Sameer is an Indian lyricist, mainly writing lyrics for songs in Hindi language films. He is the son of noted Hindi lyricist, Anjaan. Born in Benaras, Uttar Pradesh, Sameer earned a Master of Commerce degree at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, and started a new position as a bank officer at the Central Bank of India. However, a few days after joining, he left the job because, according to him, he "knew the bank was not my world". In order to pursue a career as a lyricist, he moved to Mumbai in 1980. According to Sameer, his inspirations have been lyricists Majrooh Sultanpuri and Anand Bakshi, and his father, Anjaan, in particular. He has said on several occasions that, "Whatever I am today is only because of my father."
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