Anu Malik is an Indian music director popular in bollywood. He has made his debut as a music composer in the year 1977. In 2000, he has won National Award for his music for J.P. Dutta's Refugee and th...
Anu Malik is an Indian music director popular in bollywood. He has made his debut as a music composer in the year 1977. In 2000, he has won National Award for his music for J.P. Dutta's Refugee and the Filmfare Special Jury Award for his amazing music. He was nominated 14 times for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director. He has judged five seasons of Indian Idol. He will soon be seen judging the upcoming season of Indian Idol alongwith Sonu Nigam and Farah Khan.
Music director Anu Malik was born on 2 November 1960 in India. He got recognition for famous films like Sohni Mahiwal (1984), Mard, Ganga Jamuna Saraswathi and Jeete Hain Shaan Se. He has a Hindi poetry school in Karol Bagh, New Delhi. He is a versatile music director, giving music to different kinds of films. He has created many hit tunes for the Hindi music industry.
Birth name : Anwar Sardaar Malik
Popular As : Anu Malik
Birth place : India
Date of birth : 2 November 1960
Age : 56 years
Height : 5'10" (approx)
Zodiac sign : Scorpio
Occupation : Music director, singer
Spouse : Anju Anu Malik
Daughters : Anmol Malik and Ada Malik
Anwar Sardaar Malik aka Anu Malik made his debut in Hunterwali in 1977. He achieved huge success with his music for Baazigar. He collabarated with Alisha Chinai for hits like Ruk Ruk Ruk from Vijaypath and the songs from Love Story 2050. He has associated with J. P. Dutta for the films like Border, Refugee, LOC Kargil and Umrao Jaan. He is known for his singing for his private albums like Dekho barish ho rahi hai, Tera Chehra, Dhua dhua and an English album, Eyes. Malik remained one of the judges on the TV show Indian Idol.
He appeared on Indian Idol 4 with Sonali Bendre, Kailash Kher and Javed Akhtar. After that he appeared as a judge with Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant in Indian Idol 5. He was the only judge from India on Asian Idol, who represented Indian Idol winner Abhijeet Sawant, with other judges Indra Lesmana, Paul Moss, Pilita Corrales, Ken Lim and Siu Black.
Anu Malik is the son of music composer Sardar Malik. He is married to Anju and the couple has two daughters Anmol Malik (Singer) and Ada Malik. Anu has two brothers namely Abu Malik and Daboo Malik. Daboo is also a music director and is married to Jyoti. He has two sons, Amaal and Armaan Malik who are pouplar music composers and singers.