Salil Chowdhury

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Birthday
19, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 5, 1995 (72)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 5, 1995 (72)

About

Composer for Bengali, Hindi, and Malayalam films like "Madhumati," for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director. He composed for more than 75 Hindi films, more than 40 Bengali films, and 26 Malayalam films.

Before Fame

He was an early member of the Indian Peoples Theater Association, a wing of the Communist Party of India.

Trivia

He was also a talented poet whose poetry gained a huge following of its own all over India.

Family Life

His father exposed him to Western Classical music through his large music collection. His daughter was singer Antara Chowdhury.

Associated With

He and Rajesh Roshan both won Filmfare Awards for Best Music Director.

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