Full Name- Syed Mohammed Aziz-Un-Nabi
Professional Name- Mohammed Aziz
Also Known As- Munna
Born- 2nd July, 1954, Kolkata West Bengal India
Origin- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Genres- Playback singing
Occupations- Playback Singer
Web Page- www.mohdaziz.com
Mohammed Aziz is an Indian playback singer. He rose to fame mainly because his voice resembles that of the celebrated playback singer Mohammad Rafi. Initially he sang Rafi's songs but later got opportunity to sing for Bollywood movies and make a niche for himself.
Mohammed Aziz was born on 2nd July, 1954 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India in a spiritual family. He is also known as Munna and his real name is Syed Mohammed Aziz-Un-Nabi. Since he was an ardent lover of music and Mohammad Rafi whom he considers his inspiration and guru, he started singing from an early age and gained appraisal soon. He is a very down-to-earth person with a sweet voice so he became the favorite of music lovers and his number of fans grew at a rapid rate too.
Professional Singing Career
Mohammed Aziz made his debut in a Bengali film called Jyoti. He shifted his base to Mumbai in 1984 and with a reference from a producer's relative got his first Hindi feature film called Ambar (1984).
Aziz kicked-off his musical career as a singer in a popular eatery joint in Kolkata, Ghalib. Nevertheless, His big bollywood moment came and got a break in to big league when music composer Anu gave him 'Mard Tangewala' to sing from the Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Mard'.
Mohammad Aziz surged up the popularity chart when he worked with leading music composers including Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Rajesh Roshan, Rahul Dev Burman, Anu Malik, Usha Khanna, Anand-Milind, Naushad, O.P.Nayyar, Bappi Lahiri and Kalyanji-Aanandji.
As of now, Mohd Aziz is busy in Oriya film industry. He has already sung numerous film songs, bhajans, and private album songs in Oriya language since 1985. Most of his Oriya bhajans are famous in most of the Oriya households. He has performed many live concerts in India and abroad in Hindi and Oriya languages respectively.