Over the years many lyricists have come and gone, but only a few have been able to sustain the changing tides and cater to varying interests, like renowned lyricist Anand Bakshi. In a career spanning over 30 years, he continuously penned gems that were situationally perfect and stood the test of time.

Though it’s no easy way to pick a handful of great numbers from his collection of over a thousand songs, here are some of his finest lyrics:

A lyrical genius, who won four Filmfare awards in his long and illustrious career, Anand Bakshi’s legacy definitely lives on through his wonderful words.