Anup Neel, one of the most promising names of Assamese music industry, is not only popular as a lyricist but is also a well- known composer and singer among the youth. Anup, son of Upen Saikia and Junu Saikia, was highly attracted to this field since his childhood. Without undergoing any professional training in music, he has been able to excel in this field only because of his dedication and respect for music. According to him, music is not only a subject of entertainment, but also a therapy.
Anup Neel entered the musical world as a lyricist in 2012 through the album ‘Rinkumoni’. In the album he had penned a song which was rendered by Mousam Gogoi. He has written songs for the albums like ‘Oi Dhan Senai’, ‘Barnalir Emuthi Geet’, ‘Moujan’ and last year he released an album titled ‘Namdang’ which was his own concept. Besides these, Anup has also written more than 20 single Audio-Video songs. Recently he has released two albums named ‘Senai Dhan’ and ‘Chiramor Nasoni’ which were his own concepts and which were highly appreciated by Assamese music lovers. All the songs of the album ‘Chiramor Nasoni’ were written and composed by Anup, whereas in case of ‘Senai Dhan’, he wrote and composed 3 songs. Presently, the singer’s three songs have been highly appreciated by Assamese music lovers. The songs are ‘Krishna He Bulilung’ which was written, composed and sung by the singer himself, ‘Ketiyaba Mon Jai’ is written by Anup and sung by Zubeen Garg and ‘Krishnaye Korile Leela’ is written by Anup and sung by Debojit Borah. All the three songs have caught the attention of music lovers due to its heart-touching lyrics, soulful tunes and beautiful singing. According to him, popular Assamese singers like Zubeen Garg, Mousam Gogoi, Bornali Kalita, Chayanika Bhuyan, Debojit Borah have lent their voices to the songs penned by him. He also added that, at present he is preparing two songs. One of them is a fusion of traditional folk and western rock and the other one is ‘Lorali’. He will also present his popular song titled ‘Re babba rebabba’ which was written, composed and sung by himself in video format and which will hit the market during Durga Puja season.