|Born In :||Mumbai|
|Occupation(s) :||Composer, film score, singer|
|Genres :||90's Classics, Filmi, Dance, Electro-Pop|
Sanjeev Darshan is the name of a pair of Sanjeev Rathod and Darshan Rathod who worked as music composers in India’s Bollywood film industry.
Sanjeev Rathod and Darshan Rathod’s father, Shri Sharvan Rathod, a legendary Music Director, who used to work with music director Nadeem who used to work with Sharvan. They worked as Nadeem- Sharvan and composed a lot of hit songs.
Due to the inheritance of the musical family, both of them started growing a love for music and as a result, they started learning music from a very early age.
Sanjeev began to take professional music training from Pandit Kallika Prasad, whereas his younger brother Darshan started learning to play many musical instruments by himself.
Pandit Chhaturbhuj Rathod, their grandfather, was a great supporter of both classical and semi-classical music, and always worked with an aim to promote music throughout his life. Their paternal uncles, the singer Vinod Rathod, and the musician and vocalist Roop Kumar Rathod are also popular names in the Indian film industry.
Sanjeev-Darshan also worked as a music director on an unreleased Mahendra Shah and Vimal Kumar film before working on the movie Mann.
They also worked in Gujarati while creating an album for the Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan in 1998.
Sanjeev and Darshan started their career in the Indian music industry by releasing the soundtrack for the movie Mann in 1999.
In 1999, Indra Kumar, the director of the film Mann, starring Aamir Khan and Manisha Koirala, approached them to write the music for the movie. Despite the film’s modest success, the songs were incredibly popular among the people, and as a result, they became famous as musicians in the film industry due to the movie’s song.
Establishing themselves as professional music composer, they have composed the soundtrack for many popular movies, including Mann, Deewane, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, Grand Masti, Satya 2, NH10, and V for Victor, among others.