Birthday: 03-03-1975
Age: 44
Star sign: Aries
Salim Merchant is a mesmerizing Music director, playback singer, Instrumentalist and also a programmer. He is much illustrious for his works in, ‘Bang bang, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, Heroine’, to name a few. He kicked off his career in this industry with his brother, ‘ Sulaiman Merchant’. They were essentially composing background scores. Then, came a contingency with Karan Johar’s, “ Kaal”, which galvanized their song composing potential. Salim got the hang of Piano, from ‘Trinity College of Music-London.’ He was one of the critics of the reality show, ‘ Indian Idol.’ This was aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Very eminent playback singers like, Anu Malik and Sunidhi Chauhan were also critiquing the contestants. Now that Salim is blessed with a girl child, he is very keen on doing Kids movies. He has mentioned in an interview that, ‘he is not okay with composing music for adults only lyrics’. He is also the Brand Ambassador for ‘i-genius’. The Merchant siblings have won innumerable prestigious awards like, ‘Star Screen Awards’, ‘Filmfare Awards’, ‘Daytime Emmy Awards’, ‘Mirchi Music Awards’ and the list goes on.
Sajid Wajid Hindi Actor

Sajid Wajid

The famous brothers of the Indian film industry well known for their music composition and direction, ‘Sajid Ali’ and ‘Wajid Ali’, are collectively known as Sajid Wajid. They are the sons of Famous Tabla player, ‘Ustad Sharafat Khan’. Music was inherited in their blood and they had much more to give to this industry. Sohail Khan’s “Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya” was the first movie in which Sajid Wajid gave their music in 1998.  Then  in 1999, they scored music for Sonu Nigam’s album “Deewana”. The songs of this album were a huge hit of that time and are still loved by the music listeners. In the subsequent years, their music became a part of many movies and all of their songs were adored by music lovers. They composed music for the movie “Hello Brother” and wrote some songs for films such as, “Chupke Se Koi Aayega”, “Hello Brother” and “Hata Saawan Ki Ghata”. Sajid Wajid has given a lot of music for famous Indian Actor Salman Khan. Many of his movies are embraced with their magical songs; these movies include ‘Tere Naam, Partner, Garv, Wanted, God Tussi Great Ho, Veer, Ek Tha Tiger’ and many more. Because of their excellent music direction and composition, they have been honored with many awards.    For their music contribution in Movie, ‘Dabangg’ they were awarded with, ‘Star Screen Award’ as “Best Music Directors”, other awards include, ‘Apsara Awards’, ‘Zee Cine Awards’, and ‘Film Fare Awards’. Indian Music Industry owes a lot to these brothers, who have given hundreds of hit music tracks to the industry and to the audience. They have also composed music tracks for reality TV shows such as, Bigg Boss 4, Bigg Boss 6.    

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