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Meet Bros is a music director duo from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.[1] The duo consists of Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh. They were formerly known as Meet Bros Anjjan with longtime collaborator Anjjan Bhattacharya.[2]

Meet Bros
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Meet Bros at IIFA Awards 2016
Background information
Also known as Meet Bros Anjjan
Origin Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Genres
Occupation(s) music director, composer, arranger, conductor and producer
Years active 2005-present
Labels
Associated acts
Website www.meetbros.com
Members Manmeet Singh
Harmeet Singh
Past members Anjjan Bhattacharya

Initially starting out as actors, the duo switched to composing and singing after the success of their first song "Jogi Singh Barnala Singh". They began with composing for Isi Life Mein and Do Dooni Chaar but it was with Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum and OMG – Oh My God! that they got their first recognition as music directors.[3]

Meet Bros' most well-known and critically acclaimed songs are "Baby Doll" from Ragini MMS 2 and "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" from Roy. Both songs feature the vocals of Kanika Kapoor and the latter was part of a soundtrack that fetched them multiple awards including the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director, the Screen Award for Best Music Director, and the IIFA Award for Best Music Director.[4][5][6]

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Early lifeEdit

Meet Brothers are real brothers from Gwalior. Their early education took place in Scindia School, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior. After this they went to Mumbai for higher education. Harmeet completed his graduation from Sydenham College, Mumbai. They started acting in TV serials and Bollywood to step in, but after the success of their solo song "Jogi Singh Barnala Singh", they chose music, leaving the acting. After that they started working as music director in films. Other than being a popular television personality, Manmeet has also produced a couple of serials for television including a hit comedy serial for Star Plus. While Harmeet had done advertising commercials and acted in Hindi soaps such as Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and Kkusum.[1] Both have not received formal education in music. Both have worked in the TV serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Shagun.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

After leaving acting, Meet Brothers worked as a music director in Bollywood. Many years ago, they met Anjan Bhattacharya in a program and the three decided to work together and they named their trio as Meet Bros Anjjan. The three together made music for many songs and gave their voices. They made the song "Baby Doll", which they sang with Kanika Kapoor in the 2014 film Ragini MMS 2. This song was filmed on Sunny Leone. In 2015, Anjjan Bhattacharya got separated from the trio and started his own music business. Meet Bros also opened their own recording studio named "Meet Bros Recording Studio".

"Pink Lips", "Hangover", "Party To Banti Hai", "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" were their songs. They both also hold concerts and take part in the concert. They have received the Filmfare Awards for their music.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Older brother Manmeet married Karisma Modi in 2002 and currently has one daughter. Karisma works in Hindi TV serials. The younger brother Harmeet was married to Shefali Jariwal, but after a few years both of them got divorced and Harmeet married Sunaina Singh in 2010. They have a son.[citation needed]

DiscographyEdit

Film SoundtracksEdit

As Meet Bros Anjjan (2010-2015)Edit

Year Film Track(s)
2010 Isi Life Mein All Songs
Do Dooni Chaar "Baaja Bajya"
"Ek Haath De"
2011 Yeh Dooriyan "Baat Jo Thi"
"Lets Rock Sarasarahat"
2012 Paan Singh Tomar "Kero Mama"
Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum "Shirt Da Button"1
"Hum Toh Hain Cappucino"
"Volume High Karle"2
OMG – Oh My God! "Mere Nishaan"
"Krishna Theme (Flute)"
2013 Shootout at Wadala "Goli"
Warning 3D "Bebasi"
Policegiri "Robinhood"
Zanjeer "Pinky"
"Katilana"2
"Khoche Pathan Ki Jubaan Qawaali"
Satyagraha "Janta Rocks"
Boss "Boss"2
"Pitah Se Hai Naam Tera"
"Boss Entry - Theme"
2014 Ragini MMS 2 "Baby Doll"2
Bhoothnath Returns "Party Toh Banti Hai"
Hate Story 2 "Pink Lips"2
Kick "Hangover"1 2
"Hai Yehi Zindagi"1
Singham Returns "Singham Returns Theme"2
Kkoli: A Journey of Love "Elitin Beletin"
"Jodi Chao"1
"Tumi Acho"2
Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene "Selfiyaan"
2015 Baby "Beparwah"
Roy "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan"
Ek Paheli Leela "Glamorous Ankhiyaan"
"Dhol Baaje"
"Main Hoon Deewana Tera"
Calendar Girls "Awesome Mora Mahiya"
"We Will Rock The World"

1 A different version of this song is included in the soundtrack.
2 One or more remixed version of this song is included in the soundtrack.

As Meet Bros (2015-present)Edit

Year Film Track(s)
2015 All Is Well "Nachan Farrate"
Welcome Back "Tutti Bole Wedding Di"
"Nas Nas Mein"
Hero "Dance Ke Legend"
Singh Is Bliing "Dil Kare Chu Che"
Hate Story 3 "Tu Isaq Mera"1
"Neendein Khul Jaati Hain"
2016 Mastizaade "Mastizaade"
"Hor Nach"
"Kamina Hai Dil"
Ki & Ka "High Heels"
"Most Wanted Munda"
"Pump It (The Workout Song)"
"Kabir Most Wanted Munda"
Baaghi "Girl I Need You"
"Cham Cham"
One Night Stand "Ijazat"
"Ishq Da Sutta"
Junooniyat "Nachange Sari Raat"
"Junooniyat
"Pagalon Sa Naach"
The Legend of Michael Mishra "Luv Letter"
Wajah Tum Ho "Dil Mein Chupa Loonga"
2017 Judwaa 2 "Aa To Sahi"
Munna Michael "Shake Karaan"
Naam Shabana "Baby Besharam"
2018 Welcome to New York "Meher Hai Rab Di"
Race 3 "Hiriye"

1 One or more remixed version of this song is included in the soundtrack.

SinglesEdit

Year Track Artist(s)
2015 Aaj Mood Ishqholic Hai Sonakshi Sinha
2016 Befikra Aditi Singh Sharma
Gal Ban Gayi Sukhbir, Neha Kakkar and Yo Yo Honey Singh
Party Animals Poonam Kay
2017 Yaari Ve Prakriti Kakar

Awards and nominationsEdit

As Meet Bros AnjjanEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2015 7th Mirchi Music Awards Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) "Baby Doll" from Ragini MMS 2 (with Bharat Goel) Won [7]
2016 61st Filmfare Awards Best Music Director Roy (with Amaal Mallik and Ankit Tiwari) Won [4]
6th GiMA Awards Best Music Director Nominated [8]
Best Film Album Won [9]
17th IIFA Awards Best Music Won [6]
8th Mirchi Music Awards Album of the Year Nominated [10]
Listeners' Choice Album of the Year Won [11]
22nd Screen Awards Best Music Director Won [5]
11th Star Guild Awards Best Music Won [12]
Zee Cine Awards 2016 Best Music Nominated [13]
2017 9th Mirchi Music Awards Indie Pop Song of the Year Befikra (with Aditi Singh Sharma) Nominated [14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "About Us". Meet Bros. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Hangover hitmakers Meet Bros, Anjjan Bhattacharya part ways". Hindustan Times. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "We want to keep the singers in us alive: Meet Bros". The Times of India. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Ghosh, Raya (16 January 2016). "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". NDTV Movies. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  5. ^ a b Ghosh, Raya (11 January 2016). "Screen Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". NDTV Movies. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "IIFA Awards 2016: Bajirao Mastani to Bajrangi Bhaijaan - Here's the complete list of winners!". Daily News and Analysis. 10 July 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Winners - Mirchi Music Awards 2014". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  8. ^ "Film Nominees 2016". GiMA. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  9. ^ "Film Music Winners 2016". GiMA. Archived from the original on 12 April 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  10. ^ "Nominations". Mirchi Music Awards. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  11. ^ "Winners". Mirchi Music Awards. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Nominations for 11th Renault Sony Guild Awards". Bollywood Hungama. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2016 Complete Winners List: Who won what?". Daily News and Analysis. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 

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