A M Turaz is an Indian Poet, lyricist, and script writer. He has worked in television, music albums and films.[1] He has written the lyrics for a number of Bollywood films including Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana of 2007, The Unforgettable of 2009 and Guzaarish of 2010,[2][3] with the songs "Aayat", "Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse", "Tera Zikr", "Udi" and "Tere Liye Mere Kareem" being the most well known.[4] The musical album "We Indians - Sare Jahan se Achchha Hindustan Hamara" is directed by him. The songs "Ghoomar", "Binte Dil" and "Khalibali" from Padmaavat[5] and Tum Na Aaye from Badla[citation needed] are written by him.

A M TURAZ
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A M TURAZ AT POETRY EVENT
Born (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 40)
NationalityIndian
OccupationLyricist, Poet & Film Writer
Years active2002-present

Early lifeEdit

A. M. Turaz was born on 19 September 1981 at Sambhaleheda village in Miranpur Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. After completing his studies, he came to Mumbai to become a writer.

CareerEdit

Turaz started his career by writing for television in 2005. After writing scripts for soaps as assistant writer, his first assignment in Mumbai was writing lyrics for film Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana in 2006. This was followed by Jail, Guzarish, Chakravyuh and Jackpot. His songs like "Udi.." and "Kabhi Jo Badal Barse" got lot of attention.[6] Turaz written Chakravyuh song "Tata, Birla, Ambani". On this song producer Prakash Jha got legal notice from Birla and Ambani.[7] He was criticised due to his lyrics in film Chakravyuh.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

FilmographyEdit

The following films feature lyrics by A. M. Turaz:[15]

Film Year Director Credit Note
Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana 2006
Khallas: The Beginning of End 2007
Ruslan 2009
Wada Raha
Jail
Mumbai 118 2010
Guzaarish Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Khwaab 2011
Lanka
Ghost 2012
Will You Marry Me
Chakravyuh Prakash Jha
Jeet Lenge Jahan 2013
Baat Bann Gayi
David
Jackpot
The Unforgettable 2014
3 A.M.
Bajirao Mastani 2015 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Lyricist
Traffic 2016 Rajesh Pillai
1:13:7 Ek Tera Saath Arshad Siddiqui Lyricist & Dialogue Writer
Direct Ishq Rajiv S Ruia Lyricist & Writer
Wazir Bejoy Nambiar
Dil Jo Na Keh Saka 2017 Naresh Lalwani Under Production NA
Tera Zikr (Single) Abishek Sinha Lyricist
Padmaavat 2018 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Zindagi On The Rocks TBA
Phataak
Romeo Idiot Jathani Juliet
Bhula diya (Single) 2019 Krishna Marimuthu Lyricist The song is sung by Darshan Raval
Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna Lalit Mohan
Badla Sujoy Ghosh
Marjaavaan Milap Zaveri
Superstar Mohammed Ehteshamuddin Qawali part of the song Ghalat Fehmi in this Pakistani movie.

AlbumsEdit

Album Music Director Presented by Produced By Directed By
Sun Zara Yaseen Darbar NA NA NA
Kahan Hai Tu Yaseen Darbar NA NA NA
Rasia Sajan Ismail Darbar NA NA NA
Kyon Kho Gaye Reath Band NA NA NA
We Indians Singer Mohd. Danish T-Series Dr. Shabab Aalam A.M Turaz

AwardsEdit

  • Radio Mirchi Award 2015 [16]
  • Radio Mirchi Award 2017 [16]

MemberEdit

  • Central Board Of Film Certification
  • Grameen Mukt Vidhyalayi Shiksha Sansthan(GMVSS),Delhi

BooksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A.M. Turaz Filmography". oneindia. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  2. ^ "A.M. Turaz". MyAnswer. 28 July 2014.
  3. ^ "A M TURAZ IMBd". Imbd. 28 July 2014.
  4. ^ "A M Turaz". Archived from the original on 21 April 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Ghoomar: 'Only God can now convince protesters,' says Ghoomar lyricist A M Turaz | Meerut News - Times of India". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Lyricist : A M Turaz : Lyrics and video of Hindi Film Songs - Page 1 of 1". HindiGeetMala.
  7. ^ "Chakravyuh song taking a jibe at Tata, Ambani & others kicks up a storm; India Inc protests". The Economic Times. 26 September 2012.
  8. ^ "Bata India Ltd. vs A.M. Turaz & Ors. on 15 October, 2012". Author: Kailash Gambhir. October 2012.
  9. ^ "Birlas unite to send joint legal notice to Prakash Jha over 'Birla Tata' number". India TV. 6 October 2012.
  10. ^ "Birlas Send Legal Notice on Chakravyuh Song". Jolyhoo. 6 October 2012. Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  11. ^ "BATA Caught in an IP chakravyuh". Ssrana News. 15 October 2012. Archived from the original on 31 January 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  12. ^ "चक्रव्यूह में कसौटी पर उतरा संगीत". Prabhasakshi. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014.
  13. ^ "बिड़ला घराने ने प्रकाश झा को नोटिस भेजा". Navbharat Times. 7 October 2012.
  14. ^ "ऐ दिल, जबां न खोल, सिर्फ देख ले". The Patrika. 19 November 2013. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  15. ^ "A. M. Turaz Songs, Songs Written by A. M. Turaz". LyricsOff.com.
  16. ^ a b "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards.
  17. ^ Gurnam Singh Sodhi. "Lamhe (लम्हे) by poets corner". Goodreads.

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