#291, Rajiv Bhatt, Music composer

By Faces of Rajkot, February 16, 2017

Imagine a boy roaming in the streets of Rajkot once upon a time and performed more than 800 shows with Sonu Nigam’s unique band across the world, more shows with Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayn and Abhijeet Bhattachayra. And now my Debut Movie is releasing on this Friday “Carry On Kesar”  as background Music composer.

I started playing tambourine at the age of 3, Drums at the age of 8 years, Tabla at the age of 10 and the journey did not stop even today. Very few people in the world gets an opportunity to turn their passions into a profession. I have seen most of the service/business people saying that they are bored and tired of the job or work they do. Well, I stand out I got an opportunity to work as a Keyboardist  in a Sunny Melodies (Derrick Alexander).

2002 got an opportunity to do a dedicated band for Sonu Nigam along with Pallav Pandya. We created a unique sound of band with his guidance and dedicated involvement of all the talented musicians in the band.
As a session Music Programmer during 1998-2010 and have worked on many albums of T-series, Venus and other music companies.

Composed Themes and additional Background scores for many establish Music Composers for TV like Raju singh, Aashish rego..few to name.. Also gave Background music for Gujarati plays for director Vipul Mehta actor Sanjay Goradiya.

2011 decided to take a step forward and try Full time carrier as a Music Composer for TV. Debut Show  Muktibandhan on COLORS was offered by Vipul mehta. Composed Background scores and Themes for shows on  LIFE OK.. Dil se di dua-Saubhagyawati Bhav, Ek Boond Ishq, Shapath, Jane kya Hooga Rama re, Rakshak. For STAR PLUS Nisha aur Uske Cousins, Teri meri Love stories, For ZTV Sapne suhane ladkpun ke, Hitler didi, Hello Pratibha, Meri Sasu Maa, For DD Albeki Kahaani Pyaar Ki ZINDAGI Khwaaboon ki zameen pur, TV ke us Paar For Big Magic BOYS.

And finally, I just want to say that I owe my musical journey to my parents. Their encouragement and guidance was one of the main sources of my success.