Anu Malik was born in 1959. He was brought up in Mumbai. His father Sardar Malik, who was a music director himself, trained him from his childhood. Hence, Anu Malik became very passionate about music at the very outset. Anu Malik’s first film as a music director was Hunterwali 77. It earned him no recognition though. His first few films as a composer didn’t do well at Box-office. So, Anu Malik’s efforts too went unnoticed.
His first hit soundtrack was for Sohni Mahiwal (1984). This brought him in the limelight, and Anu Malik got offers from many big producers. His next big film was Manmohan Desai’s Mard (1985), and all of its songs were popular among the masses. However, It didn’t help Anu Malik’s career much, and he had to resort to giving music for B and C grade ...» read full biography