When we talk about music of the film, the songs, music design and the background score are considered as separate departments. Among these three areas, the background music is like a character of the film, feels Sameer Phatarphekar, who is well-known for his background music. Sameer Phatarpekar came to limelight in Marathi film industry, with his background music for films like ‘Ringa Ringa’, ’Lai Bhari’ and ‘Kaay Raav Tumhi’. He has also won the award of Dadasaheb Phalke Film Awards trust.
Sameer has provided background music for all the films of Nishikant Kamat, whether Hindi or Marathi, from ‘Dombivali Fast’ to ‘Drishyam’. In ‘Drishyam’, he has provided a 13-minutes long piece of background music.
Sameer began his career as a musician way back in 1983 and has worked as a musician with reputed music directors like Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Kalyanji Anandji, R.D.Burman, Rajesh Roshan and Nadeem-Shravan. With Hindi films like ‘Parwana’ and ‘Insaan’, he moved to Hindi films. Now, he has given music to forthcoming Hindi film ‘Ka Kha Ga’.