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Javed Ali is an Indian playback singer who predominantly sings in Hindi language Bollywood films. He has also sung in various regional languages like Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Javed Ali
Javed Ali
Javed at a musical concert in 2017
Background information
Birth nameJaved Hussain
Born1981/1982 (age 37–38)[1]
Delhi, India
GenresPlayback, Qawwali
Occupation(s)Singer, Television presenter
Years active2000–Present
WebsiteJavedAli.in

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Early lifeEdit

Javed Ali was born Javed Hussain in Panchkuian Road, Delhi.[2][3] He studied in Ramjas School 4, Paharganj.[4] Javed Ali started singing at a very early age with his father Ustad Hamid Hussain, a popular qawwali singer. During an interview, he said that his father used to sing kirtans. Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali heard Ali's voice and felt that he could become a great singer in future. Ghulam Ali not only guided Javed, but also gave him chance to sing in his live concerts. As a tribute and honour to his guru Ghulam Ali, Javed changed his name from Javed Hussain to Javed Ali.[3]

CareerEdit

In 2007 Javed Ali came into limelight for his song 'Ek Din Teri Raahon Mein' from the film Naqaab and thereafter he sang Jashn-e-Bahaaran from Jodhaa Akbar, Arziyan from Delhi-6, Kun Faya Kun from Rockstar, Guzarish from Ghajini, Aa Jao Meri Tamanna from Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Gale Lag Ja from De Dana Dan, Tu Hi Haqeeqat from Tum Mile, Tum Tak from Raanjhanaa, Jab Tak Hai Jaan title track from the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Deewana Kar Raha Hai from Raaz 3, Ishaqzaade title track from the film Ishaqzaade, Galat Baat Hai from Main Tera Hero, Daawat-e-Ishq film's Title Track, Maula from Wazir, Nagada Nagada from Jab We Met, Tu Jo Mila from Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Saanson Ke from Raees, Kuch Nahi from Tubelight etc. & many more. He is doing playback singing in various regional languages like Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. He judged reality shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2011 on Zee TV Great Music Gurukul 2015 on Colors Bangla, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2017 on Zee TV and Indian Idol Season 10 in 2018 on Sony Entertainment Television. Javed Ali also hosted Zee TV's Singing Reality Show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012.[5][6][7][8][9][4][10][11][12][13][14][15][1][16][17]

DiscographyEdit

Hindi/Bengali/Kannada/Malayalam/Odia/UrduEdit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Song Film Language Music Director Co-singer(s)
2000 Chori Chori Aankh Beti No. 1 Hindi Viju Shah
2001 A Ding Dang Do Paagalpan Raju Singh
2003 Ab Ghar Aaja Haasil Jatin Lalit
2004 Bhigee Hui Koi Chameli Sandesh Shandilya
Baat Samjha Karo Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2005 Kajra Re Bunty Aur Babli Alisha Chinai, Shankar Mahadevan
Sajna Angana Aayo Re Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...
Akh Ladiye Neal 'N' Nikki Salim-Sulaiman
2006 Rehja Re Golmaal Vishal-Shekhar
Meri Dhoop Hai Tu Zindaggi Rocks Anu Malik
2007 Nagada Nagada Jab We Met Pritam
Ek Din Teri Raahon Naqaab
Tara RU "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal"
Teri Deewani Duniya Sari My Friend Ganesha
2008 Jashn-E-Bahaara Jodhaa Akbar A. R. Rahman (Winner: Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Award for Male Vocalist of The Year, IIFA Award for Best Male Playback)
Yaar Mera Dildaara Mission Istanbul Anu Malik
Bekali A Wednesday Sanjoy Chowdhury
Tu Muskura Yuvvraaj A. R. Rahman
Guzarish Ghajini
2009 Arziyan Delhi-6
Tu Hi Haqeeqat Tum Mile Pritam
Tum Mile (Reprise)
Aa Jao Meri Tamanna Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Tu Hi Meri Prem Kaa Game
Gale Lag Ja De Dana Dan
2010 Suraj Hai Chanda Hai Sivaji (Dubbed version) A. R. Rahman
Ranjha Ranjha Raavan
Sauda Hai Aakrosh Pritam
Mayya Yashoda Jhootha Hi Sahi A. R. Rahman
Jeetoge Tum Toonpur Ka Superrhero Anu Malik
Hetechi Swapner Haat Dhore Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo Bengali Jeet Gannguli
2011 Tinku Jiya Yamla Pagla Deewana Hindi Anu Malik
Pyaar Mein Thank You Pritam
Haar Gharein
Dil Dar-Ba-Dar Yeh Saali Zindagi Nishat Khan
Ishq Tere Jalwe
Kaise Kahein Alvida
Sararara (II)
Chati tale thae Jane luchi Most wanted Odia Goodly Rath
Kun Faya Kun Rockstar Hindi A. R. Rahman
Dil Ke Liye Ghost Sharib Toshi
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon Sadhana Sargam
2012 Jhalkiyan Kaafiron Ki Namaaz Advait Nemlekar
Bas Tu Hi Chal Pichchur Banate Hain Gaurav Dagaonkar
Gamanava Chingaari Kannada V. Harikrishna
Neeli Neeli Alemaari Arjun Janya
Why For I Do Feel You Balunga Toka Odia Goodly Rath
Ishaqzaade Ishaqzaade Hindi Amit Trivedi
Deewana Kar Raha Hai Raaz 3 Rashid Khan
Kareeb Aa Jao Teri Meri Kahaani Sajid-Wajid
Aakar Tere Kareeb Ammaa Ki Boli
Jab Tak Hai Jaan Jab Tak Hai Jaan A.R Rahman
2013 Tum Tak Raanjhanaa
Tayyab Ali Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobara Pritam, Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Chugliyaan
Mutasir Karle Pyaar Karle Rashid Khan
2014 Mere Maula Sun Don't quit... youngistan Robby Badal
Jashn-E-Ishqa Gunday Sohail Sen
Mann Kunto Maula Bengali
Galat Baat Hai[18] Main Tera Hero Hindi Sajid-Wajid
Allahu Akbar Gangster Malayalam Deepak Dev
Daawat-e-Ishq Daawat-e-Ishq Hindi Sajid-Wajid
Labon se labon ki "M3 - Midsummer Midnight Mumbai" Afroz Khan
AA RE AA The System Urdu Shailesh Suwarna
2015 Tumse Mil Ke & Rab se Maangi Ishq Ke Parindey Hindi Vishal Varmaa, Palak Muchhal
Tu Jo Mila(Dekh Na Mudke) Bajrangi Bhaijaan Pritam
Upakaara Shivalinga Kannada V. Harikrishna
2016 Ek Tu Hi Tu Shaukeen Kaminay Hindi Dharam Dewda
Ae Hindustan Tuzhe Banayenge Citizen Charter Saarthak Kalla
Maula Wazir Shantanu Moitra [19]
Summane Run Anthony Kannada Manikanth Kadri
Sanjeveleli Luv U Alia Kannada Jassie Gift
Sweet Heart Title song Sweet Heart Odia
Deewaren Deewaren Hindi Vinay Jaiswal [20]
Tu Kahan Dil Sala Sanki Promod Panth
Hairat-e-aashiqui Yea Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa Avishek Majumder
Yaaram Happy Bhag Jayegi Sohail Sen
2017 Saanson Ke Raees JAM8
Kuch Nahi Tubelight Pritam
2018 Tum Version Laila Majnu Niladri Kumar
Jai Mata Di Nanu Ki Jaanu Sajid-Wajid
2019 Marhaba Mera Naam Shaji Malayalam Emil Muhammed
Aira Gaira Kalank Hindi Pritam Antara Mitra, Tushar Joshi
Eh Shomoy (এ সময়) Oriplast Originals Bengali Subhadeep Mitra Nikhita Gandhi

Tamil SongsEdit

Year Film Songs Composer Co-Singer(s)
2009 Vaamanan "Yedho Seigiraai" Yuvan Shankar Raja Sowmya Raoh
Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum "Chinnan Sirisuga" Bela Shende
Sarvam "Siragugal" Madhushree
2010 Naan Mahaan Alla "Oru Maalai Neram" Shilpa Rao
Thambikku Indha Ooru "Mudhal Pen Niyae" Dharan Kumar Sindhu
Enthiran "Kilimanjaro" A. R. Rahman Chinmayi
2011 Rajapattai "Paniye Panipoove" Yuvan Shankar Raja Renu
2012 Nanban "Irukkaannaa" Harris Jayaraj Vijay Prakash, Sunidhi Chauhan
Thadaiyara Thaakka "Kalangal" S. Thaman Chinmayi
Manam Kothi Paravai "Po Po Po" D. Imman Solo
Maattrraan "Kaal Mulaitha Poove" Harris Jayaraj Mahalakshmi Iyer
Thuppakki "Alaikaa Laikaa" Harris Jayaraj Sayanora Philip
Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer "Thappu Thanda" Yuvan Shankar Raja Bhavatharini
Alex Pandian "Rayya Rayya" Devi Sri Prasad Ranina Reddy
2013 Ambikapathy (Dubbed version) "Oliyaaga Vandhaai" A. R. Rahman K.M.M.C. Sufi Ensemble
Maryan "Sonapareeya" A. R. Rahman Haricharan, Nakash Aziz
Singam II "Kannukulle" Devi Sri Prasad Priya Himesh
All in All Azhagu Raja "Orae Oru" S. Thaman Solo
2014 Nimirndhu Nil "Kadhal Nergayil"
"Geete Verses"
G. V. Prakash Kumar G. V. Prakash Kumar, Sashaa Tirupati
Arima Nambi "Edhayam En Edhayam" Anandan Sivamani
2015 Puli "Jingiliya" Devi Sri Prasad Pooja AV
Bajirao Mastani (Dubbed Version) "Praarthanai" Sanjay Leela Bhansali
2016 Pencil "Kangalilae " G. V. Prakash Kumar Shreya Ghoshal
Uyire Uyire "Listen To My Heart" G. V. Prakash Kumar Jayaprada
2017 S3 "O Sone Sone" Harris Jayaraj Priya Subramaniyan, M. C. Vickey
Indrajith "Vidigira Vaanil Kodigalai" KP
2019 Kaappaan "Kurilae Kurilae" Harris Jayaraj Darshana KT

Telugu SongsEdit

Year Film Song Name Composer Co-singer(s)
2009 Ganesh Just Ganesh "Tanemando" Mickey J Meyer Ajeesh Mix
2010 Komaram Puli "Maham Maaye" A. R. Rahman Suchitra
2011 Seema Tapakai "Aakasamlo Oka Thara" Vandemataram Srinivas Sravana Bhargavi
Bezawada "Adagaku Nannemi" Bapitutul Chandreyee Bhattacharya
"Ninnu Choosina" Amar Mohile Shweta Pandit
Wanted "Evo Pichi Veshalu" Chakri
Shakti "Surro Surra" Mani Sharma Suchitra
2012 Nippu "Alibaba" S. Thaman
Sarocharu "Raccha Rambola" Devi Sri Prasad Rita
2014 Oka Laila Kosam "O Meri Jane Jana" Anup Rubens
Govindudu Andarivadele "Gullabi Kallu Rendu" Yuvan Shankar Raja
Alludu Seenu "Ori Devudo" Devi Sri Prasad Suchitra
2015 Son of Satyamurthy "Vachchaadu"
Bajirao Mastani (Dubbed Version) "Naato Mukha Mukhi" Sanjay Leela Bhansali
2017 Nenu Local "Side Please"
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham "Thakita Thakajum"
"Thakita Thakajum"(Rock Version)

Marathi SongsEdit

Year Song Name Film Composer Co-singer(s)
2010 Kadhi Kadhi Irada Pakka Nilesh Moharir
2011 Jadle Naate Mohaan Aawatey Aniruddha Kale Neha Rajpal
2013 Maula Maula Asa Mee Ashi Tee Amit Raj Shilpa Pai
2014 Zara Zara Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj Sayali Pankaj
Zara Zara (Male) Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj
Zara Zara (Unplugged) Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj Sayali Pankaj
2015 Kaisi Ye Teri Preet Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 2 Avinash-Vishwajeet
Bali Umar Lord Of Shingnapur Farhan Shaikh Roop Kumar Rathod, Sadhana Sargam
2016 O Mhare Sajna Prem Kahani EK Lapleli Ghoshta Pravin Kumar Pamela Jain

AlbumsEdit

Year Album Name Record Label
2006 Shaan Unki Hai Badi Super Cassettes Industries Ltd
2006 Khwaja Pyare Teri Dhoom Super Cassettes Industries Ltd
2011 Punjabi Tadka Hamara Music
2011 Dil Ki Baatein Venus Records and Tapes, Mumbai
2012 Yaara Filmy BOX Interactive [21]
2012 Love is in the Air (Song: Anahat) Asha Audio and 92.7 BIG FM
2014 Ishqana SRK Media Entertainment
2014 With Love...Javed Ali Music Wires
2015 Javed Ali Telugu Hits Aditya Music (India) Pvt Ltd
2016 Saaiyan Times Music India
2017 Mor Raipur Hribom

[22] He has also sung many devotional songs[23] with popular singers like Debashish, Preeti, Pinky, Charanjeet Singh Sondhi, Soham Chakraborty, Kalpana, Priya Bhattacharya etc.In 2018 he sang for Manju warrier starrer Malayalam film Aami.The song chand hoga was written by Gulzar and music by Toufiq Quereshi.The film is a biopic on Indian English writer Kamala Das.

Recently Javed Ali working on his Music Video Single 'Rangreziya' . He sang as well as composed the song for his Video Single.[24]

Singles / Music VideosEdit

Year Single Song Name Composer Lyricist Record Label
2017 Rangreziya [25] Javed Ali Raqueeb Alam Sony DADC
2018 Toh Yeh Subah Nahi [26] Javed Ali Raqueeb Alam Sony DADC
2018 Nazar Na Lag Jaye (Recreated) Laxmikant–Pyarelal Anand Bakshi Saregama India Ltd

Television careerEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Awards WonEdit

  • IIFA Awards 2009 in The Best Male Playback Singer category for the song Jashn-E-Bahara from the film Jodhaa Akbar.[34]
  • Screen Awards 2012 (19th) in The Best Playback Singer Category for the Title Track of the film named Ishaqzaade.
  • Own Radio Mirchi's Mirchi Music Awards (4 Awards) in 2012 in the following categories: Best Song Representing the Sufi Tradition – Kun Faya Kun from the film Rockstar, Best Indipop Song “Mera Kya Saheb Haitera” from “Dil Ki Baatein”, Best Album of the year and Mirchi listener Award for Rockstar.
  • Uttar Pradesh Government has Honored Javed Ali with the highest prestigious award of the state – Yash Bharti Samman.
  • India TV awarded Javed Ali with the Yuwa Award 2015.

Nominated for AwardsEdit

Live PerformancesEdit

Javed Ali performs live with his band all over the world. In 2016 July–August Javed Ali performed in 9 cities of the United States of America. Also Javed Ali regular performs in maestro A.R Rahman's worldwide live concert tours.[36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44][45]
On 15 August 2016 Javed Ali performed in the Headquarters of the United Nations with the maestro A.R Rahman to celebrate India's 70th Independence Day.[46]

Social WorkEdit

Along with playback singing & live performing, Javed Ali is associated with various social works. He performs live for various social causes to raise funds. In 2016 Javed Ali performed in Mumbai at a fundraiser event for war widows.[47][48]

He recently performed for a fund raiser for an old age home at Satpala, Virar in Palghar, Maharashtra on 10 November 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Music for peace: Javed Ali reflects on his favourite numbers and the value of Sufi music". The Hindu. 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ "I can never hurt anyone: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 19 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Javed Ali: The voice of Amitabh, Hrithik". rediff.com.
  4. ^ a b "JAVED ALI UNPLUGGED". The Pioneer. 9 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Javed Ali: Sufi music has the power to overcome social tensions". The Times of India. 2 June 2016.
  6. ^ "A film is made for actors, not for singers: Javed Ali". Hindustan Times. 13 August 2013.
  7. ^ "Javed Ali: I have never faced any discrimination". The Times of India. 5 December 2015.
  8. ^ "All my hits were offered to me when I was 'on leave': Javed Ali". The Times of India. 19 July 2013.
  9. ^ "Notes From His Heart: Javed Ali on his Musical Journey". The Hindu. 21 December 2015.
  10. ^ "Singer Javed Ali talks AR Rahman and all things gaana in this exclusive interview!". bollyspice.com. 9 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Javed Ali: "New breed of singers want instant fame"". radioandmusic.com. 27 June 2012.
  12. ^ "I want to sing for SRK: Javed Ali". sify.com. 2 July 2012.
  13. ^ "Did you know that Javed Ali is 'very fond of EDM?'". Hindustan Times. 9 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Javed Ali sings for a TV show". The Times of India. 19 November 2015.
  15. ^ "Bollywood singers can't be complacent: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 31 July 2013.
  16. ^ "Javed Ali At The 5th Veda Session At Whistling Woods International". mediainfoline.com. 21 October 2016.
  17. ^ "Musically Yours: Javed Ali". bollywood.com.
  18. ^ "Rahman Sir gets the best out of you and loves experimenting: Javed Ali, After his upbeat track 'Galat Baat Hai' from the film 'Main Tera Hero', the singer has lent his voice for two tracks 'Bol De' and 'Mera Gham' for the film Kochadaiiyaan, for which AR Rahman has composed the music". radioandmusic.com. 9 April 2014.
  19. ^ "Wazir song Maula Mere Maula: Singer Javed Ali adds another gem to his collection". india.com. 18 December 2015.
  20. ^ "Seven Singers Come Together this Holi to Celebrate Unity with Deewaren". The Times of India. 22 March 2016.
  21. ^ "Amazon.com: Yaara: Javed Ali: MP3 Downloads".
  22. ^ "Javed Ali on iTunes".
  23. ^ "Maa Ke Darbaar Hai Jaana MP3 Song Download from Maa Ke Darbaar Hai Jaana for Free". bubblepot.co. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  24. ^ "Singer Javed Ali turns composer for upcoming single". radioandmusic.com. 24 October 2016.
  25. ^ https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/music/javed-alis-new-song-rangreziya-is-an-ode-to-love-4674940/
  26. ^ https://www.tollytrip.com/music/javed-ali-song-toh-yeh-subah-nahi/
  27. ^ "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012' announces its anchor Javed Ali". The Times of India. 17 October 2012.
  28. ^ "Kids today are very talented: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 3 July 2011.
  29. ^ "Javed Ali to host SaReGaMaPa 2012". radioandmusic.com. 15 October 2012.
  30. ^ "Toast to the host". The Hindu. 28 October 2012.
  31. ^ "Great Music Gurukul Mentors". colorsbangla.com.
  32. ^ "Contest – SA RE GA MA PA Lil Champs". Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  33. ^ "Composer Anu Malik removed from Indian Idol as judge after 'Me Too' allegations". 21 October 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  34. ^ "Javed Ali, Nooran sisters to pay tribute to AR Rahman at IIFA 2015". radioandmusic.com. 18 May 2015.
  35. ^ "Dhanush and Javed Ali fight it out". The Times of India. 16 June 2016.
  36. ^ "'Touring with Rahman is a dream come true': Javed Ali". Deccan Chronicle.
  37. ^ "Mangaluru: 'Jashn' at Forum Mall as singer Javed Ali wows huge crowds". The Times of India. 6 March 2016.
  38. ^ "The 'S' word in songs boosts popularity of the song: Singer Javed Ali". newskarnataka.com. 11 March 2016.
  39. ^ "From the community: Palak Muchhal and Javed Ali Captured the Hearts of Music Lovers in Chicago". chicagotribune.com. 18 July 2016.
  40. ^ "Javed Ali's ode to A.R. Rahman on his birthday". india.com. 4 January 2016.
  41. ^ "I see myself doing more than playback: Javed Ali". deccanchronicle.com. 1 December 2015.
  42. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform live in Bengaluru". The Times of India. 26 December 2014.
  43. ^ "Euphonious Occasion: 'The Versatile-Javed Ali', a musical extravaganza creates memories". radioandmusic.com. 19 August 2016.
  44. ^ "Javed Ali performs at Times Hyderabad Festival 2015". The Times of India. 6 October 2015.
  45. ^ "Javed Ali commences 2013 with music concerts". radioandmusic.com. 4 January 2013.
  46. ^ "A.R. Rahman enthrals audience at UN concert to celebrate Independence Day". The Hindu. 16 August 2016.
  47. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform at fundraiser for war widows". The Times of India. 12 August 2016.
  48. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform at fundraiser for war widows". .intoday.in. 11 August 2016.

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