Adnan Sami, one of the gifted singers of the Bollywood industry has done some major contributions to the film industry. The 47 year old has redefined the word musician by adding multiple talents and instrument playing abilities to his credit. He is well versed in Classical, jazz, pop, rock and fusion genres in music while his instrument playing abilities list runs a mile long. He is also one of the noted musicians abroad as well and a US-based Keyboard magazine described him as the fastest keyboard player in the world. He is one of the musicians who sold the highest number of independent albums and managed to mark each of them as a blockbuster hit.
The Times of India titled him as the Sultan of Music. Adnan did not confine himself to music. He was the brand ambassador for Pepsi and Coca-Cola and was the only celebrity all over Asia and Europe who has endorsed both the brands. A Pakistani by birth, Adnan Sami is the only artist who gained so much popularity in India and he is next to none in terms of fan base. He has won many international awards to his credit such as Nigar Award, Bolan Academy Award, Graduate Award and also the youngest recipient of the Naushad Music Award for Excellence in Music.
His prominent works in Telugu film industry are:
- Shankar Dada MBBS – Ye Jilla
- Varsham – Nizam Pori
- Yogi – Gana Gana Gana
- 100% Love – Infatuation
- Oosaravelli – Nenante
- Ishq – Oh Priya Priya Nithya Menen
- Julai – Oh Madhu
- Devudu Chesina Manushulu -Nuvvantey Chala
- Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde- Neeve Neeve
- Oka Laila Kosam- O Cheli Nuvve Naa Cheli
- Temper – Choolenge Aasma
- Ishtangaa- Arere Maayee
Now, Adnan is back to Telugu film industry after a gap of close to 3 years. He has lend his vocals for the song Arere Maayee in Ishtangaa, a Telugu movie. Ishtangaa is featuring Arjun Mahi and Tanishq Rajan in the lead roles while Sampath V. Rudra is directing it. P. Venkateswara Rao is the producer of Ishtangaa.