Amitraj is a Marathi music director, composer, and singer who, has worked in various Marathi films like Mitwaa, Pyaar Vali Love Story, Classmates, Guru, etc. He has directed and featured in songs such as Gulabachi Kali, Yaarian, Tola Tola, Sawar re, etc. His journey in the music industry started as an assistant music director to , with whom he worked for approximately eight years. Amitraj considers this experience of his life as one of the best learning experiences he has ever had. During his association with the Bollywood music industry,
Amitraj has worked with visionary directors like
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
in movies like Black, Devdas, etc. After eight years of such rigorous experience, Amit started his own work in the Marathi music industry. The first assignment that he took up as an independent music director was to direct title tracks and background music scores for television serials in 2011. He worked in about five TV serials, with approximately two-hundred episodes. Next, he associated with director Rajeev Patil, who hired him as the music director of the movie 72 Miles: Ek Pravas. Since then,
Amit has continuously progressed in the world of Marathi music industry. He has worked with ambitious directors like
in films like Tu Hi Re, Duniyadari, and Poshter Girl, and given the Marathi music industry some songs that will remain popular among the audience for a long time. Amit Raj believes that the various social media platforms that have become trendsetters for today’s youth offer great opportunities to emerging talents to showcase their creative work to prospective employers and the audience. Amit Raj was bestowed with the Best Music Director award and the Dada Saheb Phalke Award in the year 2013 for his contribution to Sanjay Jadhav’s Duniyadari. He has also won the International Marathi Film Festival Award (IMFFA) for three different categories in the field of music that is direction, composition, and singing, for the 2014 film 72 Miles: Ek Pravas. Amit Raj also earned the esteemed Dada Saheb Phalke Award in the year 2011 as well for his work as the music director and composer in the movie Swarajya.
Some of his other films include Vijay Aso, Asa Mee Ashi Tee, Friends, 1234, Vanshvel, etc. He has also directed and composed music for Umesh Ghadge’s Welcome Zindagi, Chandrakant Kanse’s Daagdi Chaawl, Jatin Satish Wagle’s Bandh Nylon Che, and T.L.V Prasad’s Vrundavan. According to Amit Raj, the importance of riyaz in music cannot be substituted by anything else.
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Amitraj is a Marathi Music Composer and Director. He was born on 21st February. Some of his movies in which he has given the music are Vijay Aso, Duniyadaari, 72 miles, Asa Mee Ash Tee, Vanshvel, Pyaar Vaali Love Story, Classmates, Mitva, Welcome Zindagi, Tu Hi Re, Daagdi Chaawl, Friends, Guru, Bandh Nylon Che, Poshter Girl, Vrundavan,
, 1234, Baghtos Kay Mujra Kar, Fugay Deva, Farzand, Part and Hirkani. Due to his excellent command in his profession, he is felicitated with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the Best Background Music in the move ‘Swarajya' in the year 2011. After 'Duniyadari' the graph of his career started increasing. In the year 2014, he won IMFFA Award.