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The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time 

Rajwant Dhaliwal
Updated September 18, 2018 30.1k votes 6.4k voters 84.4k views 89 items
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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A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Bombay
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Ilaiyaraaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaalapani, Hey Ram
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Yuvan Shankar Raja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Billa II, Mankatha, Vettai
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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
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Rahul Dev Burman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Raja Rani, Sholay, Namak Haraam
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Harris Jayaraj is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thuppakki, Nanban, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
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S.D. Burman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chupke Chupke, Taxi Driver, Prem Nagar
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Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II
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Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb
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Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God
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Nadeem–Shravan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Saajan, Dil Tera Aashiq
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Anirudh Ravichander is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
3, Ethir Neechal, Irandam Ulagam
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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Dil Chahta Hai, Like Stars on Earth, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
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G. V. Prakash Kumar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thaandavam, Saguni, Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal
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Shankar Jaikishan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Andaz, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Dil Daulat Duniya
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Naushad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
The Emperor of the Mughals, Aaina, Sunghursh
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D. Imman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Kumki, Thamizhan, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam
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Himesh Reshammiya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Dasavathaaram, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa, Bodyguard
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Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Madan Mohan Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam
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M.M. Keeravaani is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Riddle, Azhagan, Magadheera
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Vijay Antony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Naan, Vettaikaaran, Velayudham
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Deva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Vaali, Kushi, Avvai Shanmughi
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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
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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
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Kalyanji & Anandji ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam