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Nakash Aziz (born February 24, 1985),[1] also known as Nakash, is an Indian music composer and singer. He has assisted composer A. R. Rahman on films like Highway, Raanjhanaa, Rockstar, Delhi 6 and I in Hindi. He is known for playback 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); the latter two films of which were picturized on Shahid Kapoor.[3]

Nakash Aziz
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Nakash Aziz at studio
Background information
Born (1985-02-24) 24 February 1985 (age 34)[1]
Mangalore, India[1]
GenresFilmi, Indian pop, Folk-pop, acoustic music, pop rock
Occupation(s)Composer, Singer
Years active2010–present

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Early lifeEdit

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 now lives in Mumbai with his family. [4]

DiscographyEdit

Hindi songsEdit

Year Film Song Composer(s) Writer(s) Co-singer(s)
2010 Aisha "Suno Aisha" Amit Trivedi Amit Trivedi, Ash King
2012 Agent Vinod "Pungi" Pritam Chakraborty Mika Singh, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Pritam Chakraborty! Javed Jaffrey
2012 Cocktail "Second Hand Jawaani" Pritam Chakraborty Miss Pooja, Neha Kakkar
2013 R... Rajkumar "Saree Ke Fall Sa (Touch Karke)"[5] Pritam Chakraborty Antara Mitra
"Gandi Baat" (Film Version)[5] Ritu Pathak
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero "Dhating Naach"[5] Neha Kakkar
Raanjhanaa Nazar Laaye" A. R. Rahman Irshad Kamil Rashid Ali, Neeti Mohan
2014 Lekar Hum Deewana Dil "Beqasoor" A. R. Rahman Amitabh Bhattacharya Shweta Pandit
2014 The Hundred Foot Journey[3] "Afreen" K.M.M.C. Sufi Ensemble
2015 I (D) "Issak Tarri" Neeti Mohan
Hunterrr "Thaali Hai Khaali" Probit Dutt
Bajrangi Bhaijaan "Selfie Le Le Re" Pritam Chakraborty Vishal Dadlani, Pritam and Badshah
Phantom "Afghan Jalebi"
Tamasha "Heer Toh Badi Sad Hai" A. R. Rahman Mika Singh
2016 Mastizaade "Dekhega Raja Trailer" Anand Raj Anand Neha Kakkar
Ishq Forever "Happy Birthday (Ishq Forever)" Sameer Sippy Nadeem Saifi
Fan "Jabra Fan (Fan Anthem)" Vishal–Shekhar
Lovers Romance "Zalim Figure Hai" Faraz Ahmed Depakshi Kalipa
Housefull 3 "Pyar Ki Maa Ki" Manoj Yadav, Sajid-Farhad, Danish Sabri Sharib Sabri, Toshi Sabri, Divya Kumar, Anmoll Mallik, Earl Edgar
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil "The Breakup Song" Pritam Chakraborty Arijit Singh, Jonita Gandhi, Badshah
"Cutiepie" Pradeep Singh Sran
2017 Meri Pyaari Bindu "Ye Jawani Teri" Sachin-Jigar Jonita Gandhi
Machine "Chatur Naar" Rahul Dev Burman (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi) Shashaa Tirupati, Ikka Singh
Tubelight "Naach Meri Jaan" Pritam Chakraborty Kamaal Khan, Dev Negi, Tushar Joshi
Bank Chor "Jai Baba Bank Chor" Rochak Kohli
2018 Sanju "Bhopu Baj Raha Hain" Rohan-Rohan
Batti Gul Meter Chalu "Gold Tamba" Anu Malik
Simmba "Mera Wala Dance" Lijo George-DJ Chetas Neha Kakkar
Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle Tequila Shot" Rajesh Manthan Geet Sagar, Amrita Talukder
Padmaavat "Binte Dil" Sanjay Leela Bhansali A. M. Turaz Arijit Singh
2019 Bharat "Slow Motion" Vishal-Shekhar 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
Dream Girl "Dil Ka Telephone" Meet Bros Kumaar Jonita Gandhi

Telugu songsEdit

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
2016 Sardaar Gabbar Singh "Tauba Tauba" Devi Sri Prasad M. M. Manasi
Sarrainodu "Blockbuster" S. Thaman Shreya Ghoshal, Simha, Sri Krishna, Deepu
2017 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 (D) "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 (D) "Gaji Biji" Sanjay Leela Bhansali Chaitanya Prasad Divya Kumar
2019 Devi 2 "Chal Maar" Sajid-Wajid Ramajogayya Sastry Javed Ali
Guna 369 "Bujji Bangaram" Deepthi Parthasarathy

Tamil songsEdit

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 "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

Kannada songsEdit

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

Bengali songsEdit

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" 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 (2015 Bengali film) 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

Gujarati songsEdit

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 Fera Feri Hera Feri Icon Parth Bharat Thakkar Sanjay Chhel Jahnvi Shrimankar

As ComposerEdit

As composer
Year Film & TV Show
2011 Raaada Rox
2012 No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahey
2012 Aasman Se Aage
2015 Swim Team (tv series)
2017 Jaat Ki Jugni
2017 Peshwa Bajirao (TV series)
2018 Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala
2018 Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali (Story Of Love: Salim Anarkali)
2019 Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji
2019 Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke
2019 Baavle Utaavle

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Nakash Aziz". Sify. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Tamil is a great language: Nakash Aziz". deccanchronicle.com. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Singer and composer Nakash Aziz's musical journey". 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. ^ "Nakash Aziz honored with Zee Cine Award 2014". BollywoodDhamaka. 16 February 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2016.

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