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Ankit Tiwari (Singer) Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Age: 33 Years
Caste: Brahmin

Ankit Tiwari

Bio/Wiki
Full NameAnkit Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
Profession(s)Singer, Music Director, and Composer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Music Director)- Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
Ankit Tiwari Debuted as Music Director in Do Dooni Chaar
Film (Singer)- 'Saheb Bada Hathila' from the film Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster (2011)
Ankit Tiwari's Debuted as Singer in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster
Awards, Honours, Achievements Filmfare Awards
2014: Best Music Director for Aashiqui 2 (2013)
Ankit Tiwari Posing with His Filmfare Award
IIFA Awards
2014: Best Music Director for Aashiqui 2 (2013)
Mirchi Music Awards
2013:
• Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year for Aashiqui 2 - "Sunn Raha Hai"
• Upcoming Music Composer of the Year for Aashiqui 2
• Album of the Year for Aashiqui 2
Note: He has many more accolades to his name.
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 March 1986 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019) 33 Years
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
SignatureAnkit Tiwari's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolJugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Kanpur
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin [1]Wikipedia
Food HabitVegetarian [2]Today Parenting Team
HobbiesSwimming, Cycling, Playing PlayStation, and Cooking
Controversies• On 8 May 2014, he was arrested in Versova, Mumbai for allegedly raping his girlfriend on many occasions in 2012 and 2013 with the promise of marriage. She also accused Ankit's brother of threatening her. In January 2015, Ankit claimed in a petition filed before the Bombay High Court that the complainee women agreed to amicably settle the matter. In April 2017, Ankit and his brother were released from all charges by the Court, as the prosecution was unable to prove them guilty. [3]Indian Express
• In July 2018, Vinod Kambli and his wife assaulted Ankit Tiwari's father in Mumbai mall. When the CCTV footage of the mall was checked, all the allegations turned out to be false. [4]India.com
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date23 February 2018
Family
Wife/SpousePallavi Shukla (Mechanical Engineer)
Ankit Tiwari with Pallavi Shukla
ChildrenDaughter- Aryaa Tiwari
Ankit Tiwari with His Wife and Daughter
ParentsFather- Rajendra Kumar Tiwari (Devotional Singer)
Mother- Suman Tiwari (Devotional Singer)
Ankit Tiwari with his Father, Mother, Sister-in-Law, and Brother
SiblingsBrother- Ankur Tiwari (Music Composer)
Ankit Tiwari with His Brother- Ankur Tiwari
Favourite Things
FoodKashmiri Dum Aloo, Gulab Jamun, Rajma Chawal, and Gajar Ka Halwa
ActorShah Rukh Khan
Singer(s)R. D. Burman, KK, Kishore Kumar, A. R. Rahman, and Ricky Martin
Music-Director(s)Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Madan Mohan
Song(s)"Chupke Se" from Saathiya (2002), "Dard Mein" from The Train (2007), "Maula Mere Maula" from Anwar (2007), "Zara Si" from Jannat (2008), "Haan Tu Hai" from Jannat (2008)
RestaurantThe Dhaba in Mumbai
Shoe BrandNike
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 6-7 lakh/song [5]Daily Hunt

Ankit Tiwari

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ankit Tiwari

  • Does Ankit Tiwari smoke?: No [6]Today Parenting Team
  • Does Ankit Tiwari alcohol?: No [7]Today Parenting Team
  • Ankit Tiwari is a well-known playback singer of India.
  • Ankit was born into a middle-class Brahmin family.
  • His parents own a band called “Raju Suman and Party,” and they perform at religious events.
  • At the age of 3, he began his training in playing dholak and tabla under his grandfather, KN Tiwari.
  • When he turned 5, his parents saw his singing potential and enrolled him in a music school, where he received singing training from Dada Sen and Shankar Lal Bhatt.

    Ankit Tiwari's Childhood Photo

    Ankit Tiwari’s Childhood Photo

  • He has also received classical music training from Vinod Kumar Dwivedi, where he used to practice for around 12 hours a day.
  • His first job was as a ‘production head’ at a radio station ‘Radio Chaska’ in Gwalior.
  • In 2008, he moved to Mumbai with his brother, and they used to stay with their uncle, Anuj Kumar Trivedi, a Virar-based cameraman.
  • He used to compose jingles and background music for TV shows before getting a break as a music composer in ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ (2010).
  • He wanted to become a music composer and never thought of singing professionally. It was Tigmanshu Dhulia who saw a great singer in him and suggested him to sing professionally.
  • He almost lost hopes of becoming a singer while he was struggling in Mumbai; as he was rejected by many music-directors and was frequently cheated by not getting credit for his work.
  • The tables turned for him when Mahesh Bhatt heard him singing, and later, gave him an opportunity to sing in ‘Aashiqui 2’ (2013), where he sang and composed the superhit song “Sunn Raha Hai.”

  • Some of his chartbuster songs are ‘Tu Hai Ki Nahi’ from Roy (2015), ‘Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi’ from Airlift (2016), and ‘Tere Liye’ from Sanam Re (2016).
    Image result for Tu Hai Ki Nahi' from Roy gif
  • He has worked as a music director and lent his voice for various Bollywood films including PK (2014), Khamoshiyan (2015), Tum Bin 2 (2016), and Sadak 2 (2020).

    PK Film Poster

    PK Film Poster

  • Apart from singing, he is trained in piano and Dhrupad. He has also got professional training in Western vocals.
  • He is the co-owner of ‘Brotherhood Entertainment Pvt Ltd,’ a celebrity management and film production company.
  • It was his grandmother, who chose a life partner for him. In 2017, when his grandmother was travelling from Kanpur to Delhi via train, she met Pallavi Shukla, and during the conversation with her, she found that she would make an ideal match for his grandson.
  • He has featured in the music videos like Badtameez (2016), Mehbooba (2018), and Tere Do Naina (2019).

    Ankit Tiwari in the Music Video- Badtameez

    Ankit Tiwari in the Music Video- Badtameez

  • On 19 January 2019, he was awarded a doctorate degree by the Victoria Global University, USA at its 18th convocation held at Rusian Cultural Center.

    Ankit Tiwari Awarded with Doctorate Degree

    Ankit Tiwari Awarded with Doctorate Degree

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