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New trend of multiple music directors in Bollywood

December 2nd, 2013 | by vBollywood Admin
New trend of multiple music directors in Bollywood

Bollywood films are going through a transition even in the music arena; previously most movies had a single music director booked for the project but now even small budget films hire a number of composers.

Recently the movies have become more advanced and the budget of the banner is even bigger. Thus,  the music selected needs to be appealing and versatile. A number of music directors add more assortments to the film.

The fast catching trend has roped in many recent releases. Apoorva Lakhia, Zanjeer director says his team of several music directors for the film is to use different perspectives that can be used creatively. Each music director specializes in the genre he feels comfortable to work with and so Lakhia feels he need not worry  if a romantic composer would be able to deliver an item song or not.

He added that competition between different music composers has rocketed and they want to work harder and push the envelope to give more options.

However there are a few Music Directors who haven’t worked in a collaboration yet-
A R Rahman, Illaiyaraaja, Vishal Bharadwaj, Vishal-Shekhar, Ajay-Atul and Rajesh Roshan.

Here is the list of upcoming projects that have a few music directors adding their input to make the music appealing.

Unreleased Films:

Music Directors: Salim-Sulaiman,Aadesh Shrivastava, Meet Bros Anjjan, Indian Ocean

Music Directors: Anand Raaj Anand, Chirantan Bhatt, Shamir Tandon, Meet Bros Anjjan

I Love New Year
Music Directors: Pritam Chakraborty, Falak Shabir, R D Burman, Anupam Amod

Rabba Main Kya Karoon
Music Directors: Salim Sulaiman, Labh Junjua, Akash Chopra

Boys Toh Boyss Hain
Music Directors: Gourav Das Gupta, Anuj Garg, Shailendra-Sayanti, Willii Saadhak, Dhiren Raichura, Sujit Joshi, Dhwanit Joshi

Music Directors: Prashant Pillai, Adam Avil, Eddie Avil, Gaurav Dagaonkar

Also we have the much admired work in films that did work with the multi music director set up.

Released Films this year

Nautanki Saala
Music Directors: Mikey McCleary, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rochak Kohli, Rashid Khan, Falak Shabbir

Aashiqui 2
Music Directors: Jeet Gannguli, Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari

Shootout At Wadala
Music Directors: Anu Malik, Anand Raaj Anand, Mustafa Zahid, Meet Bros Anjann, Nadeem Saifi

Ankur Arora Murder Case
Music Directors: Chirantan Bhatt, Sunny Bawra and Inder Bawra, Gourav Das Gupta

Murder 3
Music Directors: Pritam Chakraborty, Anupam Amod, Roxen Band

I me aur Main
Music Directors: Falak Shabir, Sachin-Jigar, Gourav Dasgupta, Raghav Sachar

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