Film and media composer. Have scored for four feature films including Prague, Pune 52, Baji, Monsoon Shootout (Cannes 2013). Short film That Sunday (Cannes 2014) and documentary Horn Please. Currently working on a hollywood indie feature. Worked on over 70 commercials. Expertise in orchestral and electronic music. Also educated in Indian classical music forms. Based in Mumbai and travel frequently to USA (NY and LA) depending on projects.
Name: Syed Atif Afzal
Lives in: Mumbai, India
Occupation: Music Composer
Film by Nikhil Mahajan (Action) Composer It is an action-adventure-romance laced superhero vigilante film that transcends both folklore and present day. It is based on the legend of a man who took upon himself to protect the common man against oppression and injustice.
Film (short) by Shantanu Suman (Documentary, Family, History and News) Composer Horn Please is a documentary that encapsulates various aspects of an age-old folk art form of India, the Truck Art, an art form that makes journeys through the dusty highways of India, incredible in more ways than one. With a kaleidoscope of bright paints, motifs, typography and unique couplets, these Indian trucks take you on a rather colorful journey of diverse cultures and beliefs of the country. This documentary focuses on the origin of truck art and how it influences not just the world of art, but also the lives of its artists and the truckers who interact with it on a daily basis. Largely, it investigates on whether the once-accepted art form will survive the test of time in this era of capitalism. Written by Anonymous
Film by Ashish R. Shukla (Mystery, Romance and Thriller) Composer, Music department A city with a history of heritage, myth and superstition. A passionate architect with hang ups and delusions about love and life. A Czech gypsy girl looking for her identity and love. Add to that a mean friend you cannot get away with and cannot trust. And a left-out leftover of someone who is not really there but does not leave you alone. All of them come together, interfering, manipulating, coaxing and torturing each other as their search for peace, freedom and love continues. A psychologically thrilling ride which takes you to the darkest corners of your mind, the shut-down alleys of your soul and the graveyard of your heart. Written by Anonymous
Film by Nikhil Mahajan (Drama and Thriller) Composer Amar Apte is a private detective who makes ends meet by spying on cheating partners. His life is in shambles, and his marriage, a mess. A chance encounter with a client leads to dramatic changes in his life, as the city that he lives in, changes around him. Set in Pune, in the year 1992, Pune 52 is a gripping neo-noir drama. Written by Anonymous