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Loy Mendonsa is an Indian music director and part of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio which consist of himself, Shankar Mahadevan and Ehsaan Noorani. Before becoming a music composer, he played piano and keyboards for famous Indian music composers such as A. R. Rahman and Nadeem-Shravan. His daughter, Alyssa Mendonsa, made her singing debut with the song Uff Teri Adaa from the movie Karthik Calling Karthik.

Loy Mendonsa
Loy Mendonsa performing with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio at Idea Rocks India concert at NICE Grounds in Bangalore, India. (photo - Jim Ankan Deka)
Loy Mendonsa at Idea Rocks India in Bangalore, India. (April 6, 2013)
Background information
GenresBollywood
Occupation(s)Musician
Pianist
Singer
InstrumentsPiano, Electric guitar, bass guitar
Years active1986–present
Associated actsShankar-Ehsaan-Loy

Loy Mendonsa started his career by composing the signature tune for 'The World This Week' show on Doordarshan.

Awards and nominationsEdit

National Film Awards

2004: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho

IIFA Awards

2004: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho

2006: Best Music Direction win for Bunty aur Babli

Filmfare Awards

2001: RD Burman Award for New Music Talent win for Dil Chahta Hai

2001: Best Music Direction nomination for Dil Chahta Hai

2003: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho

2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty Aur Babli

Star Screen Awards

2000: Best Background Music nomination for Mission Kashmir

2001: Best Music Direction win for Dil Chahta Hai

2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty aur Babli

Zee Cine Awards

2006: Best Music Director win for Bunty aur Babli

Filmography as music composersEdit

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