Ramchandra Narhar Chutalkar popularly knows as C. Ramchandra was a Bollywood composer. He was born in Putnatambe, Maharashtra in the year 1918. He was a student of Vinayakbua Patwardhan at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya music school. He became a harmonium accompanist for Minerva composers Bindu Khan and Habib Khan. He often got opportunities to sing and act in Marathi films under R.N.Chitalkar.
He joined films with Y.V.Rao's flop, Naganand followed by chuck roles in Minerva Movietone (Saeed-e-Havas, Atma Tarang). His debut film as a music director was in Tamil films with Jayakkodi and Vanamohini. He broke through as composer in Master Bhagwan's Sukhi Jeevan, establishing a long-term association that culminated with the musical megahit Albela (1951).
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