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Irshad Kamil (born 5 September 1971) is an Indian poet and lyricist.[1] His songs appear in Bollywood films including Jab We Met, Chameli, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, Aashiqui 2, Raanjhanaa, Highway, Tamasha, and Jab Harry Met Sejal.

Irshad Kamil
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Kamil at Delhi Poetry Festival on 19 January 2013
Born (1971-09-05) 5 September 1971 (age 48)
NationalityIndian
OccupationLyricist, poet
Years active2004–present
Websitewww.irshadkamil.com

Personal lifeEdit

Kamil was born in Malerkotla and belongs to a Punjabi Muslim family.[2] He studied journalism at the Panjab University, followed by postgraduate and PhD degrees in Hindi.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Music composer Film director Notes Ref.
2004 Chameli Sandesh Shandilya Sudhir Mishra
Anant Balani
[3]
2005 Shabd Vishal-Shekhar Leena Yadav [4]
Socha Na Tha Sandesh Shandilya Imtiaz Ali [5]
Karam Vishal-Shekhar Leena Yadav [6]
Neal 'N' Nikki Salim Sulaiman Arjun Sablok [7]
2006 Ahista Ahista Himesh Reshammiya Shivam Nair [8]
Gafla Kartik Shah Sameer Hanchate
2007 Kaisay Kahein Pritam Mohit Hussein [9]
Dhol Pritam Priyadarshan
Jab We Met Pritam Imtiaz Ali [10]
2008 Tulsi Nikhil-Vinay Ajay Kumar
Bhram Pritam Pavan S. Kaul [11][12]
Thodi Life Thoda Magic Vinay Tiwari Anand L Rai [13]
A Wednesday! Sanjoy Chowdhury Neeraj Pandey [14]
2009 Kutti Chetan and Friends Pritam Deepak Subhash Jadhav [15]
Aa Dekhen Zara Pritam
Gourav Dasgupta
Jehangir Surti [16][17]
Tera Mera Ki Rishta Jaidev Kumar Navaniat Singh [18]
Hum Phirr Mileinge... Sandesh Shandilya Manish Goel
Love Aaj Kal Pritam Imtiaz Ali [19][20]
Toss Sandesh Shandilya Ramesh Khatkar [21]
Fast Forward Akbar Sami Zaigham Ali Sayed [22]
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Pritam Rajkumar Santoshi [23]
De Dana Dan Priyadarshan [24]
2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Ashwni Dhir [25]
Tum Milo Toh Sahi Kabir Sadanand [26]
Raajneeti Prakash Jha [27]
Khatta Meetha Pritam
Shehzad Roy
Priyadarshan [28]
Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Pritam Milan Luthria [29]
Help Ashutosh Phatak Rajeev Virani
Aashayein Pritam Nagesh Kukunoor [30][31]
We Are Family Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Siddharth P. Malhotra [32][33]
Anjaana Anjaani Vishal-Shekhar Siddharth Anand [34][35]
Aakrosh Pritam Priyadarshan [36]
Action Replayy Vipul Shah [37][38]
2011 Yamla Pagla Deewana Sandesh Shandilya Samir Karnik [39]
Kucch Luv Jaisaa Pritam Barnali Ray Shukla [40]
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Sohail Sen Ali Abbas Zafar [41][42]
Mausam Pritam Pankaj Kapoor [43][44]
Rascals Vishal-Shekhar David Dhawan [45][46][47]
Rockstar A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali [48][49]
Desi Boyz Pritam Rohit Dhawan [50]
2012 Jodi Breakers Salim-Sulaiman Ashwini Chaudhary [51]
Cocktail Pritam Homi Adajania [52][53]
Chakravyuh Salim-Sulaiman
Shantanu Moitra
Prakash Jha [54][55][56]
Son of Sardaar Himesh Reshammiya
Sajid-Wajid
Ashwni Dhir [57][58]
2013 Kaanchi Ismail Darbar
Salim-Sulaiman
Subhash Ghai [59]
Special 26 M. M. Keeravani
Himesh Reshammiya
Neeraj Pandey [60][61]
Aashiqui 2 Jeet Gannguli Mohit Suri [62]
Raanjhanaa A. R. Rahman Anand L Rai [63][64]
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero Pritam Rajkumar Santoshi [65]
2014 Gunday Sohail Sen Ali Abbas Zafar [66]
Highway A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali [67]
Kochadaiiyaan (Dubbed version) Soundarya Rajinikanth [68]
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Pritam AR Murugadoss [69]
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Sachin-Jigar Shashank Khaitan [70][71]
Raja Natwarlal Yuvan Shankar Raja Kunal Deshmukh [72]
Happy New Year Vishal-Shekhar Farah Khan [73]
2015 I (Dubbed version) A. R. Rahman Shankar [74]
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Himesh Reshammiya Sooraj Barjatya [75]
Guddu Rangeela Amit Trivedi Subhash Kapoor [76][77]
Tamasha A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali Won 61st Filmfare Awards [78]
2016 Sultan Vishal-Shekhar Ali Abbas Zafar [79]
Pink Anupam Roy Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury [80]
Madaari Vishal Bhardwaj
Sunny Bawra-Inder Bawra
Nishikant Kamat [81][82]
2017 Sachin: A Billion Dreams A. R. Rahman James Erskine [83][84]
Dear Maya Sunaina Bhatnagar Anupam Roy [85][86]
Raabta Pritam
JAM8
Dinesh Vijan Wrote three songs (two with Amitabh Bhattacharya) [87]
Mom A. R. Rahman Ravi Udyawar [88][89][90]
Jab Harry Met Sejal Pritam, Diplo Imtiaz Ali [91][92]
Newton Rachita Arora Amit V Masurkar
Tiger Zinda Hai Vishal-Shekhar Ali Abbas Zafar
2018 Sanju A.R.Rahman Rajkumar Hirani Guest lyricist (Two Songs) [93]
Fanney Khan Amit Trivedi, Tanishk Bagchi Atul Manjrekar Five Songs [94]
Zero Ajay-Atul, Tanishk Bagchi Anand L. Rai
Laila Majnu Niladri Kumar, Joi Barua Sajid Ali Nine Songs
2019 Bharat Vishal-Shekhar Ali Abbas Zafar
Kabir Singh Amaal Mallik, Vishal Mishra, Sachet-Parampara Sandeep Vanga Four songs
Dabangg 3 Sajid-Wajid Prabhu Deva All Songs

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Category Film Song Result Note
2010 Mirchi Music Awards Album of the Year Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai - Nominated [95]
2011 Lyricist of the Year Rockstar "Nadaan Parinde" Nominated [96][97]
Listeners' Choice Album of the Year - Won
Album of the Year -
2012 Cocktail - Nominated [98]
2013 Aashiqui 2 - Won [99]
2014 Gunday - Nominated [100][101]
Lyricist of the Year Happy New Year "Manwa Laage" Won
2015 Tamasha "Agar Tum Saath Ho" Nominated [102]
2015 Filmfare Awards Best Lyricist Won
2016 Mirchi Music Awards Album of the Year Sultan - Nominated [103]
Lyricist of the Year "Jag Ghoomeya"
2017 Album of the Year Raabta - Nominated [104][105]
Tiger Zinda Hai -
Jab Harry Met Sejal - Won
Lyricist of the Year "Hawayein"
"Safar" Nominated
2019 Bazm-E-Urdu Dubai's Mehfil-E-Urdu Kaifi Azmi Award for Urdu Lyricist - For penning popular and poetically distinguished Urdu Songs for Bollywood movies Won [106] [107] [108] [109]

ReferencesEdit

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  75. ^ "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Songs Jukebox". YouTube.
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  79. ^ "Sultan Audio Jukebox". YouTube.
  80. ^ "Pink Jukebox". YouTube.
  81. ^ "Madaari". Saavn.
  82. ^ "Masoom Sa". YouTube.
  83. ^ "Hind Mere Jind". YouTube.
  84. ^ "Sachin: A Billion Dreams". Saavn.
  85. ^ "Dear Maya". Saavn.
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  88. ^ "Mom Full Album". YouTube.
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