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Majrooh Sultanpuri

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October 1, 1919 - May 24, 2000

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Fame
Is considered one of the best urdu writers of 20th century. Wrote more than 1500 songs in Bollywood.
Years
1946 - 2000
Often Works With
Nasir Hussain (II)
R D Burman
Jatin-Lalit
Trivia
Was sent to prison in 1949 by Indian government along with other leftists like Balraj Sahni, and his family was going thru a difficult time financially. At that time, Raj Kapoor bought the song "Ek Din Bik Jaayega Maati Ke Mol" from him for 1000 Rs, but didnt use it until much later in 1975 for Dharam Karam.
Best Movies
Andaz (1949)
Aar-Paar (1954)
Tumsa Nahin Dekha (1957)
Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)
Teen Devian (1965)
Teesri Manzil (1966)
Abhimaan (1973)
Kudrat (1981)
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
Khamoshi - The Musical (1996)
Filmy Family

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