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Anjaan (Lyricist) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 25, 2019

Short Biography

Anjaan was born on 28-10-1930 in Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was the famous Indian Lyricist & Songwriter who remembered for his work in Hindi cinema.

Other Name: Lalji Pandey
Other Professions: Songwriter
Appearance: Bollywood

Anjaan Complete Bio & Career

Anjaan left his hometown Benaras and relocated to Mumbai to fulfill his dream of becoming a lyricist. He got his first break after he was roped in to write the lyrics of the film Prisoner of Golconda in 1953. After that, he started working regularly but in small films. 
He first came to limelight after his work in the film Godaan. He became a household after his collaboration with noted composer Kalyanji-Anandji. He mostly wrote lyrics of Amitabh Bachchan’s film and some of his famous songs include "Rote Hue Aate Hain Sab", "Pyar Zindagi Hai", and "Khaike Paan Banaras Wala" among various others. He literally ruled the decade of the 1970s with numerous hits to his name.
In 1980, he collaborated with Bappi Lahri and R. D. Burman and gave various chartbusters. In the decade of the 1990s, his health started deteriorating but his will wasn’t and wrote lyrics for some of the most famous Bollywood films such as Ghayal Dalaal, and Zindagi Ek Juaa among others. In a career spanning almost 5 decades, he wrote over 1500 songs for 300 films.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 13-09-1997 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India at the age of 66.

DEATHDAY 13 September,1997 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Anjaan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married to Indira Pandey and together the couple had 3 children including lyricist Sameer.

Life's Important Dates Of Anjaan

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Varanasi
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Driving
Marital Status Married
Debut Prisoner of Golconda (1953)
Best Movies Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi (1966), Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari (1971), Do Anjaane (1976), Yaarana (1981), and Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Singer Kishore Kumar

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anjaan

  • His book Ganga Tath Ka Banjara was released a few months before his death in the year 1997.
  • He has written songs for almost all the best music composers of his generation like O. P. Nayyar, R. D. Burman, and Bappi Lahiri among various others.

Anjaan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Anjaan was 66 years 10 months & 16 days old age.