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Vishal Anand (also known as Bhisham Kohli) (died 4 October 2020) was a Bollywood actor. He was 6 feet tall in height.
Born in Mumbai, in the state of Maharashtra, India, known for his roles in Chalte Chalte (1976), Dil Se Mile Dil (1978) and Taxi Driver (1973). He was born Bhisham Kohli and was a member of the Anand Family. He appeared in 11 films in total, producing and directing a few of them by his real name Bhisham Kohli.He was nephew to Bollywood Legend Dev Anand. Dev's sister was Vishal's mother. Actor and former VJ Purab Kohli is his nephew (brother Harsh's son).
Major confusion occurred online between Vishal Anand (Hero in Chalte Chalte) and Bhisham Kohli on several websites. They are the same person.When Bhisham could not find any success as " Vishal Anand" he started using his real name. Anand's notable hit was Chalte Chalte, where he stars opposite Simi Garewal and Nazneen. This was also a film which he had produced. He is credited with giving music director Bappi Lahiri, his big break in Bollywood when he chose him as Chalte Chalte and Dil Se Mile Dil's music director. Vishal Anand died on 4 October 2020 due to prolonged illness.
Kishore Kumar was an Indian playback singer and actor. He was one of the most popular singers in the Indian film industry and from soft numbers to peppy tracks to romantic moods, Kumar sang in different genres but some of his rare compositions which were considered classics were lost in time. According to Ashok Kumar, Kumar's success came because his voice hit the microphone straight at its most sensitive point. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of Indian music.
Dharamdev Pishorimal Anand, better known as Dev Anand, was an Indian film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema, through a career that spanned over six decades. He was one of the most successful actors in the Indian film industry.
Rahul Dev Burman was an Indian music director. Burman is considered one of the greatest music composers of the Indian film industry. From the 1960s to the 1990s, Burman composed musical scores for 331 films. Burman did major work with his wife, Asha Bhosle, and Kishore Kumar and scored many of the songs that made these singers famous. He has also worked extensively and scored approximately 331 songs including some of his most memorable numbers in his career for his sister-in-law, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar. Nicknamed Pancham Da, he was the only son of the composer Sachin Dev Burman.
The Filmfare Lyricist Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
Chetan Anand was a Hindi film producer, screenwriter and director from India, whose debut film, Neecha Nagar, was awarded the Grand Prix Prize at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946. Later he co-founded Navketan Films with his younger brother Dev Anand in 1949.
Taxi No. 9 2 11 is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language comedy thriller film directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Nana Patekar along with John Abraham in lead roles. It released on 24 February 2006, received positive response from critics, and was a moderate success at the box office. It a loose remake of the 2002 Hollywood film Changing Lanes.
Alokesh "Bappi" Lahiri is an Indian singer, composer, politician and record producer. He popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. He has composed some songs for Prosenjit Chatterjee. He and Prosenjit had delivered major box office successes like Amar Sangi, Asha O Bhalobasha, Aamar Tumi, Amar Prem, Mandira, Badnam, Raktelekha, Priya and so. He was popular in the 1980s and 1990s with filmi soundtracks such as Wardat, Disco Dancer, Namak Halaal, Dance Dance, Commando, Saheb, Gang Leader, Sailaab, and Sharaabi. Lahiri joined BJP in 2014. He was declared a BJP candidate from Serampore in West Bengal for the 2014 Indian general election and lost.
Mohammad Nasir Hussain Khan, better known as Nasir Hussain, was an Indian film producer, director, and screenwriter. With a career spanning decades, Hussain has been credited as a major trendsetter in the history of Hindi cinema. For example, he directed Yaadon Ki Baraat (1973), which created the Bollywood masala film genre that defined Hindi cinema in the 1970s and 1980s, and he wrote and produced Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), which set the Bollywood musical romance template that defined Hindi cinema in the 1990s. Akshay Manwani wrote a book on Hussain's cinema titled Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain.
Kalpana Kartik is a retired Hindi film actress. She starred in six films in the 1950s. She is the widow of the late Hindi film actor and film maker Dev Anand.
Bhupinder Singh is an Indian musician, chiefly a ghazal singer and also a Bollywood playback singer.
Lalji Pandey, better known by the nom-de-plume of Anjaan, was an Indian lyricist known for his work in Hindi language films. Having penned over 1,500 songs for more than 300 films, he is remembered for tracks from his frequent collaborations with composers Kalyanji–Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, R. D. Burman and Bappi Lahiri. Lyricist Sameer is his son.
Dil Se Mile Dil is a 1978 Hindi movie. Produced and directed by Bhisham Kohli, the film stars Vishal Anand, Shyamlee, Om Shivpuri, Lalita Pawar and Mehmood. The film was a surprise hit, but did nothing for Vishal Anand's career. Vishal Anand was a nephew of Dev Anand.
Amit Kumar Ganguly is an Indian playback singer, actor, music composer. Kumar launched his own music production company, named Kumar Brothers Music. He predominantly worked in Bollywood and regional film songs since the 1970s, including 370 Hindi compositions by R.D. Burman. After Burman's death in 1994, citing a lack of quality music composition, Kumar withdrew from playback singing and concentrated on live orchestra shows. In addition to singing in Hindi, has also performed in Bengali, Bhojpuri, Odia, Assamese, Marathi and Konkani. He is the eldest son of Kishore Kumar.
Arun Paudwal was a composer in Bollywood in India. He worked with music director S. D. Burman for some time.
Purab Kohli is an Indian television and film actor, model and former video jockey.
"Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte" is a song from the 2008 Indian film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi rendered by Sonu Nigam. In the movie itself, it appears as a dream sequence item number during another movie. The song reenacts famous scenes from Bollywood films, and is performed by Shahrukh Khan portraying a number of famous vintage Bollywood actors, opposite a series of other actresses who are also portraying vintage actors from the films. In chronological order, Shahrukh Khan plays opposite Kajol, Bipasha Basu, Lara Dutta, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji.
Vijay Benedict is an Indian former Bollywood playback singer who provided playback for over 35 Bollywood films in the 1980s and early 1990s.
Chalte Chalte is a 1976 Indian Bollywood Thriller film directed by Sunder Dar and produced by Bhisham Kohli. It stars Vishal Anand and Simi Garewal in pivotal roles. The film was noted for its songs by Bappi Lahiri, and title song, "Chalte Chalte" sung by Kishore Kumar was part of the Binaca Geetmala annual list 1976.
Main Tere Liye is a 1988 Indian Bollywood film directed by Vijay Anand and produced by Dev Anand. It stars Rajendra Kumar, Asha Parekh, Suneil Anand and Meenakshi Seshadri.
Hahakaar is a 1996 Bollywood film starring Akshay Anand, Chandni, Neelima Azim, Alok Nath, Johnny Lever and Paresh Rawal. The film was written, produced and directed by Sudarshan Rattan, with Shyam Kaushal as the action director of the film, while the music was composed by Bappi Lahiri.