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Ismail Darbar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 17, 2019

Short Biography

Ismail Darbar was born on 01-06-1964 in Surat in the state of Gujarat, India. He is an Indian Composer, Music Director, Musician & Television Actor who known for his work in Bollywood, Telugu and Kannada films.

Ismail Darbar Complete Bio & Career

Who can forget the musical journey that happened with Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Each song just hit the chords of our heart with its musical feet. His name was a big hit in those times when he had given the musical histories to movies like these. His great bond with the actor Salman Khan was another bond to look upon to.
Ismail Darbar was born in Gujarat. He worked as a violinist for legendary musicians Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Kalyanji-Anandji, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan and much more. He had also worked with AR Rahman himself. After several years he finally got his break with Hum dil de chuke sanam and left the audience awestruck. He then rejoined Bhansali with Devdas and created yet another musical journey to be remembered for ages. Though, good at the music he never reconciled with Bhansali due to personal issues. After a big leap, he then created music for Kisna, a Subhash Ghai's movie but left the project midway to handle an international project.
He was always into controversies. His alleged relationship with Poonam Yadav and getting his child aborted was in news for quite a lot of time. She tried to commit suicide as well. Another controversy involved him when he put allegations on AR Rahman accusing him of buying the Academy Awards for his successful Slumdog Millionaire. And later he and his son were also accused of assaulting Prashmit Chaudhary employed by him. They refused to pay his dues and salary.
He was the judge for the famous TV show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 telecasted on Zee tv, Amul Star Voice of India 2, Bharat Ki Shaan: Singing Star- Season 2. He also won National award for his great music in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Besides a musician, he also made his foray into politics by joining BJP in2011.

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Ismail Darbar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married to playback singer Ayesha I. Darbar since 2004. he has a son named Zayed Darbar. Previously, he was married to Farzana Javed Shaikh.

Life's Important Dates Of Ismail Darbar

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Surat
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Musical Instruments
Marital Status Married
Debut Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Best Movies Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Devdas (2002), and Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Toyota Fortuner


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Dress Pathani Suit
Favorite Food Murgh Musallam

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ismail Darbar

  • It took him over 2 years to compose the music for the film Devdas.
  • Besides being a music director, he has also judged various singing reality shows.
  • He is a good friend of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Ismail Darbar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 1month, 17 days old age Ismail Darbar will turn 61 on 01 June, 2025. Only 10 months, 13 days, 8 hours,33 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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