Samidh Mukerjee

Samidh Mukherjee (also spelled Mukherjee, Bengali: সমিধ মুখোপাধ্যায়) is an Indian Bengali film singer-songwriter,[1][2] and music composer from Kolkata, India. He also part of the Bengali music director's duo Samidh-Rishi

Samidh Mukherjee
Birth nameসমিধ মুখার্জি
BornKolkata,India
Genres
  • Filmi
  • Bengali film base
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Bengali remixes & dubstep
  • Classical
Occupation(s)Music director, singer & songwriter
Years active2001–present

Early lifeEdit

Mukerjee was born 9 June 1974, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his school education at St. Joseph School Bowbazar, Kolkata and completed his law degree from Hazra Law College, Kolkata. Mukerjee started his musical journey in 1990 as a bass guitarist and vocalist from his school band named Dynamites. in 1993 he joined Bengali Band Parash Pathar as a bass guitarist and vocalist. Then in 1994 Mukerjee joined English classic rock band Hip Pocket as a bass guitarist and supportive vocalist.

CareerEdit

Later in his career Mukerjee composed many popular songs for many Bengali films. Some of his successful projects as a music composer are Macho Mustanaa,[3] Loveria, Kranti, Josh, Dui Prithibi, Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo, 100% Love,[4] Om Shanti,[5] Majnu, Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re etc.

His debut music album[6] Amar Blue Sunglass[7] was released in 2012[8] from Remac Muzik.[9] Amar Blue Sunglass[10] has seven different genres of songs written, composed and sung by Mukerjee himself.

Singers from Hindi film and music industry like, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kunal Ganjawala and many more sang under Mukerjee's music direction in the film Macho Mustanaa. Shreya Ghoshal sang the song "Jaane Jaana" from the film Macho Mustanaa in Mukerjee's composition. Usha Uthup also sang in Mukerjee's composition.[11] Kalpana Patowary was nominated as Best Female Playback Singer in 12th Tele-Cine Award, Kolkata for Mukerjee's composition "Koka Kola" from Bengali film Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re.[12]

Mukerjee appeared as an actor[13] in Bengali film Loveria, which was released in 2013.[14]

Mukerjee was featured in a song with Rakhi Sawant in the Bengali film Om Shanti. The song was composed and sung by Mukerjee himself.[15]

Apart from acting, Mukerjee participated in the Bangla version[16] (regional version) of the dancing reality show (dancing competition) Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa,[17] which was aired in ETV Bangla. Mukerjee was one of the finalists[18] of the show.

Mukerjee was last seen in television as a contestant of Zee Bangla's Dance Bangla Dance Season 8.[19] He was among the finalists of the show.

Mukerjee recently composed two songs for Pallavi Chatterjee's album Folk Sutra.[20]

AwardsEdit

Samidh-Rishi composer duo got Fever 104 FM Best Music Director Award for the film Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo.[21]
Mukerjee was nominated for Best Music Director Award for the film Loveria (Tele Cine Awards 2013).[22]

FilmographyEdit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Songs Notes Language
2006 Kranti 1 Songs – Aami Banglar Gaan Gai Along with Jeet Gannguli, Som, Rishi Chanda, Riingo Banerjee Bengali
2010 Josh "Josh Title Track", "Korbo Na Biye" Along with Jeet Gannguli, Rishi Chanda Bengali
2010 Dui Prithibi "Its Only Pyar", "Pyarelal" Along with Jeet Gannguli, Rishi Chanda Bengali
2010 Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo "Khokababu" Along with Jeet Gannguli, Nachiketa Chakraborty, Neel Dutt, Bappi Lahiri, Rupam Islam Bengali
2011 Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re "Koka Kola" Along with Jeet Gannguli Bengali
2012 Om Shanti "Nila Na Pila Na Lal Gulabi" Along with Rocket Mandal, Rishi Chanda Bengali
2012 100% Love "Tumse Pyar Hai Already", "Hiya Jwale Piyar Dorode (Jwalere)", "Yeh Sala Dil Hai" Along with Jeet Gannguli Bengali
2012 Macho Mustanaa "All Songs" No One Bengali
2013 Loveria "All Songs" No One Bengali
2013 Majnu "E Mon Ajkal", "Phokir Mon" Along with Rishi Chanda, Savvy Gupta Bengali
2017 Namkeen Girl "Namkeen Girl(Title Track) No One Hindi
2018 Boxer All Songs No One Bengali
2019 Jah Kala All Songs No One Bengali
2020 Sadak 2 3 Songs - Dil Ki Purani Sadak,Purani Sadak (Reprise),Dil Ki Purani (Unplugged) Urvi, Jeet Gannguli, Ankit Tiwari, Suniljeet Hindi

Music albumEdit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Singer Compose Notes
2012 Amar Blue Sunglass "Himself" "Himself" Remac Muzik
2014 Folk Sutra "Pallavi Chatterjee" "Himself" Purple Leaf Entertainment
2017 Namkeen Girl Himself & Rani Indrani "Himself" Eco Music Production

Namkeen Girl (2017) Music VideoEdit

In 2017 Samidh Mukerjee composed and wrote the Hindi song lyrics Namkeen Girl . This song video, directed by Kamalika Chanda, she also the starcast and beautifully sung by Samidh Mukherjee and Rani Indrani .

TelevisionEdit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Show Channel Year Notes
2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa "ETV Bangla" "2013"
2012 Dance Bangla Dance "Zee Bangla"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "No show is complete without my songs". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Samidh turns singer". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Macho shot for 75 lakhs". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "It was great working with Jeet: Samidh". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Om Shanti (2012) Bangla Movie Music Feat. Sizzling Rakhi Sawant Item Number Launch in Kolkata by Bappi Lahiri and Others". WBRi Washington Bangla Radio USA.
  6. ^ "Samidh Mukerjeecomes up with 'Amar Blue Sunglass'". newswala.com.
  7. ^ "Amar Blue Sunglass launched". The Times of India.
  8. ^ Time Out http://www.telegraphindia.com/1121003/jsp/calcutta/story_16046152.jsp. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "Remac Muzik launches three albums at one go". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Music". The Telegraph.
  11. ^ "Usha Uthap sings item number for Samidh". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "Kalpana Patowary nominated for Best Playback Singer Female in 12th Tele Cine Awards, Kolkata 2012". Radioandmusic.com.
  13. ^ http://mobiletoi.timesofindia.com/mobile.aspx?article=yes&pageid=25&sectid=edid=&edlabel=TOIKM&mydateHid=26 December 2012&pubname=Times+of+India+-+Kolkata&edname=&articleid=Ar02500&publabel=TOI[dead link]
  14. ^ "Pooja Bose, Soham, Raja Chanda and Samidh Introduce LOVERIA (2013) Valentine's Day Bangla Movie to Kolkata (WBRi Film Preview)". WBRi Washington Bangla Radio USA.
  15. ^ "Rakhi Sawant to shoot in Kolkata". The Times of India.
  16. ^ "Jhalak Dikhla Ja Bangla". in.com.
  17. ^ "JHALAK DIKHLA JAA- BANGLA". jdjbangla.com.
  18. ^ "Meet Rimjhim, the Jhalak winner". The Times of India.
  19. ^ "Dance Bangla Dance contestants to get celeb partners". The Times of India.
  20. ^ "Kolkata: Actress Pallavi Chatterjee, singer, Debjit Ray, music composer, Neel Dutta, percussionist, Bickram Ghosh, actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, actor Akash, DJ, Sidhu, music composer, Samidh Mukherjee at the launch of actress Pallavi Chatterjee`s music album ``Folk Sutra`` in Kolkata". Newshence.com – India News & Info.
  21. ^ "11th Tele Cine Awards Kolkata Celebrates Bengali Film and Television Creativity". WBRi Washington Bangla Radio USA.
  22. ^ S Kumar. "13th Tele Cine Awards 2013 Nominations & Voting Process – Names of Tele Cine Awards Nominees 2013 – Kolkata Bengal Information". kolkatabengalinfo.com.

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