Shamir is a well renowned and a successful music director in Bollywood. Being a very passionate entrepreneur, he’s the only management graduate to incorporate himself into an entirely different field of Music. During his early years, being a lad, he was always singing in music festivals held in school & college and he composed his some songs too as a part of interest besides his studies. His family had no relations with music while him being the first musician. He took up his career in, management & accountancy and then moved forward into merchant banking. Then he decided to take his passion for music and started with a full-fledged career in it. In 1998, Shamir started by working along with the multinational Virgin EMI Records. He was responsible for marketing and distributing global acts ranging from Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Frank Sinatra to Norah Jones,
& Kylie Minogue.
He was involved in bringing down to India bands & singers such as Deep Purple, Rolling Stones, etc. He spent 12 years of his life in the corporate field. He came up working with a lot of great legends namely – “
”, “Rahat Fatah Ali Khan” & much more. He has done many advertisements with brands such as ICICI, Pepsi, Idea, etc. In 2005, he took his first break with the National Award Winning Film ‘
’. After the success of ‘Page 3’, he gave music for ‘Corporate & Traffic signal’ which were directed by
. His songs Kitne Ajeeb Rishte Hain Yahan Par and Huzoor e Ala were much loved by Asha Bhosle & Lata Mangeshkar who lent their voices for the compositions.
He composed one of the top albums of 2006-07 along i.e., Asha & Friends, where he got Ashaji to sing with
, Australian pace bowler
and the winner of the Zee Saregamapa L’il Champs. During 2007, he got along with 11 leading singers to compose the anthem for the Cricket World Cup. He also released a song against antipiracy. He did projects on many brands, contacted Maui for two years & recorded with Pyarelal. Shamir also worked with many other big names in the industry such as Balaji Telefilms, UTV motions, Disney, Sahara, Viacom 18, Sangeet Sivan etc. His biggest achievement has been the music consultancy for Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s latest album ‘Back to Love’. The lead song of this album crossed more than 100+ million views & competing with a lot of leading Bollywood tracks.
The album won Rahat Sahab Mirchi and GIMA Awards. He had also collaborated with international stars such as
in 2012-13, for the song
which included Enrique &
. He also worked with many international artists namely Boyband Blue for the song ‘ONE LOVE’ which had featured the Indian stars -
. In the movie Kya Kool Hain Hum, he had worked along with the British singer
. In 2016, he introduced the first transgender band of India - The 6 Pack band. He organized the 6 Pack Band with Y-Films. It won the ‘Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion’ at the Cannes Lions Festival.
also launched the band in Mumbai & gave his voice to one of the songs of the band. The first single by the band was ‘Happy Hain Hum’ and the second one ‘Sab Rab De Bande’.