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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shared with:
For the song "Jai Ho".

Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards

2013 Won
Apsara Award
Best Lyrics
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
For the song "Saans"

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy

2012 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
For the song "Darling"
2011 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Ishqiya (2010)
For the song "Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji"
2010 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Kaminey (2009)
2008 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Guru (2007)
For the song "Tere Bina"
2007 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Omkara (2006)
For the song "Beedi"
2006 Won
Popular Award
Best Lyrics
Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
For the song "Kajra Re"
Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyrics
Paheli (2005)
For the song "Dhire Jalna"
Best Lyrics
...Yahaan (2005)
For the song "Naam Ada Likhna"
2001 Nominated
Popular Award
Lyrics
Fiza (2000)
For the song "Tu Fiza Hai".

Bombay International Film Festival

2011 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
2008 Won
Award for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Film Music

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shared with:
For the song "Jaiho".

Filmfare Awards

2013 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
For the song "Challa"
Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
For the song "Saans"
2012 Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
For the song "Darling"
2011 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Ishqiya (2010)
For the song "Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji"
2010 Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Kaminey (2009)
For the song "Dhan Te Nan" and "Kaminey"
2008 Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyrics
Guru (2007)
For the song "Tere Bina".
2007 Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyrics
Omkara (2006)
For the song "Beedi".
2006 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyrics
Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
For the song "Kajra Re".
Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyrics
Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
For the song "Chup Chup Ke".
Best Lyrics
Paheli (2005)
For the song "Dheere Jaina".
2003 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Saathiya (2002)
For the song "Saathiya".
Best Dialogue
Saathiya (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
2001 Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Fiza (2000)
For "Aaja Mahiya".
1999 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Dil Se.. (1998)
For the song "Chhaiyan Chhaiyan".
1992 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Lekin... (1990)
For the song "Yaara seelli seelli".
1989 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Ijaazat (1987)
For the song "Mera kuchh samaan".
1984 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Masoom (1983)
For the song "Tujh se naraz nahin".
1981 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Thodisi Bewafaii (1980)
For the song "Hazaar rahen mudke dekhin".
1980 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Gol Maal (1979)
For the song "Aanewala pal".
1978 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Gharaonda (The Nest) (1977)
For the song "Do deewane shahar mein".
1977 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Director
Mausam (1975)
1976 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Film - Critics
Aandhi (1975)
1974 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Dialogue Writer
Namak Haraam (1973)
1972 Won
Filmfare Award
Best Dialogue
Anand (1971)

Grammy Awards

2010 Won
Grammy
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shared with:
For the song "Jai Ho".

National Film Awards, India

2014 Won
Dadasaheb Phalke Award
1991 Won
Silver Lotus Award
Best Lyrics
Lekin... (1990)

Satellite Awards

2008 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Original Song
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shared with:
For the song "Jaiho".

Screen Weekly Awards

2001 Nominated
Screen
Best Lyrics
Fiza (2000)
For the song "Fiza" (title song).

Times of India Film Awards

2013 Won
Popular Award
Best Lyrics
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
Song: "Saans"

World Soundtrack Awards

2009 Won
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shared with:
For the song "Jai Ho".

Zee Cine Awards

2013 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
For the song "Saans"
2003 Won
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Saathiya (2002)
2002 Nominated
Popular Award
Best Lyricist
Asoka (2001)
For the song "Roshni Se".

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