Amaal Mallik is a music composer in the Hindi film industry hailing from a musical family. He is the grandson of Sardar Malik; son of Daboo Malik and nephew of music composer Anu Malik. Amaal started learning music at the age of 8 and took a liking towards the piano. He debuted in 2014 with Salman Khan's Jai Ho, following it up with the song "Naina" from Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan Starrer Khoobsurat.
Amaal studied in Jamnabai Narsee School and completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from N.M College in Mumbai. He studied piano and completed his course at The Trinity College of Music (Western Classical, Jazz & Rock) in London under the guidance and training he received from teachers like Benny, Xavier Fernandes, Tony Pinto, Joy Bose. He is also trained in Indian classical music informally under the tutelage of his grandfather Sri Sardar Malik.
Mallik began his Bollywood journey at a young age. After completing his 10th grade year, he immediately went on to assist music composer and background scorer Amar Mohile for the soundtrack of Sarkar (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) at the age of 15, later moving on to producing and arranging music for his father in films like Sohail Khan's Kisaan (2009) where he collaborated on a remix track of Mere Desh Ki Dharti with pop king Daler Mehndi.
His first outing as a solo background scorer was for Khwaabb a sports film produced by PVR Pictures & Bullseye Entertainment, which won him good reviews.
Amaal has composed music for over 67 advertisement jingles with top notch directors like Prakash Verma, Kailash Surendranath, Prahlad Kakar, Vinod P Vijay, Jeet Surendranth, E.Niwas, Bodhayan Mukherjee (Little Lamb Films), Hemanth Bhandari (Chrome Pictures) for brands like Amul, Vodafone, Horlicks, Relaxo, Toyota, Cornetto, Indian Oil, Sunfeast, iBall, Makemytrip.com.
He composed the title track for Sony and Ravi Adhikari's Hongey Judaa Na Hum and also the background score for reputed television director Siddharth Sengupta and Sphere Origin's Show - 26/12 (Chabbis Barah) for Life Ok, where he was nominated for best background score.