Sandeep Nath

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Sandeep Nath
Sandeep Nath
Sandeep Nath at Delhi Poetry Festival - Season II on 12 January 2014 New Delhi
Born Uttar Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Occupation writer, lyricist
Known for Aashiqui 2, Fashion, Sarkar, Saawariya, Page 3, etc.
Website http://www.sandeepnath.in/

Sandeep Nath is a Lyricist,Composer,Screenwriter, Director and Producer in Bollywood. He started his literary career as a poet at the age of eighteen. He has completed more than two books as namely "Mujhko Kuch Bhi Naam Doh" (a collection of Hindi poetry), "Darpan Ab Bhi Andha Hai" (a collection of Ghazals). His poetry has been selected in "Kabita Parabasey" an anthology of Bengali poems written by the poets from outside Bengal and published by Bangiya Maitri Samiti Mumbai. He is closely associated with India's fastest growing poetry group "Poets Corner Group" & "Delhi Poetry Festival". One of his poem was featured in Musings : A Mosaic (anthology by Poets' Corner). In his Indian film career he has written lyrics for more than fifty well known Bollywood films, he is most known for his work in films like 'Madhur Bhandarkar's Page 3 (2005), Corporate (2006), Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya (2007), Tigmanshu Dhulia's Paan Singh Tomar (film) (2012)[1] and Bullet Raja, Mohit Suri's Aashiqui 2 (2013) and Rohit Shetty's Singham Returns (2014), Bhushan Patel's ALONE (2015) , Vikramjit Singh’s ROY (2015), Deepak Tijori’s Do labzon ki kahani (2016).

Early life and education[edit]

Sandeep Nath was born and brought up in a Bengali family in Uttar Pradesh. Sandeep Nath is a Law graduate. He studied in different cities of Uttar Pradesh India as Allahabad, Kanpur, Moradabad, Dhampur & Chandpur (Distt.Bijnor). At present Sandeep Nath lives in Mumbai and his parents live in Kolkata. Sandeep Nath started writing poems at the age of twelve.

Career[edit]

Sandeep Nath started journalism during his studies & continued it till date; he wrote more than thousand articles in different newspapers as well as magazines too.

Sandeep Nath worked in editorial department in different newspapers in U.P & Delhi. After that he moved to Mumbai, where he has been working for the last fifteen years.

Sandeep Nath has worked with Bollywood film personalities such as Lata Mangeskar , Asha Bhonsle, Sukhvindar Singh, Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, Kailash Kher, Shreya Ghosal, Ram Gopal Varma, Sanjay Leela Bhanshali, Madhur Bhandarkar, Pritam, Monty Sharma, Salim Suleman, Shamir Tandon & many other creative people.

Sandeep Nath has got "Stardust Award" for his outstanding performance as a lyricist for the film Saawariya.

Sandeep has ventured into screen writing too in films and television. Worked for numerous films as this capacity of screen writer and worked for Afsar Bitiya [Zee TV] and Ek Ghar Banaunga [Star Plus] Hamari Devrani for Star Plus 9 Dulhan Wahi Jo Nanad Mann Bhaye for Mahua Channal as television screenwriter .

The chartbuster 'Sun Raha hai' was penned by Sandeep. With Ankit Tiwari, the team gave another melodious track 'Behki' for Yaara Silly Silly.

Books[edit]

Sandeep's poem has been featured in couple of poetry anthologies(English) by Poets Corner Group listed below

1. Musings: Mosaic - It featured 53 poets in total that includes other big names like Gulzar, Shashi Tharoor, Deepti Naval, Irshad Kamil, Dr.Sukrita Kumar Paul apart from Sandeep.

2. Inklinks - Featured 153 poets in total which include big names like A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Gulzar, Ruskin Bond, Kapil Sibal, Vikram Seth, Shekhar Kapur, Irshad kamil, etc.

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

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Year Film Award Category Result
2006 Page 3 Stardust Awards Standout Performance By Lyricist Nominated[2]
2008 Saawariya Stardust Awards Standout Performance By Lyricist Won[3]
2008 Saawariya Apsara Awards Best Lyrics Nominated[4]
2014 Aashiqui 2 Zee Cine Awards Best Lyrics Nominated[5]
2014 Aashiqui 2 Mirchi Music Awards Lyricist of the Year Nominated[6]
2014 Aashiqui 2 Mirchi Music Awards Listeners choice song of the year Won[7]
2014 Aashiqui 2 Mirchi Music Awards Listeners choice album of the year Won[8]
2014 Aashiqui 2 Mirchi Music Awards Album of the year Won[9]
2014 Aashiqui 2 15th IIFA Awards Lyrics Nominated[10]
2016 Roy Mirchi Music Awards Album of The Year Nominated[11]
2016 Roy Mirchi Music Awards Listener's Choice Album of The Year Won[12]

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