Know Lesle Lewis


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Birth Date : 20th June
City : Bombay

Popularly known as ‘Lezz’ in the industry, Lesle Lewis is one of the very first Indian composers to have introduced the Indian audiences to Rock and Pop music. Lesle’s creative side comes as an inherited value from his father, P L Raj, noted choreographer from the film industry.

As a child, Lesle was greatly influenced by The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton and with further working on his musical capabilities bagged the opportunity of recording with renowned music directors such as Kalyanji Anandji, Laxmikant Pyarelal, R. D. Burman, Viju Shah, Vanraj Bhatia, Khayam, Anu Malik and Louis Banks.

With an aim to give the audiences a taste of varied music flavors, Lesle has been successful in keeping his originality intact with advertisement jingles, film music and other forms of modern music.

The Movies


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Lesle has composed the music for the film Apna Aasman which features the singers Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghosal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan and Chitra and Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dekho 2000 Zamana Aa Gaya’ from Mela which was the only millennium song recorded in Bollywood.

Apart from giving his voice to Chal Mere Bhai title track along with SHANKAR MAHADEVAN Lesle has composed original songs for the Indo-American movie
Flavors. As Colonial Cousins with Hariharan has composed music for the Tamil Movies - Modhivilayadu & Chikku Bukku. And As Colonial Cousins have also composed the theme song for the Red & White Bravery Awards titled The Colours of Courage.

The Bands


Blue Diamond Orchestra

From the Fisherman’s Colony – Mahim - Mumbai
Performed Hindi & Marathi film songs in Dharavi, Dhanu, Umbergaon, Satpati etc. in and around Mumbai Area.

Billy & Zamira
At Sun ‘n’ Sand Hotel – Mumbai
Pop band specializing in Parsee Navjots etc.

Slip Disc
A popular Discotheque in Colaba

The Savage Encounter

One of India’s leading Rock Bands with Nandu Bhende
Toured around the country: “Wills - Made For Each Other” contests
Dances at leading hotels including Oberoi, Leela, Taj, President, etc.
Performed at Rock Concerts at Major Venues across India.

JI - WHIZ
With Dinshaw Sanjana, Ranjit Barot, Storms & Sandhya
Xtremely hi- energy Jazz Fusion band doing a lot of original material.

Louis Banks & The Hoods
Featuring Pam Crain, Louis Banks, Ranjit Barot & Karl Peters]
India’s premium Jazz Funk band also featuring Don Saigal.

Shabaka
At the Café Royal – Oberoi Towers
Jazz / Pop / Country / Ballads…. Bombay’s finest band …hidden away exclusively for diners of French cuisine at the Café Royal - Mumbai

Television


Composed and performed the Theme Song for the
Indian Airforce - 'Mission Udaan' on National Geographic Television

Title track and complete music for the
Govinda Hosted money game show commissioned by Sony Entertainment Television

Chappar Phad Ke composed the Very Popular Title Track for the Program After Hrs on ZOOM TV.

Composed the Title Track for the serial
Hum Do Hai Na

Composed the Theme Song for
Indian Idols - Pal

Has been the
Main Judge along with Hariharan (Popularly known as - Groovy Gurus) for Hero Honda - SA RE GA MA “Ek Main - Ek Tu” on ZEE TV

Has been a Guest Judge on
Idea Rocks India on Colors Channel

The Musicals


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Performed for all the major Musicals including Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, The Wiz [The Wizard of Oz], Bottoms Upgrease …… to name a few.