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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2,303 739
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
2,016 656
Ilaiyaraaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaalapani, Hey Ram
3
1,309 703
Yuvan Shankar Raja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Billa II, Mankatha, Vettai
4
714 376
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
552 301
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
376 241
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
263 167
Laxmikant–Pyarelal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Bobby, Do Raaste, Naseeb
8
683 546
Harris Jayaraj is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Thuppakki, Nanban, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
9
927 817
Devi Sri Prasad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Singam, Dasavathaaram, Singam II
10
215 143
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
322 247
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
255 183
Nadeem–Shravan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Saajan, Dil Tera Aashiq
13
211 147
Naushad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
The Emperor of the Mughals, Aaina, Sunghursh
14
184 122
Madan Mohan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Veer-Zaara, Bawarchi, Mausam
15
334 272
Vidyasagar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Chandramukhi, Ghilli, Love is God
16
404 361
Anirudh Ravichander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
3, Ethir Neechal, Irandam Ulagam
17
414 378
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
298 260
D. Imman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Kumki, Thamizhan, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam
19
261 228
M.M. Keeravaani is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Riddle, Azhagan, Magadheera
20
299 277
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
218 189
Vijay Antony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Naan, Vettaikaaran, Velayudham
22
188 162
Deva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Vaali, Kushi, Avvai Shanmughi
23
134 103
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
118 88
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
115 96
Kalyanji & Anandji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time
Zanjeer, Don, Johny Mera Naam