Anu Malik (born 2 November 1960), born Anwar Sardaar Malik, is a music director in the Hindi film industry. Son of veteran music director Sardar Malek, Anu Malik made his debut as a music composer in 1977. In the 90s Anu copmosed hits for films like Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee, Baazigar and Jaanam.
The 2000s saw him winning the National Award for his music for J.P. Dutta's Refugee and the Filmfare Special Jury Award for his outstanding music. He won the Filmfare Best Music Director Award for Main Hoon Na and Baazigar. He was nominated 14 times for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director.
Malik has been judging the television phenomenon Indian Idol for the last five seasons and continues to be a member of the jury for the sixth season as well. He has rendered many of his own compositions like 'Garam Chaye Ki Pyali', 'Gori Gori' and the recent 'Meri Jane Jigar'.