A.M. Turaz is a renowned lyricist in the Indian Film Industry. He is also a scriptwriter of movies and television, director and poet. He has given numerous hits to Bollywood. His work captures a unique blend of Hindi and Urdu languages. He also pens down ghazals and mushaira. The lyricist most acknowledged works include lyrics for 'Ghoomar-Ghoomar’, ‘Kabhi Jo Badal Barse', 'Udi', 'Aayat', 'Aaj Ibaadat'.
A.M. Turaz was born on 19th of September in the year 1981 in a village named Sambhaleheda, located in Miranpur, Muzaffarnagar, and Uttar Pradesh India. He received his education in Miranpur and after that, he moved to Mumbai as he wanted to be a lyricist in movies. He started as a scriptwriter for television in the year 2005. His first few years there was the struggling phase of his career as he did not receive much recognition at that time. He started as a scriptwriter for television in the year 2005.
The first movie in which he got work was 'Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana' in the year 2006. In 2007 he penned lyrics for a song in 'Khallas: The Beginning of End', for ‘Ruslan', ‘Wada Raha' and ‘Jail' in 2009, 'Mumbai 118' and 'Guzaarish' in 2010.
He wrote the song 'Udi' for the well-known Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Guzaarish' which gathered much praise and success. The song became very popular, especially for its wonderful lyrics. Turaz worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali again for the movies, 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Padmaavat' for the songs such as 'Aayat' and 'Ghoomar-Ghoomar' which are very popular.
In 2011 he worked for the movie 'Khaab' and 'Lanka'. In 2012 he wrote lyrics for three movies 'Ghost', 'Will you marry me’,’David’,'
' in 2013. The song 'Kabhi Jo Badal Barse' of Jackpot became a great hit. He worked for the movies 'Jeet lenge Jahan', 'Baat Ban Gayi' and '
His lyrics received criticism for the song 'Tata, Birla and Ambani' in Chakravyuh and it also created controversies. In 2014 he penned lyrics for 'The Unforgettable', '3 A.M' '
' and 'Ek Tera Sath' in 2016.
Turaz is known for writing the romantic songs. His works are the amalgamation of his experiences and expenditures. He loves travelling and meeting people of diverse culture and countries, he likes to interact with them and know their perspective on life.
He is the writer of the book '
' which includes Hindi poetry and its publisher is Poets Corner Group. He received Radio Mirchi Award in the year 2015 and 2017. He is a member of Central Board of Film Certification and GMVSS, Delhi.