Born: May 24, 1955
Age : 59
Birthplace : Mumbai
Wiki – Rajesh Roshan was born as Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath. He is a popular music composer of B Town and a younger brother of Rakesh Roshan. Some of his popular movies for which he has composed music include Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Krrish, Koi Mil Gaya, Kites and Krrish 3. He is married with a son Eshaan and daughter Pashmina. His son is all set to make a start in a movie while daughter is still in school. He has his successful ventures with legends like Mohd Rafi, Dev Anand, Basu Chatterjee, Lata Mangeshkar, etc, and his song Julie has even fetched him the Filmfare Awards for the music category. He got his first break from Mehmood with Kunwara Baap in 1974, while he is the man who made Big B sing the songs. Generally you will find him composing for the movies of Rakesh Roshan.
Bio – Once starting his career he did a couple of movies including the hit ones like Lootmar, Man Pasand and Des Pardesh. He then did a couple of movies of Dev Anand wherein he worked with Kishore Kumar and other people. Some of his popular songs include Mungda .. Mungada of Helen, which still remains as a popular cabaret song in the B Town. In 1990’s some of his popular movies include Sabse Bada Khiladi, Jurm, Kabza, Koyla, Daag, Dastak, Jhoota, etc. However, the movies going hit, his popularity didn’t reach at the success level, he remained a low profile music composer who was more known for copying the tunes from Hollywood movies and replicating here in B Town.
These days he has linked with his own elder brother Rakesh Roshan and has been doing a number of movies directed and produced by him. Some of the projects of his brother include, Kaam Chor, Utha Insaan, Jaag, Khel, Khoon Bhari Maang, Kaala Baazar, Kishan Kanhaiya, Karan Arjun, Koyla and King Uncle. During the debut movie of Hrithik Roshan, he got the chance to compose music for the mocie “Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai”. It was one of the most ambitious projects of Rakesh Roshan for which he was able to create something really incredible as the movie turned a big hit. For this movie, he even bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Music. He later did a number of movies of his brother wherein his son Hrthik has been working including Koi… Mil Gaya, Kites, Krrish and Krrish 3. He is popular for copying a number of English songs into Hindi, which certainly include the one Tumne Jo Kaha actually being copied from Barbie Girl.