Words matter. These are the best Amaal Mallik Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Our industry holds a musical perception about each emotion that we depict in our narrative. As music composers, our job is either to cater to that particular need or give it a contrast that grows on the audience in a way that it begins to sound more universal, than just obvious and expected.
My EDM outings ‘Sooraj Dooba Hain,’ ‘Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main,’ ‘Chal Wahan Jaate Hain’ are melodically very different songs. I have mixed up the genres.
Unfortunately, we have very few female composers in our country, but Sneha Khanwalkar, Alokananda Dasgupta, and Jasleen Royal are forces to reckon with.
Every artist needs the appreciation he deserves.
With every film, for which I’m the only composer, I try to switch genres. I find that really exciting.
For people, we were never Dabboo Malik’s kids, we were always Anu Malik’s nephews.
I am one of the few composers who has been lucky enough to manage to do songs with female singers, despite the labels and producers wanting otherwise. They don’t believe that songs with female voices can work and often push us to work with male singers.
My childhood friend, Shiva Maheshwari, who is also an executive producer of ‘Jung,’ introduced me to Young Zwann. I loved his vibe and instantly fell in love with his lyrics.
I began working as an assistant since the age of 16 with my father Dabboo Malik, went on to work with composers like Amar Mohile, Salim-Sulaiman, Pritam Da, and Sandeep Chowta.
It is such an honor to be one of the youngest composers to compose for an Amitabh Bachchan film.
Even sometimes when I don’t have a heartbreak I purposely get my heart broken so that I can make that song!
I started assisting music composers at 15 in an attempt to run away from studies. But my mom, hailing from a traditional, academically inclined south Indian family influence, made me complete my degree.
I would love to collaborate with Hariharan Sir.
I am someone who likes to take my time. I do one album in three years, unlike others.
You either have to choose your soul or you have to choose your bank.
I will never do 20 remixes with no original in a year.
There is a layer of Armaan’s voice in the hook line of ‘Kar gayi chull’ and it was mainly his voice there, but he wasn’t credited in the track.
Indie music is picking up and artistes are more confident about putting out music with no big name attached to it.
I do not have a problem with remixes but original songs are not being included in an album, this is sad.
I listen to a lot of music from outside, lot of background scores.
I never choose films because of its starcast – the director and the story are the most important factors for me.
All my songs encapsulate a particular emotion.
The Saina Nehwal film’s soundtrack is one of the most prestigious and powerful scores I have worked on.
Punjabis are the only people keeping non-film music alive in a big way.
It takes lot of years for a composer to make a name.
I hear singers on a daily basis and there are some who really end up touching your heart.
What’s needed to be appreciated about Young Zwann is that he is quite receptive to changes, always willing to learn and adapt to new styles. I am sure that given his dedication, he will manage to carve his own space in the music industry.
I love making soundtracks for video games, because it is a completely different challenge, and I get to do something different.
I don’t have to rope in Armaan for every song just because he is my brother. There have been times when I have replaced him with another singer. We don’t have a war over it at home.
I just look to make great music and garner the love the people have always been kind enough to give me.
I think no composer knows he’s creating a hit until the audience gives it a nod.
I think I have the capability to make music different from what I have already released. There are ghazals and other songs that I can create. There is no stopping me though.
I will always look to approach every project like it’s my first.
I am a horror to work with for any singer. At first, no one will like to work with me, but it changes once the song releases.
I feel we have a music industry within the film industry.
I am not looking to maintain an image.
I like making music which connects to me and the real situations in life.
Unluckily actors don’t get much free time, they are demanded every time and everywhere.
Since the start of my career I’ve been doing a lot of music for films. It was important for me to focus on only that for some time, till I have a name that people can bank on, trust and support.
Every time an artiste goes on stage, he thinks ‘I hope today goes well and I hope I give my best.’ That is important – that little bit of nervousness or tension is what makes you perform better.
I have always made music with passion, love and honesty.
My dream is to compose for Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra.
The remake of ‘Gulaabi Aankhein’ went into a bad spin and I’ll only hold myself responsible for it. I shouldn’t have done it.
First of all, with due respect to my dad, he wasn’t an ace composer. He never got the success that my uncle did.
‘Airlift’ changed a lot of things for me. It is a difficult film to make hit songs. So when I was able to crack that, I felt nice.
When you are a part of an all ensemble kind of thing, with many composers in one film, you get the freedom to work on one, or maybe two songs, and experiment without thinking too much about the film.
My father’s failures inspired me the most and still drive me. He worked for 10 years, but wasn’t invited to award functions, forget being nominated. So winning even one trophy is a high for our family.
In my opinion, lyrics are a paramount factor and will always be.
When Armaan sang his first song for Vishal Dadlani, he didn’t know that they were making Daboo Malik’s son sing. He went inside the studio when he was 10-11, sang a scratch and it went on to be part of ‘Bhoothnath.’ He didn’t get the opportunity because he was so and so’s kid.
In 2014, I composed the music for ‘Jai Ho’ which premiered in Dubai and I was a 23-year-old kid back then.
It’s difficult to really assess what I’ve done right per say, but if I did have to point out, I’d say that I never really looked to have goals that will limit me. When one knows where he is going to or wants to end up, he/she actually doesn’t realise that the goal is more limiting, than liberating.
U2 happens to be one of the world’s most celebrated bands of all time, and they have influenced my own music and playlists growing up. In fact, when I was in college, I won a singing competition with a U2 song.
It was always my dream to do non-film music, where I’m the voice and face of my composition.
I’ve had friendships and relationships in the past where things weren’t working out for either of us, but I still found it really hard to let go.
Honestly speaking, I am very hardcore when it comes to my music because at the end of the day the song that I am creating will remain forever.