Anandji of Kalyanji Anandji fame talks to Lyca Gold about daughter Rita’s loss

Lakh Baddhan

Senior Editor


Veteran Bollywood musician, Anandji of the duo, Kalyanji Anandji, has spoken exclusively to London’s retro Asian music station, Lyca Gold about his daughter, Rita Valambia’s loss.

Anandji was invited to Lyca Gold’s studios based in Canary Wharf, where he spoke for the first time since Valamabia’s death to Bali Brahmbhatt on his ‘Gold Afternoons’ show. Anandji was joined by his other daughter, Bhavna, his grandchildren and son-in-law.

In the interview, Anandji paid tribute to 62-year old Valambia, who passed away earlier this month from a heart attack. Rita was a well connected and highly respected person in London. Her untimely death sent shockwaves world over.

Listen to the full interview here.

Lyca Gold 1035 is the sister station to Lyca Radio 1458. Both stations sit under the Lyca Media umbrella and broadcast to a Greater London audience on DAB, online and smart-speaker.