BIRTHDAY SPECIAL: INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LEGENDARY LYRICIST ANAND BAKSHI
Anand Bakshi, a big name in the music industry who has contributed significantly by giving unforgettable songs. On his birthday, here we are presenting the facts about Anand Bakshi which are interesting and worth knowing.
- Anand was born on July 21, 1930, in Rawalpindi, his family migrated to Lucknow after India-Pak partition
- Served in royal Indian navy for 2 years but got dismissed. He also worked For Indian Army from 1947 to 1956.
- His first poem was published in ‘Sainik Samachar’, an Army publication
- He worked as the telephone operator in Lucknow and then he went to Mumbai and worked there as a motor mechanic.
- He met with Actor Bhagwan in 1958 and gave him work to write lyrics in movie ‘Bhala Aadmi’
- In his career, he has worked in more than 550 films and has written over 4000 songs
- Anand worked with top composers of that time. He worked with Laxmikant Pyarelal on 300 films.
- He got famous in 1967, after the success of movie ‘Milan’ songs
- He also has sung a song with Lata Mangeshkar in the film ‘Mom ki Gudiya’
- He got nominated in Filmfare awards for 40 times and won it 4 times
- This legendary lyricist passed away on 30th March 2002
On Occasion of his birthday, we remember him for his significant contribution to the entertainment industry.
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