Anjaan was born on 28th October 1930 in Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian lyricist. He was the only son of their parents. Anjaan completed his primary and secondary education in his home town. He stepped on the doors of the film industry in the year 1953 and started with the movie Prisoner of Golconda.
He wrote “Shaheedoon Amar Hai Tumhari Kahani,” and “Leher ye dole Koyal bole.” After writing for these, he became quite famous and also started working in many other small films, which neither had a good budget nor a good theme. Later, Anjaan became a known face by his work in "Mat Poonch Mera Hai Mera Kaun Watan" for the film Lambe Haath.
This was movie was like getting a gold chain from the garbage or like the family who is against for Dowry. This movie was also included with several small films, for which Anjaan use to work. But fortunately one of its movie was great, and Anjaan came under the limelight. His work was again commendable in the movie Godaan. Anjaan also made his work done in various films meanwhile like "Aap Ke Haseen Rukh," “Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi,” and “
Bandhan.” These came simultaneously which the film "Bina Badraa Ke Bijuriya Kaise Barse." He then made his piece in “Kab? Kyon? Aur Kahan.” He also wrote with the collaboration of other musicians in Umang, Rivaaj and Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari. Anjaan also made his debut in Bandana for "Aap Ki Inaayat Aap Ke Karam.” Later in Hungama for the movie “Wah Re Kismat.” Later he made a sensational piece in “Suraj Se Jo Kiran Ka Naata” for Zeenat Aman and other films as well.
In the year 1976, he created miracles with the soulful song in Do Anjaane for "Luk Chhip Luk Chhip Jao Na." he has been worked with various music composers such as Ravi Shankar,
Rajesh Roshan, Shivam Sagar, Bappi Lahri, R.D Burman, Kalyanji-Anandji, O.P Nayyar, and many other big composers.
He even collaborated with different directors of the film industry like
Guru Dutt, G.P Sippy, and many others as well. Anjaan became very successful and simultaneously an all-rounder as well; as he dedicated his twenty years to the Hindi film industry, but his Bhojpuri ascent will never leave him and his lyrics as well. Anjaan got married and had three children, which includes Sameer, a lyricist like his father. This soul left us on 13th September 1997.