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Pritam Chakraborty (Pritam) Age, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth & More

Pritam Chakraborty, popularly known as Pritam, is an Indian music composer, singer, instrumentalist, and guitar player for various Bollywood films.


Pritam Chakraborty was born on 14 June 1971 in a Bengali family. His father’s name is Prabodh Chakraborty, an insurance officer, and his mother’s name is Anuradha Chakraborty. He gained his basic music, Pritam’s zodiac sign is Gemini. The Indian composer from Kolkata currently lives in Mumbai. His hobbies are reading and watching movies.


Real NamePritam Chakraborty
Profession(s)Composer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Record Producer
Date of Birth14 June 1971
BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
HometownKolkata, India
Zodiac signGemini

Physical Appearance

Height (approx)
in centimetres- 165 cm
in meter- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’5”
Weight (approx)
in Kilogram- 74 kg
in pounds- 163 lbs
Eyes ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack


Pritam Chakraborty completed his schooling education at St. James’ School, Kolkata. He completed his graduation in Geology from Presidency College, Kolkata.

Pritam joined the Film and Television Institute of Information, Pune for sound recording and engineering in 1994. During the course, he got a chance to create the background music in a film by Istvan Gaal.

SchoolSt. James’ School, Kolkata
College/ UniversityPresidency College, Kolkata
Film and Television Institute of Information, Pune
Education QualificationGraduate in Geology from Presidency College, Kolkata

Family, Parents, Siblings

Marital StatusMarried
Wife/ SpouseSmita Chakraborty

Smita Chakraborty (Pritam Chakraborty Wife)
ChildrenSon- Purvesh

Purvesh (Pritam Chakraborty Son)

Daughter- Ishqa

Pritam Chakraborty Daughter (Ishqa)
ParentsFather- Prabodh Chakraborty

Prabodh Chakraborty (Pritam Chakraborty Father)

Mother– Anuradha Chakraborty

Pritam Chakraborty with his Mother Anuradha Chakraborty


Initially, he started composing ad jingles for brands like McDonald’s, Santro, Limca, etc.; Pritam composed title tracks for TV serials like Astitva, Kashmeer, and Miilee more.

With a beautiful blend of Indian classical music with western influences, Pritam had established his name in the industry. His composition of Dhoom’s title track was a super hit across the globe.

He continued his hit compositions like Jannat, Gangstar, Life in a metro, Mauja hi Mauja, Jab we met got huge positive reviews. His Sufi song “Pee loon” and “Tum jo aye” was loved by millions. Other music like “Mere bina”, Crook, “Rabba main toh mar gya”, Mausam was phenomenal.

He also recreated “Dum Maro Dum” and got works in movies like Bodyguard, Race 2, Yaariyan, and many more. He took a break and returned in 2015 with the success of composition. Gerura from Dilwale was the first song to cross 100M views in youTube. Pritam judged and mentored shows like Chote ustad, and Dil hai Hindustani.

Gerura from Dilwale 


He won several Filmfare music awards for his marvelous compositions. In 2012, he won Asia pacific screen and Asian film awards for the best music. He won several Mirchi music awards from 2015-2017 for Gerura, Hawayein, and many more.

Pritam Chakraborty Mirchi Music Awards

Pritam Chakraborty won the Indian television academy award thrice for songs like kashmeer and remix. In 2016, Pritam won the global Indian musical award twice for Gerua.

Favourite Things

Favorite SingersR.D. Burman, Madan Mohan, Jaidev, Kalyanji- Adnanji, and Lakshmikant-Pyarelal
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Favorite ActressKajol
Favorite DirectorAnurag Basu


  • He used to smoke 60 cigarettes per day, but now he has quit smoking.
  • Pritam has his music incubation platform, JAM8.
  • He was accused of plagiarism.

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