Datta Naik (12 December 1927 – 30 December 1987), also credited as N. Dutta, is a Hindi film music director. Born in the then Portuguese colony of Goa, Naik, started his career as an assistant to the music director Sachin Dev Burman in films like Bahar, Sazaa and Ek Nazar (1951), Jaal (1952), Jeevan Jyoti (1953) and Angarey (1954). His partnership with song writer Sahir Ludhianvi was popular and successful. He died on 30 December 1987.
Dutta Naik was born in very poor family. He was a close friend of Chandrakant Bhosle who was playing rhythm with Shankar Jaikishan's orchestra. His mother died when he was just two years old. He was brought up by his mother's sister in Karel Wadi, Thakurdwar, Gigaum, Mumbai. His relatives were neglecting him during his earlier period but when he become music director and become financially strong he moved his residence to Peddar Road and his relatives started coming from his native Goa, as his guests.