Avishek Majumder is a film composer, painter, singer and songwriter well known for his work in “Gadaar: The Traitor” as a music composer and founder of “Tantra Music”. He was born on July 14, 1988, in Siliguri, West Bengal, India.
He did his schooling at St. Joseph School, Siliguri and later from Lincoln High school. Avishek Majumder started his musical training at the age of 4 with his father, Ashim Majuder. In the year 2004, Avishek Majumder moved to Mumbai, to pursue his career in music.
After moving to Mumbai, he started training in Western classical music and Jazz. While going through the training, Avishek Majumder appeared for various exams for Trinity College, London School of Music and Associate Board of Royal School of Music, London. Before entering into Bollywood industry, Avishek Majumder used to sing for Advertisements jingles and non-film music.
He made his debut in film Industry as a film composer in 2013. He is well known for combining melodies and western harmonies with traditional instrumentation in his soundtracks. Before entering film industry as a composer, Avishek Majumder composed for Vulture in 2010.
Vulture is a short film about Doctor Sujoy, who is in the phase between death and rebirth, on the journey to hell and he is looking back at all the sins he has done all his life. He also composed for short films like Hunger (2014), Greed (2014) and many more.
Avishek Majumder made a debut as a Film Composer in 2013 with the comedy, Four Two Ka One. He also gave music to some of the songs of the movie too. “Kitno Ka Dil”, “Ishq Di Baatein” and many others were also part of his work. After this, he worked in movies Yeh toh Two Much Ho Gaya (2016). In “Yeh Toh Two Much Hogya” he gave music for songs, ”Party Time”, Hairat-e-Aashiqui” and“Chappan Taal”. He also composed the background score for various movies like “Gaddar: The Traitor”, a Punjabi Feature film and “Saadey CM Sahab.”
Avishek Majumder also served as the music director on Vipin Prashar’s, Udanchhoo. Udanchhoo is a comedy-drama movie in which Guru G, with the help of his trusted devotee Billu and Jullia, is running a black money operation in his Aashram. The movie goes on, showing how all characters start getting involved in a huge con mystery. The result is a funny and dramatic climax. The title track “Udanchhoo” and “Bhulbhulaiya” are two songs composed by Avishek Majumder in the movie.