Desai (1912-1975) was a Indian film music composer, most
remembered for his score in V. Shantaram film, like Do Aankhen
Barah Haath (1953), Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955), Vijay
Bhatt's Goonj Uthi Shehnai (1959) and Hrishikesh Mukherjee's
born in 1912 into a wealthy family in Sonwad village, Savantwadi
state, ruled by the Bhonsale clan, and grew up in Kudal
area, also in Konkan belt, Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra
in western India.
was with the famous Prabhat Film Company since it started making
talkies. He acted, sang, and sometimes composed songs in Prabhat's
films like Dharmatma and Sant Dnyaneshwar. After learning the
craft of music composition, he stuck solely to it since 1940s.
scored music for a majority of V. Shantaram's films when the latter
broke away from Prabhat to form his own film studio. Their relations
soured in late 1950s after which Vasantrao Desai never worked
for his former mentor again.
memorable songs are, Hindi Filmi Devotional song, Ae Malik Tere
Bande Ham Do Aankhen Barah Haath, 1957. and launched play back
singer, Vani Jairam with the song, Bole re papihara in Guddi (1971).
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Amar Bhoopali (Marathi)
Shyamachi Aai (Marathi)
Dev Deenaghari Dhavala (Marathi Drama)
Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)
Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1953)
Toofan Aur Deeya (1956)
Gunj Uthi Shehnai (1959)
Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani (1946) 
Achanak (1973 film)