Rajesh Roshan

Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath (born 24 May 1955) is a Hindi cinema music director and composer. He is the son of music director Roshan.[1][2][3]

Rajesh Roshan
Indian film music composer Rajesh Roshan
Born
Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath

(1955-05-24) 24 May 1955
NationalityIndian
OccupationMusic director and composer
Years active1974–present
RelativesSee Roshan family

Personal life

Rajesh Roshan has two children, a son and a daughter. He is the son of Hindi film composer Roshan Sahani Je (né Roshanlal Nagrath).

Career

Rajesh Roshan had a successful association with Basu Chatterjee, Dev Anand, Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar. 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.[4]

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, Swarg Narak, Inkaar, Khatta Meetha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Do Aur Do Paanch, Kaamchor, Hamari Bahu Alka, 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.[3][5]

Filmography

As a music director:

YearFilmNotes Sales[6][7]
2019 RAKTOMUKHI NEELA Bengali Movie with Sabyasachi Mishra [8]
2017Kaabil
2013Krrish 3
2010Kites
2008Krazzy 4
2006Krrish 1,300,000
2004Aetbaar
2003Koi... Mil GayaNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 2,100,000
Love at Times Square1 song (Title Track)
2002Na Tum Jaano Na Hum 900,000
Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage
Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
2001Moksha
Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bacchao
Officer
2000Karobaar
Kya Kehna 2,000,000
Kaho Naa... Pyaar HaiWinner, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 10,000,000[9]
Mela
1999Trishakti
Laawaris
Daag: The Fire 2,200,000
1998Kudrat
Main Solah Baras Ki
Jaan-E-Jigar
Yugpurush
Khote Sikkey
Dandnayak
Keemat – They Are Back
Hafta Vasuli
Mere Do Anmol Ratan
1997Ghulam-E-Mustafa
Tarazu
Koyla 1,800,000
Chirag
Imaan Beimaan
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhutha
1996Dastak
Papa Kehte HaiNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 3,000,000
Chhota Sa Ghar
1995Sabse Bada Khiladi
Karan ArjunNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director 3,000,000
1994Insaniyat
Anjaane (2000 film)
1993Gunah
King Uncle
Zakhmon Ka Hisaab
Aansoo Bane Angaarey
1992Khel
Kasak
1991Jeevan Daata
Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan
Shiv Raam
Karz Chukana Hai
Vishnu Deva
Do Pal
1990Jurm
Kishen Kanhaiya 1,200,000
Bahar Aane Tak
1989Kala Bazaar
Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii
Aasman Se Ooncha
1988Dharam Yudh
Khoon Bhari MaangNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Dariya Dil
Jungle Ki Beti
Kabzaa
Maar Dhaad
1987Kaash
Khudgarz
Yaadon Ki Zanjeer
Dil Tujh Ko Diya
1986Anubhav
Ghar Sansar
Ek Aur Sikander
Bhagwan Dada
Makkaar
1985Babu
Aakhir Kyon
Ek Daku Saher Mein
Ulta Seedha
Telephone
1984Inteha
Jaag Utha Insaan
Zindagi Jeene Ke Liye
1983Nishaan
Rishta Kagaz Ka
1982Kaamchor
Johny I Love You
Khud-Daar
Waqt Waqt Ki Baat
Shriman Shrimati
Hamari Bahu Alka
1981Yaarana
Sannata
Shakka
1980Lootmaar
Unees-Bees
Swayamvar
Aap Ke Deewane
Do Aur Do Paanch
Man Pasand
Aakhri Insaaf
1979Kaala PattharNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
Mr. NatwarlalNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Janta Hawaldar
Baton Baton Mein
1978Swarg Narak
Muqaddar
Des PardesNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Vishwanath
Tumhari Kasam
Dillagi
Ek Baap Chhe Bete
1977Jay Vejay
Doosara Aadmi
Mama Bhanja
Charandas
Ek Hi Raasta
Khatta Meetha
Inkaar
Yeh Hai Zindagi
Zindagi
Priyatama
SwamiNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1976Udhar Ka Sindur
Ginny Aur Johnny
1975JulieWinner, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
1974Kunwara Baap
Total sales 27,500,000

References

  1. "Rajesh Roshan". IMDb. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. Broughton, Simon; Mark Ellingham; Richard Trillo (2000). World Music: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific. Rough Guides, Limited. p. 102. ISBN 1-85828-636-0. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  3. "Copied Hindi Songs".
  4. "Best Music Director (Popular)". filmfareawards.indiatimes.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  5. "10 Songs Rajesh Roshan Copied". mensxp.com. Times Internet Limited. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  6. "Music Hits 2000-2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
  7. "Music Hits 1990-1999 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
  8. "Sabyasachi Mishra now in a Bengali film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  9. "Film producers float their own music firms". The Times of India. 11 November 2011.
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