Jeet Gannguli is a famous singer and music composer of Hindi and Bengali films. He was born as Chandrajeet Ganguly on February 10, 1977, in Mumbai, India. He started his journey as a musician at the tender age of three. He completed his studies at Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School in West Bengal and subsequently graduated from the University of Calcutta.
Jeet was trained in classical music under his father, Kali Ganguly’s guidance, along with his aunt, Shibani Roychowdhury. He also studied jazz, rock and western classical music with Karlton Kitto. He has scored music for several Bollywood and Tollywood films. Jeet got his first major break when he teamed up with
in scoring the music for Sanjay Gadhvi’s
The Jeet-Pritam duo was roped in another Gadhvi’s film, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai in the following year. They composed all the songs in the movie. When the duo parted ways, he started to score music for Hindi and Bengali movies, television series and jingles. He composed the music for the Bollywood film, Morning Walk, from which he won the Upcoming Music Composer of the Year award in Mirchi Music Awards in 2009 for the song Bhor Bhayo. Jeet scored music for films like Cheenti Chennti Bang Bang, Mumbai Cutting, Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, Blood Money and Raaz 3.
In 2013, he composed six songs from the blockbuster romantic musical drama film, Aashiqui 2. He earned Filmfare Award, Zee Cine Award and IIFA Award for Best Music Director for this movie. He also received a nomination at the Screen Awards for Best Music Director.
Later, he scored few songs from the films Youngistaan,
. This 2015, he worked for films like Alone, Mr. X Khamoshiyan, Welcome to Karachi,
Hamari Adhuri Kahani
, Ishqedarriyaan. He is currently working in the upcoming Bollywood films
, Ishq Junoon, Hate Story 3, Junooniyat and Secret. He made his acting debut in Bengali through the 2004 film, Premi; the remake of the Telugu film, Nee Sneham. He was starred and worked on the music of the Bengali films Bandhan in 2004 and Yuddho and Shubhodrishti in 2005. He scored the music for several Bengali films including Eri Naam Prem, Refugee, I Love You, Tiger,
. Mon Mane Na, Amanush, Paglu, Awara, and Boss: Born to Rule, Rangbaaz, Game, Herogiri, Besh Korechi Prem Korechi and many more.