Pritam Chakraborty aka mononym Pritam is an Indian music composer, director, instrumentalist, record producer, and singer. He has composed musical numbers for more than a hundred Bollywood films. Likewise, he has earned 3 IIFA Awards, 3 ITA Awards, 4 Zee Cine Awards and 3 Filmfare Awards.
Furthermore, he judged the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 and Chhote Ustaad. Similarly, he also composed title track for Hrithik Roshan show entitled Just Dance.
Pritam Chakraborty: Early Life and Personal Details
Pritam Chakraborty was born on 14 June 1971 in Kolkata, West Bengal to Anuradha Chakraborty and Prabodh Chakraborty. He holds the Indian nationality and belongs to South Asian ethnicity.
Chakraborty attended St.James’ School and then joined Presidency college. He completed his graduation in Geology from Presidency College. Moreover, he has also done a course in Sound Recording and Engineering from FTII, Pune.
The talented singer in Bollywood music industry, Pritam Chakraborty is 5 feet 5 inch in height and has an athletic body physique of 163lbs. He has Dark Brown colored eyes with Black colored hair. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He follows Hinduism.
Pritam Chakraborty is a happily married man. He is married to Smita Chakraborty. The couple seems to be happy together and there are no rumors regarding their divorce. The duo has a son named Purvesh and a daughter named Ishqa born in 2009.
Pritam Chakraborty: Career
After his sound engineering course, he came to Mumbai in order to pursue his professional career in the same field. He began composing ad jingles with several other strugglers like Jeet Gannguli, Sanjay Gadhvi, Shantanu Moitra and Rajkumar Hirani.
Then, he began making classical music with western influences and his composition for the movie Dhoom was successful. The title track in Dhoom became popular all over the pubs in USA, East Asia, and the UK. For his performance on the track, he was able to earn a Zee Cine Awards for the category of Best Track of the Year.
Following his performance, he composed several songs and tracks for the movies like Dangal, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Golmaal Again, Jagga Jasoos, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, and Raabta. He also mentored in the show named Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 and Chhote Ustaad.
Furthermore, he also composed title track for Just Dance, a dance show aired on Star Plus. The show was judged by the famous actor, Hrithik Roshan. His performance helped him to earn Filmfare awards, Asian Film Awards, and the Asia Pacific Awards.
Jab Harry Met Sejal album swept nearly all the awards at the #RadioMirchiAwards. Humbled by the outpouring support! Thank you everyone for making this happen. Thank you @iamsrk for your love. Also thank you Karim Morani, Sanujeet & everybody at @RedChilliesEnt and @sonymusicindia pic.twitter.com/b4Q00KBPHQ
— Pritam (@ipritamofficial) January 29, 2018
Pritam Chakraborty: Net Worth and Life Style
The proficient singer is living a luxurious life. He owns his residency in the prime location of Mumbai. The house cost INR 9 crore at the present value. He also owns the brand cars like BMW, Audi, Fortuner, and Honda Accord. His net worth is also estimated to be around INR 147 crores. Besides singing, his hobbies include reading and watching movies. Moreover, his role models are Anurag Basu, Shah Rukh Khan, and Kajol.