Salim Merchant Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Worth, Assets, Wife, Profession – Judge on The Voice India Season 2

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Salim Merchant well known for his singing and music composition and was encouraged by his father Sadruddin Merchant who led an orchestra, named Ismailia scouts in India. He pervaded in a family tradition of music, as the son of composer Sadruddin Merchant, he further chosen to do masters in Piano from the Trinity College of Music in London. This Indian composer prefers to work with his sibling Sulaiman Merchant as a duo composer basically for Hindi films. He is a versatile and talented musician who gifted the Bollywood industry with his amazing piece of music. Salim Merchant was born and brought up in Bhuj, Gujarat, India.

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Salim Merchant got his first break with Karan Johar’s movie kaal. Salim Merchant started his career in Bollywood a Hindi film named as’ SUNDAY’ which was released in 1993. The voice got great success in the Bollywood industry soon after 6 years when he made his debut in a Hindi film ‘SUNDAY’ along with his brother Sulaiman as a musical duo. He has also composed for such many Indi-pop performers including viva, Aasmaan, Shweta Shetty, Jasmine among others. Salim Merchant also became a judge in fifth and sixth season of Indian idol and second season of Indian Idol Junior. He also worked jointly with Loyiso Bala a South African singer and Kenyan singer and Eric Wainaina a song writer to successfully record the anthem for FIFA World Cup 2010. He will be seen  as Voice India season 2 judge.

Awards received for his talent:

  1. Filmfare Best Background Score Award for movie- Krrish ( 2007)
  2. IIFA Awards For Best Background Score for movie- Mujhse Shaadi Karogi ( 2005)
  3. Star Screen Awards For Best Background Score for movie- Bhoot (2003)

Star Screen Awards for Best Background Score for movie- Dhoom (2004)

  1. Zee Cine Awards For Best Background Score for movie- Ab Tak Chappan (2005)
  2. Syracuse International Film Festival Award For Best Music Director for movie- Fashion (2008)  

PERSONAL INFO:

Name: Salim Merchant

Nick Name: Salim

Age: Not Known

Father’s Name: Sadruddin Merchant

Height: 5’9’’ (inch.)

Date of Birth:  3rd march

Place of Birth/Hometown: Bhuj, Gujarat, India

Residence: Mumbai, India

School: Not Known

College: Trinity College of Music, London

Educational Qualification: Masters in Piano

Profession: Musician, Playback Singer, Record Producer, Instrumentalist, Arranger

First Movie: SUNDAY (19993)

Genres: Film score, Sound track

Controversies: Not known

Marital status: Married

Wife: Jeanne Merchant

Daughter: Ayesha

Years- 1997-Present

 

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