Age: 46 Years
|Profession(s)||Music Director, Music Composer, Singer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|Debut||Film, Hindi (Music Composer): Gayab (2004)
Film, Marathi (Music Composer): Aga Bai Arrecha! (2004)
Film, Telugu (Music Composer): Shock (2006)
Film, Kannada (Music Composer): Manasu Mallige (2017)
Film, Marathi (Producer): Jaundya Na Balasaheb (2016)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||2003: Alpha Gaurav (Later Zee Gaurav)- Best Music Director for the play Sahi Re Sahi
2004–05: Maharashtra Times Sanman- Best Music Director for the film Savarkhed: Ek Gaon
2004–05: Maharashtra Rajya Natya Vyavsayik Spardha- Best Music Director for Play Lochya Zala Re
2010: National Film Award- Best Music Director for the film Jogwa
2010: 47th State Film Award- Best Music Director for the film Natarang
2011: Marathi International Film and Theater Award- Best Music Direction for the film Natarang
Note: He has many more accolades to his name.
|Date of Birth||11 September 1974 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||46 Years|
|Birthplace||Alandi, Pune, Maharashtra|
|Hometown||Alandi, Pune, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation Wikipedia|
|Hobbies||Horse Riding and Reading Books|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Ashok Gogavale (Revenue Department Officer)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Ajay Gogavale (Music Director, Music Composer, Singer)
|Bike Collection||Kawasaki Z1000
Some Lesser Known Facts About Atul Gogavale
- Atul Gogavale is a renowned Indian singer, music director, and composer.
- He has lived in different villages of Maharashtra in his childhood because of the transfers in his father’s job.
- While he was in school, he developed an interest in music along with his younger brother, Ajay. When Atul was in 4th standard, and his brother, Ajay was in 2nd standard, they composed music for school poems.
- Atul and Ajay Gogavale participated in various extra-curriculum activities while they were studying.
- Atul and Ajay’s family was not financially good, so their parents wanted them to focus on studies; as they could not afford expensive musical instruments for them.
- Atul and Ajay used to perform with local bands in temples and local events. They did not have any professional training in music; it’s only their hard work which made them successful.
- In an interview, Ajay and Atul shared that they used to befriend people who owned various musical instruments; so they can learn how to play such instruments.
- Once Atul’s father gifted him and Ajay a musical keyboard and said,
You have not been given any toys during childhood, now this is your toy.”
- After completing graduation, Ajay and Atul moved to Mumbai from Pune to make their career in music. They got an offer to work on an international non-film music album, “Vishwavinayaka.”
- Soon, they started getting many commercial jingles and advertisements as music composers.
- The duo has composed music for films of various languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu. Ajay and Atul has composed music for various films including ‘Viruddh… Family Comes First’ (2005), ‘Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad’ (2009), ‘Singham’ (2011), ‘Agneepath’ (2012), ‘Bol Bachchan’ (2012), ‘Lai Bhaari’ (2014), ‘PK’ (2014), ‘Sairat’ (2016), ‘Dhadak’ (2018), ‘Tanhaji’ (2020), and ‘Chatrapati Shivaji’ (2021).
- Ajay and Atul have composed music for various music albums, like ‘Vishwavinayak’ (2001), ‘Shri Ram Mantra’ (2002), ‘Bedhund’ (2003), and ‘Vishwatma’ (2006).
- The brother’s duo has composed the background score for various TV serials, like ‘Zee Gaurav Geet,’ ‘Mahabharat’ (2013), ‘Sony Entertainment Television,’ ‘Make In India presentation used by the PMO for foreign delegates,’ ‘Sony Marathi theme song,’ and ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ 11 theme song (2019).
- Ajay and Atul were listed in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List, securing a position of 82 in 2015.
- Atul and his brother, Ajay, are the first Indian music directors to record their music at Sony scoring studios in Hollywood for the Marathi film, ‘Sairat’ (2016).
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