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Roshan in 2011
Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath
24 May 1955
|Occupation||Music director and composer|
|Relatives||See Roshan family|
Rajesh Roshan has two children, a son (Eshaan Roshan) and a daughter (Pashmina Roshan). He is the son of Hindi film composer Roshan Sahani Je (né Roshanlal Nagrath).
Rajesh Roshan had a successful association with Basu Chatterjee, Dev Anand, Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar. He shot to fame with the score for the 1974 film Kunwara Baap and the 1975 film Julie; for the latter he won the Filmfare Best Music Director Award.
Roshan scored for Kunwara Baap (1974) and then in three back-to-back hit films: Des Pardes, Man Pasand, and Lootmaar. He went on to compose melodious tunes and made Kishore Kumar sing them in films like Mama Bhanja, Doosra Aadmi, Muqaddar, Swami, Priyatama, Yehi Hai Zindagi, Ek Hi Raasta, Swarag Narak, Inkaar, Khatta Meetha, Baton Baton Mein, Do Aur Do Paanch, Kaamchor, Hamari Bahu Alka, Jaag Utha Insan, Bhagwaan Dada, Ghar Sansar followed by films with Rajesh Khanna like Janta Hawaldar, Nishaan, Babu and Aakhir Kyon?.
In the 1990s, he worked in albums like Karan Arjun (1995), Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995), Papa Kehte Hai (1996), Koyla (1997), Keemat – They Are Back, Daag: The Fire (1999), Dastak (1996), Kya Kehna (2000) and Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000).
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As a music director:
- "Best Music Director (Popular)". filmfareawards.indiatimes.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
- "Copied Hindi Songs".
- "10 Songs Rajesh Roshan Copied". mensxp.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
- "Music Hits 2000-2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 5 February 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
- "Music Hits 1990-1999 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 5 February 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
- "Sabyasachi Mishra now in a Bengali film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
- "Film producers float their own music firms". The Times of India. 11 November 2011.