EARLY LIFE :
Vishal Dadlani who was born on 28 June 1973 and raised in a Sindhi Hindu family in Bandra, West Bombay, Maharashtra. He went to Hill Grange High School in Pedder Road, Cumbala Hill, South Bombay and subsequently attended Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai for two years (1989–90), after which he went to H.R.College of Commerce and Economics, HSNC University, both in Churchgate, South Bombay. He graduated in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in commerce.
His Father name is Moti Dadlani, was a businessman, who passed away on 8 January 2022 due to some complications. His Mother name is Reshma Dadlani and he has a younger sister named Anjana Dadlani.
Vishal Dadlani’s musical journey started in 1994 with the Mumbai-based electronica/indie-rock band Pentagram, which he fronted. Pentagram has gained recognition as one of the pioneers of Indian independent music.
While active with the band, Vishal Dadlani found fame as a Bollywood music composer, singer, and lyricist, with movies like Jhankaar Beats, Bluff Master, and Salaam Namaste.
In 1999,. Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani have worked together on Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Marathi films. Their notable works include Jhankaar Beats (2003), Dus (2005), Bluffmaster (2005), I See You (2006), Om Shanti Om (2007), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Dostana (2008), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Ra.One (2011), Student of the Year (2012), Chennai Express (2013), Bang Bang! (2014), Happy New Year (2014), Sultan (2016), and Befikre (2016). The duo has gained nationwide recognition, and today are credited with being amongst the architects of the modern Bollywood sound, having composed music for over 60 films, released over 300 songs, and performed over 1,000 shows worldwide. The two rose to prominence in 2003 when they wrote the score for the film Jhankaar Beats, which included the song “Tu Aashiqui Hai”.
PERSONAL LIFE :
Vishal got married to Priyali Dadlani in 1999. The couple lived happily till 2017 but called it quits after 18 years of marriage.
Vishal has worked with not only Indian music artists but also many international artists like Akon, Diplo, The Vamps, and Imogen Heap.
He has recorded more than 100 tracks, and most of them are superhits including Kurban Hua, Dhan Te Nan, Malhari, Tu Meri, Swag Se Swagat, Bala, and many more.
He won the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for their work on the film.