Composers The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time  

Rajwant Dhaliwal
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Who is the best Indian music director of all time? Who is the best music director in Indian today? This list aims to answer those questions. But it needs your help! Vote for your favorite music directors to get the best of the best to the top of the list.
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2,228 705
A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Bombay

2
1,959 624
Ilaiyaraaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaalapani, Hey Ram

3
1,261 674
Yuvan Shankar Raja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Billa II, Mankatha, Vettai

4
691 359
M. S. Viswanathan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thillu Mullu, Kaadhal Mannan, Ninaithale Inikkum

5
517 290
Rahul Dev Burman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Raja Rani, Sholay, Namak Haraam

6
354 229
S.D. Burman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chupke Chupke, Taxi Driver, Prem Nagar

7
660 528
Harris Jayaraj is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thuppakki, Nanban, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi

8
242 157
Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb

9
906 799
Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II

10
310 237
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Dil Chahta Hai, Like Stars on Earth, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

11
326 259
Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God

12
199 135
Shankar Jaikishan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Andaz, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Dil Daulat Duniya

13
234 173
Nadeem–Shravan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Saajan, Dil Tera Aashiq

14
197 141
Naushad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
The Emperor of the Mughals, Aaina, Sunghursh

15
167 114
Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam

16
389 344
Anirudh Ravichander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
3, Ethir Neechal, Irandam Ulagam

17
404 365
G. V. Prakash Kumar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thaandavam, Saguni, Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal

18
291 248
D. Imman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Kumki, Thamizhan, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam

19
254 216
M.M. Keeravaani is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Riddle, Azhagan, Magadheera

20
287 262
Himesh Reshammiya is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Dasavathaaram, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa, Bodyguard

21
212 181
Vijay Antony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Naan, Vettaikaaran, Velayudham

22
182 155
Deva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Vaali, Kushi, Avvai Shanmughi

23
127 96
Jatin-Lalit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Jatin-Lalit Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

24
110 83
O. P. Nayyar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Mr. & Mrs. '55, C.I.D., Naya Daur

25
108 89
Kalyanji & Anandji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam