Dilip Sen is a well-known music director, composer, actor and singer who is known for movies like Yeh dillagi, Achanak and Valentine’s Day. He is the son of Jamal Sen who was himself a music director. Dilip’s brother Shambhoo Sen is both a dance master as well as a music director.

Dilip’s daughter is Simmin Sen and is married to Aatif Shaikh. Dilip Sen has a career over three decades which began long back in the year 1988. He kick-started his career by working with Sameer Sen, his uncle. He has worked on many genres of music together with his uncle.

These include Ghazals as well as Bhajans. His uncle was an assistant to Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shiva Kumar Sharma, a favorite of Yash Chopra and it is through them that the duo of Dilip and Sameer Sen got the opportunity to give the music for the movie Jeena Marna Tere Sang with starred Raveena Tandon and Sanjay Dutt.

Following this, they got their recognition with two of Yash Chopra's movies, Aina in 1999 and Yeh Dillagi in 1994. The music of both the films was applauded and received appreciation from both the critics and the masses.

Further, they together gave the music for the movies Haqueeqat, Raghuveer and Tu Chor mei Sipahi in 1995. Another major hit album was that of Aflatoon in 1997 which starred Akshay Kapoor and Urmila Matonkar. Their graph reached new heights with the music of the films Ziddi in 1997, Salakhen in 1998, Arju Pandit in 1999 and Kohram in 1999.

Some of Dilip Sen's music was even dubbed in other languages like Tamil to reach a wider audience. His other music albums include those of the movies Soorma Bhopali and Hitler in 1988, And her Gardi in 1990, Do Hanso ka Joda and Basanti Tangewali in 1992.

He did albums for Bechain and Muqabla in 1993, Aag in 1994, Teenmoti and The Don in 1995. He aslo worked in Jurmanaand Angaara in 1996, Ziddi in 1997, Mard in 1998, Zulmi in 1999, Baaghi in 2000, Ittefaq in 2001. His music also featured in Koi Hai in 2003, Jalwa: Fun in Love in 2005, Gulabi in 2014 and Jaana Na Dil Se Door, which is a TV series, in 2016. He has also worked as an actor in Anari No. 1, as a singer in Aina. He is also part of Ramnagar UP 65 which is a 2018 Hindi drama, and is directed by Santosh Kumar Singh.

Sandeep Madhavan

Sandeep Madhavan is a Music Director in the Indian film Industry. He also works as a music composer and lyricist. He is a successful music director and did work in many famous movies of his time. He worked in the film Detective Byomkesh Bakshi and gave the soundtrack of the movie. He wrote the lyrics for the famous song ‘Chase in Chinatown’ in the year 2015. The film got directed by Dibaker Banerjee. The soundtrack had the feel of the movie with throbbing music creating suspense and thrill in the audience. It had the star cast of Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Divya Menon, Swastika Mukherjee, Meiyan Chang, and Mark Bennington in the main leads. The movie revolves around the city of Kolkata and the attempt of a detective to save the world from an unknown conspiracy woven undercover. He led the music department in the film U-Turn. It got released in the year 2016 with the direction by Pawan Kumar. It had the star cast of Shradha Srinathy, Dileep Raj, Roger Narayan, and Krishna Heeble. The music in the film had a horror undertone as the film’s story depicted a mysterious flyover with two lane roads that attract disasters in the form of Accidents and Mishappenings. Sandeep also worked in the movie ‘Running Shaddi’ as a Music composer for the song ‘Kuch To Hai’ and for the soundtrack by Amit Roy. The film starred Arsh Bajwa, Tapsee Pannu, Richa Meena, Amit Sadh, Inderpal Singh, and Brijendra Kala. He composed the music for the film named ’75 (Pachattar).’ Navneet Behal directed the movie, and it had the star cast of Pravesh Rana, Kay Kay Menon, Kirti Kulhari, Tom Alter, Shubham, Muaz Hasan, and Danish Khan. It had the storyline of the 1970’s, during the time of emergency in the country. Apart from films, he also worked as a DJ in Bengaluru and performed in many corporate events and functions. His main genre is EDM Nights and Bollywood songs with a hip-hop touch. The love of the musician for Bollywood is quite visible in all his performances. He always experimented with his music and played the dual role of the lyricist and the composer in many of his projects. He is hardworking and a dedicated soul who devoted his life to music. The music director also worked in the film ‘Jai Ho Democracy’ in the year 2015 as a playback singer.

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Sandeep Madhavan Hindi Actor