Ameen Sayani: His personal life, career etc.

Ameen Sayani His personal life, career etc.

“Ameen Sayani”, a name all around in the newspapers and social media. He was a popular Indian radio announcer, who achieved the Limelight for his popular show “Binaca Geetmala“. He addressed the audience in a very typical way saying “Beheno aur Bhaiyon“. His was a voice that entered and touched the hearts of millions of people, but the voice fell silent one final time on 20th February, 2024. In this article we shall provide you with all the information about “Ameen Sayani”, his personal life, career etc.

Ameen Sayani: Everything about his personal life, career etc.

Early life and Career

Ameen Sayani, the son of Kalsoom and Jan Mohammed Sayani was born on 21st December 1932 in a Gujarati Muslim family in the capital of Maharashtra, Bombay. Sayani referred to him as a Gandhian as his mother being a freedom fighter was very close to Mahatma Gandhi.

Talking about his career, he participated in several English programs and was introduced to All India Radio by his brother Hamid Sayani. He also made appearances in several movies such as Boxer, Bhoot Bangla etc. he was an all rounder who helped his mother in editing, publishing and printing, besides working in the marketing department of Tata Oil Mills limited as the brand executive looking after their soap brands, Hamam and Jai. Later All India radio became quite popular in India because of Sayani.

Radio Shows produced

Sayani introduced several radio shows both in India and on international level some of which are as belows :

Sardiyon Ke Sathi for 4 years.

Sangeet Ke Sitaron Ki Mahfil for 4 years and continuing.

Bournvita Quiz Contest for 8 years.

S Kumar Ka Filmy Muqaddma and Filmy Mulakat for 7 years.

His international radio shows included

Music for the Millions
Sangeet Paheli
Geetmala ki Yaadein
Hangamay

Awards Won

Sayani was an award winner for several titles such as, The Living Legend award in 2006, The Gold Medal in 1991, Person Of The Year Award in 1992, Hall Of Fame award in 1993, Kaan Hall Of Fame award in 2003 etc.

Must Read – Dadasaheb Phalke Awards: 70th Edition (2024)

Final words

With the death of Sayani on 20th February 2024 the radio world lost a very powerful voice that made a space in several hearts and will always leave an impact. His way of aa addressing the public is still considered as an announcement with a full touch. If you also loved his voice and radio shows then do share this article with your friends and family to let them know more about Ameen Sayani and his productions.