Amit Trivedi is an Indian film score composer, lyricist, singer, and music director. He gained recognition through his music compositions in the movie Dev. D and has given several hit compositions in the albums like “Kai Po Che (2013),” “English Vinglish (2012),” “Queen (2013)” and “Udta Punjab (2016).”
Amit Trivedi was born on 8 April 1979 (age 40 years; as in 2019) in Bandra, Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Aries. His native city is Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He did his graduation from Rizvi College, Mumbai. Amit was fascinated by an electronic musical instrument, and that is what tilted him towards the music. He began composing music at the age of 19-20.
Height: 5′ 7″
Weight: 65 kg
Body Measurements: Chest 38″, Waist 32″, Biceps 12″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Wife
He has two elder sisters namely Bhairavi Bhatt Desai (supervisor at Jet Airways and Siroya Centre) and Namrata Vyas. He married Krutee Desai Trivedi, who is Executive Associate and Admin at Pepperfry.com. The couple has a son named Yaman.
Amit Trivedi joined a band named “Om” during his college days, which performed in local gigs, small shows, and live performances. Times Music noticed them and decided to launch their album. However, the album wasn’t so successful commercially. Amit then started his career as a music composer by composing music for theatres, television shows, dandiya shows, live performances, and orchestras, etc. He also composed jingles for a short period for the brands like ‘McDonalds’ and ‘ Airtel.’ He then made music for non-film albums. He composed music for some tracks for Abhijeet Sawant’s Junoon and a song in Prashant Tamang’s debut album.
His Bollywood debut as the score composer was with the movie “Aamir (2008).”
He earned recognition after composing for the movie Dev.D in 2008.
- Amit was accused of his background score for the film ‘Lootera (2013),” which was hugely inspired (copied) from the background score of the Hollywood film “One Day (2011).”
- There was another plagiarism controversy surrounding Amit Trivedi. His composition ‘Nazdeekiyaan’ from the movie “Shaandaar (2015)” was said to have been copied from the Coldplay’s song ‘Oceans’ released in 2014. However, Amit claimed it to be a complete coincidence and swear that he has never plagiarised.
- National Award for Best Music Direction for the film Dev.D in 2010
- Best Background Score for the film Dev.D in 2010
- R. D. Burman Award for New Music Talent for the film Dev.D in 2010
- Best Background Score for the film Udaan in 2011
- Best Background Score for the film Queen in 2015
- Amit Trivedi was not so good in academics and did not like ‘History’ at all. He was even expelled from the history class for an entire year.
- Singer Shilpa Rao introduced Amit to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who was in search of the new talent for his film Dev.D.
- Due to some reasons, Dev.D’s release was postponed, which made “Aamir” his first debut album.
- He travels to different places before composing the ‘apt’ music from any film. Amit says that he takes inspiration from various places.
- Amit does not like taking more than two projects in a year.
- He does not like to stay in the spotlight.
- He usually sings for his own compositions, but he has given his voice to the songs ‘Teri Keh Ke Lunga’ from the movie “Gangs of Wasseypur (2012).”