Full Name - Amit Trivedi
Birthplace - Sydney Australia
Marital Status - Single
Years Active - 2001-Present
Amit Trivedi is a bollywood film composer, musician, singer and lyricist. After working as a non-film composer, he debuted with 'Aamir' in 2008 and also shot to instant fame with an acclaimed musical score in Dev D.
The music score in 'Dev D' not only earned him fame and recognition but also several awards and accolades including the 2010 National Film Award for Best Music.
Career & Early Life
During his early days, Amit used to get fascinated by the electrical musical instrument and as time passed, he was slowly attracted towards music and was mostly influenced by classical music. He started composing his own music at the age of 20.
During his college days, he joined a band called 'Om' which used to perform at local shows and also used to give live performances. The band 'Om' struck gold when Times Music recognized its talent at a show and offered to launch an album with the group.
As he started growing, film music came his way when singer Shilpa Rao suggested his name to the director of 'Dev D' Anurag Kashyap.
As Anurag Kashyap was making an unusual flick, he was also searching for a music composer who could compose differently and found Amit Trivedi
Coming to 'Dev D', the album has 18 different songs but Amit also composed a song called 'Baap of all genres' and even sang 5 songs besides writing the soundtrack for one of the track called 'Aankh Micholi'.
Due to his excellent tracks in 'Dev D', Amit Trivedi also got RD Barman Award and Filmfare Award too before the big one came in the form of 'National Film Award For Best Music Direction', the highest recognition for Indian composers.
Since Amit is a lyricist too, he wrote a song called 'Ektara' for 'Wake Up Sid' and the song became a hit and also earned the best song of the year award from Filmfare in 2009.
2007 - Junoon-non-film albums- 4 songs.
2007 - Tu Toh Na Aayi-non-film score for Indian idol-4
2008 - Aamir
2008 - Anthipunvettam-Malayalam movie
Winner - National award for best music
Filmfare RD Barman award
Best background score
Star screen award for best background music
2009 - Wake Up Sid
Winner - Fim music and 1 song (Ektara)
Airtel music award - listener's choice
Global Indian music awards
2010 - Striker- Only one song (Bombay Bombay)
2010 - Admission Open - Announced
2010 - Udaan
Winner-Filmfare award for best background score
Best background score at Giffoni film festival
Global Indian film & television honor best background score
2010 - Aisha
Nominated- Filmfare award for best background score
Stardust awards for standout score by a music director
Stardust awards for new musical sensation
2011 - No One Killed Jessica
2011 - Shortcome shaadi- Filming
2011 - Bombay Velvet- Filming
2011 - I AM- one song, filming
2009 - National film award for best music direction
2010 - 56th Filmfare award for best background music
Amit Trivedi has emerged as the emerging talent and it's a good sign for Indian music industry.
Amit Trivedi Singer Filmography