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Overview Nitin Sawhney is one of the most distinctive and versatile musical voices around today. A recipient of the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement award, he is firmly established as a world-class producer, songwriter, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, orchestral composer and cultural pioneer, Sawhney has become a latter-day Renaissance man in the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Four Lions Soundtrack
Heavenly Sword Composer
Jean Charles Composer


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 2019 A Girl from Mogadishu (composer)
 2019 Traitors (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Jackson (2019)
- Priscilla (2019)
- It's Me (2019)
- Rae (2019)
- Hugh (2019)
 2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (music by)
 2017/I Breathe
 2014 Every Last Child (Documentary)
 2014 Wonders of the Monsoon (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- The Drought (2014)
- Deluge (2014)
 2014 Nelson Mandela Redrawn (Documentary)
 2014 Flying Paper (Documentary)
 2013 Hurriyah (Short)
 2012 Japan in a Day (Documentary)
 2012/V Rain (Short)
 2011/III Rain (Short)
 2011 BBC Proms (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Seven Years of Winter (Short) (music composed by)
 2010 Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Video Game)
 2010 Yves Saint Laurent: Belle d'Opium (Video short)
 2010 Climate of Change (Documentary)
 2009 Jean Charles
 2008 Living Goddess (Documentary)
 2007 Heavenly Sword (Video Game)
 2006/I Blindsight (Documentary)
 2006 The Namesake
 2006 Nature (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2006 Zero degré, l'infini (Documentary)
 2005 Angell's Hell (TV Movie)
 2005 Rose and Maloney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Alan Richmond (2005)
 2004 Still, the Children Are Here (Documentary)
 2004 Lila dit ça
 2004 Hari Om
 2004 The Legend of the Tamworth Two (TV Movie)
 2004 England Expects (TV Movie)
 2003 Corrientes del pasado (Short)
 2003 21st Century Bard: The Making of Twelfth Night (TV Series documentary)
 2003 Second Generation (TV Movie)
 2002 Anita & Me
 2002/I Pure
 2002 Sunset (Short)
 2001 Ivor the Invisible (TV Short)
 1999 The Fiancée (Short) (music composed by)
 1998 The Dance of Shiva (Short)
 1998 Surviving Sabu (Short)
 1998 Goodness Gracious Me (TV Series)
 1997 Flight (TV Movie)
 1929 A Throw of Dice (restored version: DVD)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Original music: TV commercial for "Belle d'Opium" fragrance from Yves Saint-Laurent featuring Mélanie Thierry. Cinematography: Akram Khan. Director: Romain Gavras.

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Official Sites:

MySpace | Official Site

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He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2019 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to music. He is a musician and composer in London, England. See more »

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