Adi Mulahalilovic

Adi Mulahalilović is a music composer, author, and producer.

Adi's professional music career started in 1986 when he joined the band Hari Mata Hari as a pianist as well as a songwriter. From 1987 until 1991, Hari Mata Hari became one of the most popular bands in the ex-Yugoslavia. With the band, Adi released four albums - Ja te volim najvise na svijetu (1987), Volio bih da te ne volim (1988), Strah me da te volim 1990), Rodjena si samo za mene (1991) from which three earned platinum while one reached diamond certification. In addition, as a group member Adi is a receiver of all notable discography recognitions in ex-Yugoslavia up to 1991 (Jugoton’s Golden Bird for a million records sold, Popularity Oscar, Diamond Record etc.)

In 1991. Adi produced his brothers Edo Mulahalilovic’s album “Jedna je pjesma cijeloga zivota” which reached platinum certification; however, the war in ex-Yugoslavia prevented any further promotion and tour.

During the siege of Sarajevo, from 1992 to 1995, Adi managed to work on a variety of cultural and performing arts projects, including composing the song “Ostani kraj mene” (Stay with me) which represented Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1994 Eurosong contest held in Dublin, Ireland. During this time, he also started composing and producing music and programs for children.

As his music gained fame in other countries, Adi was tapped as a songwriter and producer for numerous artists. From 1996 to 2001 Adi worked as a composer and producer in Finland with many popular musicians; Laura Voutilainen, Isto Hiltunen, Janne Hurme, Tony Montana, Johanna Siekinen, Mika Pohjonen... etc.

Since 2002, Adi has worked as an independent producer, creating an ambient music, music for bands, film, and theater, and producing everything from commercials and music videos to documentaries and animated movies.