Irshad Kamil

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Irshad Kamil
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Kamil at Delhi Poetry Festival on 19 January 2013
Born (1971-09-05) 5 September 1971 (age 45)
Malerkotla, Sangrur district, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Lyricist, Poet
Years active 2004 - Present
Website Irshad Kamil

Irshad Kamil is an Indian Hindi/Urdu poet and lyricist [1] best known for writing songs for Bollywood films including Jab We Met, Chameli, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, Aashiqui 2 and Raanjhanaa.

Personal life[edit]

Kamil was born in Malerkotla and belongs to a Punjabi Muslim family. He studied journalism at the Panjab University, followed by postgraduate and PhD degrees in Hindi.[2]

Career[edit]

After writing scripts for soaps such as Na Jaiyo Pardes and Kahan Se Kahan Tak, his first assignment in Mumbai was writing dialogue for Manish Goswami’s Kartavya. Soon followed Drishtaant, a serial produced and directed by Pankaj Kapur. Brought to Mumbai by producer Lekh Tandon, Kamil later worked with musician Sandesh Shandilya.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Music Composer Film Director Notes Ref.
2004 Chameli Sandesh Shandilya Sudhir Mishra
Anant Balani
[3]
2005 Shabd Vishal-Shekhar Leena Yadav [4]
Socha Na Tha Sandesh Shandilya Imtiaz Ali [5]
Karam Vishal-Shekhar Leena Yadav [6]
Neal 'N' Nikki Salim Sulaiman Arjun Sablok [7]
2006 Ahista Ahista Himesh Reshammiya Shivam Nair [8]
Gafla Kartik Shah Sameer Hanchate
2007 Kaisay Kahein Pritam Mohit Hussein [9]
Dhol Pritam Priyadarshan
Jab We Met Pritam Imtiaz Ali [10]
2008 Tulsi Nikhil-Vinay Ajay Kumar
Bhram Pritam Pavan S. Kaul [11][12]
Thodi Life Thoda Magic Vinay Tiwari Anand L Rai [13]
A Wednesday! Sanjoy Chowdhury Neeraj Pandey [14]
2009 Kutti Chetan and Friends Pritam Deepak Subhash Jadhav [15]
Aa Dekhen Zara Pritam
Gourav Dasgupta
Jehangir Surti [16][17]
Tera Mera Ki Rishta Jaidev Kumar Navaniat Singh [18]
Hum Phirr Mileinge... Sandesh Shandilya Manish Goel
Love Aaj Kal Pritam Imtiaz Ali [19][20]
Toss Sandesh Shandilya Ramesh Khatkar [21]
Fast Forward Akbar Sami Zaigham Ali Sayed [22]
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Pritam Rajkumar Santoshi [23]
De Dana Dan Pritam Priyadarshan [24]
2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Pritam Ashwni Dhir [25]
Tum Milo Toh Sahi Pritam Kabir Sadanand [26]
Raajneeti Pritam Prakash Jha [27]
Khatta Meetha Pritam
Shehzad Roy
Priyadarshan [28]
Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Pritam Milan Luthria [29]
Help Ashutosh Phatak Rajeev Virani
Aashayein Pritam Nagesh Kukunoor [30][31]
We Are Family Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Siddharth Malhotra [32][33]
Anjaana Anjaani Vishal-Shekhar Siddharth Anand [34][35]
Aakrosh Pritam Priyadarshan [36]
Action Replayy Pritam Vipul Shah [37][38]
2011 Yamla Pagla Deewana Sandesh Shandilya Samir Karnik [39]
Kucch Luv Jaisaa Pritam Barnali Ray Shukla [40]
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Sohail Sen Ali Abbas Zafar [41][42]
Mausam Pritam Pankaj Kapoor [43][44]
Rascals Vishal-Shekhar David Dhawan [45][46][47]
Rockstar A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali [48][49]
Desi Boyz Pritam Rohit Dhawan [50]
2012 Jodi Breakers Salim-Sulaiman Ashwini Chaudhary [51]
Cocktail Pritam Homi Adajania [52][53]
Chakravyuh Salim-Sulaiman
Shantanu Moitra
Prakash Jha [54][55][56]
Son of Sardaar Himesh Reshammiya
Sajid-Wajid
Ashwni Dhir [57][58]
2013 Kaanchi Ismail Darbar
Salim-Sulaiman
Subhash Ghai [59]
Special 26 M. M. Keeravani
Himesh Reshammiya
Neeraj Pandey [60][61]
Aashiqui 2 Mithoon
Jeet Gannguli
Mohit Suri [62]
Raanjhanaa A. R. Rahman Anand L Rai [63][64]
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero Pritam Rajkumar Santoshi [65]
2014 Gunday Sohail Sen Ali Abbas Zafar [66]
Highway A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali [67]
Kochadaiiyaan A. R. Rahman Soundarya Rajinikanth [68]
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Pritam AR Murugadoss [69]
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Sachin-Jigar Shashank Khaitan [70][71]
Raja Natwarlal Yuvan Shankar Raja Kunal Deshmukh [72]
Happy New Year Vishal-Shekhar Farah Khan [73]
2015 I A. R. Rahman Shankar [74]
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Himesh Reshammiya Sooraj Barjatya [75]
Guddu Rangeela Amit Trivedi Subhash Kapoor [76][77]
Tamasha A. R. Rahman Imtiaz Ali [78]
2016 Sultan Vishal-Shekhar Ali Abbas Zafar [79]
Pink Anupam Roy Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury [80]
Madaari Vishal Bhardwaj
Sunny Bawra-Inder Bawra
Nishikant Kamat [81][82]
2017 Sachin: A Billion Dreams Anupam Roy James Erskine [83][84]
Dear Maya A. R. Rahman Sunaina Bhatnagar [85][86]
Raabta Pritam
JAM8
Dinesh Vijan [87]
Mom A. R. Rahman Ravi Udyawar [88][89][90]
Jab Harry Met Sejal Pritam Imtiaz Ali [91][92]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Me". 
  2. ^ "I am a closed-door rebel: Irshad Kamil". The Times of India. 
  3. ^ "Chameli". Saavn. 
  4. ^ "Shabd". Saavn. 
  5. ^ "Socha Na Tha". Saavn. 
  6. ^ "Karam". Saavn. 
  7. ^ "Neal 'N' Nikki". Saavn. 
  8. ^ "Ahista Ahista". Saavn. 
  9. ^ "Kaisay Kahein". YouTube. 
  10. ^ "Jab We Met". Saavn. 
  11. ^ "Bhram Music Review". 
  12. ^ "An Illusion - Bhram". YouTube. 
  13. ^ "Thodi Life Thoda Magic". Saavn. 
  14. ^ "A Wednesday: Songs Lyrics". 
  15. ^ "Kutti Chetan and Friends". Hotstar. 
  16. ^ "Aa Dekhen Zara Jukebox 1". YouTube. 
  17. ^ "Aa Dekhen Zara - Jukebox 2". YouTube. 
  18. ^ "Tera Mera Ki Rishta". Gaana.com. 
  19. ^ "Love Aaj Kal - Full Songs - Jukebox 1". YouTube. 
  20. ^ "Love Aaj Kal - Full Songs - Jukebox 2". YouTube. 
  21. ^ "Toss Cast and Crew". Bollywood Hungama. 
  22. ^ "Fast Forward Music". Bollywood Hungama. 
  23. ^ "Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani - Full Songs Jukebox". YouTube. 
  24. ^ "De Dana Dan". Saavn. 
  25. ^ "Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge". Saavn. 
  26. ^ "Tum Milo Toh Sahi". Saavn. 
  27. ^ "Raajneeti Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  28. ^ "Khatta Meetha". Saavn. 
  29. ^ "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai". Saavn. 
  30. ^ "Aashayein". Saavn. 
  31. ^ "Dilkash Dildaar Duniya". YouTube. 
  32. ^ "We Are Family - Reham O Karam". YouTube. 
  33. ^ "We Are Family". Saavn. 
  34. ^ "Anjaana Anjaani". Saavn. 
  35. ^ "Music review of Anjaana Anjaani by Joginder Tuteja". Bollywood Hungama. 
  36. ^ "Aakrosh". Saavn. 
  37. ^ "Yamla Pagla Deewana". Saavn. 
  38. ^ "Chhan Ke Mohalla [Full Song] - Action Replayy". YouTube. 
  39. ^ "Yamla Pagla Deewana". YouTube. 
  40. ^ "Kucch Luv Jaisa". Saavn. 
  41. ^ "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  42. ^ "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan". Saavn. 
  43. ^ "Mausam". Saavn. 
  44. ^ "Mausam Songs". Bollywood Hungama. 
  45. ^ "Rascals". YouTube. 
  46. ^ "Rascals". Gaana.com. 
  47. ^ "Rascals". Saavn. 
  48. ^ "Sadda Haq Full Video Song Rockstar". YouTube. 
  49. ^ "Rockstar". Saavn. 
  50. ^ "Desi Boyz". Saavn. 
  51. ^ "Jodi Breakers Jukebox". YouTube. 
  52. ^ "Cocktail Jukebox 1". YouTube. 
  53. ^ "Cocktail Jukebox 2". YouTube. 
  54. ^ "Chakravyuh". Saavn. 
  55. ^ "Chakravyuh Jukebox". YouTube. 
  56. ^ "Chakravyuh Music". Bollywood Hungama. 
  57. ^ "Son of Sardaar". Saavn. 
  58. ^ "Son of Sardaar". Bollywood Hungama. 
  59. ^ "Kaanchi Full Song Jukebox". YouTube. 
  60. ^ "Special 26 Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  61. ^ "Special 26 Audio Jukebox II". YouTube. 
  62. ^ "Aashiqui 2 Jukebox". YouTube. 
  63. ^ "Raanjhanaa". Saavn. 
  64. ^ "Raanjhanaa Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  65. ^ "Phata Poster Nikla Hero Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  66. ^ "Gunday Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  67. ^ "Highway Songs Jukebox". YouTube. 
  68. ^ "Kochadaiiyaan - The Legend - Jukebox". YouTube. 
  69. ^ "Holiday Jukebox". YouTube. 
  70. ^ "Daingad Daingad". YouTube. 
  71. ^ "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Music". Bollywood Hungama. 
  72. ^ "Raja Natwarlal Jukebox". YouTube. 
  73. ^ "OFFICIAL: Happy New Year Full Audio Songs JUKEBOX". YouTube. 
  74. ^ "I Full Audio Songs (Hindi) Jukebox". YouTube. 
  75. ^ "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Songs Jukebox". YouTube. 
  76. ^ "Guddu Rangeela Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  77. ^ "Guddu Rangeela Music". YouTube. 
  78. ^ "Tamasha Full Audio Songs Jukebox". YouTube. 
  79. ^ "Sultan Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  80. ^ "Pink Jukebox". YouTube. 
  81. ^ "Madaari". Saavn. 
  82. ^ "Masoom Sa". YouTube. 
  83. ^ "Hind Mere Jind". YouTube. 
  84. ^ "Sachin: A Billion Dreams". Saavn. 
  85. ^ "Dear Maya". Saavn. 
  86. ^ "Dear Maya Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  87. ^ "Raabta Audio Jukebox". YouTube. 
  88. ^ "Mom Full Album". YouTube. 
  89. ^ "Mom". Saavn. 
  90. ^ "Mom Music". Bollywood Hungama. 
  91. ^ "Safar". Saavn. 
  92. ^ "Radha". YouTube. 

4. ^http://movies.rediff.com/report/2009/nov/09/meet-lyricist-irshad-kamil.htm

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