Pritam Chakraborty Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Biography

Pritam Chakraborty, also known as Pritam, is a well-known singer, music composer, and music director. His strong and appealing voice has boosted his career as a singer. Pritam has sung many songs, each reflecting his unique musical style. This article will explore Pritam Chakraborty’s career, share interesting facts about him, and give an overview of his life.


Pritam Chakraborty Biography
Full NamePritam Chakraborty
ProfessionMusic Composer, Singer
Famous AsSinger
Nick NamePritam 
Date of Birth14 June 1971
Age53 Years Old
BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal
HometownKolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac SignGemini
HobbiesWatching movies, Reading
Food HabitsNon-vegetarian
Educational QualificationGraduation in Geology from Presidency College
Course in Sound Recording and Engineering from FTII, Pune
School NameSt. James’ School, Kolkata
College/UniversityPresidency College, Kolkata
Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
DebutMusic Direction: Tere Liye (2001)

Early Life

Pritam was born into a Bengali Brahmin family on 14th June 1971. He received music training and learned guitar from his father Anuradha Chakraborty, during his school life. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Geology from Presidency College before joining FTII, Pune, where he pursued sound recording & engineering degree. In his early life, Pritam started the brand Metro with his friends James, Suhail, and Soham during his involvement in the movie industry.

Pritam is married to Smita Chakraborty, and the couple has two children, a daughter named Ishqa and a son named Purvesh. Pritam started his career with great determination and faced challenges along the way. Let’s talk about his career and his struggles.


Here we will talk about Pritam’s overall career and his achievements. After finishing his studies, Pritam went to Mumbai to try to become a star in Bollywood and make his dreams come true. While he was there, he made many young friends to learn more about music and his career. Pritam, also known as Jeet, played guitar with his friend Anup Jalota.

Pritam got his first big chance with the song “Tere Liye”. He worked hard and got many good opportunities. Pritam was also a judge on Zee TV’s show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009. He tried singing solo songs but faced failures with flops.

But Pritam didn’t give up. In 2004, he made the music for Sanjay Gadhvi’s movie “Dhoom,” which was a big success. After that, he kept doing well with movies like Dhoom 2, Gangster, Life in a Metro, Jab We Met, Race, Billu, Love Aaj Kal, Golmaal Returns, Tum Mile, De Dana Dan, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge, and many more. Pritam even acted in “Life In a Metro.”


Pritam played his role on screens effectively. He worked as a judge and mentor on the show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2′ and ‘Chhote Ustaad.’ During those days, Pritam collaborated with hit and famous singers, including KK, Mika Singh, and Sajid-Wajid, etc. He sang many songs with them and was famous.

Musical style

Pritam has sung many hit songs in different styles, but mostly in an Indian Classical Music style. In addition, he sang songs in other styles such as Ghazal, rock, and Sufi. Pritam’s unique style has helped him become a famous singer.


Father NamePrabodh Chakraborty (Insurance officer)
Mother NameAnuradha Chakraborty
Brother NameYet To Update
Sister NameYet To Update

Physical Appearance

Now, let’s discuss Pritam’s physical appearance. He stands at 165 centimeters tall, which is equivalent to 1.65 meters or 5 feet 5 inches. Pritam keeps himself in good shape and health. He weighs around 74 kilograms or 163 pounds. Pritam’s eyes are captivating, with a deep brown color, and he has black hair. His style is attractive and sets him apart from other singers.

Pritam Chakraborty Height
Height (Approx.)in centimeters – 165 cm
in meters – 1.65 m
in feet inches – 5’ 5”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms – 74 kg
in pounds – 163 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Relationship Status

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSmita Chakraborty
SpouseSmita Chakraborty
ChildrenSon– Purvesh
Daughter– Ishqa (born 2009)

Net Worth & Salary

Let’s discuss Pritam’s financial situation and his overall net worth. Pritam’s net worth is $17 million USD, which converts to approximately Rs. 147 crore in Indian rupees. He earns a salary ranging from Rs. 7 to 8 lakhs. Pritam accumulates his wealth primarily through his singing career.

Pritam Chakraborty Net Worth
Net Worth in USD (Approx.)$17 Million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees (Approx.)₹147 Crore
Salary (Approx.)₹7-8 Lakhs/Movie
Income SourceSinging

Social Media Handles

Instagram @ipritamofficial
Facebook @Pritam
Twitter @ipritamofficial
YouTube @pritam7415

Favorite Things

MusiciansR.D. Burman, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Kalyanji-Anandji, Jaidev, Madan Mohan
ActorShah Rukh Khan
DirectorAnurag Basu

Pritam Chakraborty Songs Lyrics


2021LudoFilmfare Award    Best Background ScoreWon
2021Love Aaj KalFilmfare Award   Best Music DirectorNominated
2022LudoInternational Indian Film Academy AwardsIIFA Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
202283International Indian Film Academy AwardsIIFA Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaInternational Indian Film Academy AwardsIIFA Award for Best Music DirectorWon
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorWon
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsAlbum of the YearNominated
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsSong of the Year for the song KesariyaWon
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsMusic Composer of the Year for the song KesariyaNominated
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsBest Music Composer of the Year went to Deva Deva Nominated
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsBest Background ScoreWon
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsListener’s Choice Album of the YearPending
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaMirchi Music AwardsListener’s Choice Film Song of the Year for the song KesariyaPending
2023Brahmastra: Part One – ShivaZee Cine AwardsZee Cine Award for Best Music DirectorWon
2023Laal Singh ChaddhaFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2023Laal Singh ChaddhaMirchi Music AwardsAlbum of the YearWon
2023Laal Singh ChaddhaMirchi Music AwardsListener’s Choice Album of the YearPending
2023Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2International Indian Film Academy AwardsIIFA Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2024DunkiFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2024Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem KahaaniFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2024Tu Jhoothi Main MakkaarFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorNominated
2024AnimalFilmfare AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Music DirectorWon


Pritam made controversy due to one mistake. We will explain the overall case regarding the allegations of plagiarism against him. In this case, Pritam has sung many songs since the beginning of his music career. He sang the hit song ‘Pehli Nazar Mein‘, which had already been sung by Kim Hyung Su in Korean, song is ‘Sarang Hae Yo’ in 2005.

In this situation, Pritam agrees with his mistake and says with apologies, Yes, I did make mistakes initially. But once I realized it, I have been particular about my music. However, people keep making false allegations because it’s easy to do so. For the past three years, I have stopped taking false allegations seriously.

17 Facts About Pritam Chakraborty

  1. Pritam’s friend Sanjay Gadhvi gives the best offers to work in Bollywood on his movie “Tere Liye”
  2. Pritam got Zee Cine Awards for Best Track of the year for singing a song,Dhoom Machale and “Jab We Met”.
  3. Pritam has been nominated for over 10 Filmfare Awards. It is a big achievement for him.
  4. Pritam Performs out of India like Dubai, Muscat, Lagos, and Singapore.
  5. Pritam Composed the music for over 100 films.
  6. Pritam’s father worked in insurance company, and it was no surprise to Pritam that he excelled in music, considering he spent very little money on it.
  7. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Geology, Pritam started his master’s course but he wanted to be a musician and make his career in singing.
  8. Pritam quit his master’s and started learning about recording sound and more music in Pune.
  9. Pritam got the best opportunity in Pune, he made many hit songs for a film by very famous filmmaker Istvan Gaal, from Hungary.
  10. Pritam liked playing guitar, he played many types of guitar including Chandrabindoo and Jotugriher Pakhi bands.
  11. Pritam went to Mumbai to find out the best opportunity in his singing career and by luck he got the best job making music for ads in 1997.
  12. Pritam made the best music for big brands like Thums Up, McDonald’s, Santro, and Emami.
  13. Pritam made music for TV shows like ‘Ye Meri Life Hai’, ‘Kkavyanjali’, ‘Astitva’, ‘Remix’, etc.
  14. At the beginning of Pritam’s career, Jeet Ganguly and he worked together and made hit music for 3 films.
  15. Pritam’s First solo music was Dhoom and people liked it very much. And then he was famous.
  16. Pritam played his role on TV shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Chhote Ustaad, X-Factor, etc.
  17. Pritam worked with Akshay Kumar, was Pritam’s 100th Bollywood Movie as a Music Director.

Top 5 Songs of Pritam


Is Pritam Chakraborty Bengali?

Yes, Pritam Chakraborty Bengali.

Where is Pritam From?

Pritam Chakraborty from Kolkata.

What instrument Does Pritam Play?

Pritam likes to play Guitar.

Is Pritam Chakraborty Married?

Yes, Pritam Chakraborty married Smita Bhattacharya.

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