Nadeem-Shravan are Indian music composers Duo, who were among the most prolific Bollywood composers in the 1990s till mid 2000s.
The duo consists Nadeem Akhtar Saifi and Shravan Kumar Rathod.The association of Nadeem and Shravan dates back to 1972 when they met each other at a function. Their first Hindi film assignment was Maine Jeena Seekh Liya in 1981. But they were stuck with the B-grade films until they got three big films in the form of Ilaaka, Hisaab Khoon Ka and Lashkar. Though the films were big, the music wasn't anything to be talked about. These Same B-grade film composers, in future would grow so popular to the extent that they were signed on by Biggest Banners in Bollywood someone had neve thought of.
Aashiqui in year 1990 brought Nadeem-Shravan into limelight.They are remembered for their successful scores for many movies including Aashiqui, Saajan, Deewana, Raja Hindustani, Pardes, Dhadkan, Kasoor and Raaz.
In 1997, the duo ran into negative publicity when Nadeem, while on vacation in London, England, was named as the man behind the murder of his former mentor, record executive Gulshan Kumar ,the boss of T-Series Music Company.The Gulshan Kumar murder case by a court in the Indian city of Bombay. The judge said there was inadequate evidence to prove the charges and so he was set free.After being inactive for sometime, Nadeem-Shravan made a come back of sorts with films like Yeh Dil Aashiqanaa, Raaz, Ek Rishta, Kasoor, Andaaz.
In 2005, the duo split, apparently due to Shravan's disinterest in continuing with his music, and instead focusing on his son's acting career. Another reason cited is probably the distance between the two. However , The Good News is that they have teamed up and are composing for three movies which are announced and are on the floors.
Nadeem-Shravan have won the Filmfare Best Music Director Award for the following films:
The duo has given some of the best music to indian film industry.