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Salil Choudhury (1923–1995)

Salil Choudhury was born on November 19, 1923 in Harinavi, 24 Parganas, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a composer, known for Madhumati (1958), Prem Patra (1962) and Parakh (1960). He was married to Jyoti Chowdhury and Sabita Banerjee. He died on September 5, 1995 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. See full bio »

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Madhumati Composer
Prem Patra
Prem Patra Composer
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 1995 Mera Damad (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1994 Mahabharati
 1994 Vivekananda
 1994 Triyacharitra
 1993 Shesh Prashna (TV Series)
 1991 Vasthuhara (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1991 Khilaaf (as Salim Chowdhury)
 1990 Hamari Shaadi
 1990 Agar Aisa Ho To (TV Series)
 1989 Aakhri Badla (as Salil Choudhary, music)
 1989 Kamla Ki Maut
 1989 Swarn Trisha
 1989 Atmadaan
 1988 Trishagni
 1987 Zevar (as Salil Chaudhri)
 1981 Batasi Jhada
 1981 Chirutha
 1981 Plot No. 5
 1979 Jeena Yahan
 1978 Madanolsavam
 1977 Aparadhi
 1977 Vishukkani
 1977 Mrigayaa
 1977 Anand Mahal
 1976 Thulavarsham
 1976 Jeevan Jyoti
 1975 Neela Ponman
 1975 Raagam
 1975 Rasaleela
 1974 Nellu
 1974 Rajnigandha (as Salil Chowdhary)
 1973 Swapnam
 1972 Annadata (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1972 Anokha Daan
 1972 Mere Bhaiya
 1972 Anokha Milan
 1971 Mere Apne (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1971 Anand (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1971 Gehra Raaz (as Salil Chaudhary)
 1970 Abhayam (co-composer)
 1969 Sara Akash
 1968 Anokhi Raat (as Salil Chowdhury, background music)
 1968 Chehere (TV Series)
 1968 Mitti Ka Dev
 1965 Chand Aur Suraj (music)
 1965 Chemmeen
 1964 Lal Pathar
 1962 Half Ticket (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1962 Jhoola
 1962 Prem Patra (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1961 Chhaya (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1961 Maya (as Salil Chowdhury, music)
 1961 Mem-Didi (as Salil Chowdhary)
 1961 Sapne Suhane
 1961 Kabuliwala
 1961 Char Diwari
 1960 Honeymoon
 1960 Kanoon
 1960 Usne Kaha Tha
 1960 Parakh (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1959 The River
 1958 Madhumati (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1957 Apradhi Kaun? (as Salil Chowdhury)
 1957 Lal Batti
 1957 Musafir
 1956 Aawaz
 1956 Parivar
 1956 Jagte Raho (as Salil Chaudhary)
 1955 Amaanat
 1955 Tangewali
 1954 Biraj Bahu
 1954 Naukari
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His main contribution is as a lyricist and composer in Bangla. His first record as a composer was called A Legend of Glory and is one of the most popular ever.

Alternate Names:

Salil Chaudhary | Salil Chaudhri | Salil Choudhary | Salil Chowdhary | Salil Chowdhury | Salim Chowdhury

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One of the founding members of the Indian People's Theatre Association or IPTA, a left wing organisation of the artists. Many of his songs are deeply political in nature. See more »

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