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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    They continue a tradition quite common in Bollywood music, that of partnerships between music composers contributing and pooling their individual strengths, sometimes combining deep knowledge of Hindustani (North Indian) or Carnatic (South Indian) classical music and technical expertise as composers and orchestral arrangers.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    In 2004, they received their first National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the film Kal Ho Naa Ho.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Most of the lyrics for the songs composed by the trio are penned by Javed Akhtar; however, they have also associated with lyricists like Gulzar, Sameer, and Prasoon Joshi.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy probably represent the first 'trio' of music composers to entertain Bollywood audiences with their chart-topping music.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy have bridged that gap. Their success owes to several contributing factors, among which are the adoption of interesting musical instruments and sounds as part of their orchestral palette, introduction of new voices weaned on popular TV musical talent shows, and an obsession for the right musical 'feel' for the movie scene leading into a song sequence.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy have composed for most of the films produced by Excel Entertainment, founded by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani. They have also associated frequently with Karan Johar's Dharma Productions. Other notable collaborations are with directors like Nikhil Advani, Shaad Ali, Sriram Raghavan and Sajid Khan.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    The trio have won several awards including Filmfare awards (Bunty Aur Babli, Kal Ho Naa Ho), a RD Burman Award (Dil Chahta Hai) and Star Screen awards (Mission Kashmir, Bunty Aur Babli, Dil Chahta Hai).

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Apart from film, they have also composed The ICC World Cup song 'De Ghuma Ke', which is a peppy foot-tapping number and has been appreciated a lot.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    The trio had composed the music for Housefull and Heyy Babby. But for his third outing as music directors, Sajid preferred to work with the composer duo.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 23 Jan 2011

    Famous Bollywood musician Ehsaan Noorani of Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy fame is the first Indian to have a signature line guitar from none other than the biggest guitar company in the world-Fender.

 

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