Anand Raaj Anand

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Anand Raaj Anand is an Indian composer, lyricist and playback singer in the Hindi film industry. He was nominated for the Best Music Director Filmfare Award for Kaante (2003).

Anand Raaj Anand
Anand Raaj Anand (right) with Akon in 2014
Anand Raaj Anand (right) with Akon in 2014
Background information
Born (1961-11-08) 8 November 1961 (age 60)
Delhi, India
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Lyricist, film score composer, singer
Years active1995–present

Early lifeEdit

Anand Raj was born on 8 November 1961 in Delhi in a family of Jewellers.[1] In 1995, he left his family business and went to Mumbai to pursue musical career.


In 1995, his first private album came "Babu Tiptop" in Time music. "Jhanjharia aise chhanak gayi", of this album later was used in the film Krishna by Time Audio (also known as Time Magnetics). He 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 along with Kale Libaas Mein and Tukur Tukur Dekhte Ho Kya. 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, Hadh Kar Di Aapne, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai, Kaante, Musafir, Welcome, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Double Dhamaal, Singh Saab The Great and recently released Shootout at Wadala. He specializes in creating legendary item song like Ishq Samundar, Mere Yaar, Unke Nashe Mein, Hoth Rasiley, Billo Rani, Jalebi Bai, Laila and many others.

He has also made the Anthem for Commonwealth Games 2010 and performed in the opening ceremony.

Apart from giving hit music in films, he has composed for some Private Indian Pop Albums. Some of them are Kamaal Khan's "Suno To Deewana Dil", Suneeta Rao's "Ab Ke Baras", Vibha Sharma's "Mehandi", and Hans Raj Hans's "Chorni" and "Sab Ton Sohni".



Year Film Role Notes
2019 Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000 Composer, Playback Singer Composed two songs
2017 Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana Composer, Playback Singer Mera Intkam Dekhegi — Composed only one song
2016 Dil Toh Deewana Hai Composer, Playback Singer Released
Mastizaade music director composed only one song
2013 Super Nani music director released
Shootout at Wadala music director
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 Matinee Composer Malayalam film
Chakradhaar Composer, Playback Singer
Agneepath Playback Singer
2011 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
Kaal Composer 1 song nassa nassa
Tango Charlie Composer
Chaahat Ek Nasha... Composer
Oray Pandu Composer Telugu film
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, Playback Singer
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 Heera Lal Panna Lal Composer
Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya Composer
Lo Main Aa Gaya Composer
1998 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
Ghunghat(1996 film) Composer
Kaalia Composer
1996 Masoom Composer Aditya Narayan won Screen Award-Special Jury Award for his song 'Chhota baccha jaan ke'


Year Album Role Singer(s) Notes
1995 Babu Tiptop Composer, Playback Singer Anand Raj Anand
1998 Maiyya Rani Composer, Playback Singer Anuradha Paudwal, Udit Narayan, Suresh Wadkar, Sukhwinder Singh, Babla Mehta, Anand Raj Anand
1999 Jaikara Album Composer, Playback Singer Anand Raj Anand
2000 Chorni Composer Hans Raj Hans
Suno To Deewana Dil Composer Kamaal Khan
Ab Ke Baras Composer Suneeta Rao
2001 Sab Ton Sohni Composer Hans Raj Hans


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

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