Indian 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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2,153 688
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
1,898 611
Ilaiyaraaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaalapani, Hey Ram

3
1,213 664
Yuvan Shankar Raja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Billa II, Mankatha, Vettai

4
663 351
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
498 283
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
344 223
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
638 524
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
234 152
Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb

9
897 784
Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II

10
197 130
Shankar Jaikishan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Andaz, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Dil Daulat Duniya

11
299 232
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Dil Chahta Hai, Like Stars on Earth, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

12
315 253
Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God

13
226 170
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
165 113
Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam

15
191 141
Naushad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
The Emperor of the Mughals, Aaina, Sunghursh

16
377 333
Anirudh Ravichander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
3, Ethir Neechal, Irandam Ulagam

17
393 359
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
249 212
M.M. Keeravaani is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Riddle, Azhagan, Magadheera

19
278 243
D. Imman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Kumki, Thamizhan, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam

20
279 259
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
201 179
Vijay Antony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Naan, Vettaikaaran, Velayudham

22
172 154
Deva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Vaali, Kushi, Avvai Shanmughi

23
121 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
105 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
103 88
Kalyanji & Anandji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam