Composing a poem means expressing your emotions in as less words as possible. It's not an easy task. A poem essentially involves emotions like love, friendship, sensitivity and more, that need to be put on paper and only a poet can do so. Mandar Cholkar has become one of the most loved lyricists in Marathi film industry. His various songs have become an instant hits and his simple yet meaningful poetry is loved by all the generations. His songs like, Deva Tujhya Gabharyala from Duniyadari, Manmandira from Katyar Kaljat Ghusali, had been liked by everyone.
He started as a lyricist in 2009 with an album by Yogita Chitale titled 'Life is Beautiful'. The song was composed by Nilesh Moharir and since then, he has never looked back. He has penned many songs composed by Nilesh Moharir. He has done more than 70 films including Shyamache Vadeel, Duniyadari. Classmates, Mitwaa, Online Binline, Shortcut, Guru, Friends, Marathi Tigers, Daagdi Chaawl, Porbazaar, Katyar Kaljat Ghusali, Bandh Nylonche, Phuntroo, Pindadan, Vrundavan, Ek Albela, Taleem, Kanha, Photocopy and One Way Ticket. He also wrote one song for Bollywood film Rustom. Mandar has also done some great work for music albums and advertisements.
His songs had been sung by many talented singers like Arijit Singh, Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan and Asha Bhosale. He has worked with more than 60 Music Directors including Ashok Patki, Shridhar Phadke, Ajay-Atul, Shankar-Ehsan-Loy, Avadhoot Gupte, Chinar Mahesh, Praful Karlekar and Nilesh Mohrir.
He has received best upcoming talent award from Radio Mirchi. He has also received best lyricist at Nashik and Kalyan international film festival. His upcoming films are Fugay, Khel, Jo Jo Re Bala, Jeet, Radio Nights 6.06, Agadbamb 2, Kalti, Grahan, Tee ani Itar, Visarjan, Satya, Ramprahar, Full On, Ropata, Mix Veg, Bhram, Shubh Mangal, Hrudayantar.
Mandar Cholkar is one person truly rooted in the art form and ready to take on challenges. MarathiCineyug.com wish Mandar writes many more hit songs and continues his journey in 2017 and many more years to come.