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Pritam Chakraborty (Pritam)

Last Updated: 07 Jun, 2022 | Views: 70

Age: 51

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Singer, Producer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Guitarist

Higher Education: Graduation, Course in Recording and Engineering

Net Worth: $124 Million

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
14 Jun, 1971
Birth Country
India
Birth State/Province
West Bengal
Birth District
Kolkata
Nationalities
Indian

About Pritam Chakraborty

About (Profile/Biography)

Pritam Chakraborty, well-known as Pritam, is a composer, guitarist, instrumentalist, and singer. He began to play the guitar while still in school and received early musical training from his father. Pritam attended St. James' School and graduated from Presidency College with a bachelor's degree in geology. In 1994, Pritam enrolled in FTII, Pune, to study Sound Recording and Engineering. He was offered the opportunity to record background music for a film by Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Gaal throughout this time. Pritam started a band called "Jotugriher Pakhi" with his presidency classmates, for which he played the guitar. They even had a cassette to their name after that time.

Career

In 2001 – Pritam started his career with the composition of "Tere Liye" with Jeet Gannguli.

In 2004 – He composed songs for the film "Dhoom," which became a blockbuster hit.

In 2007 – His composition in the film "Jab We Met" won him several awards.

In 2010 – Pritam made Sufi songs for the film "Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai," was become very popular.

In 2015 – His composition "Gerua" from Dilwale appeared at No. 1 on Radio Mirchi and became the first Bollywood song to reach 100 million views on YouTube in the shortest period ever.

Achievements and Awards

In 2005 – He won the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for his composition in the film "Dhoom."

In 2012 – Pritam got Asian Film Award for Best Music for the film "Barfi."

In 2017 – He received the IIFA Award for Best Music Director for his soundtracks in the film "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil."

Unknown Facts

Pritam was a member of two Bengali bands during his college years: Chandrabindoo and Jotugriher Pakhi.

Pritam was a judge for Zee TV's Chhote Ustaad and judged and mentored the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa competition in 2009.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 74 kg
In Pounds 163 Ibs
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour
Black

Family Details

Father's Name
Prabodh Chakraborty
Mother's Name
Anuradha Chakraborty
Spouse
Smita Chakraborty
Son(s)
Purvesh
Daughter(s)
Ishqa

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