Raam Laxman was born on 16th September. He is one of the most acclaimed music composers of the 90’s era. His most famous works include ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ (1994), ‘
Maine Pyar Kiya
’ (1989), and ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ (1999) among others. He is an established pianist, musician, and accordionist. He has won 2 awards in his career. Raam Laxman, who was originally known as Vijay Patil decided to name himself Laxman after his work with another composer Raam was a huge success. But due to certain circumstances, Raam died after signing the film ‘
’ in the year 1977. As a token of friendship, Vijay Patil continued his name as Raam Laxman in his future projects.
Raam Laxman has composed music for almost 75 movies in various languages like Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri, etc. Meanwhile, Raam Laxman’s orchestra, Amar – Vijay, named after his son Amar, caught the attention of the then famous comedian
. Raam and Laxman were approached by Dada Kondke to compose music for the Marathi comedy film ‘Pandu Hawaldar’. Raam Laxman duo accepted the offer and gave melodious tunes to the movie. The audio is a great success, the alliance between Raam Laxman and Dada Kondke lasted a lifetime. Then in the year 1981, Raam Laxman worked with Ravindra Rawal (director) for the film ‘Hum Se Badkar Kaun’.
One particular song – “Deva O Deva Ganapati Deva” from the movie became a huge hit during that time. Later, Raam Laxman composed music for ‘Deewana Tere Naam Ka’ (1987), ‘Woh Jo Hasina’ (1983), and ‘Aage Ki Soch’ (1987). He worked with celebrated technicians of the time like
, ‘G.P. Sippy’ and Usha Mangeshkar. His favorite lyricist was Asad Bhopali. The year 1988 is one of the best years for Raam Laxman as he got a major break with the film Maine Pyar Kiya directed by
. This movie bagged him a Filmfare Award for the Best Music Director.
The said film also set the bar high as it went on to win seven Filmfare Awards for various categories out of thirteen nominations. In the class of music, the movie won the Best Lyricist award and an award for the Male Playback Singer. This motion picture launched the career of ‘S.P. Balasubramaniam’ as a voice actor for the new entrant
between the years 1988 and 1995. Eventually, Raam Laxman produced amazing tracks for Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and won the laurels of the audience. Raam Laxman has another feather to add to his cap, which is, being nominated for the Best Costume Designer (Zee Cine Awards) for the movie ‘
’ in the year 2003.
His further works included ‘
’ (1995), ‘Lav Kush’ (1997), ‘
’ (2000), ‘Aisaa Kyon’ (2003), ‘Baap Ka Baap’ (2003). He also gave the original music for the short video Embrace Life, released on 10th February 2006. He worked along with his son, Amar Raamlaxman on ‘Le Chal Apne Sang’ in the year 2000. Other works of Raam Laxman with Amar include ‘Patthar Ke Phool’ (1991), ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United’ (1989) and ‘Hum Pyar Tumse Kar Baithe’ (2002).
Some of the compositions of Raam Laxman include Hum Se Badkar Kaun (1981), ‘
’ (1982), ‘Dard-E-Dil’ (1983), Amhi Doghe Raja Rani (1986), Muskurahat (1992), Pyaar Ka Tarana (1993), and Aisaa Kyon (2003). Raam Laxman is the recipient of a Filmfare Award in the category Best Music Director for the motion picture Maine Pyar Kiya in the year 1989. He also received the Special Jury Award in 2014 as an individual honor.
Another Version Of Bio :
Raam Laxman or Vijay Patil is a famous Indian composer, musician, accordionist, and pianist. He was born on 16 September. He is a music composer also. Actually, Raam and Laxman are different ones. In 1976, when they sign Agent Vinod, Raam died. Laxman is alone now but their dual name exists. Raam and Laxman were good friends and music directors. After Raam’s death, Laxman always signs the films with Ram Laxman name. He signed his Marathi and Hindi films with the same name. Dada Kondke, the famous comedian, was impressed with his work when he started his orchestra in his son’s name Amar-Vijay and proposed them for the Marathi comedy Pandu Hawaldar. It was a super duper hit. After that, this pair didn’t break. It goes on to taste success. Dada Kondke never left them till then Ram came over.
Raam Laxman has done so many films with the directors G.P. Sippy, Manmohan Desai,
, Mahesh Bhatt and others, who were the origins of that time. He liked
and Usha Mangeshkar’s voice. They were his favorite singers. Most of his films are released with Ravindra Rawal. His most close lyricist was Asad Bhopali. Ram Laxman has given beautiful and memorable songs that we can’t forget. He was the great musician. In 1981, he composed the music for Hum Se Badkar Kaun. The song- Deva O Deva Ganpati Deva became a vast hit. He composed fantastic music for some other films like Woh Jo Hasina (1983) and Aage Ki Soch (1987), etc. Raam Laxman’s major hit was Sooraj Barjatya’s movie Maine Pyar Kiya. It was the only film that was nominated for thirteen Filmfare awards and bagged seven of them.
It was the only movie that set the record of three top categories relating to the music for the same film- Best Music Director, Male Playback Singer and Best Lyricist. The voice of S.P. Balasubramaniam was being recognized as a voice of newly introduced Salman Khan. In 1994, he got a major hit for the movie Hum Apke Hai Kaun. Sooraj Badjatya and Raam Laxman collaborated with each other and again they made the blockbuster Hum Saath Saath Hain. He is not only a music director; he is well known for playing many instruments such as vocals, drums, piano, and accordion. He is a man of talent, knowledge, and self-confidence. He is a man for the cinema and Bollywood gave him the suitable rewards also. Let us pray to God for his bright future. Thanks.