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|Occupations||Music composer, Music director|
Sajid–Wajid is a Hindi music composer duo consisting of brothers Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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), No Problem (2010), and Ek Tha Tiger (2012; "Mashallah" only). They are currently composing music for Khan's next film, Jai Ho (2014).
Wajid as singer
|2014||Shanivaar Raati||Main Tera Hero||Additional vocals sung by Wajid |
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Do You Wanna Partner||Partner|
|Soni De Nakhre||Partner||Nominated for IIFA Best Male Playback Award - Male with Labh Janjua|
- As Radhe's Friend In Film Wanted (2009 film)
- As Police Hawaldaar In Film Dabangg 2
- As Kali Charan's Friend In Film Kal Kisne Dekha
Sajid-Wajid as Music Directors
Sajid Wajid had scored music for some Non-Film Albums as Music Directors too.
|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
|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||
|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||
Sajid-Wajid as Background Scorer
Sajid–Wajid had also given Background music to many films.
|2013||Ishkq in Paris|
- 2011: Star Screen Award for Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: Apsara Award for Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: Lion club Award for Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: IIFA Best Music Director Award for Dabangg
- 2011: Mirchi Music Awards - Album of The Year for Dabangg
- 2011: Global Indian Music Academy Awards - Best Music Director for Dabangg
- 2011: Global Indian Music Academy Awards - Best Film Album for Dabangg
- 2012: BIG Star Most Entertaining Music for Ek Tha Tiger with Sohail Sen
- 2005: IIFA Best Music Director Award for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
- 2005: Screen Weekly Awards - Best Music for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
- 2005: Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
- 2008: IIFA Best Music Director Award for Partner
- 2010: BIG Star Most Entertaining Music for Dabangg
- 2012: BIG Star Most Entertaining Music for Rowdy Rathore
- Scribd.com All Hindi (Bollywood Indian) Movie List: Credits for Welcome (2007)
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- "Singer info".
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- Official website
- Sajid at the Internet Movie Database
- Sajid Filmography and Profile from Bollywood Hungama