Jeet Gannguli

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Jeet Gannguli
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Jeet Ganguly (left) at Aashiqui 2 music concert in 2013
Background information
Native name
চন্দ্রজিৎ গাঙ্গুলী
Birth nameChandrajeet Ganguly
Also known asJeet Ganguly
Born (1977-05-24) 24 May 1977 (age 43)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India[1]
OriginBaranagar, Kolkata
GenresFilm scores
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsGuitar,
Tabla,
Playback singing[2]
Years active2001–present
LabelsSony Music, T-Series, Saregama

Jeet Gannguli (born Chandrajeet Ganguly, Bengali: চন্দ্রজিৎ গাঙ্গুলী on 24 May 1977),[3] popularly known as Jeet,[4] is a score composer of Bengali and Hindi movies.[5] Ganguly is a music director in Bollywood, scoring music for films.[6]

Early life and education[change | change source]

Ganguly was initiated into the world of music at the age of three. He was a student of Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School[1] from where he completed his schooling. Later he graduated from the University of Calcutta. He is trained in Indian classical music under the guidance of his father Kali Ganguly and his pisima (father's sister) Shibani Roychowdhury. He studied western classical music, jazz and rock with jazz guitarist Carlton Kitto.

Personal life[change | change source]

Ganguly is married to Chandrani Ganguly.[3]

Discography[change | change source]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Bengali Cinema Awards[change | change source]

Year Film Award Category Result
2006 Yuddho Filmfare Awards East Best Music Director Won
Shubhodrishti Anandalok Awards
2007 MLA Fatakeshto Tele Cine Awards
2008 Minister Fatakeshto Tele Cine Awards
2009 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar Anandalok Award
2010 Challenge Anandalok Award
Poran Jaye Jolia Re Star Jalsa Entertainment Award
2013 Bapi Bari Jaa Tele Cine Awards
2014 Boss: Born to Rule Kalakar Award
Boss: Born to Rule Mirchi Music Awards Bangla
Rangbaaz Zee Bangla Gaurav Samman Award

Hindi Cinema Awards[change | change source]

Year Film/Song Award Category Result
2009 Morning Walk Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Music Composer of The Year[7] Won
2013 "Tum Hi Ho" from Aashiqui 2 BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Song[8]
2014 Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards Best Song[8]
Global Indian Music Academy Awards
Zee Cine Awards
Aashiqui 2 Filmfare Awards Best Music Director
Zee Cine Awards
IIFA Awards
Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards Best Soundtrack[8]
Global Indian Music Academy Awards Best Film Album[8]
IBNLive Movie Awards Best Music Director[8]
2014 Mirchi Music Awards Album of The Year
2015 CityLights
"Muskurane" from CityLights Music Composer of The Year
2015 Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards Best Song[8] Nominated
"Suno Na Sangemarmar" from Youngistaan Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Music Awards

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jeet Gannguli Biography".
  2. "Jeet Ganguly's Musical Instruments". Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Jeet Ganguly Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wiki, Wife, Family, Profile".
  4. "Composer Jeet Ganguly made a comeback in Bollywood". Ibnlive. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  5. "Music Composer Jeet Ganguly". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  6. Mid-year review: Roy, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Badlapur -Top 5 hit music albums of the year. India.com. Retrieved on 15 March 2017.
  7. "Mirchi Music Award 2009". www.radiomirchi.com. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 "Awards of Jeet Gannguli".

Other websites[change | change source]