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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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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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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
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Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb
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Shankar Jaikishan is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Nadeem–Shravan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Saajan, Dil Tera Aashiq
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Naushad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
The Emperor of the Mughals, Aaina, Sunghursh
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Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam
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Harris Jayaraj is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thuppakki, Nanban, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
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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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Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God
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Jatin-Lalit is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Salil Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Prasad Seshadri added Chemmeen, Anand, Mausam
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O. P. Nayyar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Mr. & Mrs. '55, C.I.D., Naya Daur
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Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II
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Kalyanji & Anandji is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam
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Deva is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Vaali, Kushi, Avvai Shanmughi
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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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Anirudh Ravichander is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
3, Ethir Neechal, Irandam Ulagam
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D. Imman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Kumki, Thamizhan, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam
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M.M. Keeravaani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Riddle, Azhagan, Magadheera
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G. V. Prakash Kumar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thaandavam, Saguni, Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal