Amartya Rahut, popularly known by all as Bobo. Bobo began his musical career with the St. Xaviers College band as the lead guitarist when he was just 15, pipping many a talented senior to the coveted post.
It was during the later part of those formative years, Bobo made up his mind about becoming a Music Composer because he felt that would give him the maximum release of expression towards his art.
Having done music for over 2500 TV commercials, and having worked on some of the biggest brands and campaigns including Godrej, ITC, McDonalds, Hero Motocorp, Bharti Axa, HDFC Bank, Max New York, Haywards, Kingfisher IPL, Kurkure, Mirinda, Thums Up etc, Bobo has, to his credit, the prestigious bronze at Cannes Advertising Festival for his Levis Slim Fit Commercial for best soundtrack. He also won the award for best soundtrack at Promax for his very popular MTV/Nickelodeon 'Jingle Bell - Punjabi'.
Other than ads, Bobo has composed and produced one of the most popular Channel signature tune for Colors, along with Zee Classic, Zee Zindagi, Viacom 18, AXN etc and has also composed various TV shows/serial title tracks, like Bingo, Chhote Miyan Bade Miyan, Khatron Ke Khiladi (South Africa Season), Maata Ki Chowki, India's Got Talent etc.
Perhaps the most coveted feather in the cap of this musician, Bobo has composed for 2 wonderful Marathi films including the national award winning "Uttarayan" and "evdhasa Aabhal" for which, he won a lot of accolades and awards, including Zee Alfa Award and V. Shantaram Award.
Band Called Nine consisted of the lyricist Neelesh Mishra and the vocalist Shilpa Rao. They got voted the best non-film award by a band at the prestigious GIMA Awards.
A talented Music Producer, Bobo has also composed and produced music for Bollywood films such as Yashraj Films' Aurangzeb.
Born in: Koklata, West Bengal, India