Santosh Anand Biography, Age, Songs, Son, Wife, Photo, Poetry, House, Net Worth & More

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Santosh Anand Bio/Wiki:

Santosh Anand Ji is a great lyricist and famous poet of the Indian Bollywood industry, who is now quite old. Santosh Anand Ji was born on 5 March 1939 in Sikandrabad district, Bulandshahr (30 km from Ghaziabad towards Bulandshahar), Uttar Pradesh. At that time, not only Uttar Pradesh but the whole of India was under British rule and India was not independent.

He has made a distinct identity in the Indian film industry with his unmatched songs. Even at this stage of age, he has shown a passion for work. Santosh Ji had fallen victim to an accident in his youth, due to which he lost one of his legs and became physically disabled.

After being handicapped by a leg, he did not lose his spirits and wrote many memorable songs in his life that people still remember. He is a distinguished and gentle artist who won the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist 2 times in his life. He received his early studies in Bulandshahr, after which he moved to Aligarh for higher education.

He completed his graduation in Library Science from Aligarh Muslim University. Due to his interest in music, he turned to Bollywood. He started his music career with the film Poorab Aur Paschim released in 1970. The film’s soundtrack was composed by well-known composer Kalyanji – Anandji. In 1972, he wrote the song Ek Pyar Ka Nagma for the film Shor.

The music of this song was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal Ji. This song proved to be the most hit song of the era which was very popular. This song got a lot of love from the audience, even today people keep humming this song. The voice of this song was given by famous singers Lata Mangeshkar Ji and Mukesh Ji.

Santosh Ji performed his lyrics for another film Roti, Kapda Aur Makan, which came out in 1974. The music for this song was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. The film also featured the song “Aur Nahin Bas Aur Nahin” by singer Mahendra Kapoor, and the duet “Main Na Bhoolunga” by Mukesh and Lata Mangeshkar.

He received his first Filmfare Award for his career for the song Main Na Bhoolunga. After this, songs were also written for the film Kranti which came in the year 1981, All the songs of the film proved to be super hits and the film became the highest-grossing film of that year. He wrote the lyrics for Tera Sath Hai and Megha Re Megha for the film Pyasa Sawan released the same year.

Then he wrote many songs for the film Prem Rog, released in 1982, whose music was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. This song was sung by Lata Mangeshkar Ji and Suresh Wadkar Ji. Santosh Anand Ji was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for the second and last time for this Prem Rog song.

Santosh Anand Ji wrote 109 songs in a total of 26 Bollywood films. The songs penned by them have been lent by eminent playback singers like famous singers Lata Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor, Mohammad Aziz, Kumar Sanu, and Kavita Krishnamurthy. He has written songs for films for many actors such as Bollywood veteran actor Raj Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, and Manoj Kumar.

Talking about Santosh Ji’s personal life, a son was born after 10 years of his marriage. He named it Sankalp Anand. Sankalp married Nandini Anand without telling his father. Sankalp was a lecturer in Criminology and Forensic Science at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, teaching IAS officer.

But in 2014, in an unfortunate way, he went to a railway station in Mathura jumped in front of a train, and died with his wife. Sankalp had left a 10-page suicide note, in which he had written several things about several top officials and DIGs and revealed the ongoing corruption in the Home Ministry.

After his suicide, Father Santosh Anand broke a mountain of grief and had to face many troubles. In the year 2021, people have forgotten him and he has become physically helpless, today he has no work left. Recently Santosh Anand Ji was invited to Indian Idol 2021, where he narrated his sorrows and painful stories which caused tears in everyone’s eyes.

Listening to their painful tales, the three judges of Indian Idol also had tears in their eyes and Neha Kakkar moved her hand to help them and donated Rs 5 lakh to Santosh Ji. In this show, Santosh Ji looked so disappointed in his life that even at this stage of his age, he has been seeking work in the industry.

Vishal Dadlani has also promised to give him work, seeing the passion of working at this stage of age and hearing his painful heavy stories. In the end, we hope that Santosh Anand Ji’s life will be fulfilled well in the coming times and God will give him everything he wishes for.

Real NameSantosh Anand
Nick NameSantosh
ProfessionPoet and Lyricist
Popular ForLyricist
Date of Birth5 March 1939
Age (as of 2023)84 years
BirthplaceSikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh
HometownSikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh
Current AddressUttar Pradesh, India
CollegeAligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP
Educational QualificationGraduate in library science
Zodiac Sign/Star SignPisces ♓
Debut in FilmographyPurab Aur Paschim (1970)

Santosh Anand Age, Height, Body Measurement & Physical Stats:

Santosh Anand’s age is now 84 years old in 2023 and he belongs to the state of Uttar Pradesh. Santosh Anand’s height is 5 feet 7 inches, which is equal to 170 centimeters. His body weight is about 65 kg,  his body measurement is not known. His eye color is black color, and his hair color is white.

Age (as of 2023)84 years
Height in Feetin centimeter: 170 cm
in meter: 1.70 m
in feet: 5′ 7″ inch
Weight in kilogram65 kg
Weight in pounds143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite

Santosh Anand Family Members & Their Relationship:

Santosh Anand was born into a low-middle-class Hindu Brahmin family. He believes in the culture of Hinduism and he is the worshipper of all Hindu goddesses. Santosh Anand’s father’s name is Late Amar Singh and Santosh’s mother’s name is also not known who was a housewife.

Santosh Anand’s marital status is married and his wife’s name is Raj Dulari. He has one son whose name is Sankalp Anand who was a Lecturer at the Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science but, in the year 2014, Sankalp Committed Suicide with his wife Nandini Anand.

Santosh Anand has one daughter named Shelly Sharma who has been married to Chandra Mauli Sharma. Shelly Sharma’s husband Chandra Mauli Sharma is a reputed journalist and works in a news channel.

ParentsFather: Late Amar Singh
Mother: Not Known
SiblingsBrother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
Children/KidsSon: Late Sankalp Anand
santosh anand son
Daughter: Shelly Sharma
santosh anand daughter
Grand DaughterRiddhima Anand (Sankalp & Nandini Daughter)
santosh anand grand daughter
Daughter-in-LawLate Nandini Anand (Sankalp Wife)
Son-in-LawChandra Mauli Sharma (Journalist)
Wife NameRaj Dulari
Martial StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Girlfriends / AffairsNA

Favorite Things:

Talking about Santosh Anand’s favorite things, his food habit is vegetarian and he loves to write poems. There is no data available related to his favorite thing.

Favorite ActorRaj Kapoor
HobbiesWriting Poem
Food HabitVegetarian

Santosh Anand Net Worth, Income & Salary:

There is no data available related to his Net worth Income and Salary.

TvNot Known
Total Net WorthNot Known

Social Media Handles & Other Contact Details:

Santosh Anand Ji’s account is present on all social media platforms except Instagram where he keeps sharing his latest updates with fans. His account is present on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Wikipedia has also covered Santosh Ji on its page. In the table below, we have shared with you the links of all social media platforms of Santosh Ji, by clicking on which you will be able to directly access his profile page.

Facebook@TheSantoshAnandLyricist (385k+ followers)
InstagramNot Known
Twitter@Santoshanand_ (217 subscribers)
Phone Number+91 98109 50983 (Santosh Ji WhatsApp No.)
YoutubeNot Known
WebsiteNot Known

Awards & Achievements:

  • Yash Bharti Award in 2016.
  • Filmfare Awards in 1974 for the movie – Roti Kapda Aur Makaan and Song Name was Main Na Bhoolunga.
  • Filmfare Award in  1983 for the Film- Prem Rog and song Name was Mohabbat Hai Kya Chij.

List of the Songs:

Santosh Anand has written many songs and his popular song is Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hain. Below we have given the names of the films for which he has written Lyrics.

  • Poorab Aur Pashchim (1971)
  • Shor (1972)
  • Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
  • Patthar Se Takkar (1980)
  • Kraanti (1981)
  • Pyaasa Saavan (1981)
  • Gopeechand Saavan (1982)
  • Prem Rog (1982)
  • Zakhmee Sher (1984)
  • Mera Javaab (1985)
  • Patthar Dil (1985)
  • Lav 86 (1986)
  • Majaloom (1986)
  • Bade Ghar Kee Bette(1989)
  • Naag Naagin (1989)
  • Santosh (1989)
  • Soorya (1989)
  • Do Matavaale (1991)
  • Naag Mani (1991)
  • Ranabhoomi (1991)
  • Joonoon (1992)
  • Sangeet (1992)
  • Tahalaka (1992)
  • Tirunga (1993)
  • Sangam Ho Ke Rahega (1994)
  • Prem Agaan (1998)

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Some Interesting Facts About Santosh Anand:

  • Santosh Anand was born on 5 March 1939 in Sikandrabad.
  • He belongs to a low-middle-class family.
  • In 1971 He made his debut in the filmography Poorab Aur Pashchim.
  • He wrote his favorite song “Ek Pyar Ka Naghma Hai” in the 1972 film Shor.
  • After knowing Santosh Anand’s Poor health and Financial Condition Indian Singer Neha Kakkar donates 5 lakh to him.
santosh anand with neha kakkar
  • Santosh Anand Ji doesn’t smoke and as well as doesn’t drink alcohol.
  • In 2022, Santosh Anand’s age is 83 years old.

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23 thoughts on “Santosh Anand Biography, Age, Songs, Son, Wife, Photo, Poetry, House, Net Worth & More”

    • you’ve stared breasts of many women in your life despite having a daughter at your home.. Haven’t you? Born rascal… Huh!

      • What about you? Bolne se pehle soch to liya kro ki kya bol rhe ho.. pehle insan ki khud ki soch shi honi chahiye. Tu BHA tha jb bo stare kr the tune khud unko ese krte dekha

  1. i just want to connect with santosh anand ji plz give me contect number my number is 9999253424 it is my last and first choice plz

  2. A living person is in front of you, seeing Santosh ji, it is clear that the circumstances of a person take away from him.

  3. We all Indians should come forward to approach with affection, respect and mankind. We should approach govt. to provide better medical facility to sir santosh Anandji. Up govt should take up the matter very seriously…

    • Thank you for your good opinion regarding santhosh anandji may Allah bless him and us, (ameen),Mahmood with love from Kerala.

  4. Santosh Anandji is great poet lyricist and a good human. I would like to send by of money to help the great artist. Please send his email /telephone so I can send some money . I am now living in the US but visit India every year.


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