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Bakshi, Anand

Overview
Works: 299 works in 507 publications in 2 languages and 2,991 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Lyricist, Author, Actor, lur, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anand Bakshi
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge = The brave-heart will take the bride by Aditya Chopra( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj and Simran are second generation British Asians who meet one summer riding Eurail with their friends. They fall in love, but Simran's traditional father already has arranged for her to marry the son of an old friend from India
Sholay by Ramesh Sippy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two small-time crooks are hired by an ex-cop, Thakur, to stop the tyranny of Gabbar Singh who massacred Thakur's family. It is also the story of a village that realizes non-violence does not mean cowardice, but that it can stand up to terror and lawlessness
Amar, Akbar, Anthony = Amara, Akabara Enthonī by Manmohan Desai( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish action-filled account of the separation, separate lives, and eventual reunion of three brothers: one raised by a Hindu policeman, one raised by a Muslim tailor, and one raised by a Catholic priest
Taal = Tāla by Robin Brightwell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
As̄oka by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Hindi and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the life of Emperor As̄oka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C. In order to extend the boundaries of his kingdom, he conquors the neighboring kingdom of Kalinga leaving it ravaged and devastated. Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest, As̄oka is overcome with remorse and consequently renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism
Pardes by Subhash Ghai( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kishorilal, a billionaire has made his fortune in the United States, but now he wants to infuse the Indian culture into his son (Rajiv), who was brought up in the West. Kishorilal goes to India to find a traditional "Indian" girl for his "American" son. He selects the daughter (Ganga) of an old friend and sends Rajiv to India to approve her. They become engaged and return to America where East (Ganga) and West (Rajiv) clash as their different values collide
Lamhe( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Hindi and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, during a trip to India, falls in love with an older woman. She however, marries another man. He returns to London still dreaming about her, and receives a telephone call about her accident. Upon his return to India, she asks him to take care of her daughter, Pooja. Years go by, and one day he meets Pooja and is struck by her close resemblance to her mother, and falls in love with her
Mohabbatein = Love stories by Aditya Chopra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young music teacher, Raj Aryan, seeks to humanize the principal of the school, Gurukul, whose principal demands strict adherence to rules and traditions from his faculty and students
Dil to pagal hai by Yash Chopra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rahul does not believe in love. Pooja believes that there is someone who is made for her. Nisha believes that love is friendship. Will their dreams come true? A musical about passionate people
Mehbooba by Afzal Khan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shravan, a playboy living in New York, tries to trick Varsha, an Indian woman, into going to bed with him. She returns to India where she becomes engaged to Shravan's younger brother
Darr : a violent love story by Yash Chopra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the obsession of a young man, Rahul over a college girl, Kiran. This obsession causes Rahul to take daring steps to prevent her from marrying naval officer Sunil, and when she finally does, his fury causes him to break all limits
Yaadein = yādeṃ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj Singh returns to India after living in London for 25 years, with his three grown up daughters. He made a promise to his dying wife that he would treat his daughters as friends and get them married to their happiness. He goes through a journey with each one facing different situations: of an arranged marriage, a broken marriage and love marriage
Aradhana( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arun, an air force officer, secretly marries Vandana who bears him a son. After Arun dies in an air crash, Vandana is rejected by Arun's family. She decides to let her son be adopted by a childess couple while making sure she is responsible for raising the child by becoming his nanny. She devotes the rest of her life raising her son to become an air force pilot like his father
Na tum jaano na hum( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three beautiful young people looking for that special person to make their life complete, have a problem in knowing when the right person comes along
Chori chori( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranvir is an architect who has built a house for his childhood love Pooja. He asks her to marry him but she refuses. At a party he meets Khushi, a lively woman who is an orphan and lives alone in Delhi. When Khushi loses her job and the flat she moves into Ranvir's house in Shimla without his knowledge and claims to be his fiancee. After finding out about her Ranvir is quite angry but wants to continue the game just to make Pooja jealous so that she changes her mind. But Ranvir forgets one thing, that he could fall in love for Khushi
Karz by Subhash Ghai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Monty, a heart-throb pop singer, discovers that in a past lifetime he was murdered and duped of his empire of tea estates by his own wife. 25 years later, in a new life, with a new face, he encounters the murderer ... and a thrilling saga of karma and revenge follows"--Container
Haré Rāma Haré Krishna by Deva Ānanda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brother and sister are separated in childhood. The brother goes on to become an airline pilot and the sister, who ran away from home, has turned to drugs. When they are reunited, she refuses to acknowledge him because she thought he was dead. He tries to save her from her addiction, however, she commits suicide
Mujhse dosti karoge!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle develops between Raj, Tina, and Pooja
Yash Chopra's Chandni( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama with music and dancing. Includes several dances by the heroine, Chandni, in a style of dance that combines modern and traditional Indian elements, as well as musical montages by Chandni and others that include movement and singing
Khal nayak( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballu, a notorious villain and murderer, is captured by police inspector Ram Sinha. When Ballu escapes, Sinha's girlfriend, Ganga, a prison guard, goes undercover as a belly dancer in order to recapture him. But Ballu and Ganga begin to develop a mutual attraction
 
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Alternative Names
Anand Bakshi

Ānanda Bak̲h̲śī

Ananda Bakshi

Bak̲h̲śī, Ānanda

Bakshi, Ananda

Baxi, Anand

Languages
Hindi (105)

English (5)