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Santosh Anand is an Indian lyricist who attained success in the 1970s and earned the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist twice - 1974 and 1982. He is also awarded Yash Bharti Award in 2016. Santosh Anand belongs to Sikandrabad town District Bulandshahr ( 30 km from Ghaziabad on G T Road towards Buland shahar)started his career in 1970 through the film Purab Aur Paschim. This film Soundtrack was composed by Kalyanji Anandji. He wrote his favorite millennium song "Ek Pyaar Ka Naghma Hain" in 1972 film Shor. It was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh. The film, Roti Kapda Aur Makan its music was tuned by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The songs like "Aur Nahin Bas Aur Nahin (Mahendra Kapoor)" and especially "Main Na Bhoolunga", sung by Mukesh and Lata. Santosh obtained his first Filmfare award for that film.
1981 film Kranti. The film was the highest-grossing film of that year. The same year, he penned songs such as "Tera Saath Hain Toh" and "Megha Re Megha Re" in the film Pyaasa Sawan. The next year, he penned the song "Mohabbat Hain Kya Cheez" again under Laxmikant Pyarelal in the film Prem Rog. He was awarded his second and last filmfare award as the best lyricist for the film. He has penned total 109 songs in 26 films.
Santosh Anand ji was a Hindi teacher and Librarian in Government Senior Secondary School, Mata Sundari Road, New Delhi - 110002.
Santosh Anand started his career in 1970 film Purab Aur Paschim under Kalyanji Anandji. His Soundtracks such as Shor, Roti Kapda Aur Makan, Kranti, Pyaasa Sawan and Prem Rog all had music by Laxmikant Pyarelal. His only collaboration with music directors is limited to L-P.
"Ek Pyaar Ka Naghma Hain","Main Na Bhoolunga","Ye Galiyan Ye Chaubara","Tera Saath Hain Toh","Megha Re Megha Re" all were sung by Lata. And anuradha pudwal also sung for him .junoon , tahalka, Among male singers, Mukesh and Mahendra Kapoor sang songs penned by him.
Purab Aur Pachhim (1970)
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
Patthar Se Takkar (1980)
Pyaasa Sawan (1981)
Gopichand Jasoos (1982)
Prem Rog (1982)
Zakhmi Sher (1984)
Mera Jawaab (1985)
Patthar Dil (1985)
Love 86 (1986)
Bade Ghar Ki Beti (1989)
Naag Nagin (1989)
Suryaa - An Awakening (1989)
Do Matwale (1991)
Naag Mani (1991)
Sangam Ho Ke Rahega (1994)
Prem Aggan (1998)
Yash Bharti 2016
Filmfare award (1974) Film - Roti Kapada Aur Makaan - Main Na Bhoolunga
Filmfare Award (1983) Film - Prem Rog - Muhabbat Hai Kya Cheez