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News |  15 Mar 2016 11:32 |  By RnMTeam

10 Ram Sampath tracks to die for- will he recreate the magic in 'Raees'?

MUMBAI: Ram Sampath is back in the news. The music composer-producer has composed for the Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Raees’ which is due for release on Eid 2016.

Sampath, who started his career in advertising creating marketing jingles, shot to fame when he composed a pop album ‘Tanha Dil’ by Shaan. He has scored for Aamir Khan’s ‘Delhi Belly’ and ‘Talaash’ as well.

Here’s a look at the gems from Sampath’s kitty that have stayed with us over the years.

‘Piya Se Naina’

Sampath composed this song based on the poetry of the 13th-century iconoclastic poet Hazrat Amir Khusro – it is all about love, freedom, devotion and abandon. The song fuses Hindustani, Folk and Afrobeat music to create a hybrid world sound without any electronics.

‘Bhaag D.K. Bose’

This popular number created a controversy of sorts when ‘Delhi Belly’ released. Sung and composed by Ram Sampath.

‘Ghar Yaad Aata Hai Mujhe’

A prominent track from ‘Satyamev Jayate’, composed by Ram Sampath and sung by wife Sona Mohapatra and Ram himself.


This song is from the low key movie ‘Bangistan’. Composed by Ram Sampath and sung by Rituraj Mohanty and Ram Sampath, it is a gem that ought not to vanish without a trace.

‘Sundari Komola’

Ram Sampath took reference from some of his significant past work, and introduced a re-invention of his song 'Souls on Parade', from his former rock-band Colorblind. ‘Sundari Komola’ is based on Bengali folk music.

‘Dum Dum Andar’

This song is an amazing combination of soulful, deep vocal along with desi texture. Based on ‘Gospel-Qawwali’, this upbeat song, composed by Ram Sampath will surely strike a chord with your heart.


This is one of the most exciting collaborations to come up on Coke Studio, MTV. Music composed by Ram Sampath, the song is a powerful number with Bhanvari Devi's conventional, powerhouse Rajasthani vocals, combined with Hard Kaur's scorching rap. Two people from two different universes come together in this song to celebrate liberty, rebellion and belonging.

‘Jee Le Zara’

From the movie ‘Talaash’, this eclectic song is sung by Vishal Dadlani, composed by Ram Sampath.

‘Meri Zidd’

From the movie ‘Bangistan’ again, this song is a rock based number. Ram Sampath introduced an advanced version of Bolly rock with ‘Meri Zidd’.

‘Aye Zindagi’

This soulful touching song is from Aamir Khan’s show ‘Satyamev Jayate’. Composed and brilliantly sung by Ram Sampath.