Salim is a part of the music director duo known as Salim - Sulaiman.
The duo consists of two brothers, Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant, who have been composing music for more than ten years now. Their most prominent pieces of work being the musical scores of Chak De India, Bhoot, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Matrubhoomi and Fashion.
The duo has also composed for several Indi-pop performers including Viva, Asmaan, Shweta Shetty, Jasmine and Style Bhai among others. They have composed for several television advertisements and collaborated with a artistes such as Ustad Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan.
They got their first big break when they were given the mantle of composing music for Karan Johar's production, Kaal. After that, they have worked with well-known producers and directors like Yash Chopra, Subhash Ghai and Ram Gopal Varma. Before composing music, they were composing the background scores for movies, specially horror films.
Their musical score for the much awaited mega movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is already topping the charts.