Vishal Dadlani

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Vishal Dadlani

Birth Date: 28 Jun, 1973, Age (50)

Occupation : Artist, Lyricist, Composer

Filmfare Awards : 1

Place of Birth : Mumbai

Vishal Dadlani

Vishal Dadlani

Vishal Dadlani is music composer, playback singer, music record producer, lyricist and performer. He is one half of the film music producing duo Vishal–Shekhar, the other being Shekhar Ravjiani.

Vishal Dadlani's musical journey started back in 1994, with the electronica/indie-rock band Pentagram formed in Mumbai. The band fronted by Vishal Dadlani with Randolph Correia on guitars, Clyde D'souza (former member) on guitars.

In 1999, Vishal & Shekhar, the Bollywood composing/producing and performing music duo was formed. The duo consisting of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani who have worked in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Marathi films. Their notable works include Jhankaar Beats (2003), Dus (2005), Bluffmaster (2005), I See You (2006), Om Shanti Om (2007), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Dostana (2008), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Ra.One (2011), Student of the Year (2012),Chennai Express (2013), Bang Bang! (2014) and Happy New Year (2014). The duo has received noticeable recognition in the past 15 years, and today are credited with being amongst the architects of the modern Bollywood sound, having composed for 60 films and released over 300 songs, and performed over 1,000 shows worldwide. The duo rose to prominence in 2003 when they composed the score for the film Jhankaar Beats which included the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai". They won the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for Jhankaar Beats.

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  • Vishal Dadlani! Songs by the music maestro that leave us amazed

    Vishal Dadlani! Songs by the music maestro that leave us amazed

    In 2004, Bollywood was introduced to a pair of young composers who came in with a refreshing new sound. They won the RD Burman award as emerging composers, for their work in Jhankaar Beats. Today as he celebrates his birthday , let's have a look at some of his best works.