Indian Music Directors who Composed the Most Romantic Duets Past & Present

These are few of the greatest proponents of music who are masters of melody. They may not have composed the best music for all the movies but their brilliance shows in most of their compositions. They have a good ear for a melody and invaribaly they associate with good lyricists and good producers.
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“ "Abhi Naa Jaao" is the greatest romantic duet ever. Also, the yester year male actors (Dev Anand, Rajendra Kumar,) were handsome lot compared to these latter year "Banchods of Bollywood" makaka monkey's who are dirty looking and ugly (eg. hero of "Bazzigar") ” - Herag Halli
“ The title song of "Kal Ho Na Ho" is what music should be. Shankar Eshan Loy, are few modern day composers who know what they are doing as opposed to the no talent maggots who compose sewer music. ” - Herag Halli
Madan Mohan
Composer, Veer-Zaara
Madan Mohan was one of the most respected Hindi film composers. He was also one of the most overlooked - in a career spanning 25 years, he composed music for only over around 100 films, out of which only 25 became box-office hits. This was due to his extremely fastidious nature and the number of tunes he composed for his films that were never used...
“ Little known movie "Geet Gaya Pathorone" by V. Shantaram, had the few of the lilting melodies sung by Asha Bhosle, and C.H. Atma. ” - Herag Halli
M.M. Keeravani
Composer, Baby
“ Great music for "Sur the Melody" by South Indian composer. ” - Herag Halli
A.R. Rahman
Allah Rakha Rahman was born A.S. Dileep Kumar on January 6, 1966, in Madras (now Chennai), India, to a musically affluent family. Dileep started learning the piano at the age of 4, and at the age of 9, his father passed away. Since the pressure of supporting his family fell on him, he joined Ilaiyaraaja's troupe as a keyboard player at the age of 11...
“ "Kisna" was a dismal failure by Ghai, but it had one song was a great melody. He is genius when it comes to music, but his concerts are awful and not worth the money, with poor selection of songs (lousy song from "Scumdog Exploitaires") When you have a catalogue of great songs ("Jodha Akbar" 'Swades" to mention a few) why select crummy numbers for a concert? This only shows that he has no class or discretion in choosing the songs that best showcase his immense talent. ” - Herag Halli
Composer, Waqt
“ "Gumnaam" "Waqt" and countless other movies. A maestro of melody. ” - Herag Halli
Composer, Mughal-E-Azam
Regarded as a pioneer of Indian music, Naushad Ali was one of the one of the first and foremost composers in the history of Bollywood. Since 1937, he was composing music for films that, along with his music, formed the very foundation and core of Bollywood. He is also known for introducing the legendary...
O.P. Nayyar
Composer, C.I.D.