Arko Pravo Mukherjee

  • Actor, Music, Lyricist, Singer

May 19, 1983  in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Filmfare Award-nominated composer, lyricist and playback singer Arko Pravo Mukherjee is well-known for his work in Bollywood. He debuted as a music director in Hindi cinema with the erotic thriller Jism 2 (2012), and has since scored the music for popular movies like Kapoor & Sons (2016), Rustom (2016), Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana (2017). While his work in the romantic drama Kapoor & Sons earned Arko his maiden Filmfare Award nomination in the Best Music Director category, he landed multiple nominations in Best Lyricist, Best Playback Singer and Best Music Director categories for the hit romantic comedy Bareilly Ki Barfi.

The medico-turned-musician is one among the most-sought after composers in contemporary Hindi cinema, and among his most recent film credits are the action thriller Baaghi 2 (2018), the historical sports-drama Gold (2018), the vigilante action film Satyameva Jayate (2018), Jack & Dil (2018), Shesh Theke Shuru (2019), Shantilal O Projapoti Rohoshyo (2019) and Ghost (2019).