Ankit Tiwari is one of the most sought-after playback singers and music directors in the Indian film industry. Just around the time when Adele was rolling in the deep and mending our broken heart, we had singer Ankit Tiwari lending his voice to our emotions with super-duper hits like Sunn Raha Hai, Kaisa Hai Dard Mera, KuchToh Hua Hai, Galliyan, Sanam Teri Kasam, Mat Ja Re. If you have a thing for soulful music, you got to have these songs on your playlist.
Born in Kanpur, Ankit Tiwari always had an inclination towards music, which he derived from his mother who is a devotional singer. He started a career in singing with the film Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster in 2011, composing the song Saheb Bada Hatila. He broke all records with his next release Sunn Raha Hai from Aashiqui 2 (2013). It fetched him his first nomination in Filmfare, IIFA and Star Guild Awards. He also won the Mirchi "Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year" award for the song.
Ankit Tiwari firmly believes that every creation has a direct contact with the supreme power “God”, which is well-reflected in some of his compositions. The listeners are able to connect with the lyrics of his songs at a very deep level.
He has composed back to back super-hit songs for movies like Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster (2011), Issaq (2013), Purani Jeans (2014), Alone (2015), Khamoshiyan (2015), Roy (2015), All Is Well (2015), Ishqedarriyaan (2015), Bhaag Johnny (2015), Yaara Silly Silly (2015), Airlift (2016), Sanam Teri Kasam (2016), Sanam Re (2016), Rocky Handsome (2016), Rustom (2016) andBaaghi (2016). The singer is also the voice behind some of best songs in various Bollywood blockbusters like Aashiqui 2 (2013), Ek Villain (2014), Singham Returns (2014), PK (2014) Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015). The upcoming songs of Ankit Tiwari include banners like T-series, Vishesh Films, VidhuVinod Chopra Films, Balaji Motion Pictures and Dharma Productions.
Numerous awards and accolades conferred upon Mr Tiwari orchestrate his unmatched talent. He has bagged more than 30 national international awards including Filmfare, IIFA, Zee Cine, Stardust, BIG Star Entertainment, GiMA and Mirchi Music. Reaching the pinnacle of success within a short span of time, Ankit Tiwari has certainly set the perfect precedent for all the aspiring singers in our country.
Ankit Tiwari has successfully redefined the genre of romantic songs with his intoxicating music. His unique style of music, coupled with unprecedented efforts and perseverance did not only fetch him great success, but also established him as a brand in the Bollywood music industry.