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Anand and Milind are an Indian music director-duo consisting of Anand Shrivastav and his younger brother, Milind. They have composed music for over 200 Bollywood films and are the sons of 60s music director, Chitragupta. They debuted in `Ab Aayega Mazaa` (1984) and rose to fame after the success of `Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak` (1988). The same year also saw the moderate success of the horror flick `Woh phir Aayegi`. `Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka` stormed the music stands in 1989.

 

The duo composed songs for Salman Khan's film`,Baaghi: A Rebel for Love`, followed by a series of box office hits like `Dil`, `Beta` (1992) and ` Love` (1991). In 1994 they also composed music for Rahul Rawail's `Anjaam`, which starred Madhuri Dixit and Shahrukh Khan. `Suhaag ` (1994), starring Ajay Devgun, Akshay Kumar Karishma Kapoor and Naghma, is another film that sold huge units that year. One of their best albums in 1994 was the highly ignored Vikram Bhatt directed romantic film `Madhosh`, which launched Aamir Khan's brother Faisal Khan. Towards the end of the 90's they composed music for many Mithun Chakraborty films with little success.

 

They have also composed music for a few Bhojpuri films. Anand-Milind played a role in launching many Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla in `Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak`; Salman Khan and Naghma in `Baaghi`; Akshay Kumar in `Saugandh` and Karishma in `Prem Qaidi`. They also played god-fathers to singers Udit Narayan, Abhijeet,Poornima, Gayatri Iyer, and Parvez.