Music Director, Singer Pritam Chakraborty Biography, Career, Songs, Wife, Wiki
Music has always been the soul of Bollywood films. Behind this extraordinary music in films, there are some amazingly talented music directors and singers who make this happen. This biography is about one such skillful music director whose music has always been in the chartbusters. He is Pritam Chakraborty, an Indian music director, singer and composer for Bollywood films. Pritam has also composed many jingles for top brands in advertisements and music for Television serials. He is widely regarded as one of the best musicians and Bollywood singers. He is also among the best Bangla singers as he is into Bangla music along with Hindi films. The biography of Pritam Chakraborty is filled with many interesting facts about his life as well as career.
Pritam Chakraborty Date of Birth
Pritam Chakraborty birthday falls on 14th June and he was born in the year 1971. Pritam celebrates his birthday with his close friend circle and family on most occasions. He also likes to spend time with his fans on his special day and most of them wish him on social media.
Pritam Chakraborty Family Background
Pritam Chakraborty family hails from the city of Kolkata in India. He was born in a simple middle-class Bengali family in Kolkata itself. His father Prabodh Chakraborty was an insurance officer and also used to teach music to students. Pritam learned music from his father as it was already in his genes. Both his father and mother Anuradha Chakraborty would be very proud of their son’s achievements. Pritam Chakraborty wiki further tells you about the education he took in the early years of his life.
Pritam Chakraborty Education
Pritam completed his schooling from St. James School and then completed his graduation in Geology from Presidency College. He learned to play guitar during his school days. He was always inclined towards music since childhood. Pritam then joined the Film and Television Institute in Pune where he enrolled in the course of Sound recording and engineering. During this course, he got an offer to compose music for a film by Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Gaal. He trained himself in African music from musicologist Kedar Avati for this project and became a part of it.
Pritam Chakraborty Personal Life
Pritam Chakraborty has grooved Bollywood industry through his music. Pritam Chakraborty height is around 5 feet 3 inches. He is short in height but his personality doesn’t matter much as he is always behind the screens. Pritam Chakraborty is always seen in long hairs and a full beard. His fans can connect with him through social networking sites as he is quite active on them. Pritam Chakraborty biography has insightful details from the beginning of his career up to now.
Pritam Chakraborty Career
Before starting his career in Bollywood, Pritam formed a band with his Presidency batchmates called ‘Jotugriher Pakhi’ where he used to play guitar. He also joined the Bangla band ‘Chandrabindu’. After completing his education, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his career in music. Pritam has composed ad jingles for reputed brands like Hyundai, Emami, McDonald’s, Head & Shoulder, Thumbs up, Limca, Complan, and much more. Pritam Chakraborty songs also include the title tracks for television serials like ‘Astitva’, ‘Kkavyanjali’, ‘Ye Meri Life Hai’, ‘Remix’, ‘Dil Kya Kare’ and much more. In the year 2001, when Pritam Chakraborty age was 30 he got his first big break in Bollywood as a music composer for the film ‘Tere Liye’. He worked with his partner Jeet Ganguly on this movie. Although ‘Tere Liye’ badly sank at the box office, the music went very popular. The duo again paired up for YashRaj film’s ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, both the movie and the songs were a super hit.
Before parting ways, the pair gave music for the film ‘Muddaand’ then due to some issues between them, the partners made their separate ways. Pritam’s career as a solo musician started but some of his films turned out badly. He went through a low phase in his career but he didn’t lose his hope and came back with a bang with the movie ‘Dhoom’. The music and the film was a superhit at the box office. There was no looking back then onwards, he gave some amazing hits. Pritam Chakraborty hit songs are in the movies ‘Gangster’, ‘Dhoom 2’, ‘Life in a Metro’, ‘Jab We Met’, ‘Once a upon a Time in Mumbai’, ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Jannat 2’, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and many more.
Due to his immense popularity, Pritam Chakraborty latest songs are always among the chartbusters. He was seen as a judge on many popular television reality singing shows including ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009’, ‘Chhote Ustaad’, ‘X Factor’, ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Bangla’ and much more. He was featured on ‘MTV Unplugged season 5’ where he sang some of his best songs in a different way. Being such a successful music composer and a singer, he has worked with the best singers in Bollywood.
Interesting Facts about Pritam Chakraborty
- He has received 2 Filmfare awards, 4 zee cine awards, 3-star screen awards, 3 IIFA awards, 3 ITA awards and many more awards as well.
- He has composed jingles for many brands and gave title tracks in many TV shows.
- He started his Bollywood career as a composer from the movie Tere liye.
Pritam Chakraborty Love Affairs
Pritam Chakraborty is happily married since many years. Before getting hitched, Pritam Chakraborty girlfriend and he dated each other for almost 5 long years. Pritam Chakraborty wife name is Smita Bhattacharya and she was his long-time girlfriend too. The pair is blessed with two children, a daughter named Ishqa and a son Purvesh. Pritam Chakraborty children are blessed with wonderful parents and we wish them a good future.
Pritam Chakraborty Controversy
Pritam Chakraborty has mostly faced controversies regarding song plagiarism. It is seen that he has copied a number of his popular songs from various artists around the world without giving credit to the original songs. In some cases, he has brought the copyright and has given them credit too.