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Monty Sharma (born 17 April 1970) is a music composer from India scoring music for Bollywood. He is popular for being the background music composer for Black (2005), Ram-Leela (2013) and music director for Saawariya (2007).[2] He is cousin of famous Indian music composer Mithoon & nephew of famous music composer Pyarelal Sharma of popular Indian music composer duo Laxmikant–Pyarelal.

Monty Sharma
Born (1970-04-17) 17 April 1970 (age 49)[1]
ResidenceMumbai, India
OccupationMusic director
Years active(2002-present)
Musical career

Early lifeEdit

Monty Sharma was born on 17 April, in Mumbai.[3] He started learning music at the age of five and had the opportunity to learn under the guidance of his grand father Pandit Ram Prasad Sharma. Monty is nephew of Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma of Laxmikant-Pyarelal fame.[citation needed] Monty started his career as a professional keyboard player with Laxmikant-Pyarelal for the film Mr. India at the age of sixteen.[citation needed] He worked with all the well known music directors such as Laxmikant Pyeralal, R.D. Burman, Rajesh Roshan, Nadeem Shravan, Jatin Lalit, Ismail Darbar, Sanjeev Darshan for many bollywood films.[citation needed]

He was a member of judges' panel of the popular reality show STAR Voice of India 2.[citation needed]


Background Music ComposerEdit

Music DirectorEdit


  • 2008 - Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for the film Saawariya
  • 2008 - Set Max Stardust Award for Music for the film Saawariya
  • 2014 - LifeOk Screen Awards for best background score for the film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela
  • 2014 - Filmfare award for best background score for the film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela

External linksEdit


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  2. ^ Reshma Kelkar Dabholkar (28 February 2011). "Monty Sharma follows Vishal Bhardwaj". Times of India. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Monty Sharma date of birth". Adlabs. Retrieved 30 April 2014.