List of Music Directors who won National Film Award for Best Music Direction

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Winners list of National Film Award for Best Music Direction. Ilaiyaraaja has been the most frequent winner with five wins including two for background score and A. R. Rahman four awards.

Ilaiyaraaja is the only composer to have won the award for three different languages (Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam) and AR Rahman won the award for two languages (Tamil and Hindi)

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Year Recipient(s) Film(s) Language
1967 K. V. Mahadevan Kandan Karunai Tamil
1968 Kalyanji Anandji Saraswatichandra Hindi
1969 S. Mohinder Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai Punjabi
1970 Madan Mohan Dastak Hindi
1971 Jaidev Reshma Aur Shera Hindi
1972 Sachin Dev Burman Zindagi Zindagi Hindi
1973 Satyajit Ray Ashani Sanket Bengali
1974 Ananda Shankar Chorus Bengali
1975 Bhupen Hazarika Chameli Memsaab Assamese
1976 B. V. Karanth Rishya Shringa Kannada
1977 B. V. Karanth Ghatashraddha Kannada
1978 Jaidev Gaman Hindi
1979 K. V. Mahadevan Sankarabharanam Telugu
1980 Satyajit Ray Hirak Rajar Deshe Bengali
1981 Khayyam Umrao Jaan Hindi
1982 Ramesh Naidu Meghasandesam Telugu
1983 Ilaiyaraaja Saagara Sangamam Telugu
1984 Jaidev Ankahee Hindi
1985 Ilaiyaraaja Sindhu Bhairavi Tamil
1986 M. Balamuralikrishna Madhvacharya Kannada
1987 Vanraj Bhatia Tamas Hindi
1988 Ilaiyaraaja Rudra Veena Telugu
1989 Sher Choudhury Wosobipo Karbi
1990 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Lekin… Hindi
1991 Rajat Dholakia Dharavi Hindi
1992 A. R. Rahman Roja Tamil
1993 Johnson Ponthan Mada Malayalam
1994 Bombay Ravi Sukrutham, Parinayam Malayalam
1994 Johnson (BGM) Sukrutham Malayalam
1995 Hamsalekha Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai Kannada
1996 A. R. Rahman Minsara Kanavu Tamil
1997 M. M. Keeravani Annamayya Telugu
1998 Vishal Bhardwaj Godmother Hindi
1999 Ismail Darbar Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Hindi
2000 Anu Malik Refugee Hindi
2001 A. R. Rahman Lagaan Hindi
2002 A. R. Rahman Kannathil Muthamittal Tamil
2003 Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Kal Ho Naa Ho Hindi
2004 Vidyasagar Swarabhishekam Telugu
2005 Lalgudi Jayaraman Sringaram Tamil
2006 Ashok Patki Antarnad Konkani
2007 Ouseppachan Ore Kadal Malayalam
2008 Ajay-Atul Jogwa Marathi
2009 Amit Trivedi Dev.D Hindi
2009 Ilaiyaraaja (BGM) Pazhassi Raja Malayalam
2010 Vishal Bhardwaj Ishqiya Hindi
2010 Isaac Thomas Kottukapally (BGM) Adaminte Makan Abu Malayalam
2011 Neel Dutt Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona Bengali
2011 Mayookh Bhaumik (BGM) Laptop Bengali
2012 Shailendra Barve Samhita Marathi
2012 Bijibaldagger Kaliyachan Malayalam
2013 Kabir Suman Jaatishwar Bengali
2013 Shantanu Moitra (BGM) Naa Bangaaru Talli Telugu
2014 Vishal Bhardwaj Haider Hindi
2014 Gopi Sundar (BGM) 1983 Malayalam
2015 M. Jayachandran Ennu Ninte Moideen Malayalam
2015 Ilaiyaraaja (BGM) Tharai Thappattai Tamil

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