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Renowned Music Composer Jaan Nissar Lone meets J&K Lt. Governor

Renowned Jaan Nissar Lone, founder of AR Music Studio Mumbai, Music Director and Producer recently met the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan in Jammu & Kashmir
The Lt Governor and Nissar discussed about the promotion of talent of J&K in the music industry.

Jaan Nissar Lone is an Indian musician who has been in the industry since 2010. Jaan Nissar Lone hails from Baramulla which lies in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. During his upbringing, the region faced insurgency as the separatists began to demand an independent Kashmiri region. Despite the security problems, Lone’s parents ensured that their children pursue their dreams. Lone attended Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Shahkote where he studied science. Jaan is fluent in six languages: Kashmiri (his mother tongue), Urdu, English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Arabic.

After his education, Lone expressed his desire to become a music composer. In 2001, Lone was a music director at Valley Strings Private Limited. In 2012, Lone composed the tunes for Sanjiv Jaiswal’s Shudra: The Rising. The timeline of the movie revolved around the theme of the caste system. However, right-wing outfits such as Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad protested against the screening of the motion picture. They claimed that it could create enmity between different castes of the Hindu religion.

In 2014, Lone supervised the soundtrack of “18.11 A Code of Secrecy.” With Mohammad Mohibul Haque as the director, the movie had actors like , Rehal Khan, Prem Chopra, Asrani, and Mukesh Tiwari in the pivotal roles. Principal photography took place in Assam and Shillong. Under the guidance of Lone, the flick had five songs in its album. Lone got an opportunity to work with the singers such as Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, Kamaal Khan. In fact, he sang a duet with Rani Hazarika for the song “Mera Yaar Thanedaar.” Lone has sung “Allah Teri Kya Shaan Hai” alongside Kamaal Khan.

Lone stated that he developed an interest in music when he was five years old. When the young Kashmiri arrived in Mumbai, Jaan learned the art of classical music at Patiala Gharana. As a matter of fact, Jaan Nissar completed his Master’s degree at Trinity School, London. Lone has collaborated with Sniti Mishra for the track “Peer Myano” which received a positive reception on YouTube. Jaan Nissar believes that but the lack of facilities has hampered the prospects of any aspiring Kashmiri music artist.

Jaan has urged the government to support the talented people so that they could fulfill their aspirations. Apparently, Jaan has announced that he would be establishing an academy in Srinagar so that the locals could attain training from professional artists. In fact, Lone has planned to invite Bollywood playback singers to his academy so that they could motivate the students to perform well.


Lone asys that – J&K has a vast pool of talent. The Youth of J&K are second to none. All they need are the opportunities to showcase their capabilities and the UT Government is taking several measures to provide handholding and paving a platform for them for the promotion and display of their talent at national and international level, observed the Lt Governor.
The Lt Governor assured all support to the Music director for bringing out young talent in the field of music.

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