One of the most inspiring music of all times is the Indian film music. While Bollywood focused on producing commercial cinema which was a huge hit with the Indian audience, there have also been regional films in India whose music is truly melodious. The Indian film industry established itself with the film “Alam Ara” way back in 1931. Since then there has been no looking back. The Indian film music has been progressing in leaps and bounds and has been responsible for creating the film music industry in India. Some of the well-known names in the Indian film music industry include the nightingale of Bollywood music Lata Mangeshkar, K.L. Sehgal, Asha Bhonsle Mohammad Rafi, R D Burman, Kishore Kumar, S D Burman. One music personality of the Indian film industry who has brought Indian film music to the global stage is A R Rahman. His music is loved by people all over the world. Indian film music has been inspired by various styles of music, such as Indian folk, Indian classical, and its various styles and variation. There is also fusion music which is a blend of various styles of national and international music and has created a name for itself in the global stage.