A. M. Turaz

A.M. Turaz is an Indian poet, lyricist, and script writer. He has worked in television, music albums and films.[1] He has written the lyrics for a number of Bollywood films including Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana of 2007, The Unforgettable of 2009 and Guzaarish of 2010.[2][3] The songs "Aayat", "Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse", "Tera Zikr", "Udi" and "Tere Liye Mere Kareem" being the most well known.[4][The Musical Album"We Indians "Sare Jahan se Achchha Hindustan Hamara" is Directed by him.The songs "Ghoomar", "Binte Dil", "Khalibali" of the currently released film "Padmaavat" are written by him and "Tum na aye" from Badla.

A. M. Turaz
A. M. Turaz at an event.
Born (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981
OccupationLyricist, Poet & Film Writer
Years active2001-present

Early life

A. M. Turaz was born on 19 September 1981 at Sambhaleheda village in Miranpur Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. After completing his studies, he came to Mumbai to become a writer.


  • Radio Mirchi Award 2015 [5]
  • Radio Mirchi Award 2017 [5]


  • Central Board Of Film Certification
  • Grameen Mukt Vidhyalayi Shiksha Sansthan(GMVSS),Delhi

Foreign Tours & Experiences

A.M Turaz is a very dynamic and creative person. As his personality he is fond of interacting different types of people and culture. According to him the people are not differs to each other they have different type of thinking that is why Turaz like to visit other countries to learn new type of thinking. Turaz have been so many times in US, UK, CANADA, DUBAI, SAUDI ARABIA( Almost entire Gulf Countries). The various tests of Shayari and Songs are the reflection of his journey and experiences. One of his friend Dr. Shabab Aalam, Chairman Grameen Mukt Vidhyalayi Shiksha Sanstha(GMVSS), Delhi told that Turaz is a poet of unique type poesy (In Urdu & Hindi). As per the direction of Shayari Turaz uses so many rhyme scheme( Radif & Qaafiyaa) like “Udi neende ankho se, Judi rate Khwabo se, Mudi ye Jane Mai kahan” In the world no body ever used Qaafiyaa in first and last word of the couplet. Turaz touches emotions and captures mind by his magical words.


Turaz started his career by writing for television in 2005. After writing scripts for soaps as assistant writer, his first assignment in Mumbai was writing lyrics for film Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana in 2006. This was followed by Jail, Guzarish, Chakravyuh and Jackpot. His songs like "Udi.." and "Kabhi Jo Badal Barse" got lot of attention.[6] Turaz written Chakravyuh song "Tata, Birla, Ambani". On this song producer Prakash Jha got legal notice from Birla and Ambani.[7] He was criticised due to his lyrics in film Chakravyuh.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14]



The following films feature lyrics by A. M. Turaz:[16]

Film Year Director Credit Note
Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana 2006
Khallas: The Beginning of End 2007
Ruslan 2009
Wada Raha
Mumbai 118 2010
Guzaarish Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Khwaab 2011
Ghost 2012
Will You Marry Me
Chakravyuh Prakash Jha
Jeet Lenge Jahan 2013
Baat Bann Gayi
The Unforgettable 2014
3 A.M.
Bajirao Mastani 2015 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Lyricist
Traffic 2016 Rajesh Pillai
1:13:7 Ek Tera Saath Arshad Siddiqui Lyricist & Dialogue Writer
Direct Ishq Rajiv S Ruia Lyricist & Writer
Wazir Bejoy Nambiar
Dil Jo Na Keh Saka 2017 Naresh Lalwani Under Production NA
Tera Zikr (Single) Darshan Raval Lyricist
Padmaavat 2018 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Zindagi On The Rocks TBA
Romeo Idiot Jathani Juliet
Bhula diya (Single) 2019 Krishna Marimuthu Lyricist The song is sung by Darshan Raval
Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna Lalit Mohan
Badla Amaal Mallik
Marjaavaan Tanishk Bagchi


Album Music Director Presented by Produced By Directed By
Sun Zara Yaseen Darbar NA NA NA
Kahan Hai Tu Yaseen Darbar NA NA NA
Rasia Sajan Ismail Darbar NA NA NA
Kyon Kho Gaye Reath Band NA NA NA
We Indians Singer Mohd. Danish T-Series Dr. Shabab Aalam A.M Turaz


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