Javed Ali

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Javed Ali
Javed Ali
Javed at a musical concert in 2017
Background information
Birth name Javed Hussain
Born 5 July 1982 (1982-07-05) (age 36)
Delhi, India
Genres Playback singing
Occupation(s) Playback Singer,
Live Performer,
Television Host,
Singing Reality Show's Judge
Years active 2000–present
Website JavedAli.in

Javed Ali (Hindi: जावेद अली, Urdu: جاوید علی‎, born 5 July 1982) is an Indian playback singer who has been singing in Hindi movies since the year 2000. In 2007 Javed Ali came into limelight for his song Ek Din Teri Raahon Mein from the film Naqaab and thereafter he sang Jashn-e-Bahaaran from Jodhaa Akbar, Arziyan from Delhi-6, Kun Faya Kun from Rockstar, Guzarish from Ghajini, Aa Jao Meri Tamanna from Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Gale Lag Ja from De Dana Dan, Tu Hi Haqeeqat from Tum Mile, Tum Tak from Raanjhanaa, Jab Tak Hai Jaan title track from the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Ishaqzaade title track from the film Ishaqzaade, Galat Baat Hai from Main Tera Hero, Daawat-e-Ishq film's Title Track, Maula from Wazir, Nagada Nagada from Jab We Met, Tu Jo Mila from Bajrangi Bhaijaan etc & many more. He is doing playback singing in various languages like Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Assamese. He judged reality shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2011 on Zee TV and Great Music Gurukul on Colors Bangla. Javed Ali Hosted Zee TV's Singing Reality Show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Early life[edit]

Javed Ali was born Javed Hussain in Delhi, India. Javed Ali started singing at a very early age with his father Ustad Hamid Hussain, a popular qawwali singer. During an interview, he said that his father used to sing kirtans, a form of Sikh prayer and a way to praise gods. Ghazal legend Ghulam Ali heard Ali's voice and felt that he could become a great singer in future. Ghulam Ali not only guided Javed, but also gave him chance to sing in his live concerts. As a tribute and honour to his guru Ghulam Ali, Javed changed his name from Javed Hussain to Javed Ali.[17]

Discography[edit]

Hindi/Bengali/Kannada/Malayalam/Odia/Pakistani[edit]

Year Song Film Language Music Director
2000 Chori Chori Aankh Beti No. 1 Hindi Viju Shah
2001 A Ding Dang Do Paagalpan Raju Singh
2003 Ab Ghar Aaja Haasil Jatin Lalit
2004 Bhigee Hui Koi Chameli Sandesh Shandilya
Baat Samjha Karo Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2005 Kajra Re Bunty Aur Babli
Sajna Angana Aayo Re Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...
Akh Ladiye Neal 'N' Nikki Salim-Sulaiman
2006 Rehja Re Golmaal Vishal-Shekhar
Meri Dhoop Hai Tu Zindaggi Rocks Anu Malik
2007 Nagada Nagada Jab We Met Pritam
Ek Din Teri Raahon Naqaab
Tara RU "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal"
Teri Deewani Duniya Sari My Friend Ganesha
2008 Jashn-E-Bahaara Jodhaa Akbar A. R. Rahman (Winner: Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Award for Male Vocalist of The Year, IIFA Award for Best Male Playback)
Yaar Mera Dildaara Mission Istanbul Anu Malik
Bekali A Wednesday Sanjoy Chowdhury
Tu Muskura Yuvvraaj A. R. Rahman
Guzarish Ghajini
2009 Arziyan Delhi-6
Tu Hi Haqeeqat Tum Mile Pritam
Tum Mile (Reprise)
Aa Jao Meri Tamanna Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Tu Hi Meri Prem Kaa Game
Gale Lag Ja De Dana Dan
2010 Suraj Hai Chanda Hai Sivaji A. R. Rahman
Ranjha Ranjha Raavan
Sauda Hai Aakrosh Pritam
Mayya Yashoda Jhootha Hi Sahi A. R. Rahman
Jeetoge Tum Toonpur Ka Superrhero Anu Malik
Hetechi Swapner Haat Dhore Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo Bengali Jeet Gannguli
2011 Tinku Jiya Yamla Pagla Deewana Hindi Pyarelal, Sukshinder Shinda, RDB, Nouman Javaid, Anu Malik, Sandesh Shandilya, Rahul Seth, Sanjoy Chowdhary
Dil Dar-Ba-Dar Yeh Saali Zindagi Nishat Khan
Ishq Tere Jalwe
Kaise Kahein Alvida
Sararara (II)
Chupi Chupi Bele Bele Most wanted Odia Goodly Rath
Kun Faya Kun Rockstar Hindi A. R. Rahman
Dil Ke Liye Ghost Sharib Toshi
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon Sadhana Sargam
2012 Jhalkiyan Kaafiron Ki Namaaz Advait Nemlekar
Bas Tu Hi Chal Pichchur Banate Hain Gaurav Dagaonkar
Gamanava Chingaari Kannada V. Harikrishna
Neeli Neeli Alemaari Arjun Janya
Why For I Do Feel You Balunga Toka Odia Goodly Rath
Ishaqzaade Ishaqzaade Hindi Amit Trivedi
Deewana Kar Raha Hai Raaz 3 Rashid Khan
Kareeb Aa Jao Teri Meri Kahaani Sajid-Wajid
Aakar Tere Kareeb Ammaa Ki Boli
Jab Tak Hai Jaan Jab Tak Hai Jaan A.R Rahman
2013 Tum Tak Raanjhanaa
Tayyab Ali Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobara Pritam, Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Chugliyaan
Mutasir Karle Pyaar Karle Rashid Khan
2014 Mere Maula Sun Don't quit... youngistan Robby Badal
Jashn-E-Ishqa Gunday Sohail Sen
Mann Kunto Maula Bengali
Galat Baat Hai[18] Main Tera Hero Hindi Sajid-Wajid
Allahu Akbar Gangster Malayalam Deepak Dev
Daawat-e-Ishq Daawat-e-Ishq Hindi Sajid-Wajid
Labon se labon ki "M3 – Midsummer Midnight Mumbai" Afroz Khan
AA RE AA The System Pakistani Shailesh Suwarna
2015 Tumse Mil Ke & Rab se Maangi Ishq Ke Parindey Hindi Vishal Varmaa, Palak Muchhal
Tu Jo Mila(Dekh Na Mudke) Bajrangi Bhaijaan Pritam
Upakaara Shivalinga Kannada V. Harikrishna
2016 Ek Tu Hi Tu Shaukeen Kaminay Hindi Dharam Dewda
Ae Hindustan Tuzhe Banayenge Citizen Charter Saarthak Kalla
Maula Wazir Shantanu Moitra [19]
Summane Run Anthony Kannada Manikanth Kadri
Deewaren Deewaren Hindi Vinay Jaiswal [20]
Tu Kahan Dil Sala Sanki Promod Panth
Hairat-e-aashiqui Yea Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa Avishek Majumder
Yaaram Happy Bhag Jayegi Sohail Sen
2017 Saanson Ke Raees JAM8
2018 Tum Version Laila Majnu Niladri Kumar

Tamil Songs[edit]

Year Film Songs Composer Co-Singer(s)
2009 Vaamanan "Yedho Seigiraai" Yuvan Shankar Raja Sowmya Raoh
Kunguma Poovum Konjum Puravum "Chinnan Sirisuga" Bela Shende
Sarvam "Siragugal" Madhushree
2010 Naan Mahaan Alla "Oru Maalai Neram" Shilpa Rao
Thambikku Indha Ooru "Mudhal Pen Niyae" Dharan Kumar Sindhu
Enthiran "Kilimanjaro" A. R. Rahman Chinmayi
2011 Rajapattai "Paniye Panipoove" Yuvan Shankar Raja Renu
2012 Nanban "Irukkaannaa" Harris Jayaraj Vijay Prakash, Sunidhi Chauhan
Thadaiyara Thaakka "Kalangal" S. Thaman Chinmayi
Manam Kothi Paravai "Po Po Po" D. Imman Solo
Maattrraan "Kaal Mulaitha Poove" Harris Jayaraj Mahalakshmi Iyer
Thuppakki "Alaikaa Laikaa" Harris Jayaraj Sayanora Philip
Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer "Thappu Thanda" Yuvan Shankar Raja Bhavatharini
Alex Pandian "Rayya Rayya" Devi Sri Prasad Ranina Reddy
2013 Ambikapathy "Oliyaaga Vandhaai" A. R. Rahman K.M.M.C. Sufi Ensemble
Maryan "Sonapareeya" A. R. Rahman Haricharan, Nakash Aziz
Singam II "Kannukulle" Devi Sri Prasad Priya Himesh
All in All Azhagu Raja "Orae Oru" S. Thaman Solo
2014 Nimirndhu Nil "Kadhal Nergayil"
"Geete Verses"
G. V. Prakash Kumar G. V. Prakash Kumar, [[Sashaa

Tirupati]]

Arima Nambi "Edhayam En Edhayam" Anandan Sivamani
2015 Puli "Jingiliya" Devi Sri Prasad Pooja AVf\
2016 Pencil "Kangalilae " G. V. Prakash Kumar Shreya Ghoshal
Uyire Uyire "Listen To My Heart" [[G. V
Prakash Kumar]] || Jayaprada
2017 S3 "O Sone Sone" Harris Jayaraj Priya Subramaniyan, M. C. Vickey
Indrajith "Vidigira Vaanil Kodigalai" KP

Telugu Songs[edit]

Year Song Name Film Composer Co-singer(s)
2009 Tanemando Ganesh Just Ganesh Mickey J Meyer Ajeesh Mix
2010 Maham Maye Komaram Puli A. R. Rahman Suchitra
2011 Aakasam Lo Oka Thara Seema Tapakai Vandemataram Srinivas Sravana Bhargavi
Adagaku Nannemi Bezawada Bapitutul Chandreyee Bhattacharya
Ninnu Choosina Bezawada Amar Mohile Shweta Pandit
Evo Pichi veshalu Wanted Chakri
Surro Surra Shakti Mani Sharma Suchitra
2012 Alibaba Nippu S. Thaman
Raccha Rambola Sarocharu Devi Sri Prasad Rita
2014 O Meri Jane Jana Oka Laila Kosam Anup Rubens
Gullabi Kallu Rendu Govindudu Andarivadele Yuvan Shankar Raja
Ori Devudo Alludu Seenu Devi Sri Prasad Suchitra
2015 Vachchaadu Son of Satyamurthy Solo
2017 Side Please Nenu Local Solo
Thakita Thakajum Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Solo
Thakita Thakajum (Rock Version) Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Solo

Marathi Songs[edit]

Year Song Name Film Composer Co-singer(s)
2010 Kadhi Kadhi Irada Pakka Nilesh Moharir
2011 Jadle Naate Mohaan Aawatey Aniruddha Kale Neha Rajpal
2013 Maula Maula Asa Mee Ashi Tee Amit Raj Shilpa Pai
2014 Zara Zara Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj Sayali Pankaj
Zara Zara (Male) Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj
Zara Zara (Unplugged) Pyaar Vali Love Story Pankaj Padghan, Sameer Saptiskar & Amit Raj Sayali Pankaj
2015 Kaisi Ye Teri Preet Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 2 Avinash-Vishwajeet
Bali Umar Lord Of Shingnapur Farhan Shaikh Roop Kumar Rathod, Sadhana Sargam
2016 O Mhare Sajna Prem Kahani EK Lapleli Ghoshta Pravin Kumar Pamela Jain

Albums[edit]

Year Album Name Record Label
2006 Shaan Unki Hai Badi Super Cassettes Industries Ltd
2006 Khwaja Pyare Teri Dhoom Super Cassettes Industries Ltd
2011 Punjabi Tadka Hamara Music
2011 Dil Ki Baatein Venus Records and Tapes, Mumbai
2012 Yaara Filmy BOX Interactive [21]
2012 Love is in the Air (Song: Anahat) Asha Audio and 92.7 BIG FM
2014 Ishqana SRK Media Entertainment
2014 With Love...Javed Ali Music Wires
2015 Javed Ali Telugu Hits Aditya Music (India) Pvt Ltd
2016 Saaiyan Times Music India
2017 Mor Raipur Hribom

[22] He has also sung many devotional songs[23] with popular singers like Debashish, Preeti, Pinky, Charanjeet Singh Sondhi, Soham Chakraborty, Kalpana, Priya Bhattacharya etc.In 2018 he sang for Manju warrier starrer malayalam film Aami.The song chand hoga was wrieetn by Gulzar and music by Toufiq quereshi.The film is a biopic on Indian English writer Kamala Das

Recently Javed Ali working on his Music Video Single 'Rangreziya' . He sang as well as composed the song for his Video Single.[24]

Television career[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards Won[edit]

  • IIFA Awards 2009 in The Best Male Playback Singer category for the song Jashn-E-Bahara from the film Jodhaa Akbar.[31]
  • Screen Awards 2012 (19th) in The Best Playback Singer Category for the Title Track of the film named Ishaqzaade.
  • Own Radio Mirchi's Mirchi Music Awards (4 Awards) in 2012 in the following categories: Best Song Representing the Sufi Tradition – Kun Faya Kun from the film Rockstar, Best Indipop Song “Mera Kya Saheb Haitera” from “Dil Ki Baatein”, Best Album of the year and Mirchi listener Award for Rockstar.
  • Uttar Pradesh Government has Honored Javed Ali with the highest prestigious award of the state – Yash Bharti Samman.
  • India TV awarded Javed Ali with the Yuwa Award 2015.

Nominated for Awards[edit]

Live Performances[edit]

Javed Ali performs live with his band all over the world. In 2016 July–August Javed Ali performed in 9 cities of the United States of America. Also Javed Ali regular performs in maestro A.R Rahman's worldwide live concert tours.[33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42]
On 15 August 2016 Javed Ali performed in the Headquarters of the United Nations with the maestro A.R Rahman to celebrate India's 70th Independence Day.[43]

Social Work[edit]

Along with playback singing & live performing, Javed Ali is associated with various social works. He performs live for various social causes to raise funds. In 2016 Javed Ali performed in Mumbai at a fundraiser event for war widows.[44][45]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Javed Ali: Sufi music has the power to overcome social tensions". The Times of India. 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "A film is made for actors, not for singers: Javed Ali". Hindustan Times. 13 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Javed Ali: I have never faced any discrimination". The Times of India. 5 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "I can never hurt anyone: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 19 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "All my hits were offered to me when I was 'on leave': Javed Ali". The Times of India. 19 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Notes From His Heart: Javed Ali on his Musical Journey". The Hindu. 21 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "JAVED ALI UNPLUGGED". The Pioneer. 9 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Singer Javed Ali talks AR Rahman and all things gaana in this exclusive interview!". bollyspice.com. 9 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Javed Ali: "New breed of singers want instant fame"". radioandmusic.com. 27 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "I want to sing for SRK: Javed Ali". sify.com. 2 July 2012. 
  11. ^ "Did you know that Javed Ali is 'very fond of EDM?'". Hindustan Times. 9 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "Javed Ali sings for a TV show". The Times of India. 19 November 2015. 
  13. ^ "Bollywood singers can't be complacent: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 31 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Music for peace: Javed Ali reflects on his favourite numbers and the value of Sufi music". The Hindu. 1 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "Javed Ali At The 5th Veda Session At Whistling Woods International". mediainfoline.com. 21 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "Musically Yours: Javed Ali". bollywood.com. 
  17. ^ "Javed Ali: The voice of Amitabh, Hrithik". rediff.com. 
  18. ^ "Rahman Sir gets the best out of you and loves experimenting: Javed Ali, After his upbeat track 'Galat Baat Hai' from the film 'Main Tera Hero', the singer has lent his voice for two tracks 'Bol De' and 'Mera Gham' for the film Kochadaiiyaan, for which AR Rahman has composed the music". radioandmusic.com. 9 April 2014. 
  19. ^ "Wazir song Maula Mere Maula: Singer Javed Ali adds another gem to his collection". india.com. 18 December 2015. 
  20. ^ "Seven Singers Come Together this Holi to Celebrate Unity with Deewaren". The Times of India. 22 March 2016. 
  21. ^ "Amazon.com: Yaara: Javed Ali: MP3 Downloads". 
  22. ^ "Javed Ali on iTunes". 
  23. ^ "Maa Ke Darbaar Hai Jaana MP3 Song Download from Maa Ke Darbaar Hai Jaana for Free". bubblepot.co. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  24. ^ "Singer Javed Ali turns composer for upcoming single". radioandmusic.com. 24 October 2016. 
  25. ^ "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012' announces its anchor Javed Ali". The Times of India. 17 October 2012. 
  26. ^ "Kids today are very talented: Javed Ali". The Times of India. 3 July 2011. 
  27. ^ "Javed Ali to host SaReGaMaPa 2012". radioandmusic.com. 15 October 2012. 
  28. ^ "Toast to the host". The Hindu. 28 October 2012. 
  29. ^ "Great Music Gurukul Mentors". colorsbangla.com. 
  30. ^ "Contest - SA RE GA MA PA Lil Champs". Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  31. ^ "Javed Ali, Nooran sisters to pay tribute to AR Rahman at IIFA 2015". radioandmusic.com. 18 May 2015. 
  32. ^ "Dhanush and Javed Ali fight it out". The Times of India. 16 June 2016. 
  33. ^ "'Touring with Rahman is a dream come true': Javed Ali". Deccan Chronicle. 
  34. ^ "Mangaluru: 'Jashn' at Forum Mall as singer Javed Ali wows huge crowds". The Times of India. 6 March 2016. 
  35. ^ "The 'S' word in songs boosts popularity of the song: Singer Javed Ali". newskarnataka.com. 11 March 2016. 
  36. ^ "From the community: Palak Muchhal and Javed Ali Captured the Hearts of Music Lovers in Chicago". chicagotribune.com. 18 July 2016. 
  37. ^ "Javed Ali's ode to A.R. Rahman on his birthday". india.com. 4 January 2016. 
  38. ^ "I see myself doing more than playback: Javed Ali". deccanchronicle.com. 1 December 2015. 
  39. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform live in Bengaluru". The Times of India. 26 December 2014. 
  40. ^ "Euphonious Occasion: 'The Versatile-Javed Ali', a musical extravaganza creates memories". radioandmusic.com. 19 August 2016. 
  41. ^ "Javed Ali performs at Times Hyderabad Festival 2015". The Times of India. 6 October 2015. 
  42. ^ "Javed Ali commences 2013 with music concerts". radioandmusic.com. 4 January 2013. 
  43. ^ "A.R. Rahman enthrals audience at UN concert to celebrate Independence Day". The Hindu. 16 August 2016. 
  44. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform at fundraiser for war widows". The Times of India. 12 August 2016. 
  45. ^ "Singer Javed Ali to perform at fundraiser for war widows". .intoday.in. 11 August 2016. 

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