Mohammed Aziz Biography And Story
Here is Mohammed Aziz Biography And Story
This is the story of a talented singer. His name is Mohammad Aziz. He’s popular as Munna Aziz. His full name is Syed Mohammad Aziz-un-Nabi. Mohd. Aziz came singing “Aji Oji”, “Gori Ka Sajan, Sajan Ki Gori”, “Mard Tangewala”. These songs made him a popular voice. Let’s take a look at his life. He was born in Kolkata. He was brought up in Kolkata. He was interested in music since childhood. He was inspired by legendary singer Mohd. Rafi. He learned music by listening to Mohd. Rafi’s songs. At that time Mohd. Aziz aka Munnahad no idea that after the death of Mohd. Rafithe film industry would see a reflection of Mohd. Rafi in him. Mohd. Aziz was born on 2nd July, 1954.
He was working as a child artiste on stage. But then he went through a financial crisis. He had to sing in restaurants and pubs. He used to sing in a club in Kolkata. He gradually became popular as a stage show artist. His voice was unique and he was ready to reach heights of success. He asked his parents to give him a couple of years time and asked them to allow him to go to Mumbai to struggle hard to earn name and fame. If he failed to succeed in two years he would come back.
The struggle in Mumbai shattered him. But he met a few nice people who encouraged him to fight back. Salim was a famous producer of yesteryears. His company’s name was Aftab Pictures. Producer Salim Akhtar’s elder brother had sent a letter of reference through Mohd. Aziz and had requested to give him a chance. Salim Akhtar gave him a lot of support. He started singing for his films. In the meantime, he met Swapan Jagmohan. He was composing music for a film named ‘Jyoti’. He was impressed by his voice. He gave Munna Aziz a chance to do playback singing for ‘Jyoti’. ‘Jyoti’ was re-made in Hindi as ‘Amber’. After that, he met Anu Malik. Salim Akhtar arranged the meeting. He used to live as a paying guest in Mumbai. One day he got the news that he had got a break.
He couldn’t sleep and was pleasantly surprised. The messenger told him that Anu Malik had sent him. He had got a break in Manmohan Desai’s film ‘Mard’ that would have Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. The song was “Mard Tangewala, Main Hoon Mard Tangewala”. Mohd. Aziz didn’t have to look back after this song. Kalyanji-Anandji, Laxmikant Pyarelal, RD Burman, Naushad OP Nayyar, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan, Ram-Lakshman Ravindra Jain, Usha Khanna The list of music composers with whom Mohd. Aziz worked is a long one.
Be it Sadhna Sargam or Alka Yagnik Lata Mangeshkar or Asha Bhonsle Sunidhi Chauhan or Shreya Ghosal His duets will all the female singers were super-hits. Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan Salman Khan were actors with whom his voice matched well. He sang many songs for Govinda. Mithun Chakraborty and Rishi Kapoor are also a part of this long list. After the demise of Laxmikant of the music composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal Mohd Aziz started getting fewer offers.
No one at that time had guessed that the singer who became the voice of Amitabh Bachchan whose voice reminded people of Mohd. Rafi would suddenly disappear from the film industry. But it happened especially when Amitabh Bachchan retired from the film industry for a few years. But Mohd. Aziz gave awesome stage performances. Whenever he performed on stage, the world appreciated him. Applauses were showered on him. Be it the Bengali film industry or Odiya film industry Mohd. Aziz left his mark everywhere. The voice that sang for Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Mard’ or for Dilip Kumar in ‘Karma’ or for Lakkhan in ‘Ram Lakhan’ became an evergreen voice. Mohd. Aziz will always occupy a place of pride in the Indian film industry.
Mohammed Aziz Biography And Story