Jaspinder Narula is a Punjabi singer and Bollywood playback singer. She shot to fame after the duet “Pyar to hona hi tha” with Remo Fernandes from the 1998 film Pyar To Hona Hi Tha for which she won the 1999 Filmfare Best Female Playback Award. The other notable films she has sung in include Mission Kashmir, Mohabbatein, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Bunty Aur Babli  She is also a singer of Sufi music, as well as Gurbani and other Sikh religious music. In 2008, she won the title of India’s Best Live Performer in the NDTV Imagine singing reality series, Dhoom Macha De (2008).

Javed Siddiqui is a Hindi and Urdu screenwriter, dialogue writer and playwright from India. He has written over 50 storylines, screenplays and dialogues. During his career, Siddiqui has collaborated with some of India’s most prominent filmmakers, from independent directors like Satyajit Ray and Shyam Benegal to commercial directors like Yash Chopra and Subhash Ghai. He started his career as a dialogue writer in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi in 1977. Since then, he has been highly regarded for his works in different genres of film making, including art films of parallel cinema, like Umrao Jaan, Mammo, Fiza, Zubeidaa and Tehzeeb; as well as commercial hits, such as Baazigar, Darr, Yeh Dillagi, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Raja Hindustani, Pardes, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke and Koi… Mil Gaya. He has also written scripts for serials like Shyam Benegal’s Bharat Ek Khoj, Ramesh Sippy’s Kismet, Yash Chopra’s Waqt and others.