Music Director

Music Composer

The tasks a Music Director is expected to perform include:

Selecting music, singers and instrumental musicians

Setting music to the required tunes

Conducting rehearsals with the artists

Supervising the recording of playback music

Understanding of various musical theories

Detailed knowledge of Indian and Western music

Ability to create musical pieces

Ability to create music with singers and musicians

Knowledge of various musical instruments

Ability to play one or more musical instrument

Ability to render vocal music

Ability to direct group or orchestral music

Will be updated

Creative bent of mind



Ability to work under stress and pressure

Co-ordination skills


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like fatigue, stress, etc.

Will be updated

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Film and Television Sector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

Movies, plays and television series have all seen tremendous growth in the last decade. With so many new shows and movies coming up, there will also be a need for Music Directors to create songs and tunes for them. All these factors put together are only going to increase the job opportunities for a Music Director.

Production houses

Film makers

Cities across India