by sabitha[ Edit ] 2010-12-15 14:58:56
Amit Trivedi is a National Award winning Hindi film composer, musician, singer and lyricist, working in Bollywood. After working as a theater and jingle composer and composing for non-film albums, he debuted as a film composer in the 2008 Hindi film Aamir, and shot to fame in the Hindi film music scene with his critically acclaimed work in the more popular Dev.D ., which has earned him a several accolades, including the 2010 National Film Award for Best Music Direction.
In his younger days, an electronic musical instrument fascinated Amit and he was slowly drawn towards music, mainly influenced by classical music. At the age of 19-20, he started composing music. During college days he became part of a band called Om, which was primarily a group of music lovers, and the band would perform at local gigs, small shows and live performances. They struck gold when Times Music took notice of them, at one of the shows, and offered to launch their album.