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The duo are known for their work on Hindi film soundtracks, with many evergreen songs being composed by them. Kalyanji and Anandji were children of a businessman who Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma from Kundrodi Village in Kutch to 'Bombay' now Mumbai to start a grocery and provision store. The brothers began to learn music from a music teacher, who taught them in lieu of paying his bills to their father. One of their great-grandparents was a folk musician of some eminence.
They Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma most of their formative years in the Mumbai locality of Girgaum amidst Marathi and Gujarati environs and among some eminent musical talent that resided in the vicinity. Kalyanji started his career as a musician, with a new electronic instrument called the clavioline. This was the first attempt made for holding live musical shows in India. Kalyanji Anandji's arrival in the Bombay film industry as music composers was a turning point.
When big music directors like S. Burman, Hemant Kumar, Madan Mohan, Naushad, Shankar Jaikishan and Ravi were ruling the Hindi film music world — and it was a golden period of film music — it was very tough to make a place amongst them.
They still managed to attain success amongst the competition. Songs like "Chahe Paas Ho" Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma that are remembered to this day were what made the movie a commercial success.
This was followed by his composing music scores for more films like Post Box before Anandji who was assisting him, joined him officially to form the Kalyanji Anandji duo in Satta Bazar and Madari Chalia was their earliest major hit.
Both Kalyanji and Anandji worked as music composers for over films, 17 of which were golden jubilees and 39 silver. Laxmikant Pyarelal worked as music assistants to Kalyanji Anandji before composing Music independently for Hindi films. In the late s and early s, their work was introduced to a young Western audience by three albums. All three of these records concentrated on Kalyanji Anandji tracks from s films that featured funk breakbeats, wah-wah guitars and Motown-style orchestrations.
Their composition called "Pal bharke liye" was used in an episode of The Simpsons. The duo composed many songs Mă Gîndesc Mai De Demult - Justina Băluțeanu - Și Băgai Cu Cucu-n Plug / Mă Gîndesc Mai De Demult / Mohd Rafi.
I Dont Want To Be Alone Tonight - Dr. Hook - I Dont Want To Be Alone Tonight their initial stage as music director, Mohd Rafi was their first choice of singer. They made numerous popular song with him. Film Jab Jab Phool Khile rise them to fame and there was no looking back after that.
All songs of Jab Jab Phool Khile was huge hit. The duo composed songs for Lata Mangeshkar in their career under the name Kalyanji Veerji Shah and under the name Kalyanji—Anandji- the 4th highest number songs composed by any composer for Lataji's career after Laxmikant-Pyarelal ,Shankar-Jaikishan and Rahul Dev Burman Their association with the singer goes back towhen Kalyanji played the famous 'been' tune in Lata Mangeshkar's numbers like 'Man Dole Mera Tan Dole' in the movie Nagin Lata's influence on their music in the initial years can be gauged from the fact that in their first musical score Samrat Chandragupt ,Lataji was the only female playback singer, having sung 8 out of 8 numbers in the movie.
However,since they started using Lata mangeshkar's voice very sparingly, even though they kept on offering songs to other senior singers like Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar. Among these,Kalyug Aur Ramayan and Ulfat Ki Nayee Manzilen had been in the making since long, especially the second one which was in the making sinceits music having been released in itself. The duo composed songs for Asha, the same number they composed for Lata, indicating that Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma emphasized Asha and Lata almost equally.
It earned Asha's 7th and last Filmfare Award as best singer. The duo composed songs for Legendary singer Kishore Kumar. Their superhit songs with Kishore Kumar included all time hit "Zindagi ka safar" from Safar"O Saathi Re" from Muqaddar Ka Sikandar"mera jeevan kora kagaz" Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma Kora KagazJeevan se bhari teri aankhe " from Safar"pal pal dil ke paas" from Blackmail"neele neele ambar par " from Kalakaar"samzauta gamon se kar lo" from Samjhauta"apne jeevan ki ulzan Rosa - Ramoncín - Miedo A Soñar from Ulzan The duo composed the great number "kasme vaade pyar wafa ke " in Manna Dey's voice in "Upkar" and the chart buster Kawwali "yyari hai imman Mera" from Zanzeer The duo composed many heart touching melodies in the voice of Mukesh like " chandsi mehboba ho meri aia maine socha tha ha tum bilkul wais ho jaisa maine socha tha ", " hum chodel hai mehfil ko yaad aa ye kisi ko mat rona ", "koi jab tumhara hriday tod de "" kya khoob lagthi hobadi sundar dikhthi ho ".
They also composed many memorable song for Mahendra Kaapoor" Mere desh ki dharti sona ugle ugle heere moti " in Upkaar, and the unique song " ik tara bole to tum kya kahe" " Twinkle Twinkle litle star" in Purab Aur Pacham and "O shanker mere" from Bairaag. Mahendra Kapoor has been in the preferred playback singer of Kalyanji Anandji giving numerous Theme Music (Sad) - Kalyanji Anandji* - Dharmatma songs.
Their songs repeatedly entered the top popularity ratings of Binaca Geetmala and topped the list many times. Some of their notable compositions, by song title, are as follows:. Feroz Khan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Anandji Kalyanji Trust. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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Mahadevan Satyajit Ray Rahman M. Rahman A. Jayachandran Bapu Padmanabha A. Rahman Sanjay Leela Bhansali Rahman Shashwat Sachdev Filmfare Award for Best Music Director.
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