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Sachin–Jigar is a music composer duo from Mumbai, India, consisting of Sachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya. They compose for Bollywood and Gujarati movies. They have scored a number of successful soundtracks. Before working independently as music director duo, they were assisting Pritam in setting up musical arrangements.

Sachin-Jigar
Also known asSachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya
OriginMumbai, India
GenresFilm Soundtrack, Electronic, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz
Occupation(s)Music director, singer, record producer, arranger, composer, entrepreneur
InstrumentsVocals, Guitars, Piano, Keyboard, Bass guitar, Stomp, Percussions, Drums, Vibraphone, Flute, Electronic music Clarinet, Oboe, English Horn, Ukulele, Backpacker, Tumbi, Whistle, Techno, Bossa, String instrument, Shehnai, Harmonium, Dhol, Melodica, Mandolin, Charango, Rebab, Koto, Kazoo
Years active2009–present
LabelsYash Raj Films, Tips Industries Limited, Sony Music India, Eros International, T-Series, Zee Music Company

Early lifeEdit

Sachin and Jigar are Gujaratis.[1]

CareerEdit

Sachin–Jigar have created music at various platforms from theatre to television soaps to jingles. They must have done not less the 500 plays and not less than 5000 television episodes for various genres and channels. Jigar Saraiya was assisting Music Director Rajesh Roshan where he met Amit Trivedi. Then Amit introduced Sachin Sanghvi to Jigar. Later year they joined their hands and started assisting Pritam in set up musical arrangements.

They then programmed and arranged for almost all music directors in Bollywood from the legend A.R. Rahman, Anu Malik, Nadeem-Shravan, Sandesh Shandilya, Pritam, Vishal-Shekhar etc., before they stepped in to be independent composers.[citation needed]

In 2009, they composed one song for the movie Life Partner. Then in 2011, their first assignment as an independent music director duo was for the film F.A.L.T.U which included the hit song "Le Ja Tu Mujhe" & "Char Baj Gaye (Party Abhi Baaki Hai)". In 2011, they scored for the movie Hum Tum Shabana & Shor in the City. In this movie, Saibo sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Tochi Raina, was specially appreciated by critics as well as masses and Karma Is A Bitch become huge hit.

After that, they composed music for Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (2012), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012), OMG: Oh My God! (2012), Ajab Gazabb Love (2012), ABCD: Any Body Can Dance (2013), Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story (2013), Himmatwala (2013), I, Me Aur Main (2013), Go Goa Gone (2013), Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013).

They composed music for the movie Issaq and collaborated with Yash Raj films via the interesting movie Shuddh Desi Romance directed by Maneesh Sharma.

In 2014, they composed for albums Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania produced by Karan Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions directed by Shashank Khaitan which had hit songs such as 'Saturday Saturday' & 'Samjhavan'. It was the first time for the duo working for Dharma Productions. The second, Akshay Kumar movie Its Entertainment directed by the famous writer duo Sajid-Farhad, other one was Happy Ending Directed by Raj & DK.[2]

In 2015, their first movie was Badlapur whose first single "Jee Karda" was released on 9 December 2014 and was an instant hit. Another single "Jeena Jeena" was released on 15 January 2015 which was a blockbuster song. The album for ABCD 2 became a hit as well. The song "Sun Sathiya" is one of the favourites from this movie.

Sachin & Jigar have also mesmerized the crowd with their musical contribution in Coke Studio (India), Season 4, Episode 2 (12 April 2015).

DiscographyEdit

All songs are in Hindi else marked otherwise in comments.

Year Movie Comments
2008 My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves 1 Song – Allah Beli
2009 Teree Sang 5 songs composed
Life Partner 1 Song – Gunji Aangna Mein Shehnai
2010 Krantiveer: The Revolution
2011 F.A.L.T.U All songs
Shor in the City 4 songs
Hum Tum Shabana All songs
2012 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya
Kya Super Kool Hain Hum 1 Song – Dil Garden Garden
OMG: Oh My God! 1 Song – Hari Bol
Ajab Gazabb Love 1 Song – Ajab Gazzab Love (not included in album)
2013 ABCD: Any Body Can Dance All songs
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story
Himmatwala 1 Retro Song - "Thank God Its Friday"
I, Me Aur Main 3 songs – Na Jaane, Capuchino & Darbadar
Go Goa Gone All songs
Ramaiya Vastavaiya
Issaq 3 Songs – Issaq Tera, Duet & Jheeni Re Jheeni
D for Dopidi Telugu film; 1 song
Shuddh Desi Romance All songs
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania 3 Songs – D Se Dance, Lucky Tu Lucky Me & Daingad Daingad
Entertainment All songs
Bey Yaar Gujarati film debut
Finding Fanny 1 Song – Shake Your Bootiya
Happy Ending All Songs & Background Score
Ungli 1 Song - Dance Basanti
2015 Badlapur All songs
ABCD 2
Hero 2 songs - Jab We Met, Khoya Khoya
2016 A Flying Jatt All Songs
Wrong Side Raju Gujarati film
2017
Carry On Kesar Gujarati film
Hindi Medium 2 songs - Hoor, Ek Jindari
Meri Pyaari Bindu All songs
Raabta Background Score
Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai All songs
A Gentleman All songs and Background Score
Chor Bani Thangaat Kare Gujarati film
Bhoomi All songs
Simran
Best of Luck Laalu Gujarati film
Love Ni Bhavai
2018 Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran 5 songs
Gold 5 songs & Background Score
Stree All songs
2019 Arjun Patiala 4 songs (one with Guru Randhawa)
Chaal Jeevi Laiye! Gujarati film
Made In China All songs
2020 Street Dancer One of the composers

Jigar Saraiya as singerEdit

Year Song Film Comments
2009 Morey Saiyan Teree Sang
Rab Milaya
Mere Naal Do Knot Disturb
2010 Lau Jali Krantiveer: The Revolution
2011 Awaaz F.A.L.T.U
Nayee Subah
O Teri
Beh Chala
Bhoot Aaya
Piya Kesariyo Hum Tum Shabana
2013 Chandu Ki Girl Friend ABCD: Any Body Can Dance
Sorry Sorry
Slowly Slowly Go Goa Gone
Babaji Ki Booti
I Keel Ded Peepul (Boris Mix)
Gulabi Shuddh Desi Romance
2014 Johnny Johnny Entertainment
Paaji Tussi Such A Pussy Cat Happy Ending
2015 Happy B'day ABCD 2

Sachin Sanghvi as singerEdit

Year Song Film Comments
2016 Beat Pe Booty A Flying Jatt Hindi film
2017 Bhuli Javu Che Chor Bani Thangaat Kare Gujarati film
Yaad Chhe
Kho Diya Bhoomi Hindi film
2019 Chaand Ne Kaho Chaal Jeevi Laiye Gujarati
Dhuni Re Dhakhavi New version of an old Gujarati religious song
Radha Ne Shyam Mali Jashe Single Gujarati Garba song with Shruti Pathak

Personal lifeEdit

They both are married. Jigar Saraiya is married to singer and lyricist Priya Saraiya.[3] Sachin's daughter is Taniskha Sanghvi, who is known for the song Laadki.[4]

Awards and nominationsEdit

  • 2013: 6th Gujarat Gauravvant Award
  • 2016: GIFA: Best Music Album:Wrong Side Raju
Year Category Nominated Song Film Result Ref(s)
Mirchi Music Awards
2015 Music Composer of The Year "Chunar" ABCD 2 Nominated [5]
Best Background Score -
Album of The Year -
- Badlapur
Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) "Jee Karda"
2017 "Haareya" Meri Pyaari Bindu [6]
Music Composer of The Year "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Duet)"
"Hoor" Hindi Medium

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mishra, Abhimanyu (10 April 2015). "Sachin-Jigar: With the right films, we can change the face of Gujarati cinema". The Times of India.
  2. ^ http://myswar.com/artist/sachin-jigar
  3. ^ "Priya Saraiya: We have always been a happy working family". Mid Day. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ IANS (23 April 2015). "Composer Sachin's daughter debuts with 'MTV Coke Studio'". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards 2017". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

"Firangi paani works its magic". The Times of India. 2010.