|Born||6 March 1990|
|Genres||Film Score, Playback Singing|
|Occupations||Singer, Music Director|
Ankit Tiwari (born Ankur Tewari March 6, 1990) is an Indian playback singer and music director in television and Bollywood. He received acclaim for his song, Sunn Raha Hai for the movie Aashiqui 2.
He hails from Kanpur in India[disambiguation needed]. His father has a music group of his own and his mother sings devotional songs. From childhood he used to sit with them during practice and trained under Vinod Kumar Dwivedi. He used to practice for nearly 12 hours a day. He is a student of Jugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Kanpur.
Tiwari worked with T.V broadcasters including Sony TV, Star Plus and Colors, producing background scores for some of their daily soap operas. He sang in some of the productions. In 2011, he composed music for Saregama's devotional album Sai Ki Tasveer performed by Richa Sharma.
After that, he became a solo music director. He worked with STAR News on their project Khoob Ladi Mardani dedicated to Rani Lakshmibai sung by Richa Sharma. This in turn lead him to his next project Vishesh Films's, Aashiqui 2 directed by Mohit Suri 
He has also lent his voice to the tunes of Himesh Reshammiya and Ismail Darbar. His releases in 2014 include 'Ek Villain', followed by a Rajshri Production movie, a Ramesh Sippy Films venture, a T-series project and Desi Magic, the debut for actor Ameesha Patel as producer.
On May 8, 2014, media reported that Tiwari was arrested in Mumbai on charges of raping his girlfriend on the pretext of marriage. He was booked on charges of rape, cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage and criminal intimidation. Weeks later, he was granted bail, and his bail application said the accuser's statement included several contradictions.
- Do Dooni Chaar
- Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster
- Aashiqui 2
- Dil rangeela
- Samrat & Co.
- Desi Magic
- The Xpose
- Ek Villain
- Sai Ki Tasveer
- "Would love to sing for SRK and Ranbir: Ankit Tiwari". Business Standard. June 13, 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
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- "Fame and success are temporary, believes Ankit Tiwari". The Times Of India. May 3, 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
- "Celebrity Photo Gallery, Celebrity Wallpapers, Celebrity Videos, Bio, News, Songs, Movies". In.com. Retrieved 2013-09-07.
- "Sai moments: Richa Sharma has come up with a devotional album". The Hindu. Apr 2, 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
- "Would love to sing for SRK and Ranbir: Ankit Tiwari - Entertainment News - Sahara Samay". English.samaylive.com. 2013-06-13. Retrieved 2013-09-07.
- For him, success sings Tum Hi Ho
- "Ankit Tiwari, of Aashiqui 2 Fame, arrested for Raping his Girlfriend". news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 8 May 2014.