Pritam Chakrabory, the man who is known for his extraordinary music sense was born today. Pritam is an Indian music director, composer, singer, instrumentalist and record producer for Bollywood films. Pritam has made many heart-touching songs in his entire career. Some of his popular songs are:
The song Phir Le Aya Dil from the movie Barfi starring Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz is a very soulful song being composed by Pritam
He was recently popular for the song Channa Mereya from the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma
Some of the popular tracks from his composition are:
- Aahun Aahun
- Dhoom Machale
- Tum Se Hi
- Mauja Hi Mauja
- Ya Ali
- The breakup song
- Jhak Maar ke
- Crazy Kia Re
Pritam belongs from a Middle class Bengali family. He started his career with onscreen appearance when he mentored and judged Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 and was a judge for Chhote Ustaad on Zee TV. He was also a guest judge for the X-factor and Zee Bangla’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa season 2012-13.
His Sufi songs for the 2010 movie Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai were immensely popular with the masses and songs like “Pee loon” and “Tum Jo Aaye” were declared as chartbusters.
Pritam can be called a versatile music composer as he has worked on all the three genres including Rock (Life in a Metro), Sufi (Once Upon Time in Mumbai) and even Ghazals (Barfi). His musical style is mainly characterized as a delicate fusion of Indian classical music with western influences. Recently, he won the Listeners’ Choice Album of The Year Award in Mirchi Music Awards for the movie Dangal.
We wish him a very Happy Birthday!!