Santosh Anand is a very well known Indian poet and lyricist who is popular since 1970. In his career he won the award for Best Lyricist in Filmfare Award two times (1975 and 1983). In 2016 he won the title of Yash Bharti Award. During his long career he has given many hit songs such as Mohabbat Hai Kya Kya, Megha Re Megha Re Mat Ja Ja Tu Pardesh, Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai, Zindagi Ki Na Tutte Ladhi Pyar Kari Dhukhi Do Clock. Currently he is old but his songs are still favorite of many peoples. Before some time he was appeared on the set of singing show Indian Idol.
Santosh Anand was born on the date of March 5, 1939 in Uttar Pradesh, India. At moment he is 82 years old (as of 2021).
Wiki/Biography and Early life
Santosh Anand was born and grew up in Sikandrabad, Bulandshahr, United Provinces, British India. Santoshji has the zodiac sign of Pisces. At the time his birth India was dependent on British rule. Santoshji did his schooling from private school in Bulandshahr. As he was interested and very good at study he shifted to Aligarh for his graduation. He pursued his graduation in the field of library science from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. After graduation he started job as a librarian in capital of India, Delhi.
|Full Name||Santosh Anand|
|Date of Birth||March 5, 1939|
|Birthplace||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Pisces|
|Famous For||Ek Pyar Ka Nagma|
|College||Aligarh Muslim University|
|Educational Qualifications||library science|
|Debut||Purab Aur Paschim|
In the year 1970, he made his film debut with “Purab Aur Paschim”. Kalyan Ji Anandji produced the music for this film. Especially he is famous for the song “Ek Pyar Ka Nagma” that he wrote in the film Shor in 1972. This is one of his most favorite song produced by Lakshmikant Pyarelal and sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh. In the year 1974 as a lyricist he worked in Roti, Kapda Aur Makan for which he got his Filmfare Award of his career that was for he song “Main Na Bhoolge”. In 1981, he write all songs for the film Kranti. Kranti was most successfully movie of that year. For the film named Pyaasa Sawan, he wrote the lyrics “Megha Re Megha” and “Tera Saath Hain Toh”. A few days later, he received the Filmfare Award for the song of the movie Prem Rog. In his whole career he wrote almost 109 songs for different 26 films. The songs were sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Aziz, Mahendra Kapoor, Kumar Shanu and Kavita Krishnamurthy. He also contribute in many films of bollywood superstar Manoj Kumar and showman Raj Kapoor.
Recently he came on the sets of Indian Idol 12 with his music partner Pyarelal. After seeing his current financial condition all the judges of the show desires to help him financially. Neha kakkar gave 5 lakhs to him and also appealed other capable persons of the industry to help him financially.
Family and Cast
Santosh Anand was born into Hindu family before India became In dependant from Britishers. Santoshji never wanted to came in public and also never revealed much information about his family so we don’t know about his father and mother. When he got married he received a child from large vows after almost 10 years. He has 2 childrens including one son named Sankalp Anand and one daughter named Shailja Anand. His son was worked as teacher in criminology and sociology for IAS officers in the MHA. Sankalp did a love marriage without even telling his father. Unfortunately because of some financial issue Sankalp and his wife committed suicide together by jumping in front of a train and both of them died on the spot. His grand daughter still lives with him. After all these incidents Shailja handled everything and played important role in her father’s life.
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Childrens Name||Sankalp Anand, Shailja Anand|
Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships
As per our research we found that Santosh Anand got married with Raj Dulari. The couple did a arrange marriage and lived many years without any problems.
|Wife name||Not Known|
At present 82 years old lyricist is not in the position of walking. Santosh Anand is completely depends on wheelchair because of paralysis. He has the height of approx. 5 feet 7 inches/ 171 cm. He is not that fit but as copared to his age he is good with weight of 70 kg/ 154 lbs. Santoshji is suffering from paralysis since his young age. He has Black eyes and completely white hair.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 70 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 171 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 7 in
Meter – 1.71 m
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
We tried very hard but still we are unable to get his estimated net worth so we can’t publish about it in detail. At present he is in very crusial financial condition.
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Address||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Office Phone Number / Mobile Number||Not Known|
Some lesser known Interesting facts
- In his entire career he has written almost 109 songs for different 26 movies.
- He won too many popular awards so far including Filmfare Award in 1974 for the song I Will Not Forget and 1983 for the song Mohabbat Hai Kya Cheez.
- His one of most popular song is Ek pyar ka nagma hai.