Nakash Aziz (born 24 February 1985),[1] also known as Nakash, is an Indian composer and singer. He has worked as an assistant to composer A. R. Rahman on films such as Highway, Raanjhanaa, Rockstar, Delhi 6 and I (Hindi dubbed). He is known for playback performances of songs like "Jabra Fan" from Fan,[2] "Sari Ke Fall Sa" and "Gandi Baat" from the film R... Rajkumar (2013) and "Dhating Nach" from film Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013).[3]

Nakash Aziz
Nakash Aziz at studio
Nakash Aziz at studio
Background information
Born (1985-02-24) 24 February 1985 (age 39)[1]
Mangaluru, Karnataka, India[1]
GenresFilmi, Indian pop, Folk-pop, acoustic music, pop rock
OccupationsComposer, singer
Years active2010–present
Spouse(s)Ruby Shaikh (m. 2020)

Early life

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Aziz is originally from Moodabidri, a small suburban town on the outskirts of Mangalore.[4] He belongs to a family of singers. He worked as a composer for jingles and devotional albums before becoming a playback singer. He married Ruby Shaikh in August, 2020. He now lives in Mumbai with his family.[4]

Discography as vocalist

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Hindi songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2010 Aisha "Suno Aisha" Amit Trivedi Javed Akhtar Amit Trivedi, Ash King
2012 Agent Vinod "Pungi" Pritam Amitabh Bhattacharya Mika Singh, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Pritam, Javed Jaffrey
Cocktail "Second Hand Jawaani" Miss Pooja, Neha Kakkar
2013 R... Rajkumar "Saree Ke Fall Sa (Touch Karke)"[5] Mayur Puri Antara Mitra
"Gandi Baat" (Film Version)[5] Anupam Amod Ritu Pathak
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero "Dhating Naach"[5] Amitabh Bhattacharya Neha Kakkar
Raanjhanaa "Nazar Laaye" A. R. Rahman Irshad Kamil Rashid Ali, Neeti Mohan
2014 Lekar Hum Deewana Dil "Beqasoor" Amitabh Bhattacharya Shweta Pandit
The Hundred Foot Journey[3] "Afreen" K.M.M.C. Sufi Ensemble
2015 I (D) "Issak Tarri" Irshad Kamil Neeti Mohan
Hunterrr "Thaali Hai Khaali" Probit Dutt
Bajrangi Bhaijaan "Selfie Le Le Re" Pritam Mayur Puri Vishal Dadlani, Pritam and Badshah
Phantom "Afghan Jalebi" Amitabh Bhattacharya
Tamasha "Heer Toh Badi Sad Hai" A. R. Rahman Irshad Kamil Mika Singh
2016 Mastizaade "Dekhega Raja Trailer" Anand Raj Anand Neha Kakkar
Ishq Forever "Happy Birthday" Nadeem Saifi
Fan "Jabra Fan (Fan Anthem)" Vishal–Shekhar Varun Grover
Housefull 3 "Pyar Ki Maa Ki" Shaarib-Toshi Manoj Yadav, Sajid-Farhad, Danish Sabri Sharib Sabri, Toshi Sabri, Divya Kumar, Anmoll Mallik, Earl Edgar
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil "The Breakup Song" Pritam Amitabh Bhattacharya Arijit Singh, Jonita Gandhi, Badshah
"Cutiepie" Pradeep Singh Sran
2017 Meri Pyaari Bindu "Ye Jawani Teri" Sachin–Jigar Kausar Munir Jonita Gandhi
Machine "Chatur Naar" Rahul Dev Burman (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi) Shashaa Tirupati, Ikka Singh
Tubelight "Naach Meri Jaan" Pritam Amitabh Bhattacharya Kamaal Khan, Dev Negi, Tushar Joshi
Bank Chor "Jai Baba Bank Chor" Rochak Kohli
2018 Sanju "Bhopu Baj Raha Hain" Rohan-Rohan Shekhar Astitwa, Rohan Gokhale
Batti Gul Meter Chalu "Gold Tamba" Anu Malik Siddharth-Garima
Simmba "Mera Wala Dance" Lijo George-DJ Chetas Kumaar, Kunaal Verma Neha Kakkar
Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle "Tequila Shot" Aanamik Chauhan, Vijay Verma Rajesh Manthan Geet Sagar, Amrita Talukder
Padmaavat "Binte Dil" Sanjay Leela Bhansali A. M. Turaz Arijit Singh
2019 Bharat "Slow Motion" Vishal–Shekhar Irshad Kamil Shreya Ghoshal
Thackeray "Aaya Re Thackeray" Rohan-Rohan Dr Sunil Jogi
Chhichhore "Fikar Not" Pritam Amitabh Bhattacharya Antara Mitra, Amit Mishra, Dev Negi, Sreerama Chandra, Amitabh Bhattacharya
"Control" Manish J. Tipu, Geet Sagar, Sreerama Chandra, Amitabha Bhattacharya
Dream Girl "Dil Ka Telephone" Meet Bros Kumaar Jonita Gandhi
Tharak (Single) "Tharak" Bad-Ash Mamta Sharma
2020 Darbar (D) "Napde Killi" Anirudh Ravichander Raqueeb Alam
Khaali Peeli "Duniya Sharma Jayegi" Vishal–Shekhar Kumaar, Raj Shekhar Neeti Mohan
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl "Rekha O Rekha" Amit Trivedi Kausar Munir
AK vs AK "Shivali" Alokananda Dasgupta Rajeshwari Dasgupta Ghose
2021 Vijay the Master (D) "Chhoti Story" Anirudh Ravichander Raqueeb Alam
Pushpa: The Rise (D) "Eyy Bidda Ye Mera Adda" Devi Sri Prasad Raqueeb Alam
2022 Badhaai Do "Badhaai Do - Title Track" Tanishk Bagchi Vayu Rajnigandha Shekhawat, Raja Sagoo[6]
Cirkus "Current Laga" DJ Chetas-Lijo George Kumaar Jonita Gandhi, Dhvani Bhanushali, Vivek Hariharan
Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (D) "Ramuloo Ramulaa" S. Thaman Raqueeb Alam Urmila Dhangar
Raw (D) "Jolly O Gymkhana" Anirudh Ravichander Raqueeb Alam
Janhit Mein Jaari "Janhit Mein Jaari Title Track" Prini Siddhant Madhav Raaj Shaandilyaa Raftaar
Vikrant Rona (D) "Ra Ra Rakkamma" B. Ajaneesh Loknath Shabbir Ahmed Sunidhi Chauhan
Sarileru (D) "Daang Daang" Devi Sri Prasad Vaibhav Joshi, Raqueeb Alam Lavita Lobo
Kantara (D) "Khawabon Mein" B. Ajaneesh Loknath Akshay Punse Chinmayi Sripada
2023 Bera: Ek Aghori "Dil Mera Kho Gaya"[7] Prem Shakti Vaishali Mhade
Jogira Sara Ra Ra "Cocktail" Tanishk Bagchi Vayu Nikhita Gandhi
Dream Girl 2 "Naach" Shaan Yadav
Fukrey 3 "Macha Re" Kumaar
The Great Indian Family "Kanhaiya Twitter Pe Aaja" Pritam Amitabh Bhattacharya
2024 Chandu Champion 'Satyanaas" Arijit Singh, Dev Negi
Munjya "Hai Jamalo" Sachin-Jigar, Skeletron Amitabh Bhattacharya, Jigar Saraiya
Luv Ki Arrange Marriage "Jab Bhi Naachey" Amol-Abhishek Abhishek Talented

Gujarati Song

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2017 Best of Luck Laalu Best of Luck Laalu (Title Track) Sachin-Jigar Niren Bhatt Taniska Sanghvi
2017 Karsandas Pay and Use Aai Jyo Kedar & Bhargav Bhargav Purohit
2018 Fera Feri Hera Feri Icon Parth Bharat Thakkar Sanjay chhel Jahnvi Shrimankar
2019 Diya . . The Wonder Girl Bhookka Jatin-Pratik Ozili Dalal
2022 Hoon Tari Heer Heer Ranjha Rahul Munjariya Nandan Purohit
2023 Welcome Purnima Welcome Purnima (Title Track) Rishil Joshi
2024 Danny Jigar Chikkin Dha Kedar & Bhargav Bhargav Purohit Himali Vyas Naik
2024 Samandar Maar Halesa Kedar & Bhargav Bhargav Purohit Aditya Gadhvi

Marathi songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2023 Ghar Banduk Biryani "Maar Dhanaadan" AV Prafullachandra Jai Atre AV Prafullachandra

Telugu songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2010 Leader "Vandemataram" Mickey J Meyer
2014 Rowdy Fellow "Yentha Vaaru Gani" Sunny M.R. C. Narayana Reddy Natasha Pinto
2015 Bengal Tiger "Aasia Khandamlo" Bheems Ceciroleo
Soukhyam "You Are My Honey" Anup Rubens
Mariyan "Sonapareeya" A. R. Rahman
2016 Abhinetri "Chalmaar" Sajid–Wajid
Remo "Love Selfie" Anirudh Ravichander
Sardaar Gabbar Singh "Tauba Tauba" Devi Sri Prasad M. M. Manasi
Sarrainodu "Blockbuster" S. Thaman Shreya Ghoshal, Simha, Sri Krishna, Deepu
Fan "Veera Fan" Vishal–Shekhar
2017 Middle Class Abbayi "MCA" Devi Sri Prasad
Angel "Amaravathi" Bheems Ceciroleo
Jai Lava Kusa "Dochestha" Devi Sri Prasad
Goutham Nanda "Basthi Dorasani" S. Thaman
Mister "Jhoomore Jhoomore" Mickey J. Meyer
Winner "Na B C Centrelu" S. Thaman
Mahanubhavudu "Bammalu Bammalluuu" S. Thaman
Duvvada Jagannadham "Mecchuko" Devi Sri Prasad
Katamarayudu "Laage Laage" Anup Rubens
Khaidi No. 150 "Ratthalu" Devi Sri Prasad Jasmine Sandlas
2018 Agnyaathavaasi "AB Yevaro Nee Baby" Anirudh Ravichander Arjun Chandy
Touch Chesi Chudu "Raaye Raaye" JAM8 Kasarla Shyam Madhu Priya
"Pushpa" Rehman
Amar Akbar Anthony "Khullam Khulla Chilla" S. Thaman Balaji Mohana, Ramya
Thugs of Hindostan "Vashamayye" Ajay–Atul Divya Kumar
"Suraiyya" Shreya Ghoshal
Chal Mohan Ranga "Vaaram" S. Thaman Kedarnath
Inttelligent "Kala Kala Kalamandir" Bhaskarabhatla Ravi Kumar Geetha Madhuri
Padmaavat "Gaji Biji" Sanjay Leela Bhansali Chaitanya Prasad Divya Kumar
2019 Petta "Ullaallaa" Anirudh Ravichander
Guna 369 "Bujji Bangaram" Chaitan Bharadwaj Deepthi Parthasarathy
War "Jai Jai Siva Shankaraa" Vishal–Shekhar Chaitanya Prasad Benny Dayal
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru "Daang Daang" Devi Sri Prasad Ramajogayya Sastry Lavita Lobo
Darbar "Dhum Dhum" Anirudh Ravichander
Bheeshma "Super Cute" Mahathi Sagar Sri Mani
Ammoru Thalli "Amma Aana Raa" Girish Gopalakrishnan
Solo Brathuke So Better "Amrutha" S. Thaman Kasarla Shyam
2021 FCUK: Father Chitti Umaa Kaarthik "Selfie Lelo" Bheems Ceciroleo Adithya Divya Bhatt
"Nenem Cheyya"
Roberrt "Baby Dance Floor" Arjun Janya
Yuvarathnaa "Power Of Youth" S. Thaman Ramajogayya Sastry
Peddhanna "Aha Kalyanam" D. Imman
Pushpa: The Rise "Eyy Bidda Idhi Naa Adda" Devi Sri Prasad Chandrabose
Chalo Premiddham "Em Ayyindiro" Bheems Ceciroleo
2022 Sarkaru Vaari Paata "Penny" S. Thaman
Beast "Jolly O Gymkhana" Anirudh Ravichander Chandrabose
Don "Jalabulajangu"
Vikrant Rona "Ra Ra Rakkamma" B. Ajaneesh Loknath Ramajogayya Sastry Mangli
Macherla Niyojakavargam "Chill Maro" Mahathi Swara Sagar Krishna Chaitanya Sanjana Kalmanje
Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva "Allari Motha" Pritam
Krishna Vrinda Vihari "Tara Na Tara" Mahati Swara Sagar
Ginna "Golisoda" Anup Rubens
Sardar "Mere Jaan" G. V. Prakash Kumar
Gaalodu "Pettara DJ" Bheems Ceciroleo
Cheppalani Vundi "Vaadu Veedu" Aslam Keyi
Dhamaka "Mass Raja" Bheems Ceciroleo
2023 Waltair Veerayya "Boss Party" Devi Sri Prasad
Ghar Banduk Biryani "Ichchipadey" AV Prafullachandra Ananta Sriram
Hunt "Papa Tho Pailam" Ghibran Kasarla Shyam
Mad "Proud'se Single" Bheems Ceciroleo Raghuram Bheems Ceciroleo
Skanda "Gandarabai" S. Thaman Anantha Sriram Soujanya Bhagavatula
2023 Jawan (D) "Galatta" Anirudh Ravichander Chandrabose Jonita Gandhi, Arivu

Tamil songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2013 Maryan "Sonapareeya" A. R. Rahman Javed Ali, Haricharan, Sofia Ashraf
2016 Remo "Tamilselvi" Anirudh Ravichander Anirudh Ravichander
2017 Gemini Ganeshanum Suruli Raajanum "Venilla Thangachi" D. Imman D. Imman, Ramya NSK
Thaanaa Serndha Koottam "Peela Peela" Anirudh Ravichander Jassie Gift, Maalavika Manoj
2018 Gulaebaghavali "Heartukulla" Vivek-Mervin Pa. Vijay Sanjana Diwakar
Thugs of Hindostan (D) "Suraiyya" Ajay–Atul Shreya Ghoshal
"Vashamakku" Divya Kumar
Padmaavat (D) "Karaipurandoadudhey Kanaa" Sanjay Leela Bhansali Madhan Karky
2019 Petta "Ullaallaa" Anirudh Ravichander Inno Genga, Arjun Chandy
Namma Veettu Pillai "Yenga Annan" D. Imman Sunidhi Chauhan
War (D) "Jai Jai Siva sankaraa" Vishal–Shekhar Madhan Karky Benny Dayal
Sangathamizhan "Oh My God" Vivek-Mervin
2020 Darbar "Dumm Dumm" Anirudh Ravichander Vivek
2021 Annaatthe "Marudhaani" D. Imman Mani Amuthavan Anthony Daasan, Vandana Srinivasan
Pushpa: The Rise (D) "Eyy Beta Idhu En Patta" Devi Sri Prasad Viveka
2022 Vikrant Rona (D) "Ra Ra Rakkamma" B. Ajaneesh Loknath Palani Bharathi Sunidhi Chauhan
Sardar "Mere Jaan" G.V. Prakash Kumar GKB
2023 Jawan (D) "Pattasa" Anirudh Ravichander Vivek Jonita Gandhi, Arivu
2024 Inga Naan Thaan Kingu "Maalu Maalu" D. Imman Muthamil Shweta Mohan, Anthakudi Ilayaraja

Kannada songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2010 Thamassu "Maar Maar" Sandeep Chowta
2014 Brahma "Tingu Tingu" Gurukiran Kaviraj Chaitra H. G.
2015 Uppi 2 "Baekoo Baekoo Anno" (Reprise) Gurukiran Upendra
2021 Yuvarathnaa "Power Of Youth" S. Thaman Santhosh Ananddram
2022 Beast (D) "Jolly O Gymkhana" Anirudh Varadaraj Chikkaballapura
Vikrant Rona "Ra Ra Rakkamma" B. Ajaneesh Loknath Anup Bhandari Sunidhi Chauhan

Bengali songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2014 Yoddha: The Warrior "Yoddhar Saathe Ebar Pujo Katan" Savvy Gupta
"Ebar Jeno Onno Rokom Pujo" Indraadip Dasgupta Antara Mitra
Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay "Calling Bell" Savvy Gupta Saberi Bhattacharya
Bindaas "Remix Qawwali" "Party Shoes" Savvy Gupta and Dev Neha Kakkar
Bangali Babu English Mem Honey Bunny Dabbu Satrujit Ajoy, Aditi Paul
2015 Agnee 2 "Allah Jane" Akaash Lemis
Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey "Tumi Aashe Paashe" Indraadip Dasgupta Monali Thakur
Aashiqui "Topor Mathae" Savvy Gupta
Black "Dhip Dhip Buker Majhe" Raja Chanda Ajoy
2016 Ki Kore Toke Bolbo "Ishqaboner Bibi" Jeet Gannguli Akriti Kakkar
Beparoyaa "Mutton Biryani" Indra or Kutty
Hero 420 "3G" Savvy Gupta Kalpana Patowary
Power "Missed Call" Jeet Gannguli Akriti Kakar
Abhimaan "Selfie Le Na Ra" Suddho Roy Jolly Das
Haripada Bandwala "Shona" Indraadip Dasgupta Antara Mitra
"Eksho Vrindaban" Indraadip Dasgupta Payal Dev
Shikari "Uth Churi Tor" Prosen, Indradip Dasgupta Madhubanti
2017 Shrestha Bangali "Dhinka Chikaa" Sanjeev-Darshan Akriti Kakar
Boss 2: Back to Rule "Yaara Meherbaan" Jeet Gannguli Jonita Gandhi
2018 Bhaijaan Elo Re "Baby Jaan" Dolaan Mainnak Antara Mitra
Captain Khan "Mama Maw Maw" Lincon
2021 Baazi "Aaye Na Kache Re" Jeet Gannguli Pratik Kundu
2023 Shatru "Police Police" Savvy
2024 Deadbody "Ya Habibi" F A Pritom
Ajogyo "Bon Bon" Nilayan Chatterjee Nilayan Chatterjee

Gujarati songs

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2015 Aa Te Kevi Dunniya Viju Shah
2016 Polam Pol Polam Pol Title Track Paresh – Bhavesh Raeesh Maniar Farhaad Bhiwandiwala & Kanchan Srivas
2017 Karsandas Pay & Use "Aai Jyo" Kedar – Bhargav
2017 Best Of Luck Laalu Best Of Luck Laalu (Title Song) Sachin–Jigar Niren Bhatt Tanishka Sanghvi
2017 Pappa Tamne Nahi Samjaay Pappa Tamne Nahi Samjjay Title Track Rahul Munjaria Ankit Trivedi
2019 Hungama House "Dhing Dhing Dhamal" Paresh Bhavesh Iqbal Qureshi Tarnnum Malik
Atrangi Ankho

Pakistani films

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Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2017 Mehrunisa V Lub U "Marhabaa" Simaab Sen Prashant Ingole Mohini Shri

Discography as composer

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As composer
Year Film & TV Show Note
2012 No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahey Just Composer
2012 Aasman Se Aage
2015 Swim Team
2017 Jaat Ki Jugni
Peshwa Bajirao
2018 Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala Also Singer
2019 Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji Just Composer
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Also Singer
2021 Pandya Store Also Singer
Dhadkan Zindaggi Kii Also Singer
2022 Woh Toh Hai Albelaa

Awards

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References

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  1. ^ a b c "Nakash Aziz". Sify. Archived from the original on 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Tamil is a great language: Nakash Aziz". Deccan Chronicle. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Singer and composer Nakash Aziz's musical journey". The Indian Express. 22 August 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  4. ^ a b Fernandes, Kasmin (15 July 2015). "Nakash Aziz: I was living the song for quite some time". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "'Saree Ke Fall Sa' from 'R...Rajkumar' is Shahid Kapoor's favourite song". Mid-Day. 7 September 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  6. ^ Badhaai Do - Title Track, 1 February 2022, retrieved 19 March 2022
  7. ^ "फिल्म 'बेरा एक अघोरी' का नया गाना 'दिल मेरा खो गया' रिलीज होते ही हुआ वायरल". News18 हिंदी (in Hindi). 29 October 2022. Retrieved 22 April 2023.
  8. ^ "Nakash Aziz honored with Zee Cine Award 2014". BollywoodDhamaka. 16 February 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2016.