Sayani, Ameen

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Sayani, Ameen Gender: M
born on 21 December 1932 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Mumbai, India, 18n58, 72e50
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 28°57' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°07 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°00'

Ameen Sayani (2012)
photo:, license cc-by-3.0


Indian radio announcer who achieved fame and popularity all across South Asia when he presented his Binaca Geetmala program of hits over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon. He is one of the most imitated announcers even today. His style of addressing the crowd with "Behno aur Bhaiyo" is still treated as an announcement with a melodious touch. He has produced, compered (or spoken for) over 54,000 radio programmes and 19,000 spots/ jingles since 1951.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Ashish Seth by email: "Date of birth: 21 December 1932; Time of birth: (Unknown) Early Morning, 6 am; Place of birth: Mumbai; Source notes: The birth details, shared by him on phone to me in 2011. Time of birth, 6 am is speculative."


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer