Amaal Mallik

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Amaal Malik
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Malik at the 61st Filmfare Awards, 2016
Background information
Origin Mumbai, India
Labels T-Series

Amaal Mallik is an Indian music director, singer and lyricist in the Hindi film industry hailing from a musical family. He is the grandson of Sardar Malik; son of Daboo Malik and Jyothi Malik; brother of singer Armaan Malik and nephew of music composer and singer Anu Malik. Mallik started learning music at the age of 8 and took a liking towards the piano. He debuted in 2014 by composing three songs for Salman Khan's Jai Ho, following it up with the song "Naina" from Khoobsurat.[2]

Early life and background[edit]

Mallik is the elder of two children born to music director Daboo Malik and Jyothi Malik. He studied in Jamnabai Narsee School and completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from N. M. College in Mumbai. He studied piano and completed his course at Trinity College of Music (Western Classical, Jazz & Rock) under the guidance and training he received from teachers including Benny, Xavier Fernandes, Tony Pinto and Joy Bose.[3] He also trained in Indian classical music informally under the tutelage of his grandfather Sri Sardar Malik.


Mallik began his career journey at a young age. After completing his 10th grade year, he immediately went on to assist music composer and background scorer Amar Mohile for the soundtrack of Sarkar (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) at the age of 15, later moving on to producing and arranging music for his father in films like Sohail Khan's Kisaan (2009), for which he collaborated on a remix track of "Mere Desh Ki Dharti" with pop singer, Daler Mehndi.

From 2008 to 2011 Malik assisted music composer Pritam on several film albums, alongside producing background scores for Sandeep Chowta and Salim-Sulaiman for films like Rowdy Rathore, R... Rajkumar, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, Heroine, Youngistaan, Ab Tak Chhappan 2, and Phata Poster Nikla Hero. His first outing as a solo background scorer was for Khwaabb, a sports film produced by PVR Pictures & Bullseye Entertainment, which won him good reviews.

In 2014, he debuted as a music composer. He composed three songs for Salman Khan's film Jai Ho and a song for Khoobsurat.

In 2015, he composed 2 songs for Roy. The song "Sooraj Dooba Hain", sung by Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma, was the biggest hit of 2015 and earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Music Director along with Ankit Tiwari and Meet Bros. For that song Singh won Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. Then he composed three songs for Ek Paheli Leela, two of which he composed with Uzair Jaswal, and one he composed alone. He composed a song with Badshah for the film All Is Well. He also composed a song for Hate Story 3 and two songs for Calendar Girls. He composed four songs for Hero, and sang "O Khuda" with Palak Muchhal. In 2015, he composed four singles including "Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon".

In 2016, he composed a song for Mastizaade, two songs for Airlift (Soch Na Sake & Tu Bhoola Jise), three songs for Sanam Re(Hua Hain Aaj Pehli Baar, Gazab Ka Hai Yeh Din, Kya Tujhe Ab Ye Dil Bataye), one song for Baaghi, and two songs for Kapoor & Sons, including "Kar Gaye Chull", which he composed with Badshah. He also composed a song for Do Lafzon Ki Kahani, three songs for Azhar, a song for Sarbjit, a song for Baar Baar Dekho, and a song for Force 2. He was the main composer of M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. He composed the Hindi, Tamil and Telugu soundtrack of the film. He composed eight songs for the Hindi soundtrack of this film, and Rochak Kohli joined as a guest composer by composing a song for the Hindi soundtrack. In 2016, he composed a single which was sung by Shaan. In 2016, he earned two nominations for Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for Kapoor & Sons along with Badshah, Tanishk Bagchi, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Benny Dayal and Nucleya; and for Baaghi along with Meet Bros, Ankit Tiwari and Manj Musik.

In 2017, he composed two songs for Badrinath Ki Dulhania, of which he sang "Aashiq Surrender Hua" with Shreya Ghoshal; another was sung by Arijit Singh. Singh won Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer and Mallik earned a nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Music Director along with Tanishk Bagchi an Akhil Sachdeva. Mallik composed all the songs for Noor, and sang a song with Tulsi Kumar. He composed two songs for Chef, two songs for Golmaal Again, and two songs for Mubarakan; he also lent his voice for a song in the latter. He composed two singles in 2017, both sung by his younger brother Armaan Malik.

In 2018, Mallik composed a single "Ghar Se Nikalte Hi" & Armaan lent his voice for it. He also composed a song for Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. He will also compose for the films Baazaar and Sanju.

Advertising and television career[edit]

Mallik has composed music for over 100 advertisement jingles with directors like Prakash Verma, Kailash Surendranath, Prahlad Kakar, Vinod P Vijay, Jeet Surendranth, E. Niwas, Bauddhayan Mukherji (Little Lamb Films), Hemanth Bhandari (Chrome Pictures) for brands like Amul, Vodafone, Horlicks, Relaxo, Toyota, Cornetto, Indian Oil, Sunfeast, iBall, and[citation needed]

He composed the title track for Sony and Ravi Adhikari's Hongey Judaa Na Hum and also the background score for reputed television director Siddharth Sengupta and Sphere Origin's Show - 26/12 (Chabbis Barah) for Life Ok, for which he was nominated for best background score.[citation needed]


As a composer[edit]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Songs Notes
2014 Jai Ho 3 songs- Tumko To Aana Hi Tha, Love You Till The End (House Mix), Jai Jai Jai Jai Ho (Title Track) Debut film as composer
Khoobsurat 1 song- Naina
2015 Roy 2 songs- "Sooraj Dooba Hain", Sooraj Dooba Hain (version 2) Filmfare Awards
Producers Guild Film Awards
Ek Paheli Leela 3 songs- Tere Bin Nahi Laage (Male Version), Tere Bin Nahi Laage (Female Version), Saiyaan Superstar Tere Bin Nahi Laage is a recreated song original music by Uzair Jaswal
All Is Well 1 song- Chaar Shanivaar
Hero 4 songs- Main Hoon Hero Tera (Salman Khan Version), Main Hoon Hero Tera (Armaan Malik version), Main Hoon Hero Tera (Armaan Malik version (Sad Version), O Khuda
Calendar Girls 2 songs- Khwaishein (Rock Version), Khwaishein (Film version)
Hate Story 3 2 songs- Tumhe Apna Banane Ka, Love To Hate You
2016 Airlift 4 songs- "Soch Na Sake", "Soch Na Sake (Solo Version)", Mera Nachan Nu, Tu Bhoola Jise
Mastizaade 1 song- Rom Rom Romantic
Sanam Re 3 songs- Gazab Ka Hai Yeh Din, Hua Hain Aaj Pehli Baar, Kya Tujhe Ab Ye Dil Bataye
Kapoor & Sons 2 songs- Kar Gayi Chull, Buddhu Sa Mann Kar Gayi Chull is a recreated song original music by Badshah
Baaghi 1 song- Sab Tera
Azhar 3 songs- Bol Do Na Zara, Tu HI Na Jaane, Jeet Ne Ke Liye
Sarbjit 1 song- Salamat
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani 1 song- Kuch To Hai
M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story "All Songs" All songs were released in four languages : Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi
Baar Baar Dekho 1 song - Sau Aasmaan
Force 2 1 song - Ishaara
2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania 2 Songs - Aashiq Surrender Hua, Roke Na Ruke Naina
Noor "All Songs" Gulabi 2.0 is a recreated version. Original Song Gulaabi Aankhen Jo Teri Dekhi original music by R.D. Burman and Anand Bakshi
Mubarakan 2 Songs -The Goggle Song,Jatt Jaguar
Chef 1 song - Tere Mere
Golmaal Again 2 songs - Neend Churai, Hum Nahi Sudrenge Neend Churai hook line taken from the film Ishq composed by Anu Malik
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety 1 song - Subah Subah
BaazaarFilm has yet to be released Liye Jaa
2019 De De Pyaar De Film has yet to be released TBA

As a playback singer[edit]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Song(s) Co-Singer(s) Notes
2015 Hero O Khuda Palak Muchhal Composed by himself
2017 Noor Gulabi 2.0 Tulsi Kumar, Yash Narvekar
Badrinath Ki Dulhania Aashiq Surrender Hua Shreya Ghoshal
Mubarakan The Goggle Song Sonu Nigam, Armaan Malik, Tulsi Kumar and Neeti Mohan

Background score[edit]

  • Khwaabb - PVR Pictures & Bullseye Entertainment starring Navdip Singh and Simer K Motiani.


Mallik composed these songs in single release under the exclusive contract with music company T-Series which were all produced by Bhushan Kumar.[4]

Year Song(s) Singer Featured actor/actress
2015 Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main Atif Aslam Tiger Shroff
Chal Wahan Jaate Hain Arijit Singh Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon
Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon Armaan Malik Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta
Wedding Da Season Neha Kakkar & Mika Singh Shilpa Shetty
2016 Tum Ho Toh Lagta Hai Shaan Saqib Saleem and Taapsee Pannu
2017 Aaja Na Ferrari Mein Armaan Malik Armaan Malik
Paas Aao Armaan Malik & Prakriti Kakar Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon
2018 Ghar Se Nikalte Hi Armaan Malik Armaan Malik
Ready to Move Armaan Malik Tiger Shroff

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Nominated song Film Result Ref(s)
Mirchi Music Awards
2015 Album of The Year - Roy Nominated [5][6]
Music Composer of The Year "Sooraj Dooba Hain" Nominated
Upcoming Music Composer of The Year Won
"Main Hoon Hero Tera (Salman Khan Version)" Hero Nominated
Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year "O Khuda" Nominated
2016 Album of The Year - Kapoor & Sons Nominated [7]
2017 Music Composer of the Year "Aashiq Surrender Hua" Badrinath Ki Dulhania Nominated [8]


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Maheshwari, Neha (21 February 2016). "Amaal and Armaan Malik: Our father will get the success he deserved through us". Times of India. Retrieved 18 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "My female fans call themselves 'Amaalians': Amaal Mallik". The Indian Express. 2 April 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "T-Series exclusively signs Amaal Mallik, Armaan Malik and Shrey Singhal". Bollywood Hungama. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 
  6. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 
  7. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-26. 
  8. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards 2017". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 

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