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Music Composer Mithoon Sharma’s Wiki: All You Need to Know The Tum Hi Ho’s Fame

Music Composer Mithoon Sharma’s Wiki: All You Need to Know The Tum Hi Ho’s Fame
Credit: Mithoon at Instagram

Here is Everything You Need to Know About Who Composed Masterpiece Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2. Read About His Career, Family, and Upcoming Projects

Mithoon, who started his career with a recreation of “Woh Lamhe” in 2005 at the age of 20, is now a renowned singer and music composer in Bollywood and India’s top artist on Spotify. Known for his melodious voice and composing, Mithoon composed Tum Hi Ho, which contributed to his rise to prominence. From the success of the film and the popularity of Aashiqui 2 songs, fans were curious as to ‘who is the lyricist of the song Tum Hi Ho from the movie Aashiqui 2. Here is a general description and some trivia of Mithoon that covers his career and personal life. 

Family and Early Career

Mithoon, a renowned Indian musician, was born on January 11, 1985, into a family of musicians. He is of Bihari descent and hails from a family with a rich musical background. His father, Pyarelal Ramaprasad Sharma, is a renowned musician who formed a famous composer duo with his brother, Laxmikant-Pyarelal. In addition, Mithoon’s grandfather, Pandit Ram Prasad Sharma, was a famous musician, which further highlights the musical legacy of the family.

Mithoon’s passion for music was evident at the young age of eleven, when he started learning the nuances of music. He was fortunate to be trained by his father’s knowledgeable people, which helped him hone his skills and talent in the field of music. With such a rich family background and extensive training, Mithoon has established himself as one of the most acclaimed and sought-after musicians in India.


  • In 2005, Mithoon began his musical career with the recreation of Woh Lamhe Woh Baatein from the Hindi film Zeher. Later on, he went on to recreate Aadat from the Hindi film Kalyug.
  • In 2006, Mithoon made his music composer debut with the titular song of the film Bas Ek Pal.
  • Meanwhile, in 2007, he wrote the music score for the compositions Maula Mere Maula and Tose Naina Lage.
  • In 2013, he worked as a music composer for the songs of Aashiqui 2. Additionally, he won several awards for the same.
  • Additionally, he has guest-composed songs for films like  Jism 2, Yaariyan, Ek Villain, Hate Story 2, Creature 3D, Samrat & Co, Alone, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Bhaag Johnny, All Is Well, Loveshhuda, Sanam Re, Ki & Ka, Shivaay, Wajah Tum Ho, Half Girlfriend, Aksar 2, Hate Story 4, Baaghi 2, Kabir Singh, Mercury, Khuda Hafiz, Radhe Shyam and Gadar 2.  

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Awards and Achievements of Mithoon 

YearAwardCategoryMovie Name
2014International Indian Film Academy AwardsBest Lyricist (for “Tum Hi Ho”)Aashiqui 2
2014Mirchi Music AwardsAlbum of The YearAashiqui 2
2014Mirchi Music AwardsSong of The Year (for “Tum Hi Ho”)Aashiqui 2
2014Mirchi Music AwardsMusic Composer of The YearAashiqui 2
2014Producers Guild Film AwardsBest Lyricist (for “Tum Hi Ho”)Aashiqui 2
2014Zee Cine AwardsBest Track of the Year (for “Tum Hi Ho”)Aashiqui 2
2014Zee Cine AwardsBest Lyricist (for “Tum Hi Ho”)Aashiqui 2
2014Zee Cine AwardsBest Music DirectorAashiqui 2
2015Mirchi Music AwardsListeners’ Choice Album of the YearEk Villain
2015Screen AwardsBest Lyricist (for “Banjaara”)Ek Villain
2015Stardust AwardsBest Music DirectorYaariyan
2017Asiavision AwardsBest Music DirectorShab
2018Filmfare AwardsBest Music DirectorHalf Girlfriend
2018Mirchi Music AwardsSong of The Year (for “Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga”)Half Girlfriend
2018Screen AwardsBest Music DirectorKabir Singh
2018International Indian Film Academy AwardsBest Music DirectorKabir Singh
Music Composer Mithoon Sharma’s Wiki: All You Need to Know The Tum Hi Ho’s Fame
Credit: Mithoon at Instagram

The Arranged Marriage of Palak Muchhal and Composer Mithoon

Although Palak and Mithoon collaborated on the song Tum Hi Ho, little did they know that their professional relationship would turn into a marriage. Additionally, it was Mithoon’s parents who sent Rishta to Palak’s family. Later, Palak’s family wholeheartedly accepted the rishta. Meanwhile, the adorable couple tied the knot in 2022 in a private wedding ceremony.

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What is the Net Worth of Mithoon?

As of 2024, Mithoon has an updated net worth of $5 million, which in INR is 37 crore. Besides, music projects and events majorly contribute to the staggering net worth of Mithoon. Not only this, but he is named among the top ten richest Indian music directors.

Do You Know These Lesser-Known Facts About Mithoon?

  • In a media interaction, Mithoon talked about how her father started giving music lessons at the age of four. Additionally, Mithoon mentioned that he received lessons from the renowned musicians of the Indian musical industry.
  • Mithoon mentioned that his music icons in the Indian industry are Madan Mohan, Mohammed Rafi, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, Laxmikant Pyarelal, M.M. Kreem, Viju Shah, and A.R. Rahman.
  • Although Mithoon is a Brahmin, he mentioned that he follows Christianity.
  • Besides being a renowned music composer, he is a trained jazz pianist.
  • Not just for the Indian musical industry, he has scored music for the Malaysian film Diva with Malaysian R&B singer Ning Baizura.
  • In the 2014 Star Guild Awards, he had a verbal spat with Salman Khan. Meanwhile, in the same year, he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist.
  • Mithoon has written and composed Sanam Re, one of the most streamed Indian songs on YouTube.
  • Do you know that Mithoon has launched the famous singer Arijit Singh? Meanwhile,  he launched Arijit as a co-singer with the song Phir Mohabbat.
  • Sharma is an avid Christian follower. Meanwhile, he often sings at church events.
  • Mithoon is not a social media person. Not only this, but the actor doesn’t use WhatsApp.
  • Although Mithoon is a renowned music composer, initially he wanted to become a pianist and pursue Western Classical Music. However, later, at 16, he decided to become an Indian music composer. Mithoon said,

Initially, as a kid, I always wanted to be a concert pianist. I wanted to perform Western classical music on the piano around the world, and Hindustani classical as well. But as time went by, I fell in love with Hindi cinema and its pillars like Guru Dutt, Manmohan Desai, Raj Khosla, Vijay Anand, and later on Subhash Ghai, Raj Kapoor

  • Soon after Mithoon took music at the age of eleven, he was trained by Rajiv Shah, who taught him the basics of the musical instruments. Later, he was trained in jazz techniques by the leading pianist, Tony Pinto.

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