Assamese music composer passes away in Mumbai
GUWAHATI: Viccky Goswami, who originally hails from Tezpur, passed away in Mumbai last night, June 12, while fighting cancer.
Goswami was suffering from stomach cancer, last stage, when he pssed away.
A resident of Mumbai, his achievements have largely remained unknown in Assam.
He was the first Assamese to win a Zee Cine Award for the background score of “Tere Naam,” a RAPA Award, MTV Award, "Best Ad Film" Award at the Cannes Film Festival and the “Best Jingle Award” for Audi A7.
He is also the composer of Idea Network’s signature tune, composer of Radio Mirchi’s signature track, he did the background score for Salman Khan starter, “Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha,” background score for Shahid Kapoor’s “Dil Mange More,” background score for Amitabh Bachchan starrer, “Pa.”
In addition to this, he has also composed a staggering 2000 ad-jingles, including jingles for Airtel, Bajaj, Wonder Marbles, World Cup track, Pepsi, Audi, Wateen Network and Phillips.
Further, he composed the famous track for milk, "Doodh hai wonderful, pii sakta hoon roz glass-full,” arranged for instruments and other requirements for iconic song, “Paree Hoon Main” and did the very first tribute song for Dr. Bhupen Hazarika.
He is the son of late Durga Goswami, founder of Hotel Luit.
File photo of Viccky Goswami