Mohammed Aziz Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Mohammed Aziz

Full NameSyed Mohammed Aziz-un-Nabi
ProfessionPlayback Singer
Famous ForHis songs:

a) My Name Is Lakhan from the film, Ram Lakhan (1989)
b) Aap Ke Aa Jane Se from the film, Khudgarz (1987)
c) Mera Karma Tu from the film, Karma (1986)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 155 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSemi-Bald, Black
DebutBengali Film: Jyoti
Mohammed Aziz Bengali Debut Film
Bollywood Film: Ambar (1984)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • He was honoured with BFJ Award, thrice, in Kolkata
• He also received Mother Teressa International Award
• Awarded with Aashirwaad Award, twice, in Mumbai
• Honoured with an Award from the former President of India, "Gyani Zail Singh" for excellence in music [1]mdaziz
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 July 1954
BirthplaceGuma, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
Date of Death27 November 2018
Place of DeathNanavati hospital, Mumbai
Age (at the time of death)64 Years
Death CauseHeart Attack
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownGuma, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ControversyIn 2017, a dialogue from Karan Johar's film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, mouthed by Anushka Sharma's character about Mohammed Rafi; "Rafi, Woh Toh Gate Kam The Aur Rote Jyada The," created a buzz in the social media. Mohammed Aziz posted a 5-minute video in which he was slamming Karan Johar for approving disgraceful dialogues in his film. [2]daily.bhaskar
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Sana Aziz
ParentsNames Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite SingerMohammed Rafi

Mohammed Aziz

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mohammed Aziz

  • Mohammed Aziz was a Bollywood, Odia, and Bengali playback singer.
  • He was so much into singing that he started singing at a very young age.
  • He began his career by singing in a restaurant named, Galib, in Kolkata.
  • In 1985, he got his breakthrough when Anu Malik offered him to sing the song, Mard Taangewala for his film, Mard, which starred the legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan.

  • When his song, Mard Taangewala, came out, people thought it was Shabbir Kumar‘s song. As the song gained popularity, gradually, Mohammed Aziz became a popular singer.
  • After the success of ‘Mard Tangewala,’ leading music directors of that time such as Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Naushad, Rahul Dev Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Usha Khanna, Rajesh Roshan, Raamlaxman, Jatin Lalit, Anand Raj Anand, Anu Malik, etc, started approaching him.
  • He worked for Odia film industry for a long time and sung many private albums, Odia bhajans, and Odia film songs.
  • He had been giving stage shows across and outside India since 1967. He was also nominated twice for best male playback singer filmfare award.
  • When his career was touching heights, he was considered an heir to Mohammed Rafi. Aziz was among the very few singers who could sing at the 7th note (Saatwan Sur), for instance, his song “Saare Shikawe Gile Bhulaa Ke Kaho.”

  • It was Pyarelal, who recognized Aziz’s talent and worked with him in many of his movies.
  • Mohammed Aziz gave some super-hits of his career such as My Name is Lakhan, Apke Aa Jane Se, Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka, etc.

  • Aziz shared a great bond with music director, Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Laxmikant was credited for Mohammed’s singing career, but after Laxmi, his career took a U-turn as other music directors introduced other singers like Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, etc.
  • He had sung around 20k (20,ooo) songs in his lifespan. There are hundreds of Bhajans and Sufi songs sung by him.
  • He shared a good rapport with almost every singer in the industry, but his duets with Asha Bhosle, Anuradha Paudwal, and Kavita Krishnamurthy, were much loved by the audience.

  • On 27 November 2017, Aziz passed away at Nanavati hospital in Mumbai aged 64, after he could not survive a heart attack.