The quote “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music” in Raj Pandit, Indian musician believes and lives in the quote. Raj Pandit started his singing voyage when he was just three-year-old. Raj’s mother, Neerja Pandit she is a Bollywood Playback singer. Hence, Raj inherits his mother’s talent. Shadab Bhartiya, popular Percussionist; thought took tabla classes to Raj Pandit when he was three-year-old. His mother, Neerja Pandit is a music guru for him and practices vocals. Later, Raj enjoyed and practiced his music from the Ustad Zakir Hussain and
Taufiq Qureshi when Raj joined ‘Ustad Allah Rakha Khan’s Institute of Music’.
Learning never ends, Raj still continues to learn from Guru Shri. Nilesh Jadhav. Raj was encouraged by Tauseef Akhtar to take piano classes from Mrs. Anita Kohli at the age of 8. Raj is also tech savvy and has a well equipped studio under the guidance of Akhtar when he was just 12. He is also involved in learning to program and composes music in his studio. Raj Pandit is a huge fan of A.R.Rahman and loves re-creating A. R. Rahman’s music in his studio. Raj also lends voice to his recreated songs.
Raj always expects perfection in his music composition same as his idol A.R.Rahman. Raj’s recreation that he considers himself is the best is ‘Oh Mere Maula’ of ‘Mangal Pandey,' ‘
Fashion Ka Jalwa’ from the movie ‘Fashion’ and ‘Daata Sun Le’ of the film ‘Jail.' Raj recently composed a track which he made Sameer to listen and after hearing the track, Sameer penned to the track. He is advantageous to learn music from Bollywood great musical masters.
From the childhood, he is grounded and guided by Roop Kumar Rathod, Kailash Kher, PT. Dhruba Ghosh, Shamir Tandon,
Raju Singh, and Sameer. Raj and his mother, Neerja Pandit duo come together in two albums created by Raj himself. ‘Kashmir Club Mix’ is the album created by him for which his mother, Neerja Pandit has vocalist for the songs. Later in the year, again mother-son duo came in the album ‘Kong Vaer’; a Kashmiri folk album. The Indian Folk Music Maestro Kailash Kher vocal was also recorded by Raj.
Raj performed in the movie ‘
Traffic Signal’ for which he programmed the music tracks. Raj Pandit has given many stage shows and is the best performer. The stage shows performed by Raj are ‘Indian Television Awards’, ‘Ustad Allah Rakha Khan Institute of Music’, ‘Safarnama’, ‘AIDS’ show and others. He has also tried composing and programming music for TV series, example is '[email protected] - Heroine Zindagi ki Panno Se' on Sony. He is currently working with Raju Singh for the background score of Television series and working on a Sufi album which has 8 songs.