In conversation at the BFI – Event

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Interviews, Life ramblings, Live Events | 0 comments

I will be speaking at the BFI, London tomorrow about film music as well as my work as an artist and how the two are different in their disciplines. There are still a few tickets left. Click HERE to find out more and order...

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Khudawand Khuda – NEW VIDEO

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Albums, Music Video | 0 comments

Khudawand Khuda – NEW VIDEO

Khudawand Khuda “All who are lost and wandering will find you. It matters not ones colour, creed or religion, Father of all.” We are living in complex times where religious identity, political rhetoric and the resurgence of Nationalism are forming a destructive narrative. Khudawand Khuda is a response to this using the peaceful Sufi concept of divine oneness and spiritual ecstasy. This uplifting Qawali features vocals by Nawazish Ali Khan and lyrics by Japjit Kaur and features an animated lyric video created by Niraj...

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Miss Meena & The Masala Queens

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Theatre | 0 comments

Miss Meena & The Masala Queens

This is a reworking of the iconic track ‘I am what I am’ that I composed for the theatre production of ‘Miss Meena & The Masala Queens’ by Rifco Arts – A new piece inspired by the British Asian drag queen community. For more information and tour dates click HERE Vocals by Stacey Skeete  

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BBC ONE Station Ident

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in TV/Film Projects | 0 comments

BBC ONE Station Ident

Here is the new BBC One ident that you will be seeing before programmes on the flagship BBC channel. It features Bhangra dancers from Edinburgh and the music is by me

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Holy Cow(s)!

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Dance | 0 comments

Holy Cow(s)!

Holy Cow(s) is a new dance piece that i have scored for inDance (Toronto). Its my fourth show with the cutting edge company and i always have so much fun working with them. More details and a link to a video clip below:   “Holy Cow(s)!”- inDANCE’s world premiere, Thurs,March 23rd/Fri,24th/Sat,25th, 2017 at 8pm, Harbourfront Centre Theatre, TORONTO Presented by DanceWorks. Holy Cow(s)! run rampant, toppling taboos of gender, identity, sexuality and cultural (mis)appropriation, provoking desire and derision through humour and...

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The Secrets Of Your Food

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Science, TV/Film Projects | 0 comments

The Secrets Of Your Food

Its been a while since my last blog post as I’ve been working solidly in the studio composing for a variety of projects. The first of these is a new BBC2 series about food called “The Secrets of Your Food”. It is a three part series about our food and its relationship with our bodies, our brains and how we experience food through taste. Its certainly been an exciting challenge to try and represent the feelings we get through food using music and I’ve had a lot of fun composing for this wonderful series that is already getting some...

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The Land I Was Born On – New Video!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Albums, Music Video, Politics | 0 comments

The Land I Was Born On – New Video!

The Land I Was Born On: “When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is seeking to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system; he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind.” – Jiddu...

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Love N Stuff

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in Theatre | 0 comments

Love N Stuff

I originally scored this show in 2013 and Theatre Royal Stratford East have bought it back for 2016! Written by Tanika Gupta and Directed by Kerry Michael this brilliantly funny show runs till the 25th of June. For me info CLICK HERE.

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The Only Sadness – New Video

Posted by on Apr 23, 2016 in Albums, Art / Visual, Music Video | 0 comments

Here is my latest video taken from me album “Mud Doll’. This is a song about separation, identity and loss. Its a very personal song and the lyrics mean a lot to me. I shot the video in India on a Canon 70D. It took 2 days to shoot and a week in the edit. Enjoy! Niraj

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Death Penalty – Amnesty International Film

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Politics, TV/Film Projects | 0 comments

Death Penalty – Amnesty International Film

Here is a film that i scored for Amnesty International a few weeks ago. Its their facts and statistics report on the Death Penalty for 2015. The soundtrack is a combination of music and sound design. It was an exciting challenge to tell the story without any words or commentary – just sound and music.  

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