Wajid Ali



Sajid Ali is a Hindi music composer and director who works for Bollywood films. With his brother, Wajid Ali, he forms the musical duo known as Sajid-Wajid. He has been honoured with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of Asian Academy Of Film & Television by Sandeep Marwah.

Sajid-Wajid got their first break with Sohail Khan’s Pyar Kiya To Darna Kiya in 1998.

In 1999, they scored music for Sonu Nigam’s album Deewaana. The songs, Deewaana Tera, Abb Mujhe Raat Din and Iss Kadar Pyaar Hai went on to become hits. The same year, they worked as music directors for the film, Hello Brother and gave several hit numbers such as, Hata Saawan Ki Ghata, Chaandi Daal Par Sone Ka Mor, Chupake Koi Jab Aayega and Hello Brother. In 2000, they scored the music for Baaghi.

In coming years, they composed music for several critically acclaimed films such as, Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai (2002), Gunaah (2002), The Killer (2006), Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar (2006) and Jaane Hoga Kya (2006).

The music duo have also composed music for several films starring Salman Khan, which include, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002), Tere Naam (2003), Chori Chori (2003), Garv (2004), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Partner (2007), Hello (2008), Wanted (2009) and Veer (2010).