Bulo Chandiramani Ramchandani was born in Hyderabad, Sindh in modern day Pakistan in a musical family. After completing his studies, Bulo worked as assistant to music director, Ghulam Haider in Lahore. In 1942, he came to Bombay and started working as an assistant to composer Khemchand Prakash. Khemchand gave him a break as a singer in the film “Mehmaan” (1942) and for some time his singing career flourished.
His first film as an independent music diretor was “Pagli Duniya” (1944). His other notable composition were for the films “Rajputani” (1946), “Jogan” (1950), “Wafa” (1951) and “Al Hilal” (1958).
He is credited for giving singers Mukesh and Talat Mahmood their first hits with the songs “Badariya Baras Gayi” (“Moorti”, 1945) and “Sundarta Ke Sabhi Shikari” (“Jogan”, 1946) respectively. Other singers like Amirbai Karnataki, Zohrabai Ambalewali and Geeta Dutt also gained much popularity with his compositions.
Although he composed for films till 1966, he could not replicate the success of his best known work, “Jogan”.
Depressed and lonely, Bulo C. Rani committed suicide on May 24, 1993 at the age of 73.