Salil Chowdhury

Music Director, Lyricist, Artist, Director, Writer
Born: Nov 19, 1922
Death: Sep 05, 1995
 

Though he is known most as one of the best music directors that Indian film industry has seen, Salil Chowdhury was much more than just a music composer.This poet-playwright-composer-instrumentalist-intellectual was born on November 19, 1922 in Gajipur village, which came under the 24 Parganas district in West Bengal and spent most of his childhood in the tea gardens of Assam, where he developed his taste for folk music, as also for Western Classical music, which his father was rather fond of.

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Awards


 
    Album Awards:
  • 1958 - Filmfare Awards - Best Music Director - Madhumati
  • 2018 - Mirchi Music Awards - Jury Award For Best Album Of Golden Era - Madhumati

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Lyricist




 

Most Popular Songs

Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli Haay Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli Haay
Album: Anand
Singer: Manna Dey
Music Director: Salil Chowdhury
Lyricist: Yogesh Gaud
Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop
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O Sajna Barkha Bahaar Aayi O Sajna Barkha Bahaar Aayi
Album: Parakh
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: Salil Chowdhury
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Sugam
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Maine Tere Liye Hi Saat Rang Ke Sapne Chune Maine Tere Liye Hi Saat Rang Ke Sapne Chune
Album: Anand
Singer: Mukesh
Music Director: Salil Chowdhury
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Ja Re Ja Re Ud Ja Re Panchhi Ja Re Ja Re Ud Ja Re Panchhi
Album: Maya
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: Salil Chowdhury
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Rajnigandha Phool Tumhare Rajnigandha Phool Tumhare
Album: Rajnigandha
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: Salil Chowdhury
Lyricist: Yogesh
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Filmography


Director


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Writer


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