Dhrubajyoti Phukan

Dhrubajyoti Phukan (Assamese: ধ্ৰুৱজ্যোতি ফুকন) is a National Film Award[1] winning musician who has worked as a Music Producer, Music Arranger and Music Programmer in Hindi Films.[2] Widely known as DJ Phukan, he has also worked as a music director for several films.

Dhrubajyoti Phukan
ধ্ৰুৱজ্যোতি ফুকন
Dhrubajyoti Phukan.jpg
Dhrubajyoti Phukan, receiving the best music director award from the Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari (59th National Film Awards 2011) at New Delhi.
Born
Dhrubajyoti Phukan

(1964-06-17) 17 June 1964 (age 56)
NationalityIndian
Other namesDJ Phukan
EducationMechanical Engineer from Assam Engineering College, Assam
OccupationMusic Director, Music Producer, Music Arranger, Music production Supervisor, Background Music Director and Music Programmer
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Shashwati Phukan
ChildrenShreya Phukan
Ayush Phukan
Parent(s)Atulananda Phukan
Amiya Phukan

Composing careerEdit

In 2012, Phukan won the 59th National Film Awards as the best Music Director for his music in the Hindi short film Panchakki.[3][4][5] It capped an intermittent but creatively fecund career as a music director which began with the Raveena Tandon production Stumped [6][7] in 2003. Recently, he also composed for renowned director Jahnu Barua's films Baandhon[8] and Ajeyo,[9][10] both of which bagged the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Assamese.

Personal lifeEdit

Dhrubajyoti Phukan married singer Shaswati Phukan in 1991, and is the father of a daughter, Shreya Phukan, and a son, Ayushjyoti Phukan.

Selective discography as music arrangerEdit

Year Film Name Song
2014 Ek Villain "Galliyan"
2014 Ek Villain "Awaari"
2013 Aashiqui 2 "Sunn Raha Hai Na Tu"
2013 Dhoom 3 "Kamli"
2013 Dhoom 3 "Dhoom Machaale"
2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani "Badtameez Dil"
2013 Race 2 "Party On My Mind"
2012 Barfi! "Kyun"
2012 Barfi! "Ala Barfi"
2012 Cocktail "Daru Desi" (GIMA 2012 nominated)
2012 Blood Money "Chaahat"
2012 Agent Vinod "Dil Mera Muft Ka"
2012 Agent Vinod "Pungi"
2011 Desi Boyz "Subah Hone Na De"
2011 Desi Boyz "Desi Boyz"
2011 Bodyguard "I love you"
2011 Murder 2 "Haale Dil"
2011 Ready "Character Dheelaa"
2011 Dum Maro Dam "Dum Maro Dum"
2011 Thank You "Razia"
2010 Action Replayy "Zor Ka Jhatkaa"
2010 Khatta Meetha "Aa Tichya Mailaa"
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai "Pee Loon"
2010 Raajneeti "Bhigi Si, Bhagi Si"
2009 Love Aaj Kal "Aahun Aahun"
2009 Love Aaj Kal "Chor Bazaari"
2009 Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani "Tera Hone Laga Hun"
2009 Jashnn "Darde Tanhaaiyan"
2009 Aa Dekhen Zara "Ghazeb Hoio Rama"
2009 Raaz 2 "Maahi Maahi"
2008 Singh Is Kinng "Teri Ore"
2008 Singh Is Kinng "Bhootni Ke"
2008 Jannat "Zara Si Dil Mein"
2008 Race "Zara Zara Touch Mein"
2008 Kismat Konnection "Is This Love"
2007 Jab We Met "Mauja Hi Mauja"
2007 Jab We Met "Yeh Ishq Hai"
2007 Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal "Billo Rani"
2007 Awarapan "To Phir Aao"
2007 Kya Love Story Hai "It's Rocking"
2006 Dhoom 2 "Dhoom Again"
2006 Fanaa "Chand Sifarish"
2006 Gangster "Tuhi Mera Shab Hai"
2006 Pyaar Ke Side Effects "Tauba Main Pyaar Karke Pachtaya"
2006 Pyaar Ke Side Effects "Jaane Kya Chaahe"
2004 Hum Tum "Saason Ko Saason Mein"
2002 Kaante "Maahi Ve"
2002 Kaante "Ishq Samundar"
2002 Kaante "Jane Kya Hoga Rama Re"

FilmographyEdit

As background music composerEdit

Year Film
2014 Ajeyo (Assamese)
2012 Baandhon (Assamese)
2011 Panchakki (National Award Winner)
2005 Jackpot
2005 Pyaar Mein Twist
2003 Janasheen
2003 Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne
2003 Sandhya
1998 Pardesi Babu

As music directorEdit

Year Film
2014 Ajeyo (Assamese)
2012 Baandhon (Assamese)
2011 Panchakki (National Award Winner)
2005 Jackpot
2003 Sandhya
2003 Stumped

HonoursEdit

Year Honours
2010 Awarded Shilpapran Chandra Phukan award by Natya Prabar Sharadakanta Bordoloi and Shilpapran Chandra Phukan award committee.
2010 Felicitated by Chief Minister of Assam, Mr. Tarun Gogoi at Kalashetra, Guwahati, for contribution in music in Assam as well in India.

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Ref.
2010 Mirchi Music Awards Best Programmer & Arranger of the Year "Mere Bina" from Crook Nominated [11]
2011 National Film Awards Best Non-Feature Film Music Direction Panchakki Won [12]
2012 Mirchi Music Awards Programmer & Arranger of the Year "Dil Mera Muft Ka" from Agent Vinod Won [13]
2013 "Badtameez Dil" from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Won [14]
2015 GiMA Awards 2015 Best Music Arranger and Programmer "Awaari" from Ek Villain Nominated [15]
2014 GiMA Awards 2014 Best Music Arranger and Programmer "Badtameez Dil" from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Won [16][17]
2014 Radio Mirchi Music Awards Best Music Arranger and Programmer "Kamli" from Dhoom 3 Nominated [citation needed]
2015 Mirchi Music Awards Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) "Selfie Le Le Re" from Bajrangi Bhaijaan Nominated [18]
2016 "Dhaakad" from Dangal [19]
2017 "Ghar" from Jab Harry Met Sejal [20]
"Ullu Ka Pattha" from Jagga Jasoos
"Radio(Film Version)" from Tubelight

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Directorate of Film Festivals" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Assam to Bollywood – Music Producer Dhrubajyoti Phukan's Journey". Youtube. SudeepAudio. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau Government of India. PIB. 7 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Panchakki Promo". Youtube. Sanjeev Rattan.
  5. ^ "Ansari presents Phalke Award to Soumitra Chatterjee, 59th National Film Awards". Net India. 3 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Don't be 'Stumped' with this flick". BBC. Manish Gajjar. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Stumped by a forgettable experiment". Rediff. Priya Ganapati. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Official Trailer-Baandhon". Youtube. PVR.
  9. ^ "Trailer of Jahnu Barua's AJEYO". Youtube. Jahnu Barua.
  10. ^ "Invincible (Ajeyo): Mumbai Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 23 October 2013.
  11. ^ "Nominees – Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2010". 30 January 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  12. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Winners – Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2012". www.radiomirchi.com. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  14. ^ Parande, Shweta (28 February 2014). "Mirchi Music Awards 2014 winners: Shahrukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar honoured; Aashiqui 2 wins 7 trophies". India.com. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA)". Global Indian Music Academy Awards. GIMA.
  16. ^ "GiMA Awards 2014 : Who Won What?". Koimoi. 21 January 2014. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  17. ^ "Film Music Nominations: 4th Gionne Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards 2014 Powered By Reliance 3G". GiMA. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  18. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  19. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  20. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 23 April 2018.

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