People Info
P L Santoshi

Timeline

August 7, 1916 - September 7, 1978

Reference

Database

Role

Movies

Songs

Actor

1

0

Director

21

205

Singer

0

0

Music Director

0

0

Lyricist

103

655


Fame
Well-known lyricist/director of 50s/60s.
Years
1936 - 1976
Often Works With
Rehana
C Ramchandra
Roshan
Raj Kapoor
Trivia
Born Pyarelal Srivastava. His films often featured music and qawwalis by Roshan. Started as an assistant to Jaddanbai. Lost all his wealth at one point.
Best Movies
Shehnai (1947)
Sargam (1950)
Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke (1957)
Barsat Ki Raat (1960)
Opera House (1961)
Dil Hi To Hai (1963)
Qawwali Ki Raat (1964)
Filmy Family
Son
Rajkumar Santoshi

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