Anandji hands over sound recordings to NFAI

ST CORRESPONDENT
Thursday, 24 January 2019

Renowned music composer Anandji of Kalyanji-Anandji duo would be providing the film material from his personal collection to the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) for preservation.

Pune: Renowned music composer Anandji of Kalyanji-Anandji duo would be providing the film material from his personal collection to the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) for preservation.
 
The veteran composer recently visited the NFAI, when he handed over some of the audio spools of his song recordings.

During his visit, Anandji said, “Along with the presentation of art, it is also important to preserve this memorabilia of films. I am so proud and happy to see this preservation work and management of NFAI. Only preservation can save our cinematic treasure. In future also I will be available for any further help.”

Speaking about the quality of the collection to be received, NFAI Director Prakash Magdum said, “Anandji has meticulously kept records of various things including the photographs, song booklets and details of his recordings and stage shows abroad, which the composer duo Kalyanji-Anandji initiated.”

Stalwart music composer duo Kalyanji-Anandji composed music over a long period of time for noted films like Chhalia, Saraswatichandra, Kora Kagaz, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar and Qurbani. Known for versatility, they were popular for composing groovy music for action thrillers.

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