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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2,231 706
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
1,962 625
Ilaiyaraaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaalapani, Hey Ram

3
1,261 677
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
518 291
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
355 230
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
244 157
Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb

9
907 800
Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II

10
311 238
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
201 135
Shankar Jaikishan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Andaz, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Dil Daulat Duniya

12
326 260
Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God

13
235 174
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
198 141
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
169 114
Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam

16
390 344
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
128 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
112 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 90
Kalyanji & Anandji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam