Shri Salim Merchant is among India’s most respected singer & composer, having scored more than 100 films including Kurbaan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Fashion, Band Baaja Baaraat, Aaja Nachle, Heroine, etc., around 20 TV shows and composed several records incorporating cinematic, folk, electronica and sufi influences to his music.
His latest & much awaited Hollywood film 'Sold' is already gaining a lot of appreciation at various film festivals.
He has enthralled audiences across the world with his live concerts including being the first Indian artist to perform at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in Soweto, South Africa.
His songs have been very inspirational especially the sports anthem 'Chak De India'. He really has redefined the music scene in India.
He has supported institutions like Cancer Patient's Aids Association by performing charity concerts for them.
He's been Honoured by the state of Texas, Illinois, Massachusetts in United States & the government of Ontario in Canada.
He has worked tirelessly towards upliftment of scheduled tribal Rajasthani Musicians Manganiyar by forming an NGO "Zariya".
He has also performed to entertain the Border security force (BSF) at the Wagah border and regularly performs for the Mumbai Police and Indian Customs recreational festivals.
He's composed and produced world class Musicals like 'Beyond Bollywood' & 'Umrao Jaan Ada' that showcase Indian culture and highlight our classical and folk music. These shows have been performed to packed international audiences around the globe spreading our culture and heritage far and wide.
Shri Salim Merchant has been part of several TV reality shows as celebrity judges including the very popular