Anand Bakshi was born on July 21, 1920 in Rawalpindi. His family migrated to India on October 2, 1947 after the partition. After a few days, Anand Bakshi got a job as a switch board operator. Meanwhile, he tried to to get a chance in Hindi films. Apparently, He was more interested in singing than in writing.
Anand Bakshi was first given a chance as a lyricist by Bhagwan Dada for the film Bhala Aadmi(1958), directed by Brij Mohan. He also wrote for a few other small films. However, he was not yet a recognised lyricist. Anand Bakshi came into limelight with Jab Jab Phool Khile (1965). The songs of this film were a huge hit, and Anand Bakshi got offers from various big banners to work.
The other big hit songs of Anand bakshi were from Aradhana (1969), Amar Prem ...» read full biography