Ankur Tewari, who also moonlights as a singer-songwriter, is a well-known Bollywood lyricist and composer, and is at the helm of the band’s sound. His lyrics form an emotional connect with the audience, creating an overwhelming and immersive live set – a factor that has played a prominent role in launching them to the top of the college & festivals circuit in the country.
Ankur & The Ghalat Family comprises of Sidd Coutto, Johan Pais, Gaurav Gupta, Vivaan Kapoor and Ankur Tewari, creating what they best describe as Urdu and Hindi easy acoustic ballads folk rock/rock n roll. The band is widely regarded as one of the most innovative bands in the Hindi-rock space. The band was formed in 2009 and has played many festivals including Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Storm Festival, Kala Ghoda Festival and many more. The band is currently working on its album called Side A/ Side B with close to 14 songs. Side A consists collaborations and Side B is just the band.