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Can you please send an introduction on Anand Bakshi, the great lyricist of Hindi film songs of those days?

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Asked by Indra Datta, 06 Mar '08 05:16 pm
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Anand Bakshi was perhaps the only lyricist apart from Majrooh Sultanpuri who enjoyed such a long and illustrious career and who was still going strong after more than 43 years since he broke through in Hindi films as a lyricist when he passed away.

Born in Rawalpindi, Bakshi was an avid film buff and always dreamt of coming to Bombay to join the Film Industry. His early dream was to become a successful playback singer and not a lyricist. So passionate was Bakshi about joining the film industry that he ran away from home and joined the Navy with the hope of reaching Bombay. However the Naval Mutiny in Karachi ended his career in the Navy. After the partition of the Indian subcontinent into India and Pakistan in 1947, Bakshi returned to his family in Lucknow. A short stint as a telephone operator followed but he was still determined to move to Bombay.

But he could make no headway in Bombay. Dejected and disillusioned, Bakshi went back to Delhi and worked with the EME as a motor me ...more
Answered by sumita ganguly, 06 Mar '08 05:22 pm

 
  
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Anand Bakshi :- An India neutral ghost-pichas . Born :- 1035 A.D at Chinkapaulose
Achievements :- Killed 1000000 people + murdered Mr Frankestein + Mr jaax pointoson + Mr devilon Died :- 1922 Murdered by Mr van chasing hood.
Answered by Praskash Sahni, 06 Mar '08 05:22 pm

 
  
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