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 Click to look into! >> Read More... Returns.

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 Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar was born on 9th September 1967 and hi >> Read More... 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 Rajeev Khandelwal Rajeev Khandelwal is a model turned film and telev >> Read More... 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 Ok Jaanu OK Jaanu is a romantic serial in the Telugu langua >> Read More... . 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... and Mohit Suri’s Half Girlfriend.

Shankar Jaikishan

Shankar Jaikishan is a duo musical composer in Bollywood who dominated the film industry for three decades.  It is an unusual story of two classical musical composers who got united together as they had a personal liking for each other. Although Shankar Singh was born in Telangana and Jaikishan in Gujarat, they met each other in Mumbai in Prithvi Theaters ( then run by Prithviraj Kapoor). Both were working as music composer for the plays that were staged in the drama company Prithvi Theaters. While Shankar learnt to play Tabla, Jaikishan was expert in Harmonium,  Before joining Prithvi Theaters Shankar learnt Tabla from the nuances of Baba Nasir Khansahib and Jaikishan learnt harmonium from Visharad Wadilalji. They became experts in musical training. While they were part of the drama company, they came across Raj Kapoor and thus Raj-Shankar-Jaikishen duo became popular in Bollywood. Raj Kapoor gave a chance to Shankar Jaikishan as an assistant music composer for his film ‘Aag’ (1958). The original musical score for this movie was composed by Ram Ganguly. Later when Raj Kapoor made ‘Barsaat’ the duo was given a chance as an independent music director. Their association with Raj Kapoor continued till Mera Naam Joker(1970). The duo worked as ‘house composers’ for RK (Raj Kapoor) Films and were on their payroll until the end.  Shankar Jaikishan has a good pairing with Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri, who featured in every film of R.K. Banner. It was Raj Kapoor who made the duo claim an unrivaled position in the industry. The composers not only infused classical music but brought a new style in composing sad songs on a fast tempo. They retained classical music for films like “Amrapali’ and ‘Basant Bahar’. Although the composers used a variety of ragas in their compositions ‘Raga Bhairavi’ was the most preferred note in every best musical score. Besides Raj Kapoor, they also composed music for Rajendra Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Dharmendra, Dev Anand, etc.  Semi-classical music is notable in the duo’s songs including `Jhanak-Jhanak Tori Baje Payaliya' (Mere Huzoor),  `Koi Matwala Aya mere Dware' (Love in Tokyo) and `Chham Chham Baje Re Payaliya' (Jane-Anjane),  (which are popular even today).  It was after film ‘Sangam’ there was a split in the duo. However, Mohammed Rafi settled their ego and had brought them together in many films.  While Jaikishen breathed his last on 12 September, 1971 Shankar had passed away on 26 April 1987.  The duo has worked with singers like Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mukesh, Talat Mehmood and Asha Bhosle but had given maximum melodious hit duets with the duo of Lata-Rafi, Lata-Mukesh, and Lata-Manna for music lovers. Even Manna Dey felt that he could sing for Raj Kapoor only because of Shankar Jaikishen. The duo was honoured with Padma Shri by Government of India in 1968.

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