Songs of melodrama, rock, pop, or hip-hop must be based on one mood to listen and slow down emotions. Songs are the heart of the movies which make them up and blockbusters. Every occasion needs a song to chill and enjoy, from sitting alone to vibe with best buddies. When we hear a song first thing that comes to mind is music; next to it is a singer. Singers play vital roles in bringing up the songs in the desired manner. India’s well-known playback singer, mainly for Galliyan, is Ankit Tiwari, a music director.
The early life of Ankit Tiwari
Ankit Tiwari was born on Thursday, 6 March 1986, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His parents Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and
his mother, Suman Tiwari, are both devotional singers. And also he has a brother Ankur Tiwari, a music
composer. He completed his schooling at Jugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Kanpur.
As part of the singing family, his parents had a group, Raju Suman and Party, where they hosted holy convocation. Ankit’s interest in music led his parents to train him professionally. Hence trained in classical music from Vinod Kumar Dwivedi before training in piano, Dhrupad, and Western vocals.
Initially started in radio station ‘Radio Chaska’ in Gwalior as a production head. From the singer’s background, he went to Mumbai with his brother Ankur to try his luck at singing. He stayed with Anuj Kumar, a cameraman, but unfortunately, he took off jingles writing job for TV commercials until 2010.
Ankit Tiwari as singer
As music directorial debut film, Do Dooni Chaar, released in 2010—later composed the theme song of Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster. But he wasn’t recognized yet till 2012. That’s when Aashiqui 2. Mahesh offered him to lend his voice for the song “Sunn Raha Hai,” which was a chartbuster. He further lent his voice to more chartbuster songs, including ‘Tu Hai Ki Nahi’ from Roy (2015), ‘Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi’ from Airlift (2016), and ‘Tere Liye’ from Sanam Re (2016).
Not only as a singer but also as a music director, he worked on movies like “PK” (2014), “Khamoshiyan” (2015), “Tum Bin 2” (2016), and “Sadak 2” (2020). He has featured in the music videos like ‘Badtameez’ (2016), ‘Mehbooba’ (2018), and ‘Tere Do Naina’ (2019). Apart from songs Kuch Toh Hua Hai, Singham Returns, and PK, released another piece the same year, the most successful track was “Galliyan” from Ek Villain.
|2015||Guild Awards||Best Male Playback Singer|
Best Music Director
|2014||Big Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Music|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Music Director|
Best Male Playback Singer
|2014||GiMA Awards||Best Music Debut|
|2014||IIFA Awards||Best Music Director|
|Mirchi Music Awards||Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year|
|2015||Screen Awards||Best Music Director|
|2015||StarDust Awards||Best Male Playback Singer|
|2014||Zee Cine Awards||Best Music Director|
With an engaging story of how he met his life partner. His grandmother found Pallavi an ideal match for her grandson, which she completed in 2017 when she traveled on a train from Kanpur to Delhi after a normal conversation. Pallavi Shukla, a mechanical engineer, married on 23 February 2018. The couple is blessed with a baby girl, Aryaa Tiwari. And recently, in February 2022, these couples were seen on StarPlus as contestants in Smart Jodi.
Ankit Tiwari’s new love song “Mehfooz Hai” with an outstanding performance by Terence Lewis. Further came with the album Aaram De, Shaamat, and movie songs Ek villa returns. He ventured on a triumphant journey from struggling to become a singer to a well-known playback singer, music producer, and director, hoping to hear from the beloved singer with some other projects.
What is Ankit Tiwari’s net worth?
As of 2022, Ankit Tiwari’s net worth is $100,000 – $1M.
How did Ankit Tiwari start his music career?
Ankit Tiwari’s career began upon meeting Pradeep Sarkar, where he got a chance to work on jingles and started composing background music for television programs.