Ravi


Ravi Shankar Sharma (3 March 1926 – 7 March 2012), often referred to mononymously as Ravi, was an Indian music director, who had composed music for more than 70 Hindi and 14 Malayalam films, most of them in the late 1960s and 70s. After a successful career in Hindi cinema, he took a break from the 1970s to 1984, and made a successful comeback under the stage name Bombay Ravi. He died on 7 March 2012 in Mumbai at the age of 86. He was awarded the National Film Award for Best Music Direction in 1995.