This very name might not be familiar to you but let me give you a hint of who he is- “Papa kehte hain bada naam karega...” Ring a bell? Well, he is none other than the well-famed music composer from the duo Anand- Milind. Now I won’t blame you for not knowing him because this duo never got the attention they worked for and deserved. Milind and his brother, Anand, come from a blessed background of the famous composer Chitragupta who himself was very renowned in the 60s and 70s. Milind along with his brother started to visit composers with their work till they debuted in the movie “Ab Ayega Mazaa” (1984) with the song “Raja Tere Raste Se”. But this wasn’t very impactful for their social image. They, however, came under the spotlight after the movie “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” (1988).
Apart from revolutionizing the Bollywood music industry, they also gave many struggling singers a chance to taste success. Singers like Chitra,
, Parvez and many others would still be obliged to them. In fact, not just singers, many actors too struck stardom with their assistance.
, Naghma, ,
were launched from their aid. They had major collaborations with T-Series owner
and Nandu Tolani. The undying passion they had for their work brought them many laurels in the form of Film Fare Awards as well as accusations like copying tunes of western artists. But despite these charges, they sure have left a huge mark on the ever-changing Bollywood music.
Their music wasn’t just confined to the walls of Bollywood but stretched to the Telugu cinema. They have also made their appearances on the television as judges of music shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and .