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Sameer Anjaan (born 24 February 1958) is an Indian lyricist, writing predominantly Hindi songs in Bollywood. He is a Guinness World Record(17 Feb 2016) holder for writing the most songs. His father is the famed Hindi lyricist, Anjaan (Lalji Pandey). He has won three Filmfare Awards. In 2010 he announced his association with Tumbhi, where he would nurture and review artists and their artwork.
Sameer, officially named Shitala Pandey, but commonly known by his nickname Rajan, was born near Banaras, Uttar Pradesh. He 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 he "knew the bank was not my world". To pursue a career as a lyricist, he moved to Mumbai in 1980.
Sameer married to Anita Pandey and the couple have three children: daughters Sanchita and Suchita, and son Siddhesh. His mother, Indira Pandey, lives with them.
A biography, Sameer – A Way with Words by Derek Bose, was released by Amitabh Bachchan in 2007.
Awards : Filmfare :
1994 - Best Lyrics - "Ghungat Ki Aad Se" – Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
1993 - Best Lyrics - "Teri Umeed Tera Intezar" – Deewana
1992 - Best Lyrics - "Nazar Ke Saamne" – Aashiqui
Zee Cine Awards :
1999 - Best Lyrics - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2002 - Tera Chehra - Adnan Sami - All songs
2004 - Kabhi Aisa lagta Hai - Lucky Ali - All songs
2006 - Aap Kaa Surroor - Himesh Reshammiya - All songs
1983 - Ek Baar Chale Aao, Bekhabar
1991 - Saathi, Afsana Pyar Ka, Saajan
1990 - Swarg, Dil, Aashiqui, Thanedaar, Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
1992 - Beta, Deewana, Inteha Pyar Ki
1993 - Rang
1994 - Dilwale, Anjaam, Aatish: Feel the Fire, Laadla
1995 - Barsaat, Jai Vikraanta, Zamaana Deewana, Taqdeerwala
1996 - Raja Hindustani
1997 - Ziddi, Dus
1998 - Saat Rang Ke Sapne, Naseeb, Aunty No. 1
1999 - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Jaanwar, Sirf Tum, Gair, Mann, Sangharsh, Biwi No.1
2000 - Dhadkan, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Shikari
2001 - Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., Kasoor, Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love, Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, Aashiq, Lajja, Jodi Number One
2002 - Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai, Devdas, Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya, Dil Hai Tumhaara, Raaz
2003 - Tere Naam, Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai, Ishq Vishk, Raja Bhaiya
2004 - Fida, Dhoom, Asambhav, Bardaasht, Julie, Aan: Men at Work, Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo
2005 - Barsaat, Aashiq Banaya Aapne, No Entry, Koi Aap Sa, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Kyon Ki, Bewafaa
2006 - Dhoom 2, Aksar, Aap Ki Khatir, Naksha, Dil Diya Hai, Tom, Dick and Harry, Adharm, Ankahee, Banaras, , Humko Deewana Kar Gaye,
36 China Town, Phir Hera Pheri, , FamilyBhagam Bhag
2007 - Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love, Saawariya, Naqaab, Welcome, Bhool Bhulaiyaa
2008 - Race, Gumnaam – The Mystery, Golmaal Returns
2009 - Dasavathaaram
2010 - Shaapit
2011 - F.A.L.T.U
2012 - Dabangg 2, Khiladi 786, Son of Sardaar, Housefull 2, Rowdy Rathore
2013 - Krrish 3, Dhoom 3, Himmatwala
2014 - Action Jackson, Humshakals, The Xposé, Jai Ho
2016 - Ishq Forever, Teraa Surroor, Sanam Teri Kasam
2017 - Irada, The Rally
2018 - Baazaar, Marudhar Express
2019 - Housefull 4, Dabangg 3
2020 - Sab Kushal Mangal