Sameer Phaterpekar is an Indian music director and a composer. The Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner has worked in over fifty movies and delivered some background score. His thirty-five-year long career has been a success with collaborations with musicians like R.D Burman,
, Kalyanji Adandji, etc. His compositions include hits like Jhumma-Chumma, Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai, and Hawa Hawaii.
He took birth in Mumbai, Maharashtra. To Sameer background music is similar to a character of a movie, without it, it cannot survive. And this ideology has made him one of the best musicians in the film industry. He took birth in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He started his career in 1983 by delivering background music for movies in the Marathi Film industry. From there he slowly picked up the attraction of Directors from Bollywood and got into the industry.
He gave music in Marathi films like Kaay Raav Tumhi, Lal Bhaari, Ringa Ring, etc. He provided background score for all the music of director
including his directorial,
Mumbai Meri Jaan
. Not only in movies but he has worked in music albums too. In 2002, he collaborated with
; they released two music albums under Venus, Khoobsurat and Dil Le Gaya Ajnabee. He has worked in over fifty movies and delivered some background score.
He gave music not only for Hindi and Marathi films but Punjabi and Telugu too. In 2007, he rendered music for
Oh My Friend
Ganesha in the kid’s oriented movies; he composed the title track. The 2005 Best Marathi Feature Film, Dombivali Fast, directed by Nishikant Kamat had music by Sameer Phaterpekar. From John Abraham to Ritesh Dekhmukh films, his music is everywhere.
In 2011, he delivered music in Filmfare winner movie, Force. He also composed music for
in Drishyam in 2015; all blockbusters had Nishikant Kamath as the director. In 2017, he rendered music for Madaari, the Irfan Khan starrer became a hit and got critically acclaimed.
In the year 2010, he Sameer received the Sahyadri Award Best Background Score for Ringa Ring. His milestones include his Dada Saheb Phalke Award for Best Background Score in 2015 for the Marathi movie Lai Bhaari. Sameer has not yet stopped and he continues to deliver music to the Indian Film Industry.