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Mumbai , Maharashtra Sitaram Mewati 2019-01-12

A new road near Imperial Banquets Andheri West has been introduced as Geetkar Anjaan Marg in the name Indian Bollywood’s famous Lyricist Late Shri Anjaan. Famous lyricist Sameer Anjaan introduced the street name. Late Anjaan was father of Sameer Anjaan.

The road naming ceremony commenced with lighting of the lamp to mark an auspicious beginning, followed by a floral tribute to all the guests. Prominent personailities attended the event of naming ceremony that included local MLA Bharati Lavekar, Corporator Yogiraj Dabhadkar, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Jatin- Lalit, Suresh Wadkar, Anu Malik, Anand-Milind and Shravan Rathod.


Notably, Anjaan’s pen name means Änonymous”, but lyricist Anjaan was anything but that. In a prolific career with 1,500 songs for more than 373 films, Anjaan was the only lyricist of numerous forgotten Gems, he left a heritage of memorable songs for lovers of Hindi films.


Sameer Anjaan says "It is an honour like no other. My father has given numerous gems in the golden era of songs which is revered by fans and the industry alike to this day.  I am proud to be able to give him back in whatever little way I can. He lived the best years of his life. To have a road named after him is a moment of great pride for all his fans and family alike. We want to thank all the forces who helped us helm this little effort. It will be a day etched in our memories and history, forever".  


Author : Sitaram Mewati - Award Winning Journalist
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