Salim Merchant

Singer, Music Director, Artist, Actor
Associated With: Salim - Sulaiman
Born: Mar 03
 
 

Salim Merchant is one half of the duo that makes the popular music artist siblings Salim-Sulaiman. Since they came into prominence in 2003, in addition to being an ace composer, Salim has also taken on solo projects as a singer.

 

Hailing from Gujarat, he is the son of the well-known Telugu composer, Sadruddin Merchant. Salim attended Trinity College of Music in London and is trained in the piano.

He tested the waters as a playback singer with “Mar Jaawan” and “Aashiyana” in “Fashion” (2008) and then went on to sing songs like “Ali Maula” (“Kurbaan”, 2009), “Aye Khuda” (“Paathshaala”, 2010), “Ainvayi Ainvayi” (“Band Baaja Baarat”, 2010), “Rozaana” (“Love Breakups Zindagi”, 2011) and “Kunwara” (“Jodi Breakers”, 2012) among others.

His voice can also be heard as alaap on the Salim-Sulaiman Indian version of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”. Salim also sits on the panel of judges in the fifth season of music reality show, Indian Idol.

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Bhoot Hoon Main Bhoot Hoon Main
  • Album: Bhoot
    Singer: Sunidhi Chauhan, Vijay Prakash, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Lalit Marathe
    Genre: Filmi, Pop
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    Bhoot Hoon Main (Remix) Bhoot Hoon Main (Remix)
  • Album: Bhoot
    Singer: Sunidhi Chauhan, Vijay Prakash, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Lalit Marathe
    Genre: Filmi, Pop
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    Ghor Andhere Ghor Andhere
  • Album: Bhoot
    Singer: Clinton Cerejo, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vijay Prakash, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Mahathi Prakash
    Genre: Filmi, Chants
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    Bubble Gum Bubble Gum
       
    Album: Bubble Gum
    Singer: Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Bapi - Tutul, Hanif Shaikh
    Genre: Filmi
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    Jo Dar Gaya Woh Mar Gaya Jo Dar Gaya Woh Mar Gaya
       
    Album: Darna Mana Hai
    Singer: Sunidhi Chauhan, Salim Merchant, Naresh Kamath
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Tabish Romani
    Genre: Filmi, Pop
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    Most Popular Songs

    Kare Mann Bhajan Kare Mann Bhajan
  • Album: Coke Studio 3 - Episode 04
    Singer: Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Ustad Sultan Khan, Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Traditional
    Artist: Salim - Sulaiman
    Genre: Sugam, Pop, Rock
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    Yeh Hausla Kaise Jhuke Yeh Hausla Kaise Jhuke
     
  • Album: Dor
    Singer: Shafqat Amanat Ali, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Mir Ali Husain
    Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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    Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan
  • Album: Chak De India
    Singer: Krishna Beura, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Jaideep Sahni
    Genre: Sufi/Qawwali
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    Sati Sati
  • Album: Coke Studio 3 - Episode 04
    Singer: Vijay Prakash, Salim Merchant
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Traditional
    Artist: Salim - Sulaiman
    Genre: Chants, Other, Carnatic
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    Khula Aasman Khula Aasman
  • Album: Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii
    Singer: Salim Merchant, KK
    Music Director: Salim - Sulaiman
    Lyricist: Irfan Siddiqui
    Genre: Pop, Rock
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