Rishi Oberoi is an Indian sound designer who has contributed his skills to movies like
, and other Hindi language motion pictures. Rishi considered himself lucky when he got the job of an audio assistant in Aditya Chopra’s Mohabbatein in the year 2000. People thronged to the theaters to watch Mohabbatein for three reasons. First of all, it was a Yash Raj venture. Secondly, legendary actors such as ,
Shah Rukh Khan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
were part of this romantic musical.
Last but not the least, Mohabbatein had a couple of melodious tracks in it. Music enthusiasts continue to love those track after seventeen years of its release. Mohabbatein discusses how the imposition of discipline could affect everyone in the world. In the movie, Amitabh plays the role of a school principal who forbids students from bonding with the girls in a romantic manner. In 2005, Rishi worked in Siddharth Anand’s Salaam Namaste. It had and
in the lead roles. Salaam Namaste highlighted the issue of live-in relationships. Rishi also made his acting debut in Salaam Namaste as well. Rishi was a part of the supporting cast of this movie.
In 2006, Rishi was a member of the sound department for Kabir Khan’s
. Crew members shot the entire movie in Afghanistan. Although there are many cases of kidnappings and murders in the country, newspapers reported that some terrorist groups gave the makers an ultimatum to finish filming their project within the deadline. Kabul Express featured
as Indian reporters who go to Afghanistan but face difficulties during their stint in the nation.
Rishi became a part of another Bollywood musical “
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
.” With songs like “
Ticket to Bollywood
,” and Bol Halke topping the music charts, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom failed to make any impact as it received negative reviews. In 2012, Rishi’s next venture was Ishaqzaade which revolves around the rivalry between a Hindu and a Muslim family.
In 2014, Rishi had two flicks to his name:
and Bang Bang. Reviewers criticized both the soundtrack and plot of Kill Dil which also cast Pakistani artist
as a henchman alongside
. On 2 October 2014, Bang Bang got screened in cinema halls. For those who do not know, Bang Bang is a remake of Tom Cruise’s Knight and Day. With Hrithik Roshan reprising Cruise’s character, it got mixed response. Viewers liked the action sequences as well as the sound effects but noted that the film could have a better screenplay. Rishi’s latest venture is
which released in the year 2017.