Amit Trivedi was born on 8 April 1979 in Mumbai. He is an Indian film score composer, music director, singer and lyricist. He is renowned for his music styles including angry rock, authentic classical, honey-soaked melodies and novel fusion music.
After composing jingles and music for theatre and non film albums, he made his debut as a film composer in the 2008 Hindi film Aamir. He then came into limelight with his composition for the film Dev.D. He then continued to render his compositions to the films like Wake Up Sid, Andhadhun, Ishaqzaade, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, Shakun Batra, English Vinglish, Kai Po Che!, Bombay Talkies, Ghanchakkar, Lootera, Vikramaditya Motwane, Queen, Highway, Shaandaar, Fitoor, Udta Punjab, Dear Zindagi, Qaidi Band, Secret Superstar, Pad Man, India’s Most Wanted, Mission Mangal, Fanney Khan, Manmarziyaan, Andhadhun, Helicopter Eela, Kedarnath, among others. He has also lent his vocals for the songs like “Emosanal Atyachar (Brass Band Version)”,”Duniya”,”Nayan Tarse”,”Saali Khushi”,”Aankh Micholi”, “Dhak Dhuk”, “English Vinglish”, “Love You Zindagi”, “Just Go To Hell Dil”, “Ud-Daa Punjab”, “Vadiya”, “Naina Da Kya Kasoor”,”Laila Laila” and among others. He has been the recipient of a National Award, 3 Filmfare Awards, a Star Screen Award, a Zee Cine Award, a Mirchi Music Award, 3 Global Indian Music Academy Awards and a Giffoni Film Festival Award.
Some of his notable songs include:
I am India (Escape)
Amit Trivedi tied the knot with Krutee Desai Trivedi, an Executive Associate and Admin at Pepperfry.com. The couple has a son named Yaman. Amit was accused of lifting the background score of the film ‘Lootera (2013) from the background score of the Hollywood film “One Day (2011).” He was also accused of lifting the background score of ‘Nazdeekiyaan’ of the movie “Shaandaar (2015)” from the Coldplay’s song ‘Oceans’ (2014). However, he denied any such plagiarism accusations and claimed it to be a coincident.