Ram sampath belongs to south indian family and was born on 12 December 1985 in Mumbai, India. His grandfather TV Ramanujam was one among the founders of Shanmukhananda Hall, a cultural centre in Mumbai. Inspired from his ancestors and family, he too learnt Carnatic music for eight years. His wife Sona Mohapatra is playback singer in bollywood.
Sampat got his first break in 2003 as a film score composer with the movie - Let's Talk. But his compositions were noted with next year hit movie – Khakee.
He did his schooling from OLPS High School, Chembur. He studied commerce at Podar College, Mumbai. He was a keyboard artist in his band during college days. He further went on to produce successful bollywood soundtracks for movies like-Khakee, family, Aagey se right, jumbo(animation), love ka the end and now lately the biggest soundtrack this year - delhi belly. Then he did a few movies like Family, Jumbo and Aage se right till he got a big project of Aamir Khan in the year 2011. All songs became smash hit and he got positive responses from critics for the first time.
Some of the hit songs composed by him are Piya Se Naina, Tere Siva, Kattey, Sundari Komola, Laakh Duniya Kahe, Bhaag D.K. Bose, Dum Dum Andar, Aigiri Nandini, Yaari Yaari, Hona Hai Kya, Maula, Barbaadiyaan, Meri Zidd, Lag Gayi Lottery, Yeh Beetey Din, Fuk Fuk Fukrey, Hogi Kranti, Raghav Theme, Dhoondta Hai Man Mera, Rabba, Paiyada, Tutiya Dil, Satyamev Jayate 3 - Yeh Duaa, Tod De Kataar, Switty - Punk, Haule Haule, Satyamev Jayate 3 - Mumkin Hai, Qatl-E-Aam, Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami, Rangabati, Aisa Jadoo Dala Re, Satyamev Jayate 3 - Saawan Aayo Re.