Jatin Lalit teamed up in 1992 with the objective to compose unique sounds in Bollywood
. They have composed songs for films including `Khiladi`, `Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
`, `Khamoshi` and `Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
` and many other super-hit films. Jatin-Lalit is their professional name, however in 2006, the brothers ended their professional relationship because of some personal problems and chose to work they work independently after ever since.
Early Life of Jatin Lalit
Jatin and Lalit were born in the family of Mewati gharana. They received their musical education at the primary stages from their father, Pratap Narayan. They were also taught guitar
by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. They started their career together in 1992, and their debut music composition was for the film Yaara Dildara. They came into prominence for their composition and soundtrack of the movie Khiladi and for the song "Pehla Nasha". This romantic song, from the movie `Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander
`, is a loved melody that is loved, adored and admired till date by music lovers. Their compositions are stoutly influenced by R D Burman`s style of music composing. Towards the second half of the nineties, they were considered as the best music directors in the Indian film industry.
Career in Music for Jatin Lalit
Jatin Lalit won a Filmfare Award
for their song Chand Sifarish from Fanaa
. The duo has worked with a number of well-known lyricists and singers including Javed Akhtar
, Udit Narayan
, Anand Bakshi
and Kumar Sanu
. During the last few years of their joint career, their music albums featured several songs composed by other musicians. This practice was not supported much by Jatin-Lalit; however, the producer and director insisted on this practice and carried on. In Karan Johar
`s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Sandesh Shandilya composed two of the tracks. In `Chalte Chalte`, Aadesh Shrivastava included several songs. Also in `Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya`, Himesh Reshammiya
and Sajid-Wajid composed one song.
Jatin Lalit started an amusing trend in Bollywood
. They wrote songs performed by Bollywood film stars rather than playback singers. They specially composed "Ae Kya Bolti Tu" in the film Ghulam for the lead actor Aamir Khan
. They also composed a song for Sanjay Dutt
to sing in the movie Khoobsurat. Jatin also appeared in the movie Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar during the song "Diwane Hum Pyar Ke". He also performed the song, "Ruth Ke Hamse Kabhi" in the film.
Stint in Acting by Jatin Lalit
Both the bothers appeared in the movie named Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar duringt he song "Diwane Hum Pyar Ke". Jatin Pandit is a guy singing the song with the girl whereas his brother, Lalit Pandit, was seen playing the guitar. Jatin also performed the song "Ruth Ke Hamse Kabhi" in the film.
Television Career of Jatin Lalit
Jatin-Lalit was appointed as honourable judges in the Zee Television musical show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
and also on another musical show, Star Voice of India. After producing unforgettable music for almost 16 years together, they announced that they would part ways in 2006, due to some personal problems. Lately, the duo composed a few songs together for the film, Mr. White Mr. Black.
Awards Received by Jatin Lalit
For the film Kutch Kutch Hota Hain, the music director duo won the Zee Cine Award, Star Screen Award and Bollywood Movie Award for best director. In 2006, Jatin Lalit duo won a Filmfare Award
for the film Fanaa. On-line voters on the BBC Asian Network judged their soundtrack of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge the top Hindi soundtrack of all time.
||Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, Mohabbatein, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya, Raju Chacha, Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan
||Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, Khiladi, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
||Albela, Censor, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
||Aadmi, Ashant, Bhookamp, Boy Friend
||Aankhen, Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar, Kranti, Soch, Waah! Tera Kya Kehna
||Cheetah, Hanste Khelte, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Vaade Iraade, Zaalim
||Chalte Chalte, Haasil, Zameer
||Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Gangster, Nishana, Pandav
||Aur Phir Ek Din, Hum Tum, Rok Sako To Rok Lo, Sab Kuch Hai Par Kuch Bhi Kahin
||Fareb, Khamoshi, Return Of Jewel Thief
||Aap Jaisa Koi Nahin, Khamosshh-Ek Raat, Chand Sa Roshan Chehra, Filmstar, Pyaar Mein Twist, Revathi
||Daava, Ek Phool Teen Kante, Gunda Gardi, Tum Jiyo Hazaro Saal, Yes Boss
||Fanaa, Mera Dil Leke Dekho
||Badadin, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Ghulam, Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai, Khoobsurat, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Pyar To Hona Hi Tha, Saazish
||Mr. White Mr. Black
||Dil Kya Kare, Dillagi, Pyar Koi Khel Nahin, Sar Aankhon Par, Sangharsh, Sarfarosh, Silsila Hai Pyar Ka, Vaastav