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Genres  Blues, Bollywood
Education  Musicians Institute
Years active  1986–present
Role  Musical composer
Instruments  Guitar
Name  Ehsaan Noorani
Occupation(s)  Musician Guitarist

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Born  12 October 1963 (age 52) [Mumbai], India (1963-10-12)
Music groups  Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy (Since 1997), Instant Karma (1996 – 2006)
Similar People  Loy Mendonsa, Shankar Mahadevan, Prasoon Joshi, Alyssa Mendonsa, Javed Akhtar

Associated acts  Shankar Ehsaan Loy

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Ehsaan Noorani is the Ehsaan of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio which consist of Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa and himself. He is a famous music composer and a guitarist. He was the guitarist for many music directors before he started composing music. Ehsaan studied music with Mr. Bismarck Rodrigues, an experienced guitar teacher from Mumbai (Bombay). Ehsaan studied music at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California from 1985 to 1986 . Ehsaan is the first guitarist from India to be endorsed by Fender guitars and has a Squier signature model to his name. He also endorses Fractal Audio and D'Addario strings . His playing is strongly influenced by players like Robben Ford BB King Larry Carlton etc. In 2015 Ehsaan was a co judge in India's first English singing show called The Stage produced by Viacom and aired on Colours Infinity . In addition to Shankar Ehsaan Loy Ehsaan also performs with Fender and Friends featuring guitarists like Warren Mendonsa Rudy Wallang Amyt Dutta and singers Arunima Banerjee and Tanya Sen He also performs with sitar player Purbayan Chaterjee in an ensemble called The String Fraternity Loy Mendonsa and Ehsaan have recently reformed their old Electronica band called Instant Karma and plan on performing towards the 3rd quarter of 2016. Loy and he recently co composed and produced a Women's Day special song with Shruti Haasan called My Day In The Sun


Ehsaan Noorani Music reality show 39The Stage39 is visionary Ehsaan

Ehsaan's roots are a testimony to the school of music that he hails from and defines the thought-processes that go on to make-up the phenomenon that Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy are in this part of the globe. He enjoys blues and electronica.

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Instruments and effects

Ehsaan Noorani Ehsaan Noorani discusses his Signature Series Squier

Ehsaan Noorani is most notably associated with using the Fender Stratocaster guitar and is endorsed by the Fender family of brands. In 2011 Squire released the Ehsaan Noorani Signature Stratocaster which included several custom features such as a HSH pickup configuration and exclusive colors. Ehsaan is also endorsed by Neunaber Audio Effects and currently uses an Immerse Reverberator pedal. In March 2015 Vertex effects shared photos of a custom pedal board they assembled for Ehsaan which featured several guitar effects such as a Strymon Flint, a Maxon OD-9 Overdrive, and a WEEHBO Dumbledore.

Awards and nominations

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These awards are all with the trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy

National Film Awards, India

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  • 2004: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • IIFA Awards

  • 2004: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • 2006: Best Music Direction win for Bunty aur Babli
  • "2014: IIFA Award for Best Background Score "win" for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag "2015: IIFA Best Music Director Award for Two States

    Filmfare Awards

  • 2001: Best Music Direction nomination for Dil Chahta Hai
  • 2001: RD Burman Award for New Music Talent win for Dil Chahta Hai
  • 2003: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • 2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty Aur Babli
  • 2015: Best Music Direction win for Two States
  • Star Screen Awards

  • 2000: Best Background Music nomination for Mission Kashmir
  • 2001: Best Music Direction win for Dil Chahta Hai
  • 2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty aur Babli
  • Zee Cine Awards

  • 2006: Best Music Director win for Bunty aur Babli
  • References

    Ehsaan Noorani Wikipedia

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