Ankit Tiwari is an Indian singer and music composer. His full name is Ankit Rajendra Kumar Tiwari. He was born on 6 March 1986 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He completed his schooling from Jugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Kanpur. 

His father, Rajendra Kumar Tiwari is a businessman. His mother, Suman Tiwari is a singer. He has a brother, Ankur Tiwari, who is also a music composer. 

Ankit is married to Pallavi Shukla. 

Ankit’s favourites

His hobbies include swimming, cycling, playing video games, and cooking. 

He likes to eat Kashmiri dum aloo, gulab jamun, rajma chawal, and khichdi. 

His favourite actors are Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Deepika Padukone. 

He admires the musicians RD Burman, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Madan Mohan, Kishore Kumar, AR Rahman, and Michael Jackson.

His favourite songs are, Chupke Se (Saathiya), Zara Si (Jannat), Maula Mer Maula (Anwar), and Haan Tu Hai (Jannat).

Interesting facts about Ankit

His parents own a music company named ‘Raju Suman & Party’, which organizes religious concerts.

Ankit Tiwari received training in music at an early age from his grandfather. He was also a student of the great singers, Lt Dada Sen, Shankar Lal Bhatt, and Vinod Kumar Dwivedi.

Apart from being a singer, he is also a trained pianist.

Ankit Tiwari worked as a production head at a radio station ‘Radio Chaska’ in Gwalior. 

In 2008, he relocated to Mumbai with his brother and started living with his uncle. 

During his struggling days in Mumbai, he failed to bag any good singing offers. 

Ankit’s work in Bollywood

In 2010, he got the opportunity to work as a music composer in the film ‘Do Dooni Chaar’.

Ankit wanted to be known for his music compositions, however, Tigmanshu Dhulia, an actor and director, encouraged him to pursue a career in singing. 

In the year 2013, Mahesh Bhatt offered him a song in his blockbuster hit ‘Aashiqui 2’. Ankit sang the song ‘Sun Raha Hai’ and gained immense popularity.

He is the co-owner of 'Brotherhood Entertainment Private Limited', a celebrity management and film production company.

Ankit’s songs

Some of Ankit’s songs are, Galliyan (2014), Dekh Lena (2016), Dhoom Dhaam (2014), Tu Hai Ki Nahi (2015), Pyaar De (2016), Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi (2016), Sanam Teri Kasam (2016), Tay Hai (2016), Iss Qadar Pyar Hai (2015) and Dil Darbadar (2014). 

Ankit’s marriage

Ankit Tiwari tied the knot with Pallavi Shukla in the year 2018. 

In 2022, the couple made an appearance in Star Plus’s reality show ‘Smart Jodi’.