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Music Director

Gender

Male

Date of Birth

1944-02-28

Location

Maharashtra, India

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Ravindra Jain

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Ravindra Jain (28 February 1944 – 9 October 2015) was an Indian music composer, lyricist, and playback singer. He started his career in the early 1970s by composing for several hit movies. His notable works include Chor Machaye Shor (1974), Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Chitchor (1976) and Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978), Nadiya Ke Paar (1982), Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985) and Vivah (2006). He composed music for many films and TV shows including Ramanand Sagar's epic Ramayan (1987), which became iconic. He was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award of the Republic of India in 2015 for his contribution to the arts.

 

Ravindra Jain was born blind on 28 February 1944 in Aligarh to Pandit Indramani Jain and Kiran Jain as the third child of seven brothers and one sister. He belongs to the Jain community. His father was a Sanskrit pandit and his mother was a homemaker.

His father recognized his talent and sent him to stalwarts like G.L. Jain, Janardhan Sharma, and Nathu Ram for formal education in music. At a young age, he started singing bhajans at temples.

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Music Director