Jeet Gannguli (pronounced [dʒit ɡaŋɡuli], Bengali: pronunciation (help·info), born Chandrajeet Ganguly, on 24 May 1977), popularly known as Jeet, is a score composer of Bengali and Hindi movies. Gannguli is a music director in Bollywood, scoring music for films.
Jeet Gannguli at Aashiqui 2 music concert in 2013
|Birth name||Chandrajeet Ganguly|
|Also known as||Jeet Ganguly|
|Born||24 May 1977|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Labels||Sony Music, T-Series, Saregama|
Early life and educationEdit
Gannguli was initiated into the world of music at the age of three. He was a student of Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School from where he completed his schooling. Later he graduated from the University of Calcutta. He is trained in Indian classical music under the guidance of his father Kali Ganguly and his pisima (father's sister) Shibani Roychowdhury. He studied western classical music, jazz and rock with jazz guitarist Carlton Kitto.
Gannguli got his first break when Sanjay Gadhvi was signed on to direct Tere Liye and he, in turn, signed on his friends Jeet Gannguli and Pritam as music composers. In 2002 Yash Raj Films signed Gadhvi up to direct Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, for which the Gannguli-Pritam duo composed the music.
After the duo parted ways, Jeet started scoring music for Hindi and Bengali films, TV serials and Jingles. Jeet Gannguli has also composed music for a single track sung by well known singer in Hindi, Bengali.
Ganguly is married to Chandrani Ganguly.
Awards and nominationsEdit
Bengali Cinema AwardsEdit
|2006||Yuddho||Filmfare Awards East||Best Music Director||Won|
|2007||MLA Fatakeshto||Tele Cine Awards|
|2008||Minister Fatakeshto||Tele Cine Awards|
|2009||Chirodini Tumi Je Amar||Anandalok Award|
|Poran Jaye Jolia Re||Star Jalsa Entertainment Award|
|2013||Bapi Bari Jaa||Tele Cine Awards|
|2014||Boss: Born to Rule||Kalakar Award|
|Boss: Born to Rule||Mirchi Music Awards Bangla|
|Rangbaaz||Zee Bangla Gaurav Samman Award|
Hindi Cinema AwardsEdit
|2009||Morning Walk||Mirchi Music Awards||Upcoming Music Composer of The Year||Won|
|2013||"Tum Hi Ho" from Aashiqui 2||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Song|
|2014||Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards||Best Song|
|Global Indian Music Academy Awards|
|Zee Cine Awards|
|Aashiqui 2||Filmfare Awards||Best Music Director|
|Zee Cine Awards|
|Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards||Best Soundtrack|
|Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Best Film Album|
|IBNLive Movie Awards||Best Music Director|
|2014||Mirchi Music Awards||Album of The Year|
|"Muskurane" from CityLights||Music Composer of The Year|
|2015||Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards||Best Song||Nominated|
|"Suno Na Sangemarmar" from Youngistaan||Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards|
- "Jeet Ganguly's Musical Instruments". Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- "Composer Jeet Ganguly made a comeback in Bollywood". CNN-IBN. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
- "Music Composer Jeet Ganguly". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
- Mid-year review: Roy, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Badlapur -Top 5 hit music albums of the year. India.com. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
- Sur, Prateek. (25 January 2015) Khamoshiyan music review: Arijit Singh, Ankit Tiwari and Jeet Ganguly's album is laden with romantic tracks!. Bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
- Youth can connect to any good music : Jeet Ganguly – Indian Express. The Indian Express. (16 September 2013). Retrieved 15 March 2017.
- Jeet Ganguli composes a romantic song for Alone. The Indian Express (28 November 2014). Retrieved 15 March 2017.
- "Youngistaan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". Jeet Gannguli, Shiraz Uppal, Sneha Khanwalkar, Shree D & Ishq Bector. iTunes Store. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
- Akshata Shetty (29 January 2015). "Khamoshiyan song Baatein Ye Kabhi Na: Watch Gurmeet Choudhary, Sapna Pabbi, and Ali Fazal's quintessential love triangle!". Retrieved 26 June 2017.
- "Aashiqui 2 Songs". Retrieved 26 April 2013.
- Ria Lawrence (29 August 2014). "Jeet Gannguli: Music has no barriers of region or language". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- "Dui Prithibi Music". gomolo.com.
- "Mirchi Music Award 2009". radiomirchi.com. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
- "Awards of Jeet Gannguli".
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