Anand Raj Anand

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Anand Raj Anand
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Anand Raj Anand with Akon
Background information
Origin Delhi, India
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) music director
Years active 1996 – present

Anand Raj Anand is an Award winning Indian music director, composer, lyricist and playback singer in the Hindi film industry.

Early life[edit]

Anand raj anand was born in Delhi to a family of jewellers.[1] In 1972, he left his family business and came to Mumbai to pursue musical career.


In 1995, his first private album came "Babu Tiptop" in Time music, which was a superb and hit in this album "jhanjharia aise chhanak gayi" later used in film Krishna by Time Audio (also known as Time Magnetics). He has started his work in 1996 when he wrote, composed and sang the songs for the film Masoom in 1996 where the song Chhota Bachcha Jaan Ke became an instant hit along with Kale Libaas Mein and Tukur Tukur Dekhte Ho Kya. The Hit parade continued with the success of the title track of Ghoonghat. Since then, he has been the music director and composer of over 90 films, the lyricist of over 40 soundtracks, and he did playback singing for over 45 films.

Some of his most famous work includes Masoom, Pardesi Babu, Had Kar Di Aapne, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rahta Hai, Kaante, Musafir, Welcome, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Double dhammal, "Singh saab the great and recently released Shootout at Wadala. The Kaante album was a chartbuster of its time, awarded and nominated in most of the prestigious awards.

His song DIL DE DIYA HAI from film Masti is said to be one of the most romantic songs in the Indian film industry.

    • He has also made the Anthem for Common Wealth Games 2010 ...and performed in the opening ceremony.

Other music directors like Ajay Atul, Himesh Reshammiya and Pritam have also used Anand Raj Anand's voice.

Anand Raj Anand has worked with many lyricists like Anand Bakshi, Sameer, Dev Kohli, Maya Govind and singers like Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam, Suresh Wadkar, Vinod Rathod, Anuradha Paudwal, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Jaspinder Narula, Himesh Reshammiya, Shreya Ghoshal and Richa Sharma.

Apart from giving hit music in films, he has composed for some of the biggest Private Indian Pop Albums. Some of them are –

  • Suno To Deewana Dil (Kamaal Khan)
  • Ab Ke Baras (Sunita Rao)
  • Mehandi (Vibha Sharma)
  • Chorni (Hans raj hans)

ANAND RAJ ANAND's recent movies were:

List of item songs by Anand Raj Anand

  • Jalebi bai -double dhammal
  • lailla -Shoot out at wadala(top the item song list in 2013)


Year Film Role Notes
2016 Dil Toh Deewana Hai Composer, Playback Singer Released
Mastizaade music director composed only one song
2013 Super Nani music director released
Singh Sahab the Great Composer released
Grand Masti Composer released
Toofan Composer Telugu film
Zanjeer Composer released
Deewana Main Deewana Composer & Lyricist
Mumbai Mirror Composer
2012 Sultanat Composer (post-production)
Matinee Composer Malayalam film
Chakradhaar Composer, Playback Singer
Agneepath Playback Singer
2011 Chaloo Movie Composer
Double Dhamaal Composer, lyricist, Playback Singer
Bin Bulaye Baraati Composer, lyricist, Playback Singer
Violin Composer Malayalam film
Chalo Dilli Composer, lyricist
The Lion of Punjab (Punjabi) Composer, Playback Singer
2010 No Problem Composer, lyricist, Playback Singer
Benny and Babloo Composer
Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De... Composer
2009 Baabarr Composer, lyricist
Shadow Composer, Lyricist
Chal Chala Chal Composer
2008 C Kkompany Composer
Lakh Pardesi Hoiye Composer
Haal–e–dil Composer
Jimmy Composer, Playback Singer
Mithya Composer
2007 Welcome Composer, Playback Singer
Dus Kahaniyaan Composer, Playback Singer
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal Playback Singer
Chhodon Naa Yaar Composer, Playback Singer
Shootout at Lokhandwala Composer
Sirf Romance: Love by Chance Composer
Nehlle Pe Dehlla Composer Along with another Indian Music Director Himesh Reshammiya
Big Brother Composer, Playback Singer
Deha Composer
2006 Aryan: Unbreakable Composer
Sarhad Paar Composer
Vidhyaarthi: The Power of Students Composer
Love Ke Chakkar Mein Composer
Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai Composer, Playback Singer
My Bollywood Bride Composer
2005 Jo Bole So Nihaal Composer
Tango Charlie Composer
Chaahat Ek Nasha... Composer
Oray Pandu Composer
Jurm Composer
Bullet: Ek Dhamaka Composer
Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav Composer
Viruddh... Family Comes First Composer
2004 Musafir Composer
Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Composer
Rakht Composer
Ek Se Badhkar Ek Composer
Shikaar Composer
Ella Enchanted Composer
Masti Composer, Playback Singer
WOH Composer
Kismat Composer, Playback Singer
Plan Composer, Playback Singer
2003 Sandhya Composer
Out of Control Composer
Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji Composer
Mumbai Matinee Composer
Janasheen Composer
Jaal: The Trap Composer
Calcutta Mail Composer
Bhoot Composer
Ek Hindustani Composer, Playback Singer
Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaata.. Composer
2002 Kaante Composer, Playback Singer Nominated:- Filmfare Award for Best Music Director
Maseeha Composer
Annarth Composer
Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality Composer
Gunaah Composer
Zindagi Khoobsoorat Hai Composer, Playback Singer Udit Narayan won the 2nd National Film Award for the Title Song
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani Composer
23rd March 1931: Shaheed Composer, Playback Singer
Yeh Mohabbat Hai Composer
2001 Dishayen Composer Soap opera Dishayen
Ehsaas: The Feeling Composer, Playback Singer
Tera Mera Saath Rahen Composer
Indian Composer
Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta Composer
Jodi No.1 Composer
2000 Champion Composer, Playback Singer
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain Composer
Bichhoo Composer
Hadh Kar Di Aapne Composer, Playback Singer
1999 Jaikara Album Composer, Playback Singer Album
Heera Lal Panna Lal Composer
Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya Composer
Lo Main Aa Gaya Composer
1998 Maiyya Rani Composer, Playback Singer Album
Pardesi Babu Composer, Playback Singer
Bandhan Composer
Major Saab Composer, lyricist, Playback Singer
Qila Composer
Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger Composer
2001: Do Hazaar Ek Composer
Gunda Composer
Tirchhi Topiwale Composer
1997 Koi Kisi Se Kum Nahin Composer
Ghoonghat Composer
Kaalia Composer
1996 Masoom Composer Aditya Narayan won Screen Award-Special Jury Award for his song 'Chhota baccha jaan ke'


  1. ^ Rajiv Vijayakar (20 August 2004). "HIT Machine". Screen Weekly. Retrieved 27 March 2009. 

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