Ismail Darbar

Occupation:
Music Director
Awards:
R. D. Burman award during the Filmfare Awards in 1999, National award for the music of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in 1999
Ismail Darbar
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Ismail Darbar (born 1 June 1964) is an Indian composer and violinist who works in Bollywood.

Career
He is from Surat, Gujarat. Ismail Darbar worked for several years as a session violinist for leading music directors Laxmikant Pyarelal, Kalyanji Anandji, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan, Anand-Milind, Nadeem-Shravan, Jatin-Lalit and even A.R.Rahman.citation needed Finally he got the break after so many years with the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Later on his music in both 'Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya' and 'Devdas' was highly acclaimed. He played violin1 for Jatin-Lalit in the movie Khamoshi: The Musical. Ismail darbar was studying Music Directing With Mohammad Sulaiman Sediq In Afghanistan And Sulaiman Was also the Teacher of AR Rahman in 1990. Ismail Darbar was one of the four judges on Zee TV's Indian musical program Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005. The other judges were Jatin-Lalit, Aadesh Shrivastava and Himesh Reshamiyya. He was one of the four judges on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 20052 and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. He is one of the three judges for Amul Star Voice of India 2 and Idea Bharat ki Shaan Singing Star (Doordarshan).citation needed

Ismail Darbar also came up with a music album called Rasiya Saajan which was directed by noted music video director S Ramachandran.citation needed Ismail Darbar is the first guest to be inducted into the Bigg Boss (Season 3) on Colors TV.