Sachin–Jigar

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 life

Sachin and Jigar are Gujaratis.[1]

Career

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.

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).

Discography

All songs are in Hindi else marked otherwise in comments.

YearMovieComments
2008My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves1 Song – Allah Beli
2009Teree Sang5 songs composed
Life Partner1 Song – Gunji Aangna Mein Shehnai
2010Krantiveer: The Revolution
2011F.A.L.T.UAll songs
Shor in the City4 songs
Hum Tum Shabana All songs
2012Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya
Kya Super Kool Hain Hum1 Song – Dil Garden Garden
OMG: Oh My God!1 Song – Hari Bol
Ajab Gazabb Love1 Song – Ajab Gazzab Love (not included in album)
2013ABCD: Any Body Can Dance All songs
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story
Himmatwala1 Retro Song - "Thank God Its Friday"
I, Me Aur Main3 songs – Na Jaane, Capuchino & Darbadar
Go Goa Gone All songs
Ramaiya Vastavaiya
Issaq3 Songs – Issaq Tera, Duet & Jheeni Re Jheeni
D for DopidiTelugu film; 1 song
Shuddh Desi RomanceAll songs
2014Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania3 Songs – D Se Dance, Lucky Tu Lucky Me & Daingad Daingad
EntertainmentAll songs
Bey YaarGujarati film debut
Finding Fanny1 Song – Shake Your Bootiya
Happy EndingAll Songs & Background Score
Ungli1 Song - Dance Basanti
2015Badlapur All songs
ABCD 2
Hero2 songs - Jab We Met, Khoya Khoya
2016 A Flying JattAll 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 KareGujarati 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
2020Street Dancer One of the composers

Jigar Saraiya as singer

YearSongFilmComments
2009Morey Saiyan Teree Sang
Rab Milaya
Mere NaalDo Knot Disturb
2010Lau JaliKrantiveer: The Revolution
2011Awaaz F.A.L.T.U
Nayee Subah
O Teri
Beh Chala
Bhoot Aaya
Piya KesariyoHum Tum Shabana
2013Chandu Ki Girl Friend ABCD: Any Body Can Dance
Sorry Sorry
Slowly Slowly Go Goa Gone
Babaji Ki Booti
I Keel Ded Peepul (Boris Mix)
GulabiShuddh Desi Romance
2014Johnny JohnnyEntertainment
Paaji Tussi Such A Pussy CatHappy Ending
2015Happy B'dayABCD 2

Sachin Sanghvi as singer

YearSongFilmComments
2016Beat Pe BootyA Flying JattHindi film
2017Bhuli Javu Che Chor Bani Thangaat Kare Gujarati film
Yaad Chhe
Kho DiyaBhoomiHindi 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 life

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 nominations

  • 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

References

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

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