Anandji Virji Shah Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Anandji Virji Shah

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BIRTHDAY 2 March, 1933
BIRTH PLACE Kundrodi , Kutch , Gujarat
AGE (in 2018) 85 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165.35 lbs
Last Updated on : March 1, 2018

More Professions : Music Director Conductor Composer
Appearance: Bollywood

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

85 years, 0 month, 20 days old age Anandji Virji Shah will turn 86 on 02 March, 2019. Only 11 months, 7 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Anandji Virji Shah has celebrated the total number of 85 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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About   Edit

Anandji Virji Shah was born on 02-03-1933 in Kundrodi, Kutch in the state of Gujarat, India. He is an Indian Musician, Music Director, Conductor & Composer who known for his work in Bollywood films.


Anandji Virji Shah along with his brother Kalyanji Virji Shah forms the fabled duo music composers of Bollywood. He was popularly called Anandji. The legendary composers had distinguished career and together they have composed music for more than 250 films. The duo delivered as many as 17 golden jubilee hits in addition to 39 silver jubilee hits. They have been nominated several times in their career for the Best Music Award but the only time they won it was in 1975 for their astonishing music in the film Kora Kaagaz. The legendary pair was also awarded Nation award for their composition for the film Saraswati Chanda. They started working from 1960 and kept on delivering hits after till Kalyanji’s demise in 2000. Initially, they were typecast as the one who can give good classical music and some of their classical masterpieces includes Himalaya Kii Gode Mein, Chaliya, and Saraswati Chanda among others but with time they showed the world that they compose contemporary music as well and Tridev, Don, and Qurbani being the best examples.
They made their debut in 1960 with Balraj Sahni and Meena Kumari starred film Satta Bazaar and since then they scaled new highs in their career. The legendary composer Laxmikant Pyarelal served as an assistant to this pair before going independent. Among the vast ocean of brilliant songs they had composed, their songs like Aap Jaisa Koi from Qurbani and Yeh Mera Dil from Don were arguably the best and are still remembered.

Awards Receipt

Padma Shri Civilian Award 1992 Arts

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He is married to Shanta Ben Shah and together the couple is blessed with two sons Deepak and Ramesh and two daughters named Rita and Valambia.

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