Mini Biography :Anwar Hussain, known more by his first name “Anwar”, is a playback singer who rose to prominence in the Hindi playback industry because of the uncanny resemblance of his voice with that of Mohammad Rafi, who is considered to be one of the greatest of the Hindi playback singers.
Anwar was born in Mumbai in 1949 his father was an accomplished harmonium player and an assistant music director to the famed Ghulam Haider. He was classically trained by Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan, incidentally same musical academy that produced the legendary playback singer Mahendra Kapoor.
Anwar started singing Mohammad Rafi songs at various concerts. It was during one of those musical shows that Anwar was spotted by the music director Kamal Rajasthani, who gave him a chance to sing for his film Mere Gharib Nawaz. The song was Kasme Hum Apni Jaan Ki. Mohammad Rafi personally acclaimed and congratulated Anwar.
Nazar Se Phool Chunti Hai (Film: Ahista Ahista1981)
Mohabbat Ab Tijarat (Film: Arpan,starring Jitendra)