Anand Raj Anand was born in Delhi, and spent all his childhood there. He belonged to a family of jewellers. Anand was very passionate about music from his teens. In school functions, he would sing his own compositions rather than any film songs. When he came to college, He forced his principal to start musical activities. Anand Raj Anand was also a part of a local band, which performed on many occasions and won any awards.
In 1992, Anand refused to continue his family business, and came to Bombay instead. However, he had to struggle a lot to make the producers listen to his tunes.
Anand got his first break with Times audio video home production (masoom). Mr. Praveen Shah of times audio video recognized his talent rest was the history it was a no star cast film but became a silver jubilee. “Chhota Bachcha…” went on to be a chartbuster song along with yeh joh teri payaloon and jhanjria etc…
. Anand Raj Anand’s talent was instantly recognized by big wigs of film industry after masoom his next film was (major saab) with Amitabh Bachchan. Kaante was Anand Raj Anand’s next big album. All its songs were hugely popular, and Anand Raj Anand also garnered a few nominations for Best Music that year. This album also brought him very near the A-league of Music directors instead of being a loner and without a lobby Anand Raj Anand on his own did about 82 films till 2003.