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Sandeep Shirodkar

Sandeep Shirodkar is an Indian film score composer , music director and record producer.[1] He has also worked as an arranger of songs for other composers.[2]

He has composed background scores for notable films like Dabangg, Bodyguard, Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai and Prince.

He has recently debuted as an original music composer. He along with Anu Malik composed "Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12" remake, "Unchi Hai Building 2.0" remake for Judwaa 2 & "Mundiyan" remake with Punjabi MC & "Ek Do Teen" remake for Baaghi 2.

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Early life and careerEdit

Sandeep's father Hemant Shirodkar, was a sessions musician who played guitar for the famous yesteryear composer duo, Kalyanji–Anandji . As a child, Sandeep used to frequently accompany his father at session recordings.

He learnt to play the synthesizer from his father at the age of seven. Sandeep’s professional career as a musician started when he played at his first recording session at the age of 12. He soon realized that this was what he was going to do in life; make music.

Sandeep also apprenticed under composer Viju Shah (son of Shri Kalyanji), whom he regards as his ‘Guru’.[3]

Partial filmography as Background Score ComposerEdit

Original Music ComposerEdit

Year Film Song Singer(s) Writer(s) Notes
2017 Judwaa 2 "Chalti Hai Kya 9 se 12" remake Dev Negi, Neha Kakkar Dev Kohli with Anu Malik
"Unchi Hai Building 2.0" remake Anu Malik, Neha Kakkar
2018 Baaghi 2 "Mundiyan" remake Navraj Hans, Palak Muchhal Ginny Diwan with Punjabi MC
"Ek Do Teen" remake Shreya Ghoshal, Parry G Javed Akhtar original by Laxmikant-Pyarelal
"Ek Do Teen" remake (Film version) Palak Muchhal, Parry G

AwardsEdit

  • Global Indian Music Award (GIMA) 2011 and Zee Cine Award 2011 and Mirchi Music Award 2011 for Best Background Score – Dabangg[4]
  • BIG Star IMA 2011 Award for Best Background Score – Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1754800/
  2. ^ "Hit Songs". Sandeep Shirodkar. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  3. ^ "Profile". Sandeep Shirodkar. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  4. ^ "Awards". Sandeep Shirodkar. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  5. ^ "Awards". Sandeep Shirodkar. Retrieved 2018-04-22.