Dr. Sagar makes ‘Ballia’, his hometown proud with his melodious lyrics

Dr Sagar who belongs to Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, with his remarkable talent and dedication, has not only made a name for himself but also brought immense pride to his hometown. From the world of music, some artists rise from obscurity to captivate the hearts and minds of millions, and Dr. Sagar is one such luminary talented lyricist.

From scriptwriters to politicians, Ballia has given valuable and adorable talent to our country. The names of Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Kedarnath Singh, Amarkant, Doodhnath Singh, and Parshuram Chaturvedi that are some of the most revered names of Hindi literature hail from Ballia. Kamlesh Pandey, one of Bollywood’s famous screenwriters is also a resident of Ballia.

This city is also known as a home for many notable revolutionaries, some being Mangal Pandey, Chittu Pandey and Jayaprakash Narayan. Former Prime Minister of India Chandra Shekhar was also a resident of Ballia.

Dr. Sagar was born in Kakadi village (village: Kakri) of Ballia district, and was educated at Ballia, BHU Banaras, and JNU, New Delhi. Famous singers from both India and abroad like Arijit Singh, Jubin Nautiyal, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Atif Aslam, Kailash Kher, Javed Ali, Ustad Rashid Khan, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Suresh Wadekar, Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam, Sharda Sinha etc. have sung songs written by Dr. Sagar.

His work is held in high regard in the Bollywood industry and the film industry’s big stars like Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao, Randeep Hooda, Shreyas Talpade, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadha, Dia Mirza and Aditi Rao Hydari have been the cast for the songs he wrote.

It might seem lucky but Dr Sagar’s journey to success was not an easy one. He came from a small town and faced numerous challenges and obstacles along his way to success. However, his passion, determination and the unyielding belief in his craft supported him in his path. With each setback, he emerged stronger, honing his skills and refining his artistry.

His lyrical songs have struck a chord with the audiences across the country. From writing songs for famous film directors like Sudhir Mishra, Anubhav Sinha, Subhash Kapoor, and Neeraj Pandey, Dr. Sagar has also worked with the great musicians – Ilaiya Raja and Salim – Sulaiman. His famous films and web series are Maharani-2, Khaki: The Bihar Chapter, Crowds, and Rumors. The rap song ‘Ka Ba’ starring Manoj Bajpayee and directed by Anubhav Sinha catapulted Dr. Sagar to the heights of success.

We are waiting eagerly for the next song by him already.


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