Dharamaraj Bhatt, a.k.a. Dharam is an Indian music director and composer, who is one half of the duo, Dharam-Sandeep, the other being
. His career took flight when he collaborated with Sandeep to score the background music for Prem Soni’s “Main Aur Mrs. Khanna” (2009), starring
and Kareena Kapoor.
Despite the film turning out to be a huge flop, the duo’s work was commendable, presenting them the opportunity to work with Ram Gopal Verma in his political thriller “Rann” (2010), starring . Dharam-Sandeep recorded the background score and composed the ‘Sikkon Ki Bhook’ track for the film.
After the critical success of the film, RGV called upon the services of the duo for his next two-part biographical action-drama “
” (2010) and its sequel “Rakta Charitra 2” (2010).
The series, based on the life of Andhra Pradesh’s cabinet minister, Paritala Ravindra, an MLA who was assassinated on 24th January 2005 by his political rivals, was a super hit and established Dharam-Sandeep as a force to be reckoned. In 2011, Dharam’s career attained greater heights as Dharam-Sandeep recorded the background score for Shubhashish Bhutiani’s short film “Kush,” which revolves around a Sikh child, Kush, who encounters horrific events during the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 that followed the assassination of India’s former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.
The film bagged accolades in different fields at more than twenty film festivals. Soon afterward, the duo again teamed up with RGV in his next crime-thriller “
” (2012). It was their first major project as music directors besides which they also composed the soundtracks for the film along with
and Vikram Magi.
Their other notable contributions include the background scoring of “Gang of Ghosts” (2014) & Telugu crime-action “Bezawada” (2011) and the musical direction of the comedy-drama “
Kuch Kuch Locha Hai