“I would tell people, if you go to Bakshi ji’s house, before he arrives to meet you please just look up at the walls and the ceiling displays and observe each and every film trophy and film awards resting there of some of the most amazing and innumerable films and innumerable hit songs of Hindi cinema and you will not be able to speak for long thereafter realizing where you have fortunately come. Because that is how I felt each time I went there for a music sitting and looked at those trophies. Another amazing thing about him, his conviction in what he was saying, his opinions and suggestions, was unshakable. He somehow knew what he is saying about a song or film or people is absolutely correct and it mostly turned out to be so.
Feb 23 2013. Told to me – Rakesh Anand Bakshi