Amitabh Bhattacharya is an Indian lyricist and playback singer of Bengali origin from Uttar Pradesh who works in Bollywood films. He shot to fame with the film Dev.D with the song "Emotional Atyachar" turning an instant hit. He sang this song under the name "Band Master Rangeela And Rasila". He also lent his voice to this song with Amit Trivedi. He has been continuously writing lyrics for a variety of Bollywood movies since then and has also sung a few of them. Bhattacharya has also maintained a close association with Amit Trivedi since their first film Aamir. He has written the lyrics or sang for most of the film albums composed by the latter. His lyrics have been variously described as "frillfree" and "smartly worded".
A National Award-winning lyricist, he has won the National Award for the song "Agar Zindagi" from the film I Am. He won his first Filmfare award for the song "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin". In his song-writing career he has won highest number of awards, precisely 9, for the song "Channa Mereya" to date.
2008 - Aamir
2009 - Acid Factory, 99 , Dev D
2010 - Chance Pe Dance, Housefull, Udaan, Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai, Anjaana Anjaani, Band Baaja Baaraat
2011 - No One Killed Jessica, Thank You, I Am, Luv Ka The End, Ready, Delhi Belly, Chillar Party, Always Kabhi Kabhi, My Friend Pinto,
Aazaan, Ladies V/S Ricky Bahl, Pappu Cant Dance Saala
2012 - Agneepath, Ek Main aur Ekk Tu, Agent Vinod, Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Cocktail, Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, Barfi!, Heroine, Aiyyaa
2013 - Bombay Talkies, Go Goa Gone, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Ghanchakkar, Lootera, Chennai Express, Rabba Main Kya Karoon, Phata
Poster Nikla Hero, Dhoom 3
2014 - Mr Joe B. Carvalho, Yaariyan, Hasee Toh Phasee, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Darr @ the Mall, One By Two, 2 States, Lekar Hum
2015 - Bombay Velvet, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Brothers, Phantom, Shaandaar, Dilwale
2016 - Ghayal Once Again, Te3n, Banjo, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Kahaani 2, Dangal
2017 - Raees, Poorna, Raabta, Tubelight, Jagga Jasoos
2018 - Blackmail, Dhadak, Thugs of Hindostan, Kedarnath
2019 - Milan Talkies, Kalank, Indias Most Wanted, Super 30, Mission Mangal, Chhichhore, Dil Bechara, The Zoya Factor
2020 - 83, Brahmastra
58th Filmfare Awards- Best Lyricist - Song: "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin",
GiMA Awards Lyricist Of The Year,
14th IIFA Awards - Best Lyricist,
5th Mirchi Music Awards - Album of The Year - Film: Agneepath
59th National Film Awards - Best Lyrics - Song: "Agar Zindagi"
7th Mirchi Music Awards - Album of The Year - Film: 2 States
RMIM Puruskaar 2016 - Lyricist of the Year - Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Dangal, Te3n, Banjo
2016 Screen Awards - Best Lyricist - Song: "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil"
2017 SpotBoyE Awards - Best Lyricist - Song: "Bulleya"
9th Mirchi Music Awards - Critics Choice Lyricist Of The Year, Critics Choice Song Of The Year, News 18 Movie Awards - Best Lyrics,
Zee Cine Awards - Song Of The Year, 62nd Filmfare Awards- Best Lyricist, 2016 Sansui Colors Stardust Awards
- Best Lyricist, 18th IIFA Awards - Best Lyricist, MT20Jubilee Awards - Platinum Disc - Song: "Channa Mereya"
63rd Filmfare Awards - Best Lyricist - Song: "Ullu Ka Patha"
Zee Cine Awards - Best Lyricist - Song: "Zaalima"
10th Mirchi Music Awards - Listeners Choice Album of the Year - Film: Jagga Jasoos