IRAA Jury 2022

Anindo Bose

Anindo Bose

Anindo Bose is a keyboard player, arranger/producer and studio/live sound engineer from New Delhi. He is one of the founder members of the critically acclaimed fusion outfit Advaita and contemporary-classical duo Shadow and Light with Pavithra Chari. He was also one of the band directors of the ensemble Artistes Unlimited (2003-2010). He has toured in the U.S, South Africa, U.K, Australia, Egypt, Singapore, Maldives and Sri Lanka.He has owned and operated Plug 'N' Play Studios (since 2005). As an engineer/producer/performer he also has numerous releases to his credit with some of the most renowned artists in the industry like Prateek Kuhad, Bipul Chettri, Ankur Tewari, Shilpa Rao, Salim Merchant, Indian Ocean, Parikrama, Mrigya, Soulmate, Shashwat Singh, Mohit Chauhan, Jasleen Royal, Vasuda Sharma, Hanita Bhambri, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, Abby V, Karsh Kale, Sandeep Das, Talvin Singh, ... Click here for more


Atul Sharma

Atul Sharma

Atul Sharma is a multiple-award-winning music composer, producer, sitarist, singer and also judge on the popular TV show "Voice of Punjab". He is known for being one of the pioneers of Bhangra and Punjabi pop/folk music, and has composed music for over 5000 music albums and many Punjabi and Hindi films. He has given many global hits like "Yaar Bolda", "Dupatta Tera Satt Rang Da", "Mukhda Dekh ke", "Jatti", "Mitraan Da Naa Chalda" etc. He has also composed and designed music for various theatre productions and has worked with eminent directors and play writes. Based out of Chandigarh, he has been one of the foremost contributors in setting up the Punjabi music industry, and the emergence of recording studios in North India. Atul Sharma started his musical education at early age and received vocal training in Indian Classical Music from Mr. P.D. Chandan in Kalka (Haryana, India) ... Click here for more


Avinash Oak

Avinash Oak

A Graduate in Sound Engineering from Film & TV Institute of India, Pune, Avinash Oak stood first & won the Gold Medal, in the year 1973. He joined Western Outdoor, a leading music recording studio, as an Assistant Sound Engineer, and resigned as "Associate Director- Audio" in March 2003. He has engineered the recording sessions for Songs for Feature Films, Private Albums viz. Indian Classical, Gazals, Indi-pop, TV. & Radio commercials & Sponsored Programs, Son-et-Lumiere soundtracks, Ballet Soundtracks, Audio Visuals & Corporate Videos. In 1986 he attended a special course of APRS for studio engineers at the University of Surrey, England. He is Life Member of the Audio Engineering Society Inc., & founder member of the India Section of the society. He is recipient of many prestigious awards like the IRAA Lifetime Achievement Award - 2015 and "Outstanding Contribution to the Music Industry, Jury Award"... Click here for more


Baylon Fonseca

Baylon Fonseca


Daman Sood

Daman Sood

Daman Sood, passed out in 1969 from Film & Television Institute of India - Pune and was awarded Gold Medal for Sound Recording and Sound Engineering. He also completed an Advance Recording course at Surrey University UK in 1983 conducted by Association of Professional Recording Studios. He started his career at Bombay Sound Services where he assisted Late Mr. B.N.Sharma who has recorded films like Madhumati, Mugle-a-Azam, Talash, Bandini, etc. He established recording studios for Western Outdoor Advtg. Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai and worked as a Recording Director, and recorded more than 1000 radio & television commercials and more than 1000 CD titles for classical music, film songs, ghazals etc. for different music labels. He also recorded and mixed for ghazal artist like Jagjit Singh (75 albums) Pankaj Udhas (15 albums), Ghulam Ali, Mehndi Hassan etc. Click here for more


Dj Phukan

Dj Phukan

Dhrubajyoti Phukan, popularly known as DJ Phukan, started his music career in 1988 in Guwahati, Assam and shifted to Mumbai in 1996. Since then he has been working in the Bollywood music industry as Musician/Music Producer/Music Arranger/Music Programmer/Music Director and Background Music Director. He has worked with many renowned Music Directors like Pritam, Jeet Ganguly, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros, Anu Malik, Amaal Malik, Jatin-Lalit, Nadeem-Shravan, Anand-Millind, Meet Bros & Anjjan, Anand Raaj Anand , Ram-Laxman, Sajid-Wajid, Sandesh Shandaliya, Salim-Sulaiman, MM Kreem and many more as chief Music Arranger/Music Programmer and Music Producer.DJ Phukan has also arranged music for many albums of successful singers like Jaspinder Narula, Hema Sardesai, Kamal Khan, Sunita Rao, Vibha Sharma, Prity-Pi... Click here for more


Goutam Basu

Goutam Basu

Goutam Basu has been working as a Sound Recordist and Song mixing engineer for Bengali music and film industry since 1996. Not being a child of a musical family, he gained all his recording and musical knowledge through practical experiences. He has worked for Studio Trackfield, Studio Resonance and currently he is the Sound Recordist of Studio Vibrations, Kolkata. He has worked with singers like Manna Dey, Usha Uthup, Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty, Ustad Rashid Khan and many other renowned singers. He has recorded some famous albums for various singers like Shaan, Lopamudra Mitra, Srikanta Acharya, Subhamita Banerjee. He also worked with various Music Directors of Bengal like Debojyoti Mishra, Joy Sarkar, Jeet Ganguly, Ashok Bhadra, Anupam Roy and Soumyojit Sourendro. He has done various projects with... Click here for more


P A Deepak

P A Deepak

P.A. Deepak (born : 'Adrushta Deepak Pallikonda' on 10 Jan 1982) is a Mix/Mastering Engineer, & a Record Producer. Deepak is the One & Only Telugu speaking/born person to have reached to the International Arena of the Grammy Awards till date; just not stopping there Deepak brought the Elite Grammy Awards to the State of Andhra Pradesh for the second time now in 2022.Deepak won his 1st Grammy in the year 2010: The Grammy Award for the "Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media" for the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. And the 2nd Grammy in the year 2022: The Grammy Award for the "Best Engineer/Mixer " for the New Age Album: 'Divine Tides'.Deepak is also a recipient of a Certificate of Honour in the year 2015 from The Recording Academy in recognition of his participation as Surround Mix Engineer on the Grammy Award Winning recording Winds of... Click here for more


S Sivakumar

S Sivakumar

S Sivakumar is the Chief Sound engineer at A.M. Studios, Chennai (associate studio of A.R.Rahman) which handles song recordings / back ground scores/ sound editing and final DTS and Dolby film mixing and final mastering. He is armed with a BSC and D F Tech degree from FTIT , Tharamani , Chennai Sivakumar has worked with many other prominent film directors and producers such as K. Balachander, Bharathiraja, Mani Ratham, Shankar, Subash Ghai, Shyam Benegal, Govind Nihalani, Ashutosh, M.F. Hussain. He has also worked on various international projects such as Vande Mataram, Bombay Dreams, Lord of the Rings and Warriors of Heaven and Earth. S Sivakumar, born in a small town in Tamil Nadu named Pattukotai, had a flair for sound from an early childhood and used to assist his father in live sound for various events. ... Click here for more


Sai Shravanam

Sai Shravanam

A Skilled Musician, Music Producer, Recording/Mixing & Mastering Engineer, Sai Shravanam has created a benchmark quality in all of his endeavors with a Single minded devotion towards Music. He is uniquely recognised for being a catalyst to amalgamate artistic ideas with his expertise in sound technology to record, produce & mix for Composers, Orchestras, Major Music Labels, Cross Cultural and Experimental Music endeavors to name a few, worldwide. His innate capacity as Musician coupled with commendable Sound recording and production ability has given him a unique stature in our country. Resound India is a hub for many top classical artists in India to produce their albums. His work as an mixing engineer is across a huge panorama of genres ranging from Classical music, folk art forms, commercial film music, International orchestral albums, world music albums... Click here for more


Sita Raina

Sita Raina

Sita Raina is the Co Founder & Director of The Peninsula Studios.She produces and anchors all the production and marketing initiatives of the studio, like Nokia Music Theatre, Maestros in Studio, Coke Studio Roots and Brains Trust India.Sita produces and directs two marquee shows-Chamber Theatre and Emperors of Melody for the Studio.Actor, Producer, Director, Sita has a large repertoire of work spanning theatre, television and cinema (she acted in Satyajit Ray's Shatranj Ke Khiladi). She specializes in creating content and getting the best out of artists. She has been the Director, Pan Am and Delta Airlines[ GSA Eastern India], Sutton Seeds,The Indian Fine Art Fund,Euro RSCG Advertising and Prime time Theatre.Sita is the first Chairperson - Women in Motorsports, Federation of Motorsports Clubs of India and the Vice President, Calcutta Motorsports Club.


Vijay Rathinam

Vijay Rathinam

Vijay Rathinam MPSE is a golden reel award nominated sound designer with over 15 years of experience. His vast experience ranges from BBC to Bollywood. A proud alumni of University Of South Wales, Vijay has done over 70 feature films and Shows. His collaborations include films directed by the likes of Christopher Nolan, Brian De Palma, Peter Greenaway, Gabriele Salvatores. Some of his projects are Christopher Nolan's Tenet, Jackie Chan & Arnold Schwarzenegger starrer "Journey to China - The Mystery of the Iron Mask", Brian De Palma's Domino, BBC's The Trial of Christine Keeler, MBC's Kingdoms Of Fire, The House Next Door etc. He runs a company called The Audioville (in Chennai, India) which comprises of a great team of sound effects editors & Foley artists. Digital Studio magazine rated him as one of the top 100 most influential people in the Indian industry in 2017.