Tribute to Anand Bakshi, one of Hindi cinema’s most prolific lyricists, on his 16th death anniversary today.

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The name, Anand Bakshi is familiar to Hindi film lovers both young and old. His poetry has simple words, which could be understood by every mass. In a career spanning over five decades, Anand Bakshi penned some of the most memorable songs that have ever been produced by the Hindi film industry. From ‘Saawan Ka Mahina’ to ‘Tujhe Dekha To Yeh Jaana Sanam’, Anand Bakshi has given us some truly unforgettable songs.

With dreams of becoming a singer, a young man landed in Bombay to acquire a foothold in Hindi film industry — little did he know then that destiny had different plans for him. With over 3500 songs in over 600 films to his credit and has worked with the best people in the Hindi film industry, Anand Bakshi earned himself a reputation of a respectable man in the industry.

Anand Bakshi lived a life which in itself is an inspiring journey of faith, dreams, success, and humanity.

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