Rachita Arora

Rachita Arora is a singer and music composer in Indian movies.[1] She is best known for her work in the Anurag Kashyap movie Mukkabaaz.[2] Rachita hails from Delhi and is trained in Hindustani classical music.[3]

Rachita Arora
Delhi, India
OccupationSinger Composer


Arora started her career by composing music for theatre plays in Delhi. In Mumbai, she met Makarand Deshpande at Prithvi Theatre who liked her work and asked her to produce music for him. Arora composed the music for his 50th original play, Epic Gadbad.[4]

Rachita's first film was the Rajkummar Rao film Newton. Before entering the film industry, Rachita composed music for theatre.[5] She also composed music for ‘Mumbai Paani Mafia’ a documentary telecast on Discovery Channel, India.

Deshpande later introduced her to Anurag Kashyap.[6]



  1. ^ "Rachita Arora: Enjoyed the freedom Anurag sir gave me". mid-day. 9 January 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  2. ^ Nair, Vipin (5 January 2018). "Packs a musical punch". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Creativity is not dependent on gender, says Rachita Arora | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  4. ^ Maskeri, Anju (29 July 2018). "Sacred Games' Composer Rachita Arora: Gender Doesn't Matter In The Music Field". Mid Day. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  5. ^ "'Mukkabaaz' composer Rachita Arora is the shot in the arm that Bollywood music needed". InUth. 18 January 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  6. ^ "We need to promote folk music: Composer Rachita Arora". Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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