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Ankit Tiwari Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth & More

Ankit Rajendra Kumar Tiwari is an Indian music director, composer and playback singer, was born on 6 March 1986 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He has been active since the year 2010 to date and has given Bollywood many beautiful mesmerizing songs.


Ankit Tiwari parents owned a music troupe which performed at religious convocations in Kanpur called “Raju Suman and party”. He has done his schooling from Jugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir in Kanpur and has trained professionally in classical music from Vinod Kumar Dwivedi in piano, Western vocals, and Dhrupad. Before moving to Mumbai in December 2007 along with brother Ankur Tiwari, he used to work at a radio station in Gwalior as a production head.


Real NameAnkit Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
Nick NameAnkit Tiwari
Profession(s)Composer, Singer, , Music Director
Date of Birth6 March 1986
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Age (as in 2020)34
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
DebutFilm (Music Director)- Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
Do Dooni Chaar (2010)

Film (Singer)- Saheb Bada Hathila from the film Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster (2011)
Saheb Bada Hathila
SignatureAnkit Tiwari Signature

Physical Appearance

Height (approx)in centimetres- 170 cm
in meter- 1.70 cm
in feet & inches- 5’7”
Weight (approx)in Kilogram- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body MeasurementsChest- 42 inches
Waist- 33 inches
Biceps- 12 inches
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


  • Upon meeting Pradeep Sarkar, he started his career by working on jingles and composing background music for TV programs, and then he was offered to compose music for films such as Do Dooni Chaar in 2010 and Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster in 2011. With the film Saheb Biwi aur gangster, Ankit Tiwari made his first singing debut along with Vipin Aneja, entered the song “Sahib bada hatila”
  • In the year 2012 Ankit Tiwari narrated the song “Sun Raha hai” for Mohit Suri and Mahesh Bhatt for Aashiqui 2. 
  • With this, Ankit Tiwari composed many other songs such as “Aag ka dariya from Ishq”, “Falsafa mera falsafa” and “jhatak ke Nacho” from Dee Saturday Night and performed “Kaisa hai Dard Mera” for Subhash Ghai’s Kaanchi.
  •  He also composed 2 tracks titled Sawaalon Mein and Tequila Wakila for the film Samrat & Co which was rendered by Shreya Ghoshal. 
  • The most successful track by Ankit Tiwari was Galliyan from Ek Villain which was described as the most attractive song of the album.


  • Ankit Tiwari along with Jeet Ganguly and Mithun shared his first Filmfare award as the best music director. The team also received the best music director awards from the Zee cinema awards and IIFA awards. 

  • The song Galliyan from Ek villain by Ankit Tiwari fetched several awards for the best male playback singer including Star guild Filmfare and Stardust award.
Ankit Tiwari with Award for Galliyan from Ek villain
  •  In Filmfare Ankit Tiwari received his nomination as the best music director award at the 60th Britannia Filmfare awards. 
  • In 2013 he received Mirchi Music awards for upcoming male vocalist and music composed of the year for Aashiqui 2 
Ankit Tiwari Receiving Zee Cine Awards for the Best Music Director for Aashiqui 2

Family, Parents, Siblings

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date23 February 2018
Wife/ SpousePallavi Shukla (Mechanical Engineer)

Ankit Tiwari with his wife Pallavi Shukla
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Arya Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari With his Daughter Arya Tiwari
ParentsFather- Rajendra Kumar Tiwari (devotional singer)
Ankit Tiwari Father Rajendra Kumar Tiwari

Mother– Suman Tiwari (devotional singer)
Ankit Tiwari with his mother Suman Tiwari
SiblingsBrother- Ankur Tiwari (music composer)
Ankit Tiwari and Ankur Tiwari
Sister- Not Know


  • Ankit Tiwari was alleged for raping his girlfriend on many occasions with the promise of marriage and he was arrested on 8 May 2014 in Versova Mumbai. But in April 2017 Ankit and his brother were released from all charges by the court as he was not proven guilty.
  • Ankit Tiwari’s father was assaulted by Vinod Kambli and his wife in July 2018 in Mumbai mall but when the CCTV footage was checked, the allegation was turned out to be false.

Favourite Things

Favorite FoodGulab Jamun, Kashmiri Dam Aalu, Rajma Chawal and Gajar Ka Halwa.
Favorite ActorShahrukh Khan
Favorite singersRD Burman, Kishore Kumar, KK, Ricky Martin, and AR Rahman.
Favorite Music DirectorsMadan Mohan and Laxmikant Pyarelal
Favorite SongsChupke Se from Saathiya, Dard Mein from the Train, Zara si, and Haan tu hai from Jannat, and maula mere maula from Anwar.
Favorite RestaurantThe Dhaba in Mumbai


Ankit Tiwari’s approximate salary is Rs. 6 to 7 lacs per song.

Interesting facts

  • Ankit Tiwari does not smoke or consumes alcohol.
  • Ankit Tiwari always wanted to become a music director and never thought of singing professionally but Tigmanshu Dhulia saw his great singing talent and suggested him to sing songs professionally.
  • He almost lost his hope for becoming a singer as many music directors rejected him but Mukesh Bhatt heard his song and later gave him the opportunity to sing in Aashiqui 2 which became a superhit when he sang Sun Raha hai.
  • Tu hai ki nahi from Roy, Dil cheez tujhe de di from Airlift, and Tere liye from Sanam re are some of his chartbusters songs.
  • He was awarded a doctorate degree on 19 January 2019 by the Victoria Global University in the USA at its 18th convocation held at Russian cultural center.

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