Raghav Mathur

He is a music director cum multi-Instrumentalist and composer who was born on 24th of July 1981. His father is R.K.Sachar, and his mother is Usha Sachar. He was the smallest among his siblings. When he was four years old, he had played an instrument named Harmonica, which was his first instrument. Knowing his interest, his parents started giving him different instruments because they were also music lovers. He was fond of music at a very young age. In the year 1994, he was awarded the best drummer award in the contest named ‘Pepsi Comucopia’ that was held in Delhi. Seeing his talent, the government of India had offered him to represent Indian in Russia as a part of cultural exchange program when he was fifteen years old. He along with some of his friends had started a band named ‘Canzona’ which had performed in several national institutes like the IIT’s and BITS. He then, later on, moved to ‘Melbourne’ in the year 2000. His main instrument is Saxophone and had done several performances with it. The other instrument was Flute. At Monash, his major was Jazz. He had travelled several South Asian countries like Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, etc. as a one man band. He had worked on albums with Shubha Mudgal, who is a popular Indian singer of Hindustani Classical Music.

He had also sung short songs for advertisements such as Coca-Cola, which is a popular soft drink, Pepsi, which is another popular soft drink, Sony Walkman which is a popular gadget and several others. Due to his excellent performance in academics at Monash University, he was awarded Earnest Award and Golden Key Award in two consequtive years 2000 and 2001. He is considered as a born genius. Since the year 2003 he had performed in several public and private shows and now has learnt to play thirty-three different instruments. In the year 2003, HMV Records have released his first album named ‘Raghav-For The First Time’. Later on, in the year 2005 and 2007 Universal Music had released his three albums. Some of his successful albums were ‘Charming Lootera’ and ’24 Carat’. In the year 2010, ‘ Vande Mataram’ was released by the honourable minister Jaipal Reddy along with another honourable minister named Kamalnath. He had started music production named ‘Raghav Sachar Music’ which was founded in the year 2009 and by the year 2015 he had released twelve of his albums. In the year 2011, he had started ‘Raghav Sachar Productions’ which performs live events. In the year 2005, he worked a music director for the first time for the movie ‘ Kabul Express’ which was produced by ‘Yash Raj Productions’.

He had played the instruments in over one hundred and fifty movies in the Bollywood some of which include ‘ Salaam Namaste’ which was an average at the box office, ‘ Dhoom’ which was a blockbuster of its time, ‘ Kaal’ a thriller movie, ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ which is a blockbuster in the Bollywood etc. He is associated with A.R.Rehman, who is a renowned music director in the world, Salim Sulaiman, who were the well-known siblings, Anu Malik, who is a renowned music director and Pritam, etc. He had also performed with several others like Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghosal who is a popular singer who had sung in several languages, Shankar Mahadevan who is a four time National Award Winner for the category of best playback singer in males, Adnan Sami who is a renowned music director in the entire world, Neeraj Shridhar who is lead vocalist, a singer cum songwriter.

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