Shashwat Sachdev

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Shashwat Sachdev
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Shashwat Sachdev
Born Jaipur, Rajasthan
Nationality Indian
Occupation Music Composer
Years active 2017–present

Shashwat Sachdev is an Indian music composer and entrepreneur, known for his work in the Bollywood romantic movie Phillauri.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sachdev was born in Jaipur. He started learning music when he was 3 years old, beginning with Hindustani classical vocals and rhythm. He then went on to train in the Western classical piano during his school days.[2]


In the year 2011, Sachdev moved to Hollywood to produce music and worked on a number of projects.[3] In 2017, he was the music composer for Phillauri, which starred Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh.[4] In 2018, He composed the promotional title song for the Indian black comedy film Kaalakaandi starring Saif Ali Khan.The film is directed and written by Akshat Verma.[5][6] [7] In the same year, He has composed four songs for Veere Di Wedding, a Bollywood female buddy comedy film, directed by Shashanka Ghosh. The film stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania in lead roles, as four friends attending a wedding. He also wrote a song for the film.[8]


Shashwat has composed the following songs in Bollywood.

Year Film Track(s) Singer(s) Writer(s)
2017 Phillauri "Dum Dum" Romy, Vivek Hariharan Anvita Dutt Guptan
"Sahiba" Romy, Pavni Pandey
"Naughty Billo" Diljit Dosanjh, Nakash Aziz, Shilpi Paul (Rap:Anushka Sharma)
"Bajaake Tumba" Romy, Shehnaz Akhtar
"Dum Dum (Reprise Diljit Dosanjh Version)" Diljit Dosanjh
"Dum Dum (Pubjabi Version)" Romy, Vivek Hariharan Shellee
2018 Kaalakaandi "Kaalakaandi Title track" Shashwat Sachdev, Vivek Hariharan, Romy, Arun Kamath Anvita Dutt Guptan
Veere Di Wedding "Pappi Lee Loon" Sunidhi Chauhan, Shashwat Sachdev Shellee
"Bas Gira De Raja" Shashwat Sachdev
"Aa Jao Na" Arijit Singh Raj Shekhar
"Bhangra Ta Sajda (No one gives a damn)" Neha Kakkar, Romy, Shashwat Sachdev Gaurav Solanki


Award Ceremony Category Nominated work Result Ref.(s)
10th Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Music Composer of The Year "Bajaake Tumba" from Phillauri Nominated [9]
"Sahiba" from Phillauri
Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing) "Naughty Billo" from Phillauri