Raichand Boral

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Birthday
19, 1903
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Nov 25, 1981 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1903
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Nov 25, 1981 (78)

About

Considered the father of Bollywood film music. He composed music for films between 1931 and 1960. These films included "Dena Paona," "Chandidas" from 1932, and many other Hindi and Bengali films.

Before Fame

He learned to play the tabla when he was young, and later attended music conferences all over India.

Trivia

He was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award in Indian cinema, in 1978.

Family Life

His father Lal Chand Boral was a classical musician. He was the youngest of three sons.

Associated With

He was called the Father of Indian Cinema Music by the late composer Anil Biswas.