Monty Sharma

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 composer Mithoon & nephew of famous music composer Pyarelal Sharma of popular Indian music composer duo Laxmikant–Pyarelal.

Monty Sharma
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Born (1970-04-17) 17 April 1970 (age 51)[1]
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


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Reshma Kelkar Dabholkar (28 February 2011). "Monty Sharma follows Vishal Bhardwaj". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Monty Sharma date of birth". Adlabs. Retrieved 30 April 2014.

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