Shantanu Moitra Birthday : Biography, Awards and Achievements, Struggles


Wish you a very very Happy Birthday Shantanu Moitra!

Shantanu Moitra was born on January 22, 1968. He is an Indian score composer, also a pianist who composed various songs for the Bollywood industry.

He was born in Lucknow, a city in India. But later, to start with his study, he, at a very young moved to the city of Delhi, India, along with his entire family.

He stayed in Patel Nagar in West Delhi, where he studied at Springdale’s School on Pusa Road. In the same school, he became the leader and a singer of a band in 1982.

He is married to Sarada Moitra, an artist, and his son’s name is Shubham Moitra. His father’s name is Sailesh Moitra, he died recently due to covid-19, and his mother’s name is Manju Moitra, also an artist.

At a very early age, his father taught him music, and he developed an interest in music. He bought a guitar for himself when he was ten years old. He also received an award for music in his school when the school never gave any award for music before, but his school gave him this was the turning point of his life and career.

Early Life of Shantanu Moitra

Shantanu was born on January 2, 1968, in Lucknow city. His father belonged to the Bengali musical family. He was exceptionally youthful when he moved to Delhi with his family, where he first resided in Patel Nagar in West Delhi and learned at Springdales School, Pusa Street.

There, he was the pioneer and vocalist of a band, and in 1982, the band facilitated the school’s most memorable stone show. “What was stunningly better was getting an honor in school for my commitment to music when my school, Springdales in Delhi, didn’t ordinarily give grants for music. When I think back now, I think the honour ingrained tremendous trust in me,” he said.

They likewise got melodic preparation from metropolitan people vocalist Sushmit Bose, a Springdale graduate, who might sometimes drop in and educate them.

He studied at Deshbandhu School, Kalkaji, Delhi College, and has a degree in Economics.

He faced specific struggles and achievements in life. Let’s discuss a few of the struggles of life.

Struggles of Shantanu Moitra

His first most famous music composition was for the movie “HazaaronKhwaisheinAisi”, Sudhir Mishra’s movie, and when he created the music, they released the movie, not the audio he composed. Also, the music he composed did not receive any appreciation from the public; this was his first failure and struggle. But later, a senior government official once heard his song, liked it a lot, and asked for a CD, but there was none for the same song in circulation. Then, as per his request, 200 CDs came into circulation, and his failure became a big achievement in life.

Achievements and Awards of Shantanu Moitra

  1. National Film Award for Best Music Direction in 2014 for NaaBangaaruTalli
  2. Filmfare R. D. Burman Award in 2006
  3. Filmfare Award for Best Background Score in 2022 for SardarUdham
  4. GiMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2010 for BehtiHawa Sa ThaWoh
  5. GiMA Award for Best Film Album in 2010 for 3 Idiots
  6. IIFA Award for Best Background Score in 2010 for 3 Idiots
  7. Mirchi Music Award for the Background score of the decade in 2021 for Madras Cafe, Madras Cafe


Shantanu Moitra is a writer and performer most popular for Bollywood’s number-one hits like Parineeta, three idiots, and LageRahoMunnaBhai. In his course, he assists students with opening their imaginations, learning better approaches to making and thinking of thoughts to make music. He became successful, but before becoming successful, he faced many struggles. But he overcame all these struggles and composed so many songs.

Wish you a very very Happy Birthday Shantanu Moitra!

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