Tanishk Bagchi is an Indian music composer and singer. He is 5'-7" (170 cms) tall and weighs about 60kg (152 lbs). He has brown eyes and dark black hair. His hometown is Kolkata, West Bengal. He went to Scottish Church Collegiate School, Kolkata, India. As a child, he was never interested in music. His father Nandakumar Das learned guitar from various points. Then he came to Kolkata and met his mother, who used to play Hawaiian guitar. Tanishk believes that music brought his parents together. Tanishk’s father began his career with composer Salil Choudhury and further collaborated with famous celebrities like Satyajit Ray, R.D. Burman, and Illayraja. Tanishk made his debut stage performance with a guitar when he was only 8.
He performed a RabindraSangeet composition which his mother taught him, and since that day he never looked back. His first breakthrough was through television reality shows and daily soaps like 'Dance India Dance' and 'ThapkiPyar Ki' where he used to produce and arrange music. His first project in Bollywood dates back to Khakee in which he co-programmed the song "AisaJaaduDaala Re." Tanishk with his lyricist-composer friend Vayu made a song called "OoparOopar" and uploaded it on YouTube. The song caught the attention of director Anand L Rai who liked the composition and asked the duo to compose a brand new song for his movie
Tanu Weds Manu
That's how the duo Tanishk- Vayu gave their debut chartbuster hit tune “Banno” (for Tanu Weds Manu Returns) which ultimately gave him recognition and stardom. Post “Banno” he gave another superhit romantic song “Samundar” for the Kapil Sharma starrer ' KisKisKoPyarKaru.’Tanishk later went on to create tunes for the 2016 multi-starrer Housefull 3 and Aishwarya Rai critically acclaimed starrer Sarabjit, with tunes like “Fake Ishq”, “Allah Hu” and “Rabba” respectively. He then surprised the audience with his melodious and soulful composition “Bolna” from the movie 'Kapoor & Sons'. The song turned out to be one of the most popular romantic songs for the year 2016. He also added jazz and retro sound flavorto the
starring project Fever. His latest 2017 tune “HummaHumma” is a re-creation of the 90’s iconic song “HummaHumma” from Mani Ratnam’s directed Bombay, for Shraddha-Aditya Kapoor’s starrer
. The song also features a rap by the famous Bollywood rapper Badshah, but went on to receive mixed response from the audience. Tanishk has two major collaborations coming up with much-anticipated projects such as
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
and Mohit Suri’s Half Girlfriend.