Sajid–Wajid

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Sajid-Wajid
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Background information
Genres Film soundtrack
Occupations Music composer, Music director
Years active 1998-present
Associated acts Sajid-Wajid
Website www.sajidwajid.com

Sajid–Wajid is a Hindi music composer duo consisting of brothers Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali.[1] Known for their work for Bollywood films, they have been honoured with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of Asian Academy Of Film & Television.

Early life[edit]

Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali were born into a musically rich family. Their father Ustad Sharafat Khan was a talented tabla player, while their grandfather Ustad Abdul Latif was honored by the Indian Government with Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian awards in India.

Sajid–Wajid had learnt music from various music teachers including Ustad Allahrakha Khan and his brother Das Babu. Before turning into music direction, Sajid had tried his hand in import-export business, but he later was inspired by some of his friends to take music as career.

Before working independently as music director duo, Sajid–Wajid also had worked with their father Ustad Sharafat Khan on an album, but this was never released.

Career[edit]

Sajid–Wajid first scored music for Sohail Khan's Pyar Kiya To Darna Kiya in 1998. In 1999, they scored music for Sonu Nigam's album Deewaana. The songs, Deewaana Tera, Ab Mujhe Raat Din and Iss Kadar Pyaar Hai went on to become hits. The same year, they worked as music directors for the film, Hello Brother and gave several hit numbers such as, "Hata Saawan Ki Ghata", "Chupke Se Koi Aayega" and "Hello Brother". In 2000, they scored the music for Baaghi.[2]

In later years, they composed music for several films such as, Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai (2002), Gunaah (2002),Chori Chori (2003 film) (2003), The Killer (2006), Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar (2006),Jaane Hoga Kya (2006)and Kal Kissne Dekha.[2]

The music duo have also composed music for several films starring Salman Khan, which include, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002), Tere Naam (2003), Garv (2004), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Partner (2007), Hello (2008), God Tussi Great Ho (2008), Wanted (2009), Main Aur Mrs Khanna, (2009), Veer (2010), Dabangg (2010),[3] No Problem (2010), and Ek Tha Tiger (2012; "Mashallah" only). They are currently composing music for Khan's next film, Jai Ho (2014).

They are mentors on the Zee TV reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar. Sajid–Wajid brothers are also brand ambassadors of Radio Noida 107.4F.

Sajid–Wajid are currently mentoring the Zee TV musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012.

They have composed title track for television reality show Bigg Boss 4 & Bigg Boss 6.[4]

Sajid–Wajid had composed IPL 4 theme song "Dhoom Dhoom Dhoom Dhadaka" and Wajid had sung the title track himself, too. They had also composed theme song for Kings XI Punjab

Wajid as singer[edit]

Year Song Film Comments
2014 Shanivaar Raati Main Tera Hero Additional vocals sung by Wajid [5]
Jai Jai Jai Jai Ho Jai Ho Composed by Amal Malik
Baaki Sab First Class Hai Jai Ho
2013 Saamne Hai Savera Bullet Raja
Bullett Raja Bullet Raja
Satake Thoko Bullet Raja
Tu Bhi Mood Mein Grand Masti Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Ishq Mohallah Chashme Baddoor
Andha Ghoda Race Mein Dauda Chashme Baddoor
Dhichkyaaon Doom Doom (Version 2) Chashme Baddoor
Govinda Aala Re Rangrezz
2012 PandeyJee Seeti Dabangg 2
Fevicol Se Dabangg 2
Jaane Bhi De Ishkq in Paris
Teri Choodiyan Da Crazy Crazy Sound Ishkq in Paris
Mashallah Ek Tha Tiger
Mukhtasar Teri Meri Kahaani
Humse Pyar Kar Le Tu Teri Meri Kahaani
Chinta Ta Ta Chita Chita Rowdy Rathore Nominated for Renault Star Guild Awards - Best Male Singer with Mika Singh
Dhadang Dhang Dhang Rowdy Rathore
Right Now Housefull 2
Govinda Ala Re Mumbai Mirror Composed by Amjad Nadeem
2011 Nazar Se Nazar Mille Miley Naa Miley Hum
Mahi Mahi Miley Naa Miley Hum
Wake Up Now Miley Naa Miley Hum
2010 Humka Peeni Hai Dabangg
Hud Hud Dabangg Dabangg
Chandni Chowk Se Chatur Singh Two Star
Singh Singh Singh Chatur Singh Two Star
Taali Veer
Get Set Go Chase Composed by Vijay Verma & Udbhav Ojha
No Problem No Problem
2009 Happening I Am Happening Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
Tumne Socha Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
Jalwa Wanted
Love Me Wanted
Tose Pyaar Karte Hai Wanted
Tere Bina Lagta Nahin Mera Jiya Kal Kissne Dekha
I Am Falling In Love Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge
Nako-Re-Nako Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge
Apne Ko Paisa Chahiye Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge
Paying Guests Paying Guests
2008 Tujhe Aksa Beach Ghuma Doon God Tussi Great Ho
Bang Bang Bang Hello
Hello Hello
Mitwa Re Hello
Do You Wanna Partner Partner
Soni De Nakhre Partner Nominated for IIFA Best Male Playback Award - Male with Labh Janjua

Sajid Filmography[edit]

Sajid-Wajid as Music Directors[edit]

Year Movie Comments
2014 Dolly Ki Doly
Tevar
Daawat-e-Ishq
Gabbar
Heropanti
Main Tera Hero Won "Life OK Now Award" for Music of the Month
Jai Ho
2013 Bullet Raja
Naam
Ishkq in Paris
Chashme Buddoor
Himmatwala
Rangrezz
2012 Dabangg 2
Son of Sardaar 1 song, Yeh Jo Halki Halki Khumariyaan
Ajab Gazabb Love
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
Ek Tha Tiger Mashallah song composed
Teri Meri Kahaani Received Very Good Response
Rowdy Rathore Received mixed opening and music was plus point for the movie.
Housefull 2
Tezz
2011 Miley Naa Miley Hum
Chatur Singh Two Star
Tell Me O Kkhuda Title Song 'Tell Me O Kkhuda' Composed
2010 No Problem
Dabangg Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Music Director along with Lalit Pandit
Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai
Veer
2009 Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
Wanted
Paying Guests
Kal Kissne Dekha
Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge
2008 God Tussi Great Ho
Hello
Zindagi Tere Naam
Khallballi!
Kismat Konnection One Song
Heroes
2007 Welcome Title Song
Partner Nominated, IIFA Best Music Director Award
2006 Jaane Hoga Kya
Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar
The Killer
Jawani Diwani
Saawan... The Love Season 1 Song, Tu Mila De
2005 Mashooka
Chetna - The Excitement
Dreams - Sapney Sach Honge
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Nominated, IIFA Best Music Director Award
Garv
2003 Tere Naam 2 Songs
Chori Chori
2002 Gunaah
Shararat
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam 1 Song
Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge
Maa Tujhhe Salaam
2001 Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar
Mitti
2000 Baaghi
Khauff
1999 Hello Brother
1998 Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya 1 Song

Non-Film Albums[edit]

Sajid Wajid had scored music for some Non-Film Albums as Music Directors too.

Year Album Singer Lyricist
1999 Deewana Sonu Nigam Faiz Anwar
2001 Khoya Khoya Chand Alka Yagnik and Babul Supriyo Sameer
2005 Tera Intezar Rahul Vaidya Jalees Sherwani and Sajid–Wajid

Sajid-Wajid as Lyricist[edit]

Year Song Film Lyricist Music Director
2014 Baaki Sab First Class Hai Jai Ho Sajid with Irfaan Kamal & Danish Sabri Sajid–Wajid
2012 Fevicol Se Dabangg 2 Sajid–Wajid with Ashraf Ali

Sajid–Wajid

Desi Mem Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Wajid Sajid–Wajid
Zor Naache Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Wajid Sajid–Wajid
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Theme Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Wajid Sajid–Wajid
2009 Le Le Mazaa Le Wanted Wajid with Shabbir Ahmed Sajid–Wajid
Life Life Daddy Cool Sajid with Farhad Wadia Farhad Wadia & Sajid
2007 Take Lite Nishabd Sajid with Farhad Wadia Amar Mohile
Ruk Ja Ram Gopal Varma ki Aag Sajid with Farhad Wadia Amar Mohile
Jee Le Ram Gopal Varma ki Aag Sajid with Farhad Wadia

Prasanna Shekhar

Sajid-Wajid as Background Scorer[edit]

Sajid–Wajid had also given Background music to many films.

Year Movie Comments
2013 Ishkq in Paris
Bullett Raja

Awards[edit]

Won
Nominations

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scribd.com All Hindi (Bollywood Indian) Movie List: Credits for Welcome (2007)
  2. ^ a b "Sajid Wajid". Hindi Lyrics. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sajid-Wajid". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Television Show Title track By Sajid-Wajid". 
  5. ^ "Singer info". 
  6. ^ a b c d "Sajid-Wajid give credit to Sallu for awards". Times of India. IANS. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "Awards". 

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