Uttam Singh (born 25 May 1948) is an Indian music director and a well-known violinist. He has also worked as a music arranger, programmer and recordist for many Bollywood films. He worked as a music assistant for Ilaiyaraaja in numerous Tamil films before establishing himself as an independent composer.
Childhood. Uttam Singh's father was a sitar player. His family moved to Mumbai, when Singh was 12. He learned tabla and Western violin. His family used to sing kirtans at various Gurudwaras and religious functions to supplement their income. Violinist. Uttam Singh worked as violinist for three years. His big break came in 1963, when he worked as a violinist for a documentary being made by Mohammad Safi (an assistant to Naushad). After this, Uttam Singh played violin for major composers including Naushad, Roshan, Madan Mohan, C. Ramchandra, Sachin Dev Burman. Later, he became the main violinist for S D Burman's son, Rahul Dev Burman. Music arranger. Singh later partnered with another musician, Jagdish, to arrange music for films. The duo became reputed arrangers, working for over 65 films in several Indian languages. These films included major Rajshri Productions hits, Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!. He also worked with Ilaiyaraaja as a music arranger in various Tamil films. Music director. Singh and Jagdish worked as music directors ("Uttam-Jagdish") for Manoj Kumar's Painter Babu. Later they worked for Manoj Kumar's other film, Clerk . Together, they also worked on the Smita Patil-Raj Babbar-Raj Kiran-Amrita Singh-Amrish Puri starrer, Waaris (1988). After Jagdish died in 1992, Singh started working independently. His most notable film as a music director was Yash Chopra's Dil To Pagal Hai. He also composed music for many other films including Hum Tumpe Marte Hain, Dushman, Farz and Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai. He also composed music for Anil Sharma's Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001) and later for The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. His songs and score for the Chandra Prakash Dwivedi's 2003 partition drama Pinjar, in which he collaborated with the Wadali Brothers, won him much critical acclaim and is considered to be his finest work as composer. Private albums. Singh recorded his first private album Om Sai Ram in 1996. Later, he also composed music for his daughter Preeti Singh's album Soor (2002).
Películas y Series de TV
Película que explora la relación entre unos padres y sus hijos que rechazan ocuparse de sus progenitores cuando se hacen mayores. Raj Malhotra y su esposa Pooja han trabajado muy duro para sacar adela...
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam
Radha and Suraj have been friends since childhood. Gopal has been in love with Radha ever since they spent a few years together as kids. Years later, Gopal's guardian proposes to Radha a marriage with...
Dil To Pagal Hai
Rahul es bailarín y director de una compañía de danza. Su mejor amiga Nisha, que es miembro de su troupe, está secretamente enamorada de él. Pero se siente atraído por Pooja, quien está comprometida c...
Jhanvi Kaul is on trial for the murder of her lover and employer, Ranjeet Choudhary. A series of prosecution witnesses build a damning case against her - that the two of them had embezzled large sums ...
A married man has an affair with a married woman in this woman's house. When the woman's husband unexpectedly shows up with a bottle of acid, which he plans to throw on his wife's face, disfiguring he...
Harnek Singh alias Nek(Kulbhushan Kharbanda), a honest farm worker from village, who works hard for his employer, Jagirdar Joginder Singh(Amrish Puri). Nek is in love with village belle, Kammo(Rama Vi...
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