Age: 58 Years
Wife: Anju Malik
|Real Name||Anwar Malik|
|Profession(s)||Music Director, Singer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||2 November 1960|
|Age (as in 2018)||58 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Music Direction: Hunterwali 77 (1977)|
|Family||Father- Anwar Sardaar Malik (Music Director)
Mother- Kausar Jahan Malik
Brother(s)- Daboo Malik (Music Director) and Abu Malik
Sister- Not Known
Nephew(s)- Armaan Malik, Amaal Mallik, and Aadar Malik
Neice- Kasheesh Malik
|Hobbies||Making music tunes|
|Controversies||• There was a verbal fight between him and singer Mika Singh on the sets of a reality show where Mika came to promote his film, "Loot".
• He has been accused of copying songs for movies like Murder, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Deewane Huye Paagal, Hameshaa, Auzaar, Baazigar, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Imtihaan, Kareeb, etc.
• In the 1990s, Alisha Chinai alleged that she was sexually harassed by Anu Malik.
• In 2018, during the MeToo campaign, singer Sona Mohapatra accused him of being a 'serial predator.' Also, singer Shweta Pandit and Caralisa Monteiro accused him of sexual harassment. Alisha Chinai also stood by all the women who spoke against him, and said, "Every word said and written about Anu Malik is true. I stand by all the women who have finally spoken up. May they find peace and closure in their lives."
|Favourite Food||Not Known|
|Favourite Actor||Ranveer Singh|
|Favourite Actress||Poonam Dhillon|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Children||Daughter- Anmol Malik and Ada Malik
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anu Malik
- Does Anu Malik smoke?: No
- Does Anu Malik drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Anu received training in music from his father Sardar Malik, was a music director himself.
- He had to wait for almost 16 years from his debut to taste the success from musical blockbuster Baazigar (1993).
- Ghulam Ali’s song in the film Awaargi (1990) was made by him, but the song was recorded by the music director of the film, R.D.Burman.
- In 2010, he quit Indian Idol because singer Sunidhi was being paid 7.5 lakhs (INR) per episode as compared to his 5 lakhs (INR) per episode.
- He composed the pending music of R.D.Burman after his death, in films like Gang (2000), and Ghatak (1996).
- He has an amazing ability to compose a flat song in around 20 minutes.
- His daughter, Anmol has sung “Talli” song from the film Ugly Aur Pagli (2008).
- He won the National Film Award for his music in the film Refugee (2001).
- Anu has composed music for more than 350 films.