Indian Poet & Lyricist Manoj Yadav was born in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He likes to write poem from his childhood. One day during his childhood 'History' class was going on and he was plunged into his own world, oblivious to the past. In the world of dreams. Teacher asked what you are doing and snatched his copy from the hands. He was writing poems. Teacher tored his copy. He felt bad about it and with loud screeching said, "I Do not Like History, I Like Poetry".
He has written lyrics for the film like Boss, Gabbar, Ungli, Son of Sardaar, Ishk Actually, Veerappan, Housefull 3, Sanam Re, Zanjeer, Mad About Dance, Piku, Mickey Virus, Shortcut Romeo, Azhar, Running Shaadi.com, etc. He has written various jingles and also worked with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for 2011 world cup antheme. Some of the chartbuster songs penned by him include Itni si baat hai, Hua Hai Aaj Pehli Baar, Pyaar Ki Maa Ki, Teri Meri Kahaani, Har Kisi Ko, Pe Pe Pe, Sajna Ve, Bezubaan, Lucky Tonight, Tu Kamaal Di, Badmashiyaan, Khallass, Lamha Tera Mera, Maasiji, etc.