She is a famous Indian music director known for her work in Bollywood. Born on April 28, 1983, Sneha is 31 years old. She is a Marathi by origin but was born and brought up in Indore. Her family was greatly involved in the Gwalior Gharana of Hindustani Classical Music, so she learned music as a child. After completing her schooling her parents moved to Mumbai in 2001 aiming of her to join an engineering college, but Sneha had some other plans. At first, she joined animation leading to art direction and then to her childhood love - music. Thus, choosing music direction as her career.

In 2004, she worked in a film called “The Hope” which competed at the InternationalesFilmfest Emden in Germany. She also worked in the movie, “KAL- Yesterday and Tomorrow." She still hadn’t made big in Bollywood, so the turning point in her career was Ram GopalVerma’s movie “Go”. Some of her famous works are in movies like “Oye Lucky Lucky Oye”, “Gangs of Wassypur”(part 1 and 2), “ Khoobsurat Click to look into! >> Read More... ”, “LSD”, “Detective Byomkesh Bakshi” and many more.

In 2008, she traveled through rural areas of North India including Haryana, where she attended the Ragini Music Festival. This visit helped her in making one of her most hit soundtracks! Apart from composing songs and singing, she has also been active on small screen. She hosted a music-based MTV miniseries called “Sound Trippin” which allowed her to travel different places within India like Leh, Punjab, Banaras, Yellapur, Goa, etc. Her show consisted of total 11 Episodes. Travelling to different places helped her in taking in the culture and music of the region. The variety of the culture she has experienced can be sensed in the music she has composed time to time. She was nominated for the best music director category at the 58 th Filmfare awards.

Hitesh Sonik Hindi Actor

Hitesh Sonik

Hitesh Sonik is a music director and a singer in the Hindi film Industry. Making a mark in the Hindi music was not tough for him as he was the nephew of well-known music composer Sonik of the Sonik-Omi pair, who composed melodious music in 1970s. Sonik Omi is still remembered in the industry for the Rekha starred film, Sawan Bhado. Music composer Sonik Omi is also known for qawali track which was sung by Asha Bhonsle and Mohammed Rafi and became popular. Hitesh Sonik got the job of being an assistant to the music director Vishal Bhardwaj. He assisted Vishal in movies like Maachis and Hu Tu Tu and Kaminey and many more. He worked with Vishal for 11 movies.  As a music director, the greatest caliber he has shown to us is, that the full background music goes well with the overall flavor of the film, and he does not deviate from the core theme of the film. Examples of unconventional composition of Hitesh Sonik includes, from the film Hawaa Hawwai. As an independent composer, he will be also known for Luv Ranjan’s Pyaar Ka Punchaama and Raghav Dhars’s My Friend Pinto. Hitesh Sonik is now flooded with offers after the success of Kaminey; he is the choice for Pyar Ka Panchnama-2 and Manjhi- the Mountain Man. He also has scored the background music for Guddu Rangeela. He is married to singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who became highly popular with Ram Gopal Varma‘s MAST song. He also sung many songs in ‘ Hawaa Hawaai’, which grabbed the attention of us. Like other music composers, he chooses to sing songs only if that was a situational and conveys the central theme of the film. Otherwise, as a composer, his tunes are always catchy and can manage to lift our spirits at every situation. As a young music director, he sets an example of being an unconventional composer of recent times. Hitesh wanted to be an architect, but music was his passion. He loved playing guitar and he used to assist his father in recording and made it a full-time profession. Post partition, his family moved from Pakistan to refugee camp in Delhi; when they came to Mumbai, they had no godfather, but after his uncle Sonik put his feet in film world as a composer, there was no looking back for Hitesh’s family.

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Jaan Nissar Lone

Jaan Nissar Lone is an Indian musician who has been in the industry since 2010. Jaan Nissar Lone hails from Baramulla which lies in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. During his upbringing, the region faced insurgency as the separatists began to demand an independent Kashmiri region. Despite the security problems, Lone’s parents ensured that their children pursue their dreams. Lone attended Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Shahkote where he studied science. Jaan is fluent in six languages: Kashmiri (his mother tongue), Urdu, English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Arabic. After his education, Lone expressed his desire to become a music composer. In 2001, Lone was a music director at Valley Strings Private Limited. In 2012, Lone composed the tunes for Sanjiv Jaiswal’s Shudra: The Rising. The timeline of the movie revolved around the theme of the caste system. However, right-wing outfits such as Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad protested against the screening of the motion picture. They claimed that it could create enmity between different castes of the Hindu religion. In 2014, Lone supervised the soundtrack of “18.11 A Code of Secrecy.” With Mohammad Mohibul Haque as the director, the movie had actors like Gulshan Grover, Rehal Khan, Prem Chopra, Asrani, and Mukesh Tiwari in the pivotal roles. Principal photography took place in Assam and Shillong. Under the guidance of Lone, the flick had five songs in its album. Lone got an opportunity to work with the singers such as Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, Kamaal Khan. In fact, he sang a duet with Rani Hazarika for the song “Mera Yaar Thanedaar.” Lone has sung “Allah Teri Kya Shaan Hai” alongside Kamaal Khan. In an interview with the website “The Kashmir Monitor,” Lone stated that he developed an interest in music when he was five years old. When the young Kashmiri arrived in Mumbai, Jaan learned the art of classical music at Patiala Gharana. As a matter of fact, Jaan Nissar completed his Master’s degree at Trinity School, London. Lone has collaborated with Sniti Mishra for the track “Peer Myano” which received a positive reception on YouTube. Jaan Nissar believes that but the lack of facilities has hampered the prospects of any aspiring Kashmiri music artist. Jaan has urged the government to support the talented people so that they could fulfill their aspirations. Apparently, Jaan has announced that he would be establishing an academy in Srinagar so that the locals could attain training from professional artists. In fact, Lone has planned to invite Bollywood playback singers to his academy so that they could motivate the students to perform well.

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Jaan Nissar Lone Hindi Actor