Sayed Quadri is an Indian poet who has worked as Bollywood lyricist too. He was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and spent his entire childhood there. He completed his schooling from Govt. Boys School. He has a keen interest in writing since his childhood. He used to read a lot of books and poetry. He always used to attend cultural function held at his locality such as poetry, dance, and singing competitions. He has taken part in them too. He also love watching puppet show held at local fares. When he grew up he started taking part in these functions and used to narrate his hand-written poetries there. He was appreciated for his talent and got various offers from local magazines to write for them. He has won various competitions too. After completing his school, he decided to do his post graduation.
While he was in his college, he continued writing poetries. He used to take part in poetry writing contests and has won several of them too. He then started writing songs which was played during his college fests. After completing his college he decided to work as a poetry writer. His poetries were published in daily magazines and got a lot of appreciations. He started his career by writing jingles for advertisements. He later wrote a poetic piece which was appreciated and he got his first job as a lyricist. In 2013, he wrote lyrics for a song in the movie Jism, directed by
Amit Saxena, starring
Bipasha Basu and
John Abraham. Later in 2004, he wrote lyrics for the song in the movie Saaya, directed by
Anurag Basu, starring John Abraham,
Tara Sharma, Mahima Chaudhary.
In 2006, he wrote “Mujhe Mat Ruko,” “Tu Hi meri Shab Hai,” for the movie Gangster, directed by Anurag Basu, starring Emran Hashmi, Kangana ranaut, and
Shiney Ahuja. Later, he worked for many other well-known directors and continued climbing the ladder of success. He has also worked in music department in various movies. In 2007 he wrote lyrics for many songs such as Haaye Dil, Aksar 2, I Love New Year, Murder 3, Dhokha, Billu, Awarapan, Life in a Metro, Jannat: In Search of Heaven, and much more. He won the best lyricist award at 6th IIFA awards for the movie Murder, directed by Anurag Basu, starring Emran Hashmi, Malika Sherawat, and Asmit Patel. Later, he was nominated at Stardust Award at 2005 for the movie Murder.