|Occupation:||World Music Singer|
|Birth Day:||July 24, 1981|
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He started playing his first instrument, the harmonica, at the age of four. Every year since then his parents have given him an instrument. Born into a family of music lovers, Raghav was interested in music from a very early age.
He won the Best Drummer Award at the Pepsi Cornucopia contest in Delhi in 1994 besides being adjudged the best keyboard player at the BITS Pilani Festival. At the age of 15, he was chosen by the government of India as their representative in Russia for a cultural exchange program. He also formed a band, Canzona, with some friends where toured all over India and played at key places like the IIT institutions, BITS Pilani etc. before proceeding to Monash Conservatory of Music, Melbourne in 2000 to study music. Raghav is an alumnus of Mount St. Mary's, Delhi Cantt.
He gave solo concerts while visiting India and worked with Viva and Shubha Mudgal on albums apart from recording for jingles for advertisements such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Sony Walkman etc. and film soundtracks. His crowning glory was being awarded the Golden Key Award and Earnest Award for academic excellence in 2000 and 2001 at Monash. He was termed as a Born Genius and featured in National Geographic’s Worldwide Television Series titled “My Brilliant Brain”. He has performed live for over 2000 public, corporate and private shows since 2003. Raghav now plays more than 33 instruments.
He released his first album "Raghav- For The First Time" in 2003 through HMV records, followed by three other albums released through Universal Music in 2005 and 2007. Raghav's albums such as "24 Carat", "Play It Loud" and "Charming Lootera" enjoyed commercial success throughout India. "Vande Mataram" released in 2010 was launched by Hon'ble Ministers Kamalnath and Jaipal Reddy. 12 of his albums have been released under his own label "Raghav Sachar Music" (founded in 2009) between 2009-2015.
Raghav debuted as a Music Director for the film “Kabul Express”, by “Yash Raj Productions” in 2005. Since then he has composed songs for films such as "One Two three", and "Bittoo Boss" amongst many others. He also played numerous instruments in various Bollywood blockbuster films, such as, Salaam Namaste, Parineeta, Dhoom, Kaal, Hum Tum, Yehaan, Black Friday, Kal Ho Na Ho, Don to name a few. He has played in over 150 films till date.
Founded in 2011, "Raghav Sachar Productions" tends to films, and live events and music videos.
On 21 January 2014 Raghav married actress Amita Pathak in Mumbai.
Currently, Raghav Sachar is 40 years, 4 months and 6 days old. Raghav Sachar will celebrate 41st birthday on a Sunday 24th of July 2022.
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