Noted lyricist, poet Faiz Anwer was born on 9th March 1965 in Amraudha, Kanpur. Faiz, accidently met playback singer and music director Roop Kumar Rathod on his visit to Mumbai who later introduced him to Mahesh Bhatt. He got his first break as a lyricist for Bhatt sahib’s movie ‘Dil hai ke manta nahi’. The song which has the same title made him famous overnight and he never looked back since then. He has also penned geet for various big hits including ‘Saajan’, ‘Imtehan’, ‘Jab We Met’,‘Dabang’, etc. Faiz Anwer who was nominated for his debut song ‘dil hai ke manta nahin’has also written poems that gained him wide acclamation.