People Info
Sahir Ludhianvi

Timeline

March 8, 1921 - October 25, 1980

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Fame
Is widely considered one of the best lyricists of all-time. Famous for demanding 1 more rupee than Lata Mangeshkar for his songs that she sung. Tried to promote his love interest Sudha Malhotra as a singer.
Years
1941 - 1980
Often Works With
Guru Dutt
Yash Chopra
S D Burman
Khayyam
B R Chopra
Trivia
Born Abdul Hayee. Was famously expelled from a college in Ludhiana for sitting in the principal's lawn with a female class-mate. Amrita Pritam has openly acknowledged her love for him.
Best Movies
Baazi (1951)
Taxi Driver (1954)
Pyaasa (1957)
Phir Subah Hogi (1958)
Taj Mahal (1963)
Gumrah (1963)
Waqt (1965)
Daag - A Poem of Love (1973)
Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life (1976)
Trishul (1978)
Filmy Family

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