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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.

Use this list of renowned Indian composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (98 items)
A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from India
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Allah-Rakha Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman's works are noted for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Chennai, India

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Aashish Khan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from India
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Aashish Khan Debsharma is an eminent Indian classical musician, known for his virtuosity on the Sarod. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2006 in the 'Best World Music' category for his album "Golden Strings of the Sarode". He is also a recipient of Government of India's highest honour in ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: Maihar, India

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Aadesh Shrivastava is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from India
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Aadesh Shrivastava is an Indian composer and singer. He was born in a Hindu Kayastha family in Jabalpur. Over the course of his career, he has composed music for over 100 Hindi films. His wife Vijeta Pandit is a former Bollywood actress and the sister of the composer duo Jatin Lalit. Shrivastava ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Jabalpur, India

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Adnan Sami is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from India
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Adnan Sami is a singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer with a command of Indian and Western Classical/Semi-Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Indian Classical music, Fusion & Indian Film music. He is also popularly known as being the 'Fastest Keyboard player in the world & the Keyboard ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: England, London

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