Jaan Nissar Lone


Born In : Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Occupation(s) : Music Director
Genres : Bollywood

Jaan Nissar Lone, born in 1985, is known as an Indian musician who has been working in the industry since 2010. He belongs to Baramulla a district of Jammu and Kashmir. At the time of his upbringing, he witnessed the problem of insurgency in his state when the demand for an independent Kashmir was being made by the separatists. But, Lone’s parents always made sure that their children should not have been part of this insurgency instead they must seek their dreams.

Jaan was admitted to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Shahkote where he was a student of science. In fact, Lone had earned his Master’s degree at Trinity School, London. He can speak six languages fluently such as Kashmiri (his mother tongue), Urdu, English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Arabic.

After completing his graduation, Jaan wanted to become a music composer. In 2001, He joined Valley Strings Private Limited as a music director. Lone got the opportunity to compose the tune for Sanjiv Jaiswal’s “Shudra: The Rising” in 2012.

In 2014, Jaan composed the music for “18.11 A Code of Secrecy.” directed by Mohammad Mohibul Haque, the cast of the movie are Rehal Khan, Prem Chopra, Asrani, and Mukesh Tiwari. Five songs in the movie were composed under the guidance of Lone.

In his short career span, Lone has worked with many well-known singers like Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, and Kamaal Khan. He also got the opportunity to sing a duet with Rani Hazarika for the song “ Mera Yaar Thanedaar.” He has also worked with Kamaal Khan on the song “Allah Teri Kya Shaan Hai”.

According to the website “The Kashmir Monitor”, Lone has stated that he began to take interest in music at the age of five. After arriving in Mumbai, the young Kashmiri started to learn classical music at Patiala Gharana.

Lone worked with Sniti Mishra for the track “ Peer Myano” which was received very positively on youtube.

According to Jaan Nissar, due to a lack of facilities, many aspiring Kashmiri music artists are not able to follow their dream. So, he requested the government to aid the youth of Kashmiri so that they could fulfill their dream.

Recently, Jaan has stated that he is going to build an academy in Srinagar to provide training to aspiring artists where Bollywood singers would be invited to motivate the students to perform well.