Ankit Tiwari is one of the most popular male playback singers in the Hindi film industry today. He is also a well known music composer and has a number of hit songs to his credit. Ankit Tiwari has seen a great deal of success at a young age and is regarded as a rising star in the industry.
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Income Sources: Ankit Tiwari has sung several hit songs and also composed music for a number of movies and is amongst the most sought after male playback singers today.
Born: March 6, 1990 (25 years old)
Biography & Professional Career
Ankit Tiwari was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh and comes from a musical family, with his parents running a devotional music group. Here, he was trained in classical music to keep pace with the family tradition in the field of music. He later started working as a production head in the radio station of Gwalior but it was not the end of the road for this talented artist. Ankit had bigger aspirations, which brought him to Mumbai in search of success in the Hindi film industry. Soon he was singing some jingles and composing music for some television serials. He was first roped in by composers Ismail Darbar and Himesh Reshammiya to sing for them. In 2010, he was given a chance to compose music for his first film with “Do Dooni Chaar”.
He also composed the music for the film “Sahib, Biwi aur Gangster”, with which he also started his singing career in the industry. His big break came in 2013 with the movie called “Aashiqui 2”, whose song “Sun raha hain na Tu” fetched him instant recognition in the industry and he became a well known singer. Another big one for him was “Ek Villain”, a 2014 release which had hit songs like “Jaise Banjaare Ko Ghar” and “Teri Galiyan”. The latter had been sung as well as composed by Ankit Tiwari and fetched him the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. Ankit Tiwari has also sung a song for a Pakistani movie called “Bin Roye”. Other movies in which he has contricuted are “Roy”, “Khamoshiyan” and “Alone”. He has made a huge success in the industry because of his unique sensuous voice quality and strong vocals, which make him a preferred choice for a particular type of songs in Hindi films. He is one of the budding singers amongst the younger generation of male singers in the Hindi cinema.
Ankit Tiwari came under controversy when his girlfriend accused him of raping her repeatedly and the incident led to his arrest. He came out on bail soon but a case was filed against him and his brother, Ankush Tiwari, the latter facing the accusation of harassing and threatening the victim. Currently, both the brothers are residing in Versova locality of Mumbai and Ankit is once again on heights of popularity because of his extraordinary talent, amazing voice quality and great versatility.