Ankit Tiwari

6 March 1990 | Pisces

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Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari is an Indian playback singer and music director who is best known for his chartbuster songs in films like Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain.

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Ankit Tiwari is an Indian playback singer and music director who is best known for his chartbuster songs in films like Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain. Born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, he started working on jingles and background score for many TV shows. Ankit was born into a family of musicians, where his mother is a devotional singer and his grandfather was a rhythmist of Kanpur. Few years later he got an offer to compose music for Do Dooni Chaar (2010), which was his debut film followed by giving music for Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster (2011). He got breakthrough recognition with the song, Sunn Raha Hai from Aashiqui 2 (2013), where this song was nominated for two Filmfare Awards which won him the Best Music Director Award along with Mithoon and Jeet Gannguli. Later in 2014, he composed and sung song, Galliyan for the film Ek Villain which was a chartbuster too, During the year 2014, Ankit performed three songs for two of Himesh Reshammiya's films, The Xposé (2015) and Action Jackson (2015). His performance in the song "Sheeshe Ka Samundar" received critical acclaim. He also sung "Dil Darbadar" from film PK (2014) making his first ever composition and rendition in an Aamir Khan film. Ankit made his debut in a Kannada film with the song "Nillu Nillu" from Dil Rangeela. Ankit composed and sung the song Katra Katra along with Prakriti Kakar for the film Alone (2015) composed hit songs for the film, Roy (2015), which included Tu Hai Ki Nahi, Yaara Re and Boond Boond. His future projects include composing music for Yaara Silly Silly (2015), Rocky Handsome (2015) and Airlift (2016). Born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, he started working on jingles and background score for many TV shows. Ankit was born into a family of musicians, where his mother is a devotional singer and his grandfather was a rythmist of Kanpur. Few years later he got an offer to compose music for Do Dooni Chaar (2010), which was bis debut film followed by giving music for Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster (2011). He got breakthrough recognition with the song, Sunn Raha Hai from Aashiqui 2 (2013), where this song was nominated for two Filmfare Awards which won him the Best Music Director Award along with Mithoon and Jeet Gannguli. Later in 2014, he composed and sung song, Galliyan for the film Ek Villain which was a chartbuster too, During the year 2014, Ankit performed three songs for two of Himesh Reshammiya's films, The Xposé (2015) and Action Jackson (2015). His performance in the song "Sheeshe Ka Samundar" received critical acclaim. He also sung "Dil Darbadar" from film PK (2014) making his first ever composition and rendition in an Aamir Khan film. Ankit made his debut in a Kannada film with the song "Nillu Nillu" from Dil Rangeela. Ankit somposed and sung the song Katra Katra along with Prakriti Kakar for the film Alone (2015) composed hit songs for the film, Roy (2015), which included Tu Hai Ki Nahi, Yaara Re and Boond Boond. His future projects include composing music for Rocky Handsome (2015) and Airlift (2016).

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