Anu Malik BIOGRAPHY
Anu Malik (born 2 November 1960), born Anwar Sardaar Malik, is a famous music director in the Hindi film industry. Son of veteran music director Sardar Malek, Anu Malik made his debut as a music composer in the year 1981. After a considerable period of struggle, the 90's welcomed Anu with hits like 'Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee', 'Baazigar', 'Jaanam' and many more. Today, Anu is one of the most successful music directors in the industry. Known for his versatile compositions, Anu has directed music for almost all kinds of films without being repetitive. This is claimed to be his mantra for success. The beginning of the millennium saw him winning the National Award for his soulful music for J.P Dutta's 'Refugee', and also the Filmfare Special Jury Award for his outstanding contribution to music. He has also won the Filmfare Best Music Director Award for 'Main Hoon Na' and 'Baazigar'. Anu Malik has been judging the television phenomenon 'Indian Idol' for the last three seasons and continues to be a member of the jury for the fourth season as well. He remains the favorite among the viewers and contestants with his straight talk coupled with 'singing shayari comments'. Anu Malik has also rendered many of his own compositions and has won accolades for popular songs like Garam Chaye Ki Pyali, Gori Gori and the recent Meri Jane Jigar, he has composed music for more than 380 films.