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Sameer (Lyricist) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 25, 2019

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Short Biography

Sameer was born on 24-02-1958 in Odaar, Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Lyricist, Songwriter, Musician & Composer who is popularly known for his work in Bollywood film industry.

Other Name: Shitala Pandey, Rajan, Sameer Anjaan, Samir
Other Professions: Songwriter Musician Composer
Appearance: Bollywood

Sameer Complete Bio & Career

Sameer is a wel known lyricist who writes the lyrics majorly for the Bollywood film industry. Additionally, he is regarded as the Guinness world recorder for accomplishing the lyrics composition for a large number of songs. Recently, in the year 2016, he was given this award. As a whole, in the history of his career, he has won three Filmfare Awards. Moreover, he joined his hands with Tumbi very recently. This platform allowed him to analyze and review the artwork of various artists in the year 2010. His entry to the Guinness world record is tremendous and ultimately proves his brilliant caliber of writing fantastic lyrics. Most prominently, he was selected by the popular music composer named as Nadeem Shravan for working in the majority of his career works. 
Most importantly, he was able to accomplish writing the lyrics for  nearly 1000 songs under the composition of the great music composer known as Anand Milind. Also, he has worked many other music composers who mainly include Rajesh Roshan, Ilayaraja, Uttam Singh, Jatin Lalit, Anu Malik, Adnan Sami, Sachin Jigar, and much more. However, his biography titled as Sameer- A Way with Words was launched in the year 2007 by the Popular Bollywood Artist – Amitabh Bachchan. Recently, in the year 2016, he has worked for 2 movies namely Teraa Surror and Sanam Teri Kasam. In these movies, he wrote the lyrics for 7 songs. In a three and a half decade long career, he has written over 4000 songs which is a record in itself. He is arguably one of the best lyricist that Bollywood has ever produced. 

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Sameer Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to veteran lyricist Anjaan and Indira Pandey. He is married to Anita Pandey and together the couple is blessed with a son named Siddhesh Pandey and two daughters named Sanchita Pandey and Suchita Pandey.

Father Anjaan

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Varanasi
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address 501, Woodland B Appts Andheri West, Mumbai
School N/A
College Banaras Hindu University, Varansi
Qualification M.Com
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut As a Lyricist - Bekhabar (1983)
Best Movies Aashiqui (1990), Dil (1990), Saajan (1991), Raja Hindustani (1996), and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1999) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $16 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Lal Bahadur Shastri
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Paresh Rawal , Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Favorite Singer Kishore Kumar , Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song Chitthi Aayi Hain
Favorite Food Bati Chokha

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sameer

  • He started his career as a bank officer in Varanasi at Central Bank of India.
  • Films like Dil and Aashiqui placed his name among the undisputed kings of romantic songs.
  • He has immortalized his name in the Guinness Book of World Record for writing the most number of songs. However, there was no such category like Most Songs Ever Written but it was created just to accommodate his achievements.
  • His biography Sameer – A Way with Words is among the best selling books.

Sameer Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

64 years, 5months, 14 days old age Sameer will turn 65 on 24 February, 2023. Only 6 months, 16 days, 1 hours,53 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Sameer has celebrated the total number of 64 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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