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Vishal–Shekhar

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Vishal–Shekhar are an Indian music composition, production, singing, and songwriting duo consisting of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani from Mumbai. Known predominantly for their work as music composers in Hindi cinema, Vishal–Shekhar has also recorded in Telugu, Tamil, and Marathi with the likes of Akon, The Vamps, Imogen Heap, and Diplo

 

They have been streamed over 3 billion times on YouTube, have had 72 number-one singles, and have been featured on over 350 film soundtracks. They are one of the most successful music composers in the history of Bollywood music.

 

Their most popular soundtracks include Jhankaar Beats (2003), Dus (2005), Bluffmaster (2005), Salaam Namaste (2005), Left Right Left (2006), Om Shanti Om (2007), Tashan (2008), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Dostana (2008), I Hate Luv Storys (2010), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Tees Maar Khan (2010), Ra. One (2011), The Dirty Picture (2011), Student of the Year (2012), Chennai Express (2013), Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (2013), Hasee Toh Phasee (2014), Bang Bang! (2014), Happy New Year (2014), Sultan (2016), Befikre (2016), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), Bharat (2019), War (2019) & Pathaan (2023). 

 

They have also appeared as judges on Indian Idol Junior, the stage India, MTV Hustle, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Voice of India – Mummy Ke Superstars, Indian Idol, and Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar.

 

Vishal Dadlani is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based electronic band Pentagram. He collaborated with Imogen Heap on the song "Minds Without Fear" for an episode of The Dewarists.

 

Shekhar Ravjiani is a trained classical singer (under Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan). He learned to play the accordion from his father, a music enthusiast, Hasmukh Ravjiani. Shekhar was a participant in the Zee TV singing contest Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in 1997.

 

He composed and sang Marathi songs "Saazni" in 2012 and "Saavli" (with Sunidhi Chauhan) in 2013.

 

 

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