Faaiz Anwar

Faaiz Anwar

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Faaiz Anwar Profile

  • Name:
  • Faaiz Anwar
  • Born:
  • March 9, 1965

Faaiz Anwar Biography

Faaiz Anwar is a popular lyricist of present times. He writes for Bollywood movies as well as albums. Among all his albums, songs written for Sonu Nigam’s romantic albums are noted most. Lyrics of romantic albums of Sonu Nigam – Deewana, Yaad and Jaan played a significant role in its success as well as establishing Sonu Nigam as a successful singer. Among his movies songs of Saajan, Tum bin, Papa the great, Bade dilwale, Baagi, Hello brother, Debaangg, Jaananm, Dil hai ki mantha nahin, Aaja meri jaan, Gambler, Vijay path,  Jab we met, Hulchul, Suraksha, Imtihaan and Kwahish were most appreciated. His other works include Saathi, Rowdy Rathod, Meine dil tujhko diya, Khel, Koi mere dil mein hai. Aakrosh, Naaraz, Do dilon ka sangam, Kaanoon, Hum se badkar kaun, Karan, Shabnam, Kasam teri kasam, Ram aur shyam, Kanoon and Pyaasa can also be counted among the hit list.


Faiz Anwar is most known for his beautiful romantic poems he has done for Nadeem Shravan, Anu Malik, Jatin lalit and Aadesh Srivasthav compositions. It was just co-incidental that he entered lyrics writing section of Bollywood as well as album tracks. He was interested in singing and writing shayaris only. Once Roop Kumar Rathod happened to hear his shayari. He was greatly impressed by the talent of young Faiz Anwar that he introduced him to producer – director Mahesh Bhatt for a chance to do write lyrics for movies.  Mahesh Bhatt too was impressed by his shayaris and promised him to give an opportunity when situation occurs. While he was working on the project ‘Dil hai ki manta nahi’ starring his daughter Pooja Bhatt and romantic hero, Aamir Khan, he wanted a few songs deeply dipped in romance and emotions with full expressions. He called Faiz Anwar at once and asked him to write a song. He gave the situations as well. The song thus born was none other than the title hit track of the movie, ‘Dil hai ki manta nahin’. The song became a huge hit and won him Filmfare nomination too. It was his debut song.


He has won Filmfare nominations for the song ‘Tera mast mast do nayan’ of Debaangg though couldn’t win it.  When Sandesh Sindiliya did a guest composition in Jab we met, he gave the opportunity to write the song to Faiz Anwar. The song was ‘Aaoge Jab Tum Sajana’. His other big hit songs are ‘Is tarah aashique ka’ and ‘Khata sawan’ and Chupke se koi aayega of Hello Brother.

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Updated: July 08, 2013

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