Guest Info

Julius Packiam is an Indian Film Score Composer. He has showcased his excellence through the films- Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, Baaghi, Baaghi 2, Bhajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan, and Bharat. His background scores also beat through Dhoom 3 and Tubelight. He has collaborated with directors Kabir Khan, Aditya Chopra, Sajid Nadiadwala, and Ali Abbas Zafar.

About the Show

Welcome to another podcast episode, where Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran engages in a mind-altering conversation with Julius Packiam, a maestro in the world of music scores. In this episode, we delve into the power and brilliance of music compositions and the transformative impact they bring to cinematic scenes.

Julius Packiam takes us on a captivating journey through the realm of soundtracks, where innovation and striking melodies leave a lasting impression on our consciousness. He shares his unique perspective on the challenges of breaking into the industry and how his fortunate connections paved the way for his remarkable career. As a composer of background scores, Julius emphasises the delicate balance of capturing the right emotional tone without overpowering or understating the visuals.

The absence of a well-crafted score can create a void that deeply affects the audience’s experience. Julius sheds light on the immense concentration required for his craft, as even the slightest error can disrupt the entire atmosphere and performance. While he has focused on directing, he now embraces new talent to handle the technical aspects, providing them with opportunities and exposure.

He acknowledges the exceptional talent of the younger generation and supports the progress of Indian music, influenced by its exposure to the West. However, he also shares his concern about the need for proper credit and recognition for scorers. The common misconception surrounding background music credits needs to be addressed, as it often fails to highlight the significant contribution of composers.

Join us in this brilliant podcast as we explore the world of background scoring and gain a deeper understanding of its intricacies.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

Introduction music credit:

Related Shows