Words matter. These are the best Anu Malik Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
When you are known, you do have people who love you very much and also those who hate you for what you are.
Im not rude, I’m just plain honest.
Since I have spent so much time with film-makers, and I understand the process, I would love to direct a film some day.
Whenever I am at the airport, I always manage to get a hug from the security personnel present at the security check. They always tell me that they love the songs from ‘Border,’ and its amazing that even 20 years later, the songs continue to hold the same meaning and impact they had when the film was released.
People in the West want to hear Indian melody, not someone who is aping the West.
Talent sticks out like a sore thumb.
Previously there were young people who would come to Mumbai looking for a break. Reality shows have made things easy.
When I was working on the music of ‘Jaan-E-Mann’ and ‘Umrao Jaan,’ my father was hospitalised. I had to shuttle between hospital and studios.
You can’t write off Prakash Mehra and Manmohan Desai hits.
I am connected to youth through my two daughters.
India is a huge country with so much talent. We Indians have one problem though. Something suddenly excites us, and then we suddenly lose interest.
You could identify with Panchamda’s music. It made you fall in love. It made your heart beat. It made you feel you are young.
I remember when Michael Jackson came to India and I was crazy about his gig.
It’s good that Bollywood is changing and directors are trying out Pakistani singers as composers.
Nothing that you see on ‘Indian Idol’ is ever staged or planned.
I felt very grateful to JP Dutta who had faith in me from the beginning.
I dont get ruffled easily.
I kept myself busy by taking up offers as a judge in reality shows.
Most Indians are concerned about their wives and children. But when I read the script of ‘LoC,’ I realised that the jawans giving their lives for the country do not think of their wives and families. My thoughts and prayers go out to them.
Only talent helps you to survive in this competitive world.
I make catchy, easy music which the public can grasp easily.
Pop stars are pop stars. People, especially the youngsters, are crazy for them.
When you work for so many years in the industry, you form your cliques. But I quickly realised that I have to be open to work with new talent.
There are seven notes – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni no one is original in the world. We have to play around the notes and make our own stuff.
We have such fantastic talent in India, and there are some great Marathi singers, great sound producers, great sound engineers, and a great breed of lyric writers. But the problem is that you need a platform.
I am excited to be working with the younger generation.
Other shows have been aping ‘Indian Idol.’
Salaam’ is one of my most beautiful creations.
When I look at makers like Rajkumar Hirani, Aditya, Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Vishal Bhardwaj, I get inspired.
I want to write for big names like Whitney Houston and The Backstreet Boys.
Unfortunately, people like to remember me only for my faults.
I always viewed life in a different way. For example, when I was flooded with offers and I was on radio, on television or giving music in films, I had so much work that I didn’t know when morning came and when night came.
When ‘Indian Idol 2’ started, I believed we would have a female idol this time. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and it is really funny.
There can never be another Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi they are in different league.
I do not worry about the past. I move on.
In ‘Main Prem’ I had to put myself into the hearts of young lovers.
As far as Pakistani music is concerned, it definately has a nice ring to it, so whats the big deal as long as people are getting to hear good music from all parts of the world.
You can’t give your songs to just anybody.
I think music is all about team work.
Coming from a film family didn’t help me much and I had to struggle a lot.
I am talented enough to compose internationally.
My father, composer Sardar Malik, used to say that a good musician should always try to imbibe good poetry. One reason why today’s songs don’t have a shelf life is because of inane lyrics.
Technologically things have changed, new softwares have come up. I am happy keeping myself abreast with time.
Just equating my price to one hit song is taking credit away from my lifetime’s work.
I am the only composer who refuses films.