One half of the music director/composer duo Ajay-Atul with his older brother Atul Gogavale. They have composed music for movies such as Agneepath, Bol Bachchan, and Singham.
His interest in music developed while he was still in high school. As his family could not afford proper training or equipment, he volunteered in local schools and temples in order to practice with real instruments.
They are the first Indian music directors to record at Sony scoring studios in Hollywood, for the movie Sairat.
His father is Ashok Gogavale, a revenue department officer.