Famous Composers from India

List of notable or famous composers from India, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in India and even some popular composers who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from India is included when available.

List people range from A. R. Rahman to Vishal Bharadwaj.

This historic composers from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from India?" These prominent composers of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian composers.

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    • Birthplace: Chennai, India
    Allahrakka Rahman pronunciation ; born A. S. Dileep Kumar) known professionally as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian music director, singer and music producer. His works are noted for integrating Indian ...more
    • Birthplace: Maihar, India
    Aashish Khan Debsharma (born 5 December 1939) is an Indian classical musician, a player of the sarod. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2006 in the 'Best World Music' category for his album ...more
    • Birthplace: India, Jabalpur
    Aadesh Shrivastava (4 September 1964 – 5 September 2015) was a music composer and singer of Indian music. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films. Just a day ...more
  • Adnan Sami
    Age: 49
    • Birthplace: London, England
    Adnan Sami Khan (born 15 August 1971) is an Indian singer, musician, music composer, pianist and actor. He performs Indian and western music, specially for Hindi movies. His most notable instrument ...more
    • Birthplace: Rajasthan, India
    Ahmed Hussain and Mohammed Hussain are ghazal singers from Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan state in India. Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain are two brothers who sing classical ghazals. Born in Rajasthan as ...more
  • Ali Akbar Khan
    Dec. at 87 (1922-2009)
    • Birthplace: Comilla, Bangladesh
    Ali Akbar Khan (14 April 1922 – 18 June 2009) was an Indian Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Trained as a classical musician and ...more