Rajesh Roshan

Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath (born 24 May 1955) is an Indian Hindi cinema music director and composer. He is the son of music director Roshan and singer Ira Roshan.

Rajesh Roshan
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Rajesh Roshan in 2011
Born
Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath

(1955-05-24) 24 May 1955 (age 67)
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndian
Occupation
Years active1974–present
RelativesSee Roshan family

Personal lifeEdit

Rajesh Roshan has a Punjabi Hindu Mohyal Brahmin father and Bengali Brahmin mother, and has two children, a son (Eshaan Roshan) and a daughter (Pashmina Roshan). He is the son of Hindi film composer Roshan.

CareerEdit

Rajesh Roshan had a successful collaboration with Kishore Kumar, Basu Chatterjee, Dev Anand, Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle. He shot to fame with the score for the 1974 film Kunwara Baap and the 1975 film Julie; for the latter he won the Filmfare Best Music Director Award.[1]

Roshan scored for Kunwara Baap (1974) and then in three back-to-back hit films: Des Pardes, Man Pasand, and Lootmaar. He went on to compose melodious tunes and made Kishore Kumar sing them in films like Mama Bhanja, Doosra Aadmi, Muqaddar, Swami, Priyatama, Yehi Hai Zindagi, Ek Hi Raasta, Swarag Narak, Inkaar, Khatta Meetha, Baton Baton Mein, Do Aur Do Paanch, Kaamchor, Hamari Bahu Alka, Jaag Utha Insan, Bhagwaan Dada, Ghar Sansar followed by films with Rajesh Khanna like Janta Hawaldar, Nishaan, Babu and Aakhir Kyon?.

In the 1990s, he worked in albums like Karan Arjun (1995), Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995), Papa Kehte Hai (1996), Koyla (1997), Keemat – They Are Back, Daag: The Fire (1999), Dastak (1996), Kya Kehna (2000) and Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000).

Critics believe that several of his most popular songs are closely based on popular songs from other countries.[2][3]

FilmographyEdit

As a music director:

Year Film Notes Sales[4][5]
2019 Raktamukhi Neela Bengali Movie. Not to be confused with Raktamukhi Neela (2008 movie).
2017 Kaabil
2013 Krrish 3
2010 Kites
2008 Krazzy 4
2006 Krrish 1,300,000
2004 Aetbaar
2003 Koi... Mil Gaya Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 2,100,000
Love at Times Square Title Track Only
2002 Na Tum Jaano Na Hum 900,000
Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage
Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
2001 Moksha
Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bacchao
2000 Karobaar
Kya Kehna 2,000,000
Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 10,000,000[6]
Mela
1999 Trishakti
Laawaris
Daag: The Fire 2,200,000
1998 Kudrat
Main Solah Baras Ki
Jaan-E-Jigar
Yugpurush
Khote Sikkey
Dandnayak
Keemat
Hafta Vasuli
Mere Do Anmol Ratan
1997 Ghulam-E-Mustafa
Tarazu
Koyla 1,800,000
Chirag
Imaan Beimaan
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhutha
1996 Dastak
Papa Kehte Hai Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 3,000,000
Chhota Sa Ghar
1995 Sabse Bada Khiladi
Karan Arjun Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 3,000,000
1994 Insaniyat
Anjaane
1993 Gunaah
Zakhmon Ka Hisaab
King Uncle
Aasoo Bane Angaarey
1992 Khel
Kasak
1991 Jeevan Daata
Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan
Shiv Ram
Karz Chukana Hai
Vishnu-Devaa
Do Pal
1990 Jurm
Bahar Aane Tak
Kishen Kanhaiya 1,200,000
1989 Kala Bazaar
Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii
Asmaan Se Ooncha
1988 Dharamyudh
Khoon Bhari Maang Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Dariya Dil
Jungle Ki Beti
Maar Dhaad
Kabzaa
1987 Kaash
Khudgarz
Dil Tujhko Diya
1986 Anubhav
Ghar Sansar
Ek Aur Sikander
Bhagwaan Dada
Maqaar
1985 Babu
Aakhir Kyon?
Ek Daku Shaher Mein
Ulta Seedha
Telephone
1984 Inteha
Jaag Utha Insan
Yadoon Ki Zanjeer
Zindagi Jeene Ke Liye
1983 Nishaan
Rishta Kagaz Ka
1982 Kaamchor
Johny I Love You
Khud-daar
Waqt Waqt Ki Baat
Shriman Shrimati
Hamari Bahu Alka
1981 Yaarana
Sannata
Shakka
1980 Lootmaar
Man Pasand
Unees-Bees
Swayamvar
Aap Ke Deewane
Do Aur Do Paanch
Aakhri Insaaf
1979 Kaala Patthar Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
Mr. Natwarlal Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Janta Hawaldar
Baton Baton Mein
1978 Swarag Narak
Muqaddar
Des Pardes Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Vishwanath
Tumhari Kasam
Dillagi
Ek Baap Chhe Bete
1977 Jay Vejay
Doosara Aadmi
Mama Bhanja
Charandas
Ek Hi Raasta
Khatta Meetha
Inkaar
Yehi Hai Zindagi
Zindagi
Priyatama
Swami Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1976 Udhar Ka Sindur
Ginny Aur Johnny
1975 Julie Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1974 Kunwara Baap
Total sales 27,500,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Best Music Director (Popular)". filmfareawards.indiatimes.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Copied Hindi Songs".
  3. ^ "10 Songs Rajesh Roshan Copied". mensxp.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Music Hits 2000-2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 5 February 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
  5. ^ "Music Hits 1990-1999 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 5 February 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
  6. ^ "Film producers float their own music firms". The Times of India. 11 November 2011.

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