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Lucky Ali – Biography

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Lucky Ali (Maqsood Mahmood Ali), is an Indian singer, songwriter and actor. With several popular singles and albums, he emerged as a significant figure of Indipop during the 1990s.

He is the second of the eight children of Bollywood actor, Mehmood Ali. His mother Mahelaka, was part Bengali and part Pashtun, and the sister of 1960s Indian actress Meena Kumari. The Bollywood actress and dancer, Minoo Mumtaz, is his paternal aunt. He attended City Montessori School, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Hampton Court, Mussoorie, Manekji Cooper (Kindergarten) (Juhu), Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, and the Bishop Cotton Boys’ School, Bangalore.

Lucky Ali made his debut on the Indian music scene with the album Sunoh, which established him as a singer. This album won many of the top awards in Indian music, including the Best Pop Male Vocalist at the 1996 Screen Awards and the Channel V Viewers Choice Award in 1997. It stayed on the MTV Asia Charts in the top three for 60 weeks. The song O Sanam from Sunoh launched his career. It was also nominated at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards. His next album, Sifar, was noted for its music, lyrics and vocals. He became known for his distinctive music style and also for his untrained voice – elements that helped him emerge as a leading figure in Indipop during the period. His third and fourth albums were Aks and Kabhi Aisa Lagta Hai, both of which were reasonably successful. He is also known for contributing the song Anjani Rahon Mein to the album Meri Jaan Hindustan, which commemorated 50 years of Indian independence in the year 1997.

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