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.