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Bakshi, Anand

Works: 302 works in 518 publications in 2 languages and 3,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Comedy films  Biographical 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
Most widely held works by Anand Bakshi
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge = The brave-heart will take the bride by Aditya Chopra( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rahul and Simran fall in love while travelling in Europe on a rail holiday. Simran's father, settled in London for twenty-two years, is determined that his daughter should marry a family friend, back in their homeland of rural Punjab. All his plans undergo serious revision once the family travels to India and Rahul also shows up
Sholay by Ramesh Sippy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2018 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 183 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 Subhash Ghai( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 137 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 126 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 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kishorilal, a billionaire who has made his fortune in the United States, now 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 for his approval. They become engaged and return to America where East (Ganga) and West (Rajiv) clash as their different values collide
Dil to pagal hai by Yash Chopra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 82 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
Lamhe( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Hindi and English and held by 82 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 81 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
Aradhana( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arun (Rajesh Khanna), a pilot in the Indian Air Force, is head over in heels in love with Vandana (Sharmila Tagore). The two secretly get married in a temple but before they can publicly tie the knot, Arun dies in a plane accident. And therein starts Vandana's long trail of woes. She soon learns that she's pregnant but is forced to give up her son Suraj (Rajesh Khanna again). As if all these were not enough, she's packed off to jail for a murder she did not commit
Darr : a violent love story by Yash Chopra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the obsession of a young man over a college girl. This obsession causes Rahul to take daring steps to prevent her from marrying naval officer Sunil, and when she finally does, his fury breaks all limits
Mehbooba by Shabina Afzal Khan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 48 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
Yaadein = yādeṃ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 46 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
Mujhse dosti karoge!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj has always had an unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family moves to London, Raj promises Tina that he will keep in touch with her. Tina chooses not to respond to his first e-mail, however Pooja decides to write to him, but signs under Tina's name. Fifteen years later, Raj returns to India on vacation thinking that Tina has been his pen pal all along. He is struck by Tina's beauty, but he is also attracted to Pooja's personality. Who will he choose?
Na tum jaano na hum( Visual )

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

"God works in strange ways. He makes us aware of the important people in our life-our parents, grandparents, friends. But the one person who will matter most in our life-the one we will love and cherish-He keeps secret from us. Only He knows! And only He decides when and how he will tell us. Who we will fall in love with? Who will fall in love with us? Na tun jaano na hum is the story of Akshay, Rahul and Esha. Three beautiful people dreaming of that one special person. Three young hearts with but one unfulfilled longing. Three souls that yearn to be touched by the magical wand of love. Three innocents in a fix, floundering on the complicated path of love. Only he knows the ending. Only he holds the kep to their happiness. For only he knows."--Container
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 27 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
Bemisal = : Bemisāla( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bemisal is the story of the inherent nobility of human beings, which sometimes makes a man seem immortal. Sudhir and Prashant are friends from schooldays. They both fall in love with the same girl Kavita. Sudhir realizing the extent of his friend's love for the girl, gracefully pressurizes her into marrying Prashant
Hrishikesh Mukherhee's chupke chupke = Cupake cupake = Cupke cupke by Hrishikesh Mukherjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parimal, a professor of botany, has never met his new brother-in-law, Raghav. He decides to play a practical joke by getting himself hired as Raghav's driver. Complications arise as one of Parimal's friends starts to impersonate Parimal and Raghav thinks his sister is having an affair with "the driver."
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Alternative Names
Anand Bakshi

Ānanda Bak̲h̲śī

Ananda Bakshi

Bak̲h̲śī, Ānanda

Bakshi, Ananda

Baxi, Anand

Hindi (104)

English (5)