Le Aayaa Dil
Won RMIM Puruskaar for Best Sung Songs (Duet) for Aashiyaan
Got Satish Kalra Sammaan in RMIM Puruskaar
Nominated Album of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards
Nominated Music Composer of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards
Nominated Technical Background score of the year in Mirchi Music Awards

2012 Cocktail Won People's Choice Awards India for Favorite Movie Album of the Year
Won Mtv Video Music Awards India VMAI for Best Bollywood Album

Won U.K. Bollywood Cosmpolitan Award for Best Music Album
Won the Best Music Director's award in 8th Apsara producers guild Award
Won GIMA Hottest Song of the Year for Daaru Desi
Won Screen Awards for Most Popular Music
Won Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director
Nominated IIFA Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Screen Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Nominated for Song of the Year for 'Tum Hi Ho Bandhu' at Mirchi Music Awards
Nominated Album of the Year at Mirchi Music Awards
Nominated Music Composer of the Year in Mirchi Music Awards
Nominated for Best Music award in 8th Apsara Awards

2011 Bodyguard Composed 'I Love You' song

Won BIG Star Most Entertaining Music
Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music Director

2011 Ready Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music Director

Nominated BIG Star Most Entertaining Music

2011 Dum Maaro Dum Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music Director
2010 Golmaal 3 Nominated Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director
2010 Crook: It's Good To Be Bad Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music Director[6]
2010 Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai Won Mirchi Music Listeners Choice Album of the Year[7]

Won Big Star Entertainment award for song Pee Loon
Won Star Screen Award for Most Popular Music[8]
Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Won Mirchi Music Listeners Choice Album of the Year
Won Big Star Entertainment award for song "Pee Loon"
Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director
Won Most Popular Music in Star Screen Award
Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music Director[6]
Nominated IIFA Award for Best Music Director

2009 Tum Mile Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director
2009 Love Aaj Kal Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director

Won IIFA Best Music Director Award
Won Apsara Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director

2009 Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Music Director

Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music
Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director
Won Mirchi Music Listeners Choice Album of the Year
Won Music Director of the Year in RMIM Puruskaar[9]

2008 Singh Is King Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director

Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music

2008 Haal–e–dil
2008 Kismat Konnection
2008 Jannat Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director
2008 Race Nominated Filmfare Best Music Director Award

Nominated IIFA Best Music Director Award

2007 Jab We Met Won Apsara Award for Best Music Director
Won Zee Cine Award for Best Track of the Year
2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa Nominated IIFA Best Music Director Award
2007 Life in a... Metro Nominated Filmfare Best Music Director Award

Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director
Nominated Apsara Award for Best Music

2006 Dhoom 2 Nominated Filmfare Best Music Director Award

Nominated IIFA Best Music Director Award

2006 Gangster Nominated: Global Indian Film Awards for Best Music[10]

Nominated: Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director

2006 Fight Club – Members Only Nominated: Global Indian Film Awards for Best Music
2004 Dhoom Nominated Filmfare Best Music Director Award[11]

Nominated Star Screen Award for Best Music Director

2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai With Jeet Ganguly
2001 Tere Liye With Jeet Ganguly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pritam Chakraborty Biography". www.cinemagigs.com. Retrieved 2015-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Pritam Playing Guitar". Prosenjit Das. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Song Listing for Pritam". MySwar. Retrieved 2016-01-20. 
  4. ^ "No big stars in my movie: Divya Kumar". Hindustan Times. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  5. ^ "RMIM Puraskaar 2012". Awards.giitaayan.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  6. ^ a b "Nominations for 6th Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  7. ^ IANS. "I don't care about jury: Pritam". Sify Movies. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Winners of 17th Annual Star Screen Awards 2011". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "RMIM Puraskaar 2009". Awards.giitaayan.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  10. ^ "Pritam Chakraborty Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  11. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2005". Awardsandshows.com. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 

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