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Krsna Solo

Krsna Solo (born Amitav Sarkar) is a music composer, singer-songwriter and a music producer from India, who debuted with the popular Hindi film "Tanu Weds Manu" in 2011.[1][2][3][4][5] Among his awards are a Filmfare R.D. Burman Award, Stardust Award for Best New Music Director. His work also includes Jolly LLB, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Tamanchey,[6] Oonga[7] and more. One of his mentionable international score is for the documentary called India's Daughter by Leslee Udwin.[8][9]

Krsna Solo
Born Amitav Sarkar
15 May
Siliguri, West Bengal
Education National Institute of Design
Occupation Music Composer, Music Producer, Singer, Songwriter
Years active 2011–present


Early lifeEdit

Krsna was born in a Bengali family in Siliguri, West Bengal. After finishing school from Kolkata he graduated from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in Films Communication. Thereafter he came to Mumbai to pursue his childhood dream to become a musician and started his career as a film director in advertising. After a few years he became an active musician and debuted in Bollywood.


He made his debut in Bollywood with Hindi movie Tanu Weds Manu, a 2011 Hindi romantic Comedy film directed by Anand L. Rai, and produced by Shailesh R Singh and stars Kangana Ranaut and R. Madhavan. His work for National Award-winning film "Tanu Weds Manu " and the sequel "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" is also highly appreciated. He is the composer behind popular songs like "Rangrez", "Yun Hi", "Piya Na Rahe Manbasiya", "O Sathi Mere" and more.


Year Film Other Notes
2018 Meri Nimmo
2017 Mirza Juuliet
2016 Cute Kameena
2015 Tanu Weds Manu Returns
India's Daughter
2014 Tamanchey
2013 Issaq
Jolly LLB
2011 Tanu Weds Manu Won - Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent,
Stardust Awards for Best New Music Director

Playback singingEdit

He made his debut as a playback singer on his own composition "Rangrez" from Tanu Weds Manu.

As lyricistEdit

Year Song Title Film
2014 Khamakha Tamanchey


Award Ceremony Category Recipient Result Ref.(s)
4th Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Music Composer of The Year "Jugni" from Tanu Weds Manu Nominated [10]

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