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Anand Bakshi (I) (1930–2002)


Anand Bakshi was one of the greatest and popular lyricists of his time. He was the only lyricist, besides his associate Majrooh Sultanpuri, who enjoyed such a long and illustrious career in Bollywood lyricism and was still going strong after more than 40 years. Like Sultanpuri, Bakshi wrote simple poetry that could be understood by all, and he was... See full bio »

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Known For

Sholay Music Department
(1975)
Mohabbatein Music Department
(2000)
Taal Music Department
(1999)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Music Department
(1995)

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 2011/I Soundtrack (lyricist)
 2011 Satrangee Parachute (lyricist)
 2008 Mehbooba (lyricist - as late Anand Bakshi)
 2004 Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin (lyricist)
 2003 Saaya (lyricist)
 2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (lyricist)
 2002 Gunaah (lyricist)
 2002 Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (lyricist)
 2002 Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (lyricist)
 2002 Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (lyricist)
 2002 Kitne Door... Kitne Paas (lyricist)
 2002 Kranti (lyricist)
 2001 Indian (lyricist)
 2001 Nayak: The Real Hero (lyricist)
 2001 Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke (lyricist)
 2001 Yaadein... (lyricist)
 2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (lyricist)
 2000 Raju Chacha (lyricist)
 2000 Mohabbatein (lyrics)
 2000 Bulandi (lyricist)
 1999 Kohram (lyricist)
 1999 Taal (lyricist)
 1999 Hindustan Ki Kasam (lyricist)
 1999 Kachche Dhaage (lyricist)
 1998 Zakhm (lyricist)
 1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (lyricist)
 1998 When One Falls in Love (lyricist)
 1998 Sham Ghansham (lyricist)
 1997 Ghulam-E-Musthafa (lyricist)
 1997 Aflatoon (lyricist)
 1997 Pardes (lyricist)
 1997 Qahar (lyricist)
 1997 Dil To Pagal Hai (lyricist)
 1997 Deewana Mastana (lyricist)
 1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth (lyrics)
 1996 Jaan (playback singer)
 1996 Tere Mere Sapne (lyricist)
 1996 PremGranth (lyricist)
 1996 Jung (lyricist)
 1996 Rajkumar (lyricist)
 1996 Muthi Bhar Zameen (lyricist)
 1995 Ahankaar (lyricist)
 1995 Paappi Devataa (lyricist)
 1995 Trimurti (lyricist)
 1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (lyrics by)
 1995 Ravan Raaj: A True Story (lyricist)
 1995 Prem (lyricist)
 1994 Mohra (lyricist)
 1994 Pehla Pehla Pyar (lyricist)
 1993 Chahoonga Main Tujhe (lyrics)
 1993 Sahibaan (lyricist)
 1993 Bedardi (lyricist)
 1993 Pehla Nasha (lyricist)
 1993 Gumrah (lyricist)
 1993 Khal Nayak (lyricist)
 1993 Parampara (lyricist)
 1993 Kshatriya (lyricist)
 1992 Maarg (lyrics)
 1992 Prem Deewane (lyricist)
 1992 Pyar Hua Chori Chori (lyricist)
 1992 Apradhi (lyricist)
 1992 Angaar (lyricist - uncredited)
 1992 Heer Ranjha (lyricist)
 1992/I Chamatkar (lyricist)
 1992 Police Officer (lyricist)
 1992 Humlaa (lyricist)
 1992 Khuda Gawah (lyricist)
 1992 Vishwatma (lyricist)
 1992 Dil Hi To Hai (lyricist)
 1992 Dil Ne Ikaar Kiya (lyricist)
 1991 Mast Kalandar (lyricist)
 1991 Lakshmanrekha (lyricist)
 1991 Lamhe (lyricist)
 1991 Akayla (lyricist)
 1991 Banjaran (lyricist)
 1991 Pratikar (lyricist)
 1991 Saudagar (lyricist)
 1991 Ajooba (lyricist)
 1991 Benaam Badsha (lyricist)
 1991 Deshwasi (lyricist)
 1991 Khoon Ka Karz (lyricist)
 1991 Farishtay (lyricist)
 1991 Hum (lyricist)
 1991 Khilaaf (lyricist)
 1990 Sheshnaag (lyricist)
 1990 Pratibandh (lyricist)
 1990 Sher Dil (lyricist)
 1990 Doodh Ka Karz (lyricist)
 1990 Amba (lyricist)
 1990 Hum Se Na Takrana (lyricist)
 1990 Pati Patni Aur Tawaif (lyricist)
 1990 Izzatdaar (lyricist)
 1990 Amiri Garibi (lyricist)
 1990 Jeene Do (lyricist)
 1990 Agneepath (lyricist)
 1990 Awaargi (lyricist)
 1989 Jurrat (lyricist)
 1989 Chaalbaaz (lyricist)
 1989 Bhrashtachar (lyricist)
 1989 Kanoon Apna Apna (lyricist)
 1989 Aag Se Khelenge (lyricist)
 1989 Chandni (lyrics by)
 1989 Elaan-E-Jung (lyricist)
 1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II (lyricist)
 1989 Tridev (lyricist)
 1989 Abhimanyu (lyricist)
 1989 Bees Saal Baad (lyricist)
 1989 Ram Lakhan (lyricist)
 1989 Vardi (lyricist)
 1989 Majboor (lyricist)
 1988 Do Waqt Ki Roti (lyricist)
 1988 Inteqam (lyricist)
 1988 Saazish (lyricist)
 1988 Agnee (lyricist)
 1988 Ganga Tere Desh Mein (lyricist)
 1988 Mahaveera (lyricist)
 1988 Kabzaa (lyricist)
 1988 Ram-Avtar (lyricist)
 1988 Khatron Ke Khiladi (lyricist)
 1988 Charnon Ki Saugandh (lyricist)
 1988 Shahenshah (lyricist)
 1987 Khazana (lyricist)
 1987 Mera Karam Mera Dharam (lyricist)
 1987 Insaf Ki Pukar (lyricist)
 1987 Uttar Dakshin (lyricist)
 1987 Hifazat (lyricist)
 1987 Sindoor (lyricist)
 1987 Madadgaar (lyricist)
 1987 Dacait (lyricist)
 1987 Sansar (lyricist)
 1987 Itihaas (lyricist)
 1987 Nazrana (lyricist)
 1986 Aag Aur Shola (lyricist)
 1986 Baat Ban Jaye (lyricist)
 1986 Palay Khan (lyricist)
 1986 Shatru (lyricist)
 1986 Nagina (lyricist)
 1986 Dosti Dushmani (lyricist)
 1986 Samundar (lyricist)
 1986 Naam (lyricist)
 1986 Anokha Rishta (lyrics)
 1986/I Karma (lyricist)
 1986 Amrit (lyrics)
 1986 Aakhree Raasta (lyricist)
 1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log (lyricist)
 1986 Swati (lyricist)
 1986 Aap Ke Saath (lyricist)
 1986 Jaal (lyrics)
 1985 Phaansi Ke Baad (lyricist)
 1985 Alag Alag (lyricist)
 1985 Meraa Ghar Mere Bachche (lyricist)
 1985 Meri Jung (lyricist)
 1985 Aar Paar (lyricist)
 1985 Yudh (lyricist)
 1985 Hum Dono (lyricist)
 1985 Sarfarosh (lyricist)
 1985 Lava (lyricist)
 1984 Akalmand (lyricist)
 1984 All Rounder (lyricist)
 1984 Meraa Dost Meraa Dushman (lyricist)
 1984 Mera Faisla (lyricist)
 1984 Sharara (lyricist)
 1984 Sohni Mahiwal (lyricist)
 1984 Yeh Desh (lyricist)
 1984 Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan (lyricist)
 1984 Awaaz (lyricist)
 1984 Jagir (lyricist)
 1984 Jeene Nahi Doonga (lyricist)
 1984 John Jani Janardhan (lyricist)
 1984 Sunny (lyrics)
 1984 Hum Hain Lajawaab (lyricist)
 1984 Ek Nai Paheli (lyricist)
 1984 Baazi (lyricist)
 1984 Maati Maangey Khoon (lyricist)
 1984 Farishta (lyricist)
 1984 Maang Bharo Sajana (lyricist)
 1984 Inquilaab (lyricist)
 1984 Bad Aur Badnaam (lyricist)
 1983 Bekaraar (lyricist)
 1983/II Hero (lyricist)
 1983/I Coolie (lyrics)
 1983 Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye (lyricist)
 1983 Betaab (lyricist)
 1983 Woh 7 Din (lyricist)
 1983 Andhaa Kaanoon (lyricist)
 1983 Arpan (lyricist)
 1983 Avtaar (lyricist)
 1983 Nastik (lyricist)
 1983 Zara Si Zindagi (lyricist)
 1982 Baghavat (lyricist)
 1982 Farz Aur Kanoon (lyricist)
 1982 Taaqat (lyricist)
 1982 Vidhaata (lyricist)
 1982 Johny I Love You (lyricist)
 1982 Samraat (lyricist)
 1982 Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya (lyricist)
 1982 Shakti (lyricist)
 1982 Insaan (lyricist)
 1982 Ghazab (lyricist)
 1982 Desh Premee (lyricist)
 1982 Teesri Aankh (lyricist)
 1982 Rajput (lyricist)
 1982 Vakil Babu (lyricist)
 1982 Apna Bana Lo (lyricist)
 1982 Bemisal (lyricist)
 1982 Raaste Pyar Ke (lyricist)
 1982 Jeevan Dhaara (lyricist: songs)
 1981 Bharosa (lyricist)
 1981 Jyoti (lyricist)
 1981 Raksha (lyricist)
 1981 Sharada (lyricist)
 1981 Meri Aawaz Suno (lyricist)
 1981 Fiffty Fiffty (lyricist)
 1981 Ek Hi Bhool (lyricist)
 1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye (lyricist)
 1981 Rocky (lyricist)
 1981 Love Story (lyricist)
 1981 Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (lyricist)
 1981 Dushman Dost (lyricist: songs)
 1981 Krodhi (lyricist)
 1981 Aas Paas (lyricist)
 1980/I Bandish (lyricist)
 1980 Judaai (lyricist)
 1980 Patita (lyricist)
 1980 Qatil Kaun (lyricist)
 1980 Yari Dushmani (lyricist)
 1980 Shaan (lyricist)
 1980 Hum Paanch (lyricist)
 1980 Dostana (lyricist)
 1980 Abdullah (lyricist)
 1980 Karz (lyrics)
 1980 Jyoti Bane Jwala (lyricist)
 1980 Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (lyricist)
 1980 Takkar (lyricist)
 1980 Aap Ke Deewane (lyrics)
 1980 Aasha (lyricist)
 1980 Kali Ghata (lyricist)
 1980 Zalim (lyricist)
 1980 Do Premee (lyricist: songs)
 1979 Amar Deep (lyricist)
 1979 Bebus (lyricist: songs)
 1979 Lok Parlok (lyricist)
 1979 Suhaag (lyricist - uncredited)
 1979 Mr. Natwarlal (lyricist)
 1979 Jurmana (lyrics)
 1979 Dhongee (playback singer)
 1979 The Great Gambler (lyricist)
 1979 Dil Kaa Heera (lyricist)
 1979 Gautam Govinda (lyricist)
 1979 Prem Bandhan (lyricist)
 1979 Sargam (lyricist)
 1978 Aahuti (lyricist)
 1978 Amar Shakti (lyricist)
 1978 Chakravyuha (lyricist)
 1978 Daku Aur Jawan (lyricist)
 1978 Shalimar (lyricist)
 1978 Swarg Narak (lyricist)
 1978 Dil Aur Deewaar (lyricist)
 1978 Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (lyricist)
 1978 Pati Patni Aur Woh (lyricist)
 1978 Phandebaaz (lyricist)
 1978 Azaad (lyricist)
 1978 Naukri (lyricist)
 1978 Bhola Bhala (lyricist)
 1978 Naya Daur (lyricist)
 1977 Anurodh (lyricist)
 1977 Apnapan (lyricist: songs)
 1977 Chacha Bhatija (lyricist)
 1977 Chor Sipahee (lyricist)
 1977 Dharam Veer (lyricist)
 1977 Dildaar (lyricist)
 1977 Kalabaaz (lyricist)
 1977 Tinku (lyricist)
 1977 Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka (lyricist)
 1977/I Mukti (lyricist)
 1977 Chalta Purza (lyricist)
 1977 Amar Akbar Anthony (lyricist)
 1977 Chhailla Babu (lyricist)
 1977 Yehi Hai Zindagi (lyricist)
 1977 Dream Girl (lyricist)
 1977 Immaan Dharam (lyricist)
 1976 Aap Beati (lyricist)
 1976 Bairaag (lyricist)
 1976 Barood (lyricist)
 1976 Deewaangee (lyricist)
 1976 Do Ladkiyan (lyricist)
 1976 Jeevan Jyoti (lyricist)
 1976 Koi Jeeta Koi Haara (lyricist)
 1976 Maa (lyricist)
 1976 Maha Chor (lyricist) / (playback singer)
 1976 Nehle Pe Dehla (lyricist)
 1976 Bullet (lyricist)
 1976 Balika Badhu (lyricist) / (playback singer)
 1976 Jaaneman (lyricist)
 1976 Mehbooba (lyricist)
 1976 Charas (lyricist) / (playback singer)
 1976 Bhanwar (lyricist)
 1975 Angaarey (lyricist)
 1975 Lafange (lyricist)
 1975 Prem Kahani (lyricist: songs)
 1975 Raaja (lyricist)
 1975 Sunehra Sansar (lyricist)
 1975 Chaitali (lyricist)
 1975 Sholay (lyrics)
 1975 Pratiggya (lyricist)
 1975 Chupke Chupke (lyricist)
 1975 Julie (lyricist)
 1975 Warrant (lyricist)
 1974 Badla (lyricist)
 1974 Charitraheen (lyricist)
 1974 Dil Diwana (lyricist)
 1974 Dulhan (lyricist)
 1974 Humshakal (lyricist)
 1974 Imaan (lyricist)
 1974 Ishq Ishq Ishq (lyricist)
 1974 Mr. Romeo (lyricist)
 1974 Pagli (lyricist)
 1974 Pocket Maar (lyricist: songs)
 1974 Compulsed (lyricist: songs)
 1974 Roti (lyricist)
 1974 Bidaai (lyricist)
 1974 Ajanabee (lyricist)
 1974 Kasauti (lyricist)
 1974 Amir Garib (lyricist)
 1974 Prem Nagar (lyricist)
 1974 Aap Ki Kasam (lyricist: songs)
 1974 Dost (lyricist)
 1974 Manoranjan (lyricist)
 1973 Gaai Aur Gori (lyricist)
 1973 Gaddaar (lyricist)
 1973 Heera Panna (lyricist)
 1973 Jaise Ko Taisa (lyricist)
 1973 Keemat (lyricist)
 1973 Manchali (lyricist)
 1973 Shareef Budmaash (lyricist)
 1973 Namak Haraam (lyricist)
 1973 Bobby (lyricist)
 1973 Jugnu (lyricist)
 1973 Jheel Ke Us Paar (lyricist)
 1973 Kuchhe Dhaage (lyricist)
 1973 Loafer (lyricist)
 1973 Raja Rani (lyricist: songs)
 1972 Apna Desh (lyricist)
 1972 Buniyaad (lyricist)
 1972 Ek Bechara (lyricist)
 1972 Gora Aur Kala (lyricist)
 1972 Jeet (lyricist)
 1972 Mome Ki Gudiya (lyricist) / (playback singer)
 1972 Raja Jani (lyricist)
 1972 Shaadi Ke Baad (lyricist)
 1972 Yeh Gulistan Hamara (lyricist)
 1972 Zindagi Zindagi (lyricist)
 1972 Anuraag (lyricist)
 1972 Raaste Kaa Patthar (lyricist)
 1972 Seeta Aur Geeta (lyricist)
 1972 Roop Tera Mastana (lyricist)
 1972 Joroo Ka Ghulam (lyricist) / (lyricist: songs)
 1972 Jawani Diwani (lyricist)
 1972 Sanjog (lyricist)
 1972 Piya Ka Ghar (lyricist)
 1972 Amar Prem (lyricist)
 1971 Banphool (lyricist)
 1971 Dushman (lyricist)
 1971 Haseenon Ka Devata (lyricist)
 1971 Lagan (lyricist)
 1971 Main Sunder Hoon (lyricist)
 1971 Maryada (lyricist)
 1971 Mera Gaon Mera Desh (lyricist: songs)
 1971 Naya Zamana (lyricist)
 1971 Paraya Dhan (lyricist)
 1971 Uphaar (lyricist)
 1971 Haré Rama Haré Krishna (lyricist)
 1971 Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee (lyricist)
 1971 Pyar Ki Kahani (lyricist)
 1971 Haathi Mere Saathi (lyricist)
 1971 Subha-O-Sham (lyricist)
 1971 Mehboob Ki Mehndi (lyricist)
 1970 Bachpan (lyricist)
 1970 Darpan (lyricist)
 1970 Himmat (lyricist)
 1970 Humjoli (lyricist)
 1970 Ishq Par Zor Nahin (lyricist)
 1970 Jeevan Mrityu (lyricist)
 1970 Kati Patang (lyrics)
 1970 Sharafat (lyricist)
 1970 Aan Milo Sajna (lyrics)
 1970 Mastana (lyricist)
 1970 Mere Humsafar (lyricist)
 1970 Geet (lyricist)
 1970 My Love (lyricist)
 1970 Maa Aur Mamta (lyricist)
 1970 The Train (lyricist)
 1970 Khilona (lyricist)
 1970 Suhana Safar (lyricist)
 1969 Anjaana (lyrics)
 1969 Anmol Moti (lyricist)
 1969 Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke (lyrics)
 1969 Do Bhai (lyricist)
 1969 Jeene Ki Raah (lyricist)
 1969 Jigri Dost (lyricist)
 1969 Jyoti (lyricist)
 1969 Madhavi (lyricist)
 1969 Mahal (lyrics)
 1969 Raja Saab (lyricist)
 1969 Sajan (lyricist)
 1969 Tamanna (lyricist)
 1969 Do Raaste (lyricist)
 1969 Aradhana (lyricist - uncredited)
 1968 Haye Mera Dil (lyricist)
 1968 Raja Aur Runk (lyricist)
 1968 Teen Bahuraniyan (lyricist)
 1967 Aamne - Saamne (lyricist)
 1967 Chandan Ka Palna (lyricist)
 1967 Farz (lyricist)
 1967 Jaal (composer: additional music: lyrics) / (lyricist)
 1967 Milan Ki Raat (lyricist)
 1967 Night in London (lyricist)
 1967 Taqdeer (lyricist)
 1967 Milan (lyricist - as Anand Bakhshi)
 1966 Aasra (lyrics)
 1966 Chhota Bhai (lyricist)
 1966 Devar (lyricist)
 1966 Pati Patni (lyricist)
 1966 Preet Na Jane Reet (lyricist)
 1966 Aaye Din Bahar Ke (lyrics)
 1965 Lootera (lyrics)
 1965 Shreeman Funtoosh (lyricist)
 1965 Teesra Kaun (lyricist)
 1965 Jab Jab Phool Khile (lyricist)
 1965 Adhi Raat Ke Baad (lyricist)
 1965 Himalay Ki Godmein (lyricist - as Anand Baxi)
 1965 Shokan Mele Di (lyricist)
 1964 Dulha Dulhan (lyricist)
 1964 Mr. X in Bombay (lyricist - as Anand Baxi)
 1964 Majboor (lyricist)
 1964 Awara Badal (lyricist)
 1963 Jab Se Tumhe Dekha Hai (lyricist)
 1963 Phool Bane Angaare (lyricist)
 1963 Sunheri Nagin (lyricist)
 1962 Mehndi Lagi Mere Haath (lyricist)
 1962 Reporter Raju (lyricist - as Anant Baxi)
 1962 Vallah Kya Baat Hai (lyricist)
 1961 Razia Sultana (lyricist)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Anand Bakhshi | Late Shri Anand Bakshi | late Anand Bakshi | Anand Baxi | Anant Baxi
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Personal Quote:

I mentally tape a situation and try and see the circumstances, mood and story before and after the song. You cannot write the same song, even for the same feelings, when the lovers are meeting clandestinely and when they are meeting openly. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote the lyrics to over 4000 songs See more »

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