The duo rose in prominence when they composed the score for the film Jhankaar Beats, which included the hit song Tu Aashiqui Hai. Their efforts paid off when they won the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for Jhankaar Beats. The music for the film Musafir became very popular with young people in India and overseas. They combined techno music with Indian sounds. The score of the film included the music hits Saaki and Door Se Paas. 2005 was a good year for the duo as they composed the scores for three hit films: Salaam Namaste, Dus and Bluffmaster.
Vishal Dadlani is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based electronic band Pentagram, and was a sometime-VJ at Channel V. Vishal is still very much a part of the Indian rock band Pentagram.
Shekhar is a trained classical singer and has a sound base of Indian music. Shekhar was a participant of Zee TV's singing contest Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 1997.